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Vicki Lawrence


Famed actress, comedian, singer, and dancer Vicki Lawrence has appeared in television shows, on Broadway and in nightclubs. Her career included shows with such popular actors as Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, and Tim Conway. Lawrence was born Vicki Ann Axelrad in Inglewood, California, to Ann Alene (Loyd) and Howard Axelrad, a certified public ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Carol Burnett Show
The Carol Burnett Show Various Characters / Herself - Various Characters / Herself / Sissy
(1967-1978)
Vicki!
Vicki! Writer
(1992-1994)
Mama's Family
Mama's Family Thelma 'Mama' Crowley Harper
(1983-1990)
Nunsense Jamboree
Nunsense Jamboree Sister Mary Amnesia
(1998)

Filmography

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 2011 Annie Claus is Coming to Town (TV Movie)
Martha
 2008-2011 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Hilda / Hildegard
- Crack That Whip (2008) ... Hildegard (voice)
 2006 The Fox and the Hound 2 (Video)
Granny Rose (voice)
 2001-2005 Yes, Dear (TV Series)
Natalie Warner
- Dominic's First Date (2005) ... Natalie Warner
- The Owner's Suite (2004) ... Natalie Warner
- Hooked on Comics (2003) ... Natalie Warner
- Let's Get Jaggy with It (2003) ... Natalie Warner
- We're Having a Baby (2002) ... Natalie Warner
 2004 Hermie & Friends: Webster the Scaredy Spider (Video short)
Flo (voice)
 2004 Hermie & Friends: Flo the Lyin' Fly (Video short)
Flo the Fly (voice)
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Dana
- Saving Santa (1999) ... Dana
 1998 Nunsense Jamboree (TV Movie)
Sister Mary Amnesia
 1998 Love Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series)
Kate Granville
- Affairs to Remember (1998) ... Kate Granville
 1996 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Kitty Lynn Hastings
- FMurder (1996) ... Kitty Lynn Hastings
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Felicia Harper
- Who Killed the Gadget Man? (1995) ... Felicia Harper
 1995 All-American Girl (TV Series)
Phone Lady
- Young Americans (1995) ... Phone Lady
 1994 Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die (TV Movie)
Nora Kingsley
 1993 Roseanne (TV Series)
Phyllis Zimmer
- Guilt by Imagination (1993) ... Phyllis Zimmer
 1991 Major Dad (TV Series)
Pookie Pond
- Steel Magnolia (1991) ... Pookie Pond
 1991 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Skit characters
 1978-1986 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Betty Logan / Gloria Baxter / Patty Beller / ...
 1985-1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Jackie MacKay / Phoebe Carroll
- Trial by Error (1986) ... Jackie MacKay
- My Johnny Lies Over the Ocean (1985) ... Phoebe Carroll
 1985 Anything for Love (TV Movie)
Elaine Monty
 1979-1983 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
- The Baby Show (1983) ... Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
- Out, Out Damn Plout (1981) ... Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
- The Survival Test (1980) ... Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
- We're in the Army, Now: Part 2 (1979) ... Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
- We're in the Army, Now: Part 1 (1979) ... Sgt. Alvinia T. Plout
 1982 Eunice (TV Movie)
Thelma 'Mama' Harper
 1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Jenny Casey
- Funny Man/Tattoo, the Matchmaker (1982) ... Jenny Casey
 1980 Katmandu (TV Short)
 1979 Carol Burnett & Company (TV Series)
Various
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series)
Karen Prince
- Express to Terror (1979) ... Karen Prince (as Vickie Lawrence)
 1967-1978 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Various Characters / Sissy
- Episode #11.23 (1978)
- Episode #11.22 (1978)
- Episode #11.21 (1978)
- Episode #11.20 (1978)
 1976 Having Babies (TV Movie)
Grace Fontreil
Show Show Soundtrack (7 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (103 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial for Bassett Furniture (1967) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Thelma 'Mama' Harper | Vickie Lawrence | Vicki Lawrence-Schultz | Mama | Vicki Lawrence Schultz

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on comedy that has been changed over the years]: We were sort of left to our own devices back then doing a live show. Now, you'd have eight gazillion suits down there telling us what to do. Telling you what you can and can't say...everything is so politically correct now. I think comedy has gotten cynical and dark. Sexual. It's hard to find for the kids those great old shows that you can sit and... See more »

Trivia:

While a member of the singing group The Young Americans, a journalist reviewing a concert mentioned Lawrence's resemblance to Carol Burnett. Students at her high school also mentioned her resemblance to the comedian. Lawrence wrote Burnett a fan letter at her mother urging saying she would like to meet her someday and sent her clippings of the contest she was in. A pregnant Burnett had a feeling ... See more »

Trademark:

Her character Mama See more »

Nickname:

Mama

Star Sign:

Aries

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