Carol Burnett

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The entertainment world has enjoyed a six-decade love affair with comedienne/singer Carol Burnett. A peerless sketch performer and delightful, self-effacing personality who rightfully succeeded Lucille Ball as the carrot-topped "Queen of Television Comedy," it was Burnett's traumatic childhood that set the stage for her comedy. Carol's ... See full bio »

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Won 5 Golden Globes. Another 44 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »


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The Carol Burnett Show Various Characters / Self - Host / Hostess / Red Fox
Annie Miss Hannigan
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Noises Off... Dotty Otley / Mrs. Clackett


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 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Bryan Cranston/Demi Lovato/The Weeknd (2016) ... (performer: "I'm So Glad We Had This Time Together" - uncredited)
 2010-2015 Glee (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester (2015) ... (performer: "The Trolley Song" - uncredited)
- Furt (2010) ... (performer: "Ohio" - uncredited)
 2013-2014 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Ka Hana Malu (2014) ... (performer: "'S Wonderful" - uncredited)
- Hau'oli La Ho'omoaika'i (2013) ... (performer: "I Got the Sun In the Morning" - uncredited)
 2008 Horton Hears a Who! (performer: "Can't Fight This Feeling")
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character (2007) ... (performer: "Shy", "If You Feel Like Singing, Sing", "I'll Never Fall in Love Again", "There's No Business Like Show Business", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "You're So London", "I'm Still Here", "I'm So Glad We Had This Time Together" - uncredited)
 2005 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Once Upon a Mattress (2005) ... ("MANY MOONS AGO") / (performer: "SENSITIVITY", "That Baby Of Mine")
 2000 Putting It Together (TV Movie) (performer: "Putting It Together", "Rich and Happy", "Do I Hear a Waltz?", "Lovely", "My Husband the Pig", "Every Day a Little Death", "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid", "Country House", "Could I Leave You?", "Back in Business", "It's Hot Up Here", "The Ladies Who Lunch", "There's Always a Woman", "Not Getting Married Today", "Being Alive", "Like It Was", "Finale/Old Friends")
 1987 Fame (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Reggie and Rose (1987) ... (performer: "But Not For Me", "'s Wonderful", "A Couple of Swells")
 1982 All-Star Party for Carol Burnett (TV Special) (performer: "I'm So Glad We Had This Time Together")
 1982 Annie (performer: "Little Girls", "Sign", "Easy Street" - uncredited)
 1982 Cheryl Ladd: Scenes from a Special (TV Special) (performer: "9 To 5")
 1980 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Carol Burnett (1980) ... (performer: "But Not For Me", "I Was Made For Dancing", "Watch What Happens" (uncredited), "The Sound of Music" (uncredited))
 1979 Dolly & Carol in Nashville (TV Special) (performer: "No One Picks Like a Nashville Picker Picks", "It's a Kick, Kickin' Around with You", "Swing Low Sweet Chariot", "Old Time Religion", "This Little Light of Mine", "What Am I Doing Up Here?", "My Funny Valentine", "Turn Around")
 1967-1978 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (performer - 279 episodes)
- A Special Evening with Carol Burnett (1978) ... (performer: "Carol's Theme")
- Episode #11.23 (1978) ... (performer: "Carol's Theme")
- Episode #11.22 (1978) ... (performer: "Carol's Theme")
- Episode #11.21 (1978) ... (performer: "Carol's Theme")
- Episode #11.20 (1978) ... (performer: "Carol's Theme")
 1976 CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Chutzpah!")
 1974 6 Rms Riv Vu (TV Movie) (performer: "You Are Love" (fragment))
 1971 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lucy and Carol Burnett (1971) ... (That Toddlin' Town}", "Alexander's Ragtime Band", "Indian Love Call", "Shuffle Off To Buffalo", "Singin' in the Rain", (performer: "Hooray for Hollywood", "We're Off to See the Wizard", "Chicago)
 1969 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Showtime with Sgt. Carol (1969) ... (performer: "Row, Row, Row Your Boat", "Frère Jacques", "Kookaburra", "Go Tell Aunt Rhody", "The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond", "My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean", "The Daring Young Man On The Flying Trapeze" (uncredited), "Drink, Drink, Drink" (uncredited), "Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes", "Old Folks At Home" (uncredited), "She'll Be Coming 'Round The Mountain", "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot")
 1966 Carol + 2 (TV Special) (performer: "You're My Reason", "Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie,", "Chutzpah!", "Bye Bye")
 1964 Once Upon a Mattress (TV Movie) (performer: "SHY", "THE SWAMPS OF HOME", "SONG OF LOVE", "UNDER A SPELL")
 1962-1963 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Riverboat Sketch (1963) ... (performer: "Sweet Georgia Brown" - uncredited)
- Jack Plays Tarzan (1962) ... (performer: "The Trolley Song" - uncredited)
 1962 Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall (TV Special documentary) (performer: "No Mozart Tonight", "You're So London", "From Russia: The Nausiev Ballet, "Meantime", "From Switzerland: The Pratt Family, "History of Musical Comedy, "Big 'D'")
 1961 The Garry Moore Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Julie Andrews, Alan King (1961) ... (performer: "The Scarecrow Song")
- George Gobel, Diahann Carroll (1961) ... (performer: "Everybody Loves a Lover", "Limehouse Blues", "Thanks for Dropping By")
 1957 General Motors 50th Anniversary Show (TV Movie) (performer: "Red Sails in the Sunset", "Down by the Old Mill Stream", "Juanita", "The Bull Frog Patrol")
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The American Musical Comedy (1956) ... (performer: "Ooh-La-La")
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(October 8 to December 6, 1998) She acted in the musical, "Putting It Together," a musical review," in presentation with Cameron Mackintosh at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with John Barrowman and Susan Egan in the cast. Stephen Sondheim was composer and lyricist. Eric D. Schaeffer was director. Bob ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 8 Interviews | 13 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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[about her youth] Sometimes a guy would ask me to jitterbug, but nine times out of ten, they were not only a foot shorter than I was, but geeks to boot. See more »


In 2007, she sued 20th Century Fox for copyright infringement, trademark violation, invasion of privacy, and misappropriation of name and likeness over the use of an altered version of her signature closing song and the portrayal of her cleaning lady "charwoman" character in an episode of Family Guy (1999).The lawsuit was dismissed by a federal judge. The judge used Hustler Magazine v. Falwell as... See more »


Tugs on her left ear during all on-camera appearances as a way of saying "Hello" to her grandmother. It was her grandmother who raised her and took her to the movies all the time. See more »

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