Knowledge Identifier: +Carol_Burnett
John Foster Dulles - Carol Burnett first rose to prominence in the 1950s singing a novelty song, "I Made a Fool of Myself Over John Foster Dulles"; more recently, Gil Scott Heron commented "John Foster Dulles ain't nothing but the name of an airport now" in the song "B-Movie
After graduating from Hollywood High School in 1951, Burnett won a scholarship to UCLA, where she initially planned on studying journalism.
After spending her first year in New York working as a hat check girl and failing to land acting jobs, Burnett along with other girls living at The Rehearsal Club, a boarding house for women seriously pursuing an acting career, put on The Rehearsal Club Revue on March 3, 1955.
Beth Howland - After a time of struggling, Howland made her Broadway debut in 1959 as Lady Beth in the Carol Burnett musical "Once Upon a Mattress"
Harpo Marx - In 1962 he guest-starred with Carol Burnett in an installment of the "DuPont Show of the Week" entitled "The Wonderful World of Toys"
Julie Andrews - In June 1962, Andrews co-starred in "Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall", a CBS special with Carol Burnett
In 1963, Lucille Ball became a friend and mentor to Burnett, and after having the younger performer guest star on The Lucy Show a number of times, Ball reportedly offered Burnett her own sitcom called "Here's Agnes", to be produced by Desilu Productions.
She was the first celebrity to appear on the children's series Sesame Street, on that series' first episode on November 10, 1969.
James Earl Jones - This and other segments featuring Jones were eventually aired as part of the "Sesame Street" series itself when it debuted later in 1969 and Jones is often cited as the first celebrity guest on that series, although a segment with Carol Burnett was the first to actually be broadcast
Ken Berry - His collaborations with Carol Burnett continued, and they appeared together in the 1972 CBS television special "Once Upon A Mattress" , and in the 1993 Long Beach theatrical production of the "From the Top"
Red Skelton - CBS continued with Carol Burnett's highly popular show until 1978, and aired variety programs hosted by younger entertainers such as Sonny and Cher
Peg Mullen - Her life story was made into the Emmy *award-winning 1979 film "Friendly Fire" starring Carol Burnett, which was based on a 1976 book of the same name by Courtlandt Bryan
Peg Mullen - The book was turned into the 1979 television film "Friendly Fire", starring Carol Burnett
Burnett drew attention in 1981 when she sued the tabloid newspaper National Enquirer for libel after the Enquirer described her alleged public drunkenness, purportedly with Henry Kissinger.
Ken Berry - A notable dramatic performance by Berry was 1982's "Eunice" special, which was based on "The Carol Burnett Show" sketch, "The Family"
Ken Berry - In 1983 Berry was cast as Vinton Harper in "Mama's Family", a spin-off from "The Carol Burnett Show"
Pauley Pavilion - On April 26, 1986, a birthday tribute for actress/comedienne Carol Burnett was held inside
Carrie Hamilton - In 1987, Carol Burnett guest starred in an episode of "Fame" entitled "Reggie and Rose"
Julie Andrews - Two years later, she was reunited for the third time with Carol Burnett for a variety special which aired on ABC in December 1989
Anita Barone - In the early 1990s, she was a regular cast member of "Carol and Company" with actress Carol Burnett
Bob Mackie - He was the costume designer for "The Carol Burnett Show" during its entire 11 year run and designed the costumes for the 1993 television adaptation of "Gypsy"
In January 2002, Carrie Hamilton died of lung and brain cancer at the age of 38.
In March 2007, she sued 20th Century Fox for copyright infringement, trademark violation, statutory violation of right 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 character "charwoman" in an episode of Family Guy. On May 26, 2007, the lawsuit was dismissed by a Los Angeles federal judge.
In November 2010, she guest starred on an episode of Glee as the mother of cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester.
Carrie Hamilton - On March 23, 2010 legendary Emmy-Award winning actress and comedienne Carol Burnett joined the establishment of the Anaheim University Carrie Hamilton Entertainment Institute
She made a guest appearance on Hawaii Five-0 in 2014, playing
Bob Banner - In 2015, episodes from the first five seasons of "The Carol Burnett Show" were issued on DVDs for the first time subtitled "The Lost Episodes
In 2016, Burnett wrote the behind-the-scenes memoir "In Such Good Company"