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Carol Burnett

Knowledge Identifier: +Carol_Burnett


Carol Burnett

American actress and produceradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1933.

Countries: United States (80%), United Kingdom (6%), Missouri (4%)

Main connections: Ken Berry, Julie Andrews, Bob Banner

Linked to: Carol Burnett and Company, Life, University of Hawaii, CBS




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Carol Burnett was born in 1933 add something


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. add something


In 1954, during her junior year, a professor invited Burnett and some other students to perform at a black-tie party. add something


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. add something


Burnett was cast in a minor role on The Paul Winchell and Jerry Mahoney Show in 1955. add something


This role led to her starring role opposite Buddy Hackett in the short-lived sitcom, Stanley, from 1956 to 1957. add something


In 1957, Burnett performed this number on both The Tonight Show, hosted by Jack Paar, and The Ed Sullivan Show. add something


In 1957, just as Burnett was achieving her first small successes, her mother died. add something


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"


Gloria Swanson - Through the 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s, Swanson appeared on many and various talk and variety shows such as The Carol Burnett Show in 1973 and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson to recollect on her films and to lampoon them as well.


Carol and Chrissy on Person to Person, 1961. add something


Burnett received a Peabody Award in 1962. add something


In the same year, she became a regular player on The Garry Moore Show, a job that lasted until 1962. add something


With her success on the Moore show, Burnett finally rose to headliner status and appeared in the 1962 special Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall, co-starring her friend Julie Andrews. add something


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. add something


In 1964, Burnett was cast opposite Caterina Valente and Bob Newhart on the variety show The Entertainers which ran for only one season. add something


The hour-long Carol Burnett Show, which debuted in 1967, garnered 23 Emmy Awards and won or was nominated for multiple Emmy Awards every season it was on the air. add something


Bob Banner - From 1967 to 1972 he co-produced "The Carol Burnett Show"


Ann-Margret - After the first Vegas run ended, she followed up with a CBS television special "The Ann-Margret Show", produced and directed by David Winters on December 1, 1968, with guest-stars Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Danny Thomas, and Carol Burnett


She was the first celebrity to appear on the children's series Sesame Street, on that series' first episode on November 10, 1969. add something


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


Ernie Barnes - In 1971 Barnes, along with Mike Henry, created the "Super Comedy Bowl", a CBS television variety special which showcased pro athletes with celebrities such as John Wayne, Frank Gifford, Alex Karras, Joe Namath, Jack Lemmon, Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett and Tony Curtis


Julie Andrews - In 1971, she appeared as a guest for the Grand Opening Special of Walt Disney World, and that same year she and Carol Burnett headlined a CBS special, "Julie and Carol At Lincoln Center"


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"


Burnett made occasional returns to the stage: in 1974, she appeared at The Muny Theater in St. Louis, Missouri, in I Do/ I Do/ with Rock Hudson and eleven years later, she took the supporting role of Carlotta Campion in the 1985 concert performance of Stephen Sondheim's Follies. add something


Beverly Sills - She participated in such TV specials as "A Look-in at the Met" with Danny Kaye in 1975, "Sills and Burnett at the Met", with Carol Burnett in 1976, and "Profile in Music", which won an Emmy *award for its showing in the US in 1975, although it had been recorded in England in 1971


Dick Van Dyke - When Carol Burnett's main foil, Harvey Korman, quit Burnett's long-running variety series in 1977 Van Dyke took his place


Dolly Parton - A highly publicized candid interview on a "Barbara Walters Special" in December 1977 was followed by appearances in 1978 on Cher's ABC television special, and her own joint special with Carol Burnett on CBS, "Carol and Dolly in Nashville, Tennessee "


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


A Wedding - "'A Wedding"' is a 1978 comedy film directed by Robert Altman, starring Desi Arnaz, Jr., Carol Burnett, Paul_Dooley, Vittorio Gassman, Mia Farrow, Lillian Gish, Geraldine Chaplin, Howard Duff, Nina Van Pallandt, Amy Stryker, and Pat McCormick


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


Bert Convy - In 1979, he appeared on "Password Plus" with Elizabeth Montgomery, Carol Burnett, Phyllis Diller, Judy Norton Taylor, Marcia Wallace, and Elaine Joyce


Peg Mullen - The book was turned into the 1979 television film "Friendly Fire", starring Carol Burnett


She was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award in 1980. add something


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. add something


Ken Berry - A notable dramatic performance by Berry was 1982's "Eunice" special, which was based on "The Carol Burnett Show" sketch, "The Family"


Noises Off.. add something


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"


The two remained close friends until Ball's death in 1989. add something


When Burnett awoke on the day of her 56th birthday in 1989, she discovered via the morning news that Ball had died. add something


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


Terry Kiser - He was a cast member on the syndicated sketch comedy show "Off the Wall", as well as part of the ensemble on Carol Burnett's "Carol and Company" which aired in 1990


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"


Ken Berry - His collaboration with Carol Burnett continued with the 1993 Long Beach theatrical production of "From the Top"


In 1997, she was awarded the Women in Film Lucy Award in recognition of her excellence and innovation in her creative works that have enhanced the perception of women through the medium of television. add something


She was named the Grand Marshal of the 109th Rose Parade and the 84th Rose Bowl Game on New Year's Day in 1998. add something


Eddie Lawrence - The music was eventually found in 1999, and a 2004 studio cast album was recorded with stars including Nathan Lane, Carol Burnett, Bernadette_Peters and Tommy Tune


In January 2002, Carrie Hamilton died of lung and brain cancer at the age of 38. add something


Peter Matz - A memorial concert in his honor was held at the University of California, Los Angeles, on November 25, 2002 and featured, amongst others, Carol Burnett and Burt Bacharach


Bush awarded Burnett the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 9, 2005. add something


Tracey Ullman - On 5 December 2006, Tracey was honoured at the Museum of Television and Radio along with likes of Carol Burnett, Lesley_Visser, Lesley Stahl, Jane Pauley and Betty White, in the "'She Made It"' category


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. add something


Steven Spielberg - In 2007, Steven Spielberg and Mark Burnett co-produced On the Lot a short-lived TV reality show about filmmaking.


In 2008, Burnett had her second role as an animated character, in Horton Hears a Who/. add something


In 2009, she made a guest appearance on the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, for which she was nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series. add something


Alexis Bledel - Bledel next appeared in "Post Grad", which opened on August 21, 2009, alongside Jane Lynch, Michael Keaton, and Carol Burnett


In November 2010, she guest starred on an episode of Glee as the mother of cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester. add something


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


It was announced in June that Burnett will reprise her role as Grubbs in September 2011 as part of the series' finale. add something


In 2012 she had another voice role in "The Secret World of Arrietty" add something


She made a guest appearance on Hawaii Five-0 in 2014, playing add something


In January 2015, "Carol Burnett and Friends" began airing on MeTV add something


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" add something