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Carol Channing

Comedian / Voice Actress | * 01/31/1921 († 97, 01/15/2019) | Seattle, Washington, USA
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Carol Elaine Channing (January 31, 1921 – January 15, 2019) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and comedian, known for starring in Broadway and film musicals. Her characters usually had a fervent expressiveness and an easily identifiable voice, whether singing or for comedic effect. Channing began as a Broadway musical actress starring in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes in 1949 and Hello, Dolly! in 1964, and winning the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for the latter. She revived both roles several times throughout her career, playing Dolly on Broadway for the final time in 1995. She was nominated for her first Tony Award in 1956 for The Vamp, followed by a nomination in 1961 for Show Girl. She received her fourth Tony Award nomination for the musical Lorelei in 1974. As a film actress, she won the Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Muzzy in Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967). Her other film appearances include The First Traveling Saleslady (1956) and Ski..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Music

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Awards & Nominations for Carol Channing

Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Special Tony Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical

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Movies with Carol Channing as Actress(24)

TV Shows/Series with Carol Channing as Actress(25)


Full Name: Carol Elaine Channing
Born: Monday, 01/31 1921 (January) in Seattle
Died: Tuesday, 01/15 2019 (January) in Rancho Mirage (aged: 97)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Educated at: Bennington College, Lowell High School, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre
Record Label: RCA Records, RCA Victor
Spouses (current/former): Alex Carson
Other names for Carol Channing (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Carol Elaine Channing"
Carol Channing frequently works together with these people:
Fran Drescher (10x, Actress)
Carol Burnett (9x, Actress)
Sid Caesar (9x, Actor)
Milton Berle (9x, Actor)
Phyllis Diller (9x, Actress)
Kaye Ballard (9x, Actress)
Lena Horne (8x, Actress)
Arte Johnson (8x, Actor)
Seth MacFarlane (7x, Actor)
Rosie O'Donnell (7x, Actress)
Tony Bennett (7x, Actor)
Julie Andrews (6x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:305869, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 06/13/2020