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|Born:||January 31, 1921||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Seattle, Washington, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Broadway debut in the revue "Lend An Ear", directed by Gower Champion
Establishing performance as star in musical "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"
Film acting debut in "Paid in Full"
TV debut on "Prudential Family Playhouse"
Starred on TV in "Svengali and the Blonde" with Ethel Barrymore
Played second female lead (to star Ginger Rogers) in the feature comedy "The First Traveling Saleslady"; played love interest of Clint Eastwood
Appeared on Broadway in signature role of Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!", directed by Gower Champion
First TV special as headliner, "An Evening With Carol Channing" (CBS)
Earned Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress for her work in "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
Starred in in ABC special, "Carol Channing and 101 Men"
Starred in feature "Skidoo"
Teamed with another Dolly for "Carol Channing and Pearl Bailey on Broadway" (ABC)
Headlined ABC special "Carol Channing Proudly Presents the Seven Deadly Sins"
Debut with animated voice work, "Shinbone Alley"
Launched revival tour of "Hello, Dolly!"
Portrayed White Queen in CBS miniseries, "Alice in Wonderland"
Toured with Mary Martin in stage play "Legends"
Provided character voice for animated feature "Happily Ever After"
Voiced Granny Frump in the animated "The Addams Family" (ABC)
Promoted her "Broadway Collection" jewelry, sold on home shopping networks
Was Grand Marshall (along with songwriter Jerry Herman) on the Los Angeles Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade
Launched another tour of "Hello, Dolly!"; passed 4,500 performance milestone during the tour and its Broadway run
In November, missed first performances in over 35 years when hospitalized with a virus in Kalamazoo, MI
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