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Born: January 31, 1921 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1948:
Broadway debut in the revue "Lend An Ear", directed by Gower Champion
1949:
Establishing performance as star in musical "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"
1949:
Film acting debut in "Paid in Full"
1950:
TV debut on "Prudential Family Playhouse"
1955:
Starred on TV in "Svengali and the Blonde" with Ethel Barrymore
1956:
Played second female lead (to star Ginger Rogers) in the feature comedy "The First Traveling Saleslady"; played love interest of Clint Eastwood
1964:
Appeared on Broadway in signature role of Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!", directed by Gower Champion
1966:
First TV special as headliner, "An Evening With Carol Channing" (CBS)
1967:
Earned Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress for her work in "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
1967:
Starred in in ABC special, "Carol Channing and 101 Men"
1968:
Starred in feature "Skidoo"
1969:
Teamed with another Dolly for "Carol Channing and Pearl Bailey on Broadway" (ABC)
1969:
Headlined ABC special "Carol Channing Proudly Presents the Seven Deadly Sins"
1971:
Debut with animated voice work, "Shinbone Alley"
1982:
Launched revival tour of "Hello, Dolly!"
1985:
Portrayed White Queen in CBS miniseries, "Alice in Wonderland"
1985:
Toured with Mary Martin in stage play "Legends"
1990:
Provided character voice for animated feature "Happily Ever After"
1992:
Voiced Granny Frump in the animated "The Addams Family" (ABC)
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Promoted her "Broadway Collection" jewelry, sold on home shopping networks
1993:
Was Grand Marshall (along with songwriter Jerry Herman) on the Los Angeles Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade
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Launched another tour of "Hello, Dolly!"; passed 4,500 performance milestone during the tour and its Broadway run
1996:
In November, missed first performances in over 35 years when hospitalized with a virus in Kalamazoo, MI

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