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Carol Channing (Carol Elaine Channing)

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Biography

Seattle, Washington, USA
Carol Channing was born January 31, 1921, at Seattle, Washington, the daughter of a prominent newspaper editor, who was very active in the Christian Science movement. She attended high school in San Francisco and later worked as a model in Los Angeles. She attended prestigious Bennington College in Vermont and majored in drama and dance and supplemented her work by taking parts in nearby Pocono Resort area. She initially made her mark on Broadway in "Gentleman Prefer Blondes" playing Lorelei Lee. In "Hello Dolly" she played Dolly Gallagher Levi, the witty, manipulative widow intent upon finding a wealthy husband. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Muzzy Van Hossmere

Thoroughly Modern Millie 1967

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Character: Flo Banks

Skidoo 1968

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Presenter: Best Sound

The 40th Annual Academy Awards 1968

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Character: Ms. Fieldmouse

Thumbelina 1994

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Flip 1970

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Character: Herself - Presenter: Salute to Frank Loesser

The 46th Annual Tony Awards 1992

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Character: Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Musical

The 32nd Annual Tony Awards 1978

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Character: Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi

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