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Carol Channing

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31, 1921
Seattle, WA
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31, 1921 (age 97)
Seattle, WA


Broadway veteran and comedian who is best known for her roles in Hello, Dolly! and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She has received an Oscar nomination, a Golden Globe Award, and three Tony Awards.

Before Fame

After attending high school in San Francisco, she worked as a model in Los Angeles.


Her numerous theater credits include roles in Pygmalion, Sugar Babies, and Jerry's Girls.

Family Life

Her father, George Channing, was the editor of the Seattle Star newspaper. She was married to Harry Kullijian from 2003 to 2011. She has one son, Channing Carson. 

Associated With

Pearl Bailey won a Tony Award for the all-black version of Hello, Dolly! The original version of the musical made Channing famous.