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Carol Burnett is a Actor American born on 26 april 1933 at San Antonio (USA)

Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett
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Birth name Carol Creighton Burnett
Nationality USA
Birth 26 april 1933 (86 years) at San Antonio (USA)
Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom, Primetime Emmy Award, Peabody Award

Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer. She is best known for her long-running TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, for CBS. She has achieved success on stage, television, and film in varying genres including dramatic and comedy roles.

Born in San Antonio, Texas to alcoholic parents, Burnett moved with her grandmother to Hollywood, where she attended Hollywood High School and eventually studied theater and musical comedy at UCLA. Later she performed in nightclubs in New York City and had a breakout success on Broadway in 1959 in Once Upon a Mattress, for which she received a Tony Award nomination. She soon made her television debut, regularly appearing on The Garry Moore Show for the next three years, and won her first Emmy Award in 1962. Burnett moved to Los Angeles, California, and began an 11-year run as star of The Carol Burnett Show on CBS television from 1967 to 1978. With its vaudeville roots, The Carol Burnett Show was a variety show that combined comedy sketches with song and dance. The comedy sketches included film parodies and character pieces. Burnett created many memorable characters during the show's television run, and both she and the show won numerous Emmy and Golden Globe Awards.

During and after her variety show, Burnett appeared in many television and film projects. Her film roles include Pete 'n' Tillie (1972), The Four Seasons (1981), Annie (1982), Noises Off (1992), and Horton Hears a Who! (2008). On television, she has appeared in other sketch shows; in dramatic roles in 6 Rms Riv Vu (1974) and Friendly Fire (1979); in various well-regarded guest roles, such as in Mad About You, for which she won an Emmy Award; and in specials with Julie Andrews, Dolly Parton, Beverly Sills, and others. She also returned to the Broadway stage in 1995 in Moon Over Buffalo, for which she was again nominated for a Tony Award.

Biography

Burnett married her college sweetheart Don Saroyan on December 15, 1955; they divorced in 1962. On May 4, 1963, Burnett married TV producer Joe Hamilton, a divorced father of eight, who had produced her 1962 Carnegie Hall concert and would produce The Carol Burnett Show, among other projects. The couple had three daughters:


Carrie Hamilton, born (1963-12-05)December 5, 1963 – died January 20, 2002 (at age 38) of lung and brain cancer. She was an actress and singer.
Jody Hamilton, born (1967-01-18) January 18, 1967
Erin Hamilton, born (1968-08-14) August 14, 1968. She is a singer.
Their marriage ended in divorce in 1984, and Hamilton died of cancer in 1991. On November 24, 2001, Burnett married Brian Miller, principal drummer in and contractor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, who is 23 years her junior.

Burnett is good friends with Julie Andrews, Betty White, Jim Nabors, and the late Beverly Sills and Lucille Ball, and is the acting mentor to her protégée Vicki Lawrence. They share a close friendship, as noted by Lawrence in a testimonial speech during her appearance at Burnett's 2013 Mark Twain Award in Washington, D.C. (recorded and broadcast on PBS Television).

Best films

Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
(Actress)
Annie (1982)
(Actress)
The Four Seasons (1981)
(Actress)

Usually with

Robert Altman
Robert Altman
(2 films)
Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(1 films)
Paul Dooley
Paul Dooley
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Carol Burnett (22 films)

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Actress

Toy Story 4
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Jeu, Films about toys, Children's films
Actors Tom Hanks, Patricia Arquette, Tim Allen, Tony Hale, John Ratzenberger, Laurie Metcalf
Roles Chairol Burnett (voice)
Rating79% 3.9948653.9948653.9948653.9948653.994865
Woody et Buzz l'Éclair entreprennent un voyage épique pour trouver l'amour de Woody, la Bergère.
The Secret World of Arrietty, 1h35
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki, Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Origin Japon
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Feminist films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, Children's films
Actors Mirai Shida, Ryūnosuke Kamiki, Shinobu Otake, Keiko Takeshita, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Tomokazu Miura
Roles Hara (voice)
Rating75% 3.7988753.7988753.7988753.7988753.798875
A boy named Sho/Shawn tells the audience he still remembers the week in summer he spent at his mother's childhood home with his maternal great aunt, Sadako/Jessica, and the house maid, Haru/Hara. When Sho/Shawn arrives at the house on the first day, he sees a cat, Niya, trying to attack something in the bushes but it gives up after it is attacked by a crow. Sho/Shawn gets a glimpse of Arrietty, a young Borrower girl, returning to her home through an underground air vent.
Post Grad
Post Grad (2009)
, 1h28
Directed by Vicky Jenson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Alexis Bledel, Zach Gilford, Michael Keaton, Jane Lynch, Carol Burnett, Bobby Coleman
Roles Grandma Maureen
Rating52% 2.648812.648812.648812.648812.64881
Ryden Malby graduates from college in the middle of the late-2000s recession and is forced to move back in with her parents, because her dream job has been given to her arrogant college nemesis Jessica Bard. Ryden and her best friend Adam, who has had a longtime crush on her, must find a job for Ryden before she loses hope for her future dream as an editor of a big publishing company. But will sudden feelings for her longtime friend interfere with her dreams?
Horton Hears a Who!, 1h26
Directed by Steve Martino, Jimmy Hayward
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Mise en scène d'un éléphant, Films about birds, Films about apes, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Seth Rogen, Jesse McCartney, Will Arnett
Roles Kangaroo (voice)
Rating67% 3.3961553.3961553.3961553.3961553.396155
A dust speck is dislodged from its obscure place and sent adrift through the Jungle of Nool. At the same time, Horton the elephant (Jim Carrey), the jungle's eccentric nature teacher, takes a dip in the pool. The dust speck floats past him in the air, and he hears a tiny yelp coming from it. Believing that an entire society of microscopic creatures are living on that speck, he places it atop a clover. Horton finds out the speck harbors the city of Whoville and its inhabitants, the Whos, led by Mayor Ned McDodd (Steve Carell). He has a wife, Sally (Amy Poehler), 96 daughters (whose names all begin with the letter H), and one teenage son named JoJo (Jesse McCartney). Despite being the oldest and next in line for the mayoral position, JoJo doesn't want to be mayor, and because he's so scared of disappointing his father, never speaks. Once Horton begins carrying the speck with him, the city starts experiencing strange phenomena (earthquakes and changes in the weather), and the Mayor finds his attempts to caution Whoville challenged by the Town Council, led by the opportunistic yet condescending Chairman (Dan Fogler).
The Trumpet Of The Swan, 1h15
Directed by Richard Rich
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Films about birds, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Jason Alexander, Mary Steenburgen, Reese Witherspoon, Seth Green, Carol Burnett, Joe Mantegna
Roles Mrs. Hammerbotham
Rating51% 2.563272.563272.563272.563272.56327
Based on E. B. White's popular children's book of the same name, it tells the story of a young trumpeter swan who is born with muteness and is vying for the attention of a beautiful pen. He overcomes this by learning to play the trumpet.
Get Bruce!
Get Bruce! (1999)

Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentaire sur une personnalité
Actors Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, Shirley MacLaine, Lily Tomlin, Raquel Welch, Bruce Vilanch
Roles Herself
Rating60% 3.0021953.0021953.0021953.0021953.002195
The film is a tribute to Bruce Vilanch, who writes material for celebrities who make public appearances, from Oscar hosts and award recipients to Presidents. Villanche's mother and photos of childhood are shown in the film; in Chicago, he writes for the Tribune and then heads West. Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, and Bette Midler talk with him and to the camera about working with Bruce, and we also watch Bruce help others prepare for Liz Taylor's 65th birthday, Bill Clinton's 50th birthday, and an AIDS awards banquet where Vilanch lets his emotions show.
Noises Off..., 1h43
Directed by Peter Bogdanovich
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Michael Caine, Carol Burnett, Denholm Elliott, Julie Hagerty, Marilu Henner, Mark Linn-Baker
Roles Dotty Otley / Mrs. Clackett
Rating75% 3.797253.797253.797253.797253.79725
The film follows the concept of a play within a play, in this case a dreadful farce called Nothing On — the type of production in which many doors continually open and shut. The setting has been transplanted from English provincial theatre to Des Moines, Iowa, where a second-rate theatrical troupe is preparing to perform the Broadway-bound play under the direction of Lloyd Fellowes.
Fresno (miniseries), 6h
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Carol Burnett, Dabney Coleman, Teri Garr, Charles Grodin, Gregory Harrison, Natalie Gregory
Roles Charlotte Kensington
Rating77% 3.876433.876433.876433.876433.87643
Set in Fresno, California, the story focuses on the once-wealthy Kensington family, whose raisin-growing empire has fallen on hard times. The Kensingtons are led by widowed matriarch Charlotte (Burnett), who is locked in a deadly power struggle with rival raisin magnate Tyler Cane (Coleman).
Annie
Annie (1982)
, 2h6
Directed by John Huston
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about adoption, Films about children, Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Political films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals, Children's films
Actors Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Bernadette Peters, Ann Reinking, Tim Curry, Geoffrey Holder
Roles Miss Hannigan
Rating65% 3.2988853.2988853.2988853.2988853.298885
In 1933, during The Great Depression, a young orphan named Annie is living in the Hudson Street Orphanage in New York City. One night, Annie comforts one of the youngest orphans by singing to her (“Maybe”). The orphanage's cruel and alcoholic supervisor Agatha Hannigan hears the singing, and punishes the orphans by making them clean up the orphanage ("It's the Hard Knock Life"). Later while trying to flee in a laundry truck, Annie rescues a dog being tormented by a group of boys. She names him Sandy after convincing a dogcatcher that he is hers (“Dumb Dog”), and the pair is escorted back to the orphanage. Soon after, Miss Hannigan discovers Sandy and threatens to send him to the sausage factory (“Sandy”). However, Grace Farrell, a secretary to billionaire Oliver Warbucks, arrives, saying that he wants an orphan to stay at his mansion for a week to help his image. Despite Hannigan's objections, Grace picks Annie and allows Sandy to accompany her.
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash, 1h32
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Alan Arkin, Carol Burnett, Jack Warden, Danny Aiello, Danny Glover, Vincent Schiavelli
Roles Chu Chu
Rating42% 2.1494952.1494952.1494952.1494952.149495
Once a big-league baseball player known as the Philly Flash, he is now broke and a drunk, reduced to a life on the street, washing car windshields for spare change or trying to sell stolen wristwatches to passersby.
The Four Seasons, 1h47
Directed by Alan Alda
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Alan Alda, Carol Burnett, Len Cariou, Sandy Dennis, Rita Moreno, Jack Weston
Roles Kate Burroughs
Rating71% 3.5962853.5962853.5962853.5962853.596285
The story revolves around three married couples living in New York City who take vacations together during each of the seasons. After this pattern has been established, Nick leaves his wife of 21 years, Anne, during the Spring trip to the cabin, for a much younger woman, Ginny. He then proceeds to bring Ginny on the Summer, Fall, and Winter vacation trips. This causes the other two couples to be uncomfortable, feeling as if they have betrayed their good friend Anne.
HealtH
HealtH (1980)
, 1h45
Directed by Robert Altman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Political films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Carol Burnett, Glenda Jackson, James Garner, Lauren Bacall, Paul Dooley, Alfre Woodard
Roles Gloria Burbank
Rating58% 2.905142.905142.905142.905142.90514
Bearing similarities to Altman's 1975 film Nashville, along with a plotless structure, HealtH chronicles the progress of a health-food convention held at a luxury hotel in St Pete Beach, Florida. As the convention takes place, the members of an organization called HealtH hold a campaign to find out who will become its President. (Their name stands for "Happiness, Energy and Longevity through Health"; it also serves as their slogan.) The candidates are Esther Brill, an 83-year-old afflicted with narcolepsy who calls herself "the first lady of health"; Isabella Garnell, who is serious against commercialism and materialism; and Dr. Harold (Gil) Gainey, a salesperson-turned-independent.