Carol Burnett

Birth Day April 26th, 1933
Birth Place San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Age 88 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Taurus

About Carol Burnett

An American actress as well as comedian, Carol Burnett is famous for her groundbreaking comedy variety show, "The Carol Burnett Show" which originally aired on CBS. She has starred in many television and film projects as her film roles include "Pete 'n' Tillie" (1972), "The Front Page" (1974), "The Four Seasons" (1981), "Annie" (1982), "Noises Off" (1992), and "Horton Hears a Who!" (2008). She made her television debut, regularly appearing on "The Garry Moore Show" and also she had her television special debut in 1963 when she starred as Calamity Jane in the Dallas State Fair Musicals production of "Calamity Jane" on CBS.

American Actress and Comedian, Carol Burnett

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Apart from acting, Carol is a singer, and writer too. She is also well known for co-writing a "Hollywood Arms" (2002) with her oldest daughter, Carrie Hamilton. Previously, she worked as an usherette and hat-check girl while living in a boarding house for women pursuing a career in acting, and starred in the theater hit "Once Upon a Mattress". In the year 2005, she was recognized as "one of America's most cherished entertainers" and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom "for enhancing the lives of millions of Americans and for her extraordinary contributions to American entertainment." by President George W. Bush

Early Life and Family

Born on 26th April 1933, Carol Burnett's place of birth is in San Antonio, Texas, U.S. Her real name is Carol Creighton Burnett which was given by her parents. She recently celebrated her 88th birthday in 2021. Belonging to American nationality, she came from a mixed ethnic background as she is from an English-Welsh family. She is Taurus by star sign and white by race. Thus, her religion is Christian.

Carol is the daughter of her mother, Ina Louise who is a publicity writer for movie studios, and father, Joseph Thomas Burnett who is a movie theater manager. Later, her parents divorced in the late 1930s, her mother then moved to Hollywood and she and her grandmother moved to a one-room apartment near her mother's in an impoverished area of Hollywood, California. There they stayed in a boarding house with Burnett's younger half-sister Chrissie. Her maternal grandparents were William Henry Creighton (1873-1918) and Mabel Eudora "Mae" Jones (1885-1967).

Little Carol Burnett

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Burnett completed her education at Hollywood High School in 1951, she received an anonymous envelope containing $50 for one year's tuition at UCLA, where she initially planned on studying journalism.

Carol Burnett Married Life and Affairs

Carol Burnett has been married to Brian Miller, principal drummer for the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, who is 23 years her junior. The pair tied the knot on 24th November 2001. Regarding her sexual orientation, she is straight. Additionally, Burnett and her husband petitioned to receive guardianship of Burnett's teenage grandson in August 2020. Carol is already an "educational rights holder", meaning that she is the one who makes decisions about her grandson's schooling.

Carol Burnett and her husband, Brian Miller

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Furthermore, Carol has also married Don Saroyan on 15th December 1955; they divorced in 1962. She then married television producer Joe Hamilton, a divorced father of eight, on 4th May 1963. They gave birth to three daughters named Carrie Hamilton (5th December 1963, to 20th January 2002), Hamilton (born 18th January 1967), Erin Hamilton (born 14th August 1968). Their marriage ended in divorce in 1984.

Carol Burnett Net Worth

A multi-talented personality, Carol Burnett has a net worth of around $45 million as of 2021 whereas she earns around $11,643.84 per day which is her salary as well. She has not done any endorsement work yet. In addition, her major source of income is from her acting, writing, and singing career.

Carol Burnett Body Measurement - Height and Weight

The height of a beautiful woman, Carol Burnett is 5 feet and 7 inches. She has 105 pounds of body weight with a slim body build. She has blonde hair and dark brown eyes color.

Filmography

  • 1963 - "Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?"
  • 1968 - "Rowan & Martin at the Movies"
  • 1972 - "Pete 'n' Tillie"
  • 1974 - "The Front Page"
  • 1978 - "A Wedding"
  • 1980 - "HealtH"
  • 1981 - "The Four Seasons"
  • 1982 - "Annie"
  • 1992 - "Noises Off"
  • 1997 - "Moon Over Broadway"
  • 1999 - "Get Bruce"
  • 2001 - "The Trumpet of the Swan"
  • 2008 - "Horton Hears a Who!"
  • 2009 - "Post Grad"
  • 2012 - "The Secret World of Arrietty"
  • 2019 - "Toy Story 4"
  • 2020 - "All Together Now"

Carol Burnett as Joan in 'All Together Now'

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Television Series / Shows

  • 1955 - "The Paul Winchell Show"
  • 1956 - "Stanley"
  • 1959 to 1962 - "The Garry Moore Show" 
  • 1962 - "Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall"
  • 1962 - "The Jack Benny Program"
  • 1963 - "An Evening with Carol Burnett"
  • 1964 - "Once Upon a Mattress"
  • 1964 to 1965 - "The Entertainers"
  • 1966 to 1967 - "The Lucy Show"
  • 1966 - "Password"
  • 1967 - "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C."
  • 1967 to 1978 - "The Carol Burnett Show"
  • 1969 to 1971 - "Here's Lucy"
  • 1969 - "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C."
  • 1971 - "Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center"
  • 1969 to 1971 - "Sesame Street"
  • 1972 - "Once Upon a Mattress"
  • 1974 - "6 Rms Riv Vu"
  • 1975 - "Twigs"
  • 1976 - "The Sonny & Cher Show"
  • 1977 - "Insight"
  • 1978 - "The Grass Is Always Greener over the Septic Tank"
  • 1979 - "Dolly and Carol in Nashville"
  • 1980 - "The Wild Wacky Wonderful World of Winter"
  • 1981 to 95 - "Great Performances"
  • 1982 - "Eunice"
  • 1983 - "All My Children"
  • 1984 - "Burnett Discovers Domingo"
  • 1985 - "The Laundromat"
  • 1989 - "Julie & Carol: Together Again"
  • 1991 - "The Carol Burnett Show"
  • 1992 - "The Larry Sanders Show"
  • 1993 - "The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion"
  • 1994 - "Carol Burnett: The Special Years"
  • 1995 - "Women of the House"
  • 1996 to 99 - "Mad About You"
  • 1997 - "Touched by an Angel"
  • 1998 - "The Marriage Fool"
  • 2000 - "Putting It Together"
  • 2001 - "The Carol Burnett Show: Show Stoppers"
  • 2004 - "The Carol Burnett Show: Let's Bump Up the Lights!"
  • 2005 - "Once Upon a Mattress"
  • 2006 - "Desperate Housewives"
  • 2007 - "American Masters: Tribute to Carol Burnett"
  • 2009 - "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
  • 2010 to 2015 - "Glee"
  • 2013 to 2014 - "Curious George"
  • 2013 to 2015 - "Hot in Cleveland"
  • 2013 to 2016 - "Hawaii Five-0"
  • 2014 - "Signed, Sealed, Delivered"
  • 2017 - "Julie's Greenroom"
  • 2018 - "A Little Help with Carol Burnett"
  • 2018 - "Angie Tribeca"
  • 2019 - "Forky Asks a Question"
  • 2021 - "Scooby-Doo and Guess Who"

Theatre

  • 1959 - "Once Upon a Mattress"
  • 1964 - "Fade Out - "Fade In"
  • 1974 - "I Do! I Do!"
  • 1985 - "Follies"
  • 1990 - "Love Letters"
  • 1993 - "Company"
  • 1995 - "Moon Over Buffalo"
  • 1999 - "Putting It Together"
  • 2002 - "Hollywood Arms"
  • 2014 - "Love Letters"

Books List

  • 1975 - "What I Want to Be When I Grow Up".
  • 1986 - "One More Time: A Memoir By Carol Burnett "
  • 2011 -  "This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection "
  • 2014) - "Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story "
  • 2016 - "In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox".

Solo/Duet Album

  • 1961 - Carol Burnett Remembers How They Stopped The Show  
  • 1962 - Julie and Carol At Carnegie Hall  
  • 1964 - Let Me Entertain You: Carol Burnett Sings  
  • 1967 - Carol Burnett Sings  
  • 1968 - Here's Carol! Carol Burnett Sings  
  • 1968 - Together Again For The First Time 
  • 1971 - Julie And Carol At Lincoln Center  
  • 1972 - Carol Burnett Featuring 'If I Could Write A Song'  
  • 2012 - Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett  
  • 1959 - Once Upon A Mattress 
  • 1963 - Three Billion Millionaires 
  • 1964 - Fade In, Fade Out
  • 1982 - Annie 
  • 1985 - Follies: In Concert 
  • 2004 - Sherry! The Broadway Musical
  • 2008 - Annie - The Broadway Musical 30th Anniversary Production 

Awards and Achivements 

  • Primetime Emmy Awards for her work in "The Garry Moore Show", "Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall"
  • "An Evening with Carol Burnett"," Carol Burnett Show", "6 Rms Riv Vu", "Mad About You"
  • Tony Awards 
  • Grammy Awards for her work in "In Such Good Company"
  • Golden Globe Awards for her work in "The Carol Burnett Show"
  • Peabody Awards

Carol Burnett with Peabody Award

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  • Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Television Hall of Fame
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Screen Actors Guild Award
  • Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

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