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  Carol Channing Biography (Singer/Actor) — FactMonster.com
Although she didn't get the film roles (the roles went to Marilyn Monroe and Barbra Streisand, respectively), Channing was associated with the characters her entire career and performed the plays thousands of times.
Channing's signature song is "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" (though her version of "Hello, Dolly!" is as famous as Louis Armstrong's)...
Channing is a Christian Scientist (a member of the church founded by Mary Baker Eddy)...
www.factmonster.com /biography/var/carolchanning.html   (331 words)

Channing's happiest film project was in the role of Muzzy in Thoroughly Modern Millie, which set box office records and earned her an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe Award.
Channing has starred in six TV specials, including Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl, Carol Channing’s Los Angeles, Carol Channing and Pearl Bailey on Broadway, George Burns – His Wit and Wisdom and to millions of children worldwide is best known as the White Queen in Alice Through the Looking Glass.
The career of Carol Channing is varied and continuing.  She performs with the gusto of a young aspiring actress. ; However, her heart will remain on stage even though she has recently committed her life to bring a refocus of the Arts in the public educational system of California.
www.carolchanning.org   (694 words)

 Official Ticketmaster site. Carol Channing tickets, concerts and tour dates
Carol Channing has worked primarily as a comic stage actress and singer, along with occasional movie and television appearances.
Channing appeared in her first film, with a small part in the drama Paid in Full in 1950.
Channing appeared on television in the late 1960s and '70s, while touring and performing around the world in a series of musicals, plays, and revues that included Carol Channing with Her Stout-Hearted Men (1970), Four on a Garden (1971), Cabaret (1972), Festival at Ford's (1972), and Carol Channing and Her Gentlemen Who Prefer Blondes (1972).
www.ticketmaster.com /artist/756304?list_view=1   (767 words)

 Carol Channing
Carol Channing is a Broadway star with a raspy, often imitated voice and extravagant style who has been described as Ethel Merman, "only more so." She began performing in grade school, with spot-on impressions of her teachers that landed young Channing in the principal's office.
Channing did have a sputtering Hollywood career, but seemed to find it difficult to shrink her 50-megawatt stage presence to fit the far more intimate confines of film.
Channing felt she too had to keep her heritage a secret for fear of repercussions in her early career, but now says she is proud of her genealogy.
www.nndb.com /people/935/000022869   (677 words)

 Carol Channing at AllExperts
Carol Channing (born on January 31, 1921 in Seattle, Washington) is an American actress whose career was built largely on two roles, Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello Dolly!
Channing was also introduced to the stage as a debater and monologue performer in high school as a member of the Lowell Forensic Society, the nation's longing running high school debate program.
In her memoirs, Channing reveals her "long kept secret" that she has African American ancestry, through her father, George Channing, who she claims was a light-skinned African-American who kept his racial identity a secret, understandably considering the treatment of that community in those days, even in a state like Washington.
en.allexperts.com /e/c/ca/carol_channing.htm   (1199 words)

 Extravagant Crowd | Carol Channing
Carol Channing’s unique voice and talent for outrageous and madcap comic performances have made her one of the most popular Broadway performers of the twentieth century.
Though the show was a failure and closed quickly, Channing’s performance was briefly praised in a review; this was enough to convince her to stay on in New York and pursue a career in the theater.
Channing revived the role of Dolly in 1995, when she was seventy four years old.
beinecke.library.yale.edu /cvvpw/gallery/chann1.html   (498 words)

 The Henlopen Theater Project - Carol Channing with Richard Skipper
There is only one Carol Channing and there is only one performer who does her justice.
An Evening with Carol Channing is a fully staged and choreographed, 90 minute musical montage celebrating the career and persona of this unique, theatrical legend.
It blends Channing standards with original material as it surveys her life and resume with stops along the way for Skipper's unique - and riotous - "ad lib" interactions with his audience.
www.henlopentheaterproject.com /Performances/CarolChanning.htm   (417 words)

 VH1.com : Carol Channing : Biography - Urge Music Downloads
Carol Channing has worked primarily as a comic stage actress and singer, along with occasional movie and television appearances.
Channing appeared in her first film, with a small part in the drama Paid in Full in 1950.
Channing appeared on television in the late 1960s and '70s, while touring and performing around the world in a series of musicals, plays, and revues that included Carol Channing with Her Stout-Hearted Men (1970), Four on a Garden (1971), Cabaret (1972), Festival at Ford's (1972), and Carol Channing and Her Gentlemen Who Prefer Blondes (1972).
www.vh1.com /artists/az/channing_carol/bio.jhtml   (566 words)

 Looking swell / Carol Channing's back in the spotlight with memoir and plans for new show
Channing was born in Seattle, moved to San Francisco as an infant and attended Commodore Sloat Elementary, Aptos Junior High and Lowell High School.
Channing gets in her licks in the book here and there, telling readers that the Barbra Streisand film of "Hello, Dolly!" was "the biggest financial flop 20th Century-Fox ever had.
Channing was famously attentive to her career, rarely missing performances and making it her business to know what everyone from stagehands to critics on the road needed and thought.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2002/10/24/DD225951.DTL   (1633 words)

 Carol Channing | Biography | MTV Movies
The daughter of a Christian Science lecturer, Carol Channing endured the rigors of Bennington College for one year before dropping out to try her luck as an actress in New York.
Channing was awarded an Emmy for the 1966 TV special An Evening With Carol Channing, and an Oscar nomination for her supporting performance in Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967).
In 1995, Carol Channing was honored at the Tony Awards presentations with a lifetime achievement award.
www.mtv.com /movies/person/10929/bio.jhtml   (281 words)

 Carol Channing Tickets - Carol Channing Concert Tickets
The Carol Channing concert tour is hitting cities all across the country.
Weather you want to see Carol Channing in your hometown or see the show when on vacation, Vivid Seats is here to provide you with the best seats, the easiest and most secure method of purchasing, quick transactions and speedy delivery your tickets.
Carol Channing is not the only pop concert we sell tickets to.
www.vividseats.com /concerts/carol-channing-tickets.html   (392 words)

 About Carol Channing
Carol Channing was born January 31, 1923, at Seattle, Washington.
Carol Channing had "announced her engagement to her childhood sweetheart, Harry Kullijian," reported playbill.com on March 7, 2003.
Carol Channing is 85 on January 31, 2006.
www.johnrpierce.com /channing.html   (223 words)

 Carol Channing front and center - August 12, 2005
Carol Channing appears at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater in a benefit for missing children.
Her Rogue Valley connection is Shady Cove resi-dent Richard Long, Channing’s cousin and the father of the Tommy Foundation’s Vicki Kelly.
Channing says the key for her was finding "the spine" of both the story and the character.
www.mailtribune.com /archive/2005/0812/life/stories/08life.htm   (744 words)

 University hosts Carol Channing Oct. 1-2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In addition to that performance, Channing, 82, will be the guest of honor at a fund-raising dinner for the Public Policy Institute on Wednesday, Oct. 1.
The former Illinois senator and Channing are acquaintances and Channing said she would love to visit after being told of the institute, Simon said.
Channing credits her memoirs with leading to her marriage in May to junior high school sweetheart, businessman Harry Kullijan.
news.siu.edu /news/September03/092203pr3015.html   (315 words)

 New York Blade Online
The advice fits Channing’s current life like an opera glove: It’s been two years since her December-December marriage to Harry Kullijian, who was her childhood sweetheart, and Channing is still as giddy as a sophomore when she talks about the relationship.
Joking aside, Channing says she’s not sure why drag queens never much cared to tackle her — even in “Hello, Dolly” days — but she was pleased with Carol Burnett’s imitation of her some years back.
Channing has since returned the favor to academia by participating in a series of master classes in California schools — giving theater students the chance to rub shoulder pads with a bona fide Broadway legend.
www.nyblade.com /2005/10-7/arts/theater/hello.cfm   (641 words)

 Carol Channing: Jazz Baby!
She's been cast as a gold-digger again and again, which is downright bizarre when you consider that there is absolutely nothing about the woman which might be termed "seductive." Her mysteries and contradictions began to make a little more sense last year during a messy bust-up with her husband of 41 years, Charles Lowe.
Channing went to the press with the news that her hubby was a homo.
Carol also skillfully reclaimed the role of Dolly and turned the movie mis-casting to her advantage.
www.blairmag.com /blair6/carol/index.html   (646 words)

 Carol Channing to make one-night appearance - News
While many college students may not be familiar with Carol Channing, she's coming to UCO's Mitchell Hall Theatre anyway, for a one-night only performance on Oct. 22.
"Carol says it is the most interesting role she has ever played, because she is herself and every show learns a little more about herself," Boll said.
Boll said that Channing is just as enthusiastic about her stop in Oklahoma as she is about each and every performance.
media.www.thevistaonline.com /media/storage/paper962/news/2004/10/19/News/Carol.Channing.To.Make.OneNight.Appearance-2115332.shtml?sourcedomain=www.thevistaonline.com&MIIHost=media.collegepublisher.com   (600 words)

 Green Music Festival 2006 | A Salute to the Arts with Carol Channing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Carol Channing -- A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet the legendary Carol Channing in a very special setting for a very special celebration of the ARTS In America.
Carol Channing was born in 1921, in Seattle, Washington.
Carol has appeared on TV and in numerous movies (notably in 1967’s Thoroughly Modern Millie and 1994’s animated Thumbelina), but her career as an entertainer has largely focused on the stage.
greenmusicfestival.sonoma.edu /carol.htm   (393 words)

 Carol Channing is fabulous in 'Hello, Dolly!'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Channing, 76, has lost a few steps since she originated the role of Dolly Levi on Broadway over 30 years ago, but the actress seems so comfortable in the role you can't picture seeing anyone else on stage doing it.
No one made a move to leave, and so Carol just kept talking about everything that came to mind, including the fact that no one was leaving, so she felt obligated to keep talking.
It was clear that Carol Channing loves the audiences as much as they lover her, and hopefully she will continue on in the role that she has made famous for many years to come.
www.sacnews.net /sacstage/dolly.html   (417 words)

 The Amateur Gourmet: Eating "The Carol Channing" with Carol Channing
Now in the previous sentence I said Carol was holding court, but I should've made it clearer: Carol was holding court in the Kingdom of Crazy.
He and his family sat right in front of Carol when she performed and they were orgasming after every number.
Posted by: Chris at Oct 17, 2005 4:17:39 PM Carol, bless her soul, doesn't need vanilla croutons because she's one sweet piece of crustiness already.
www.amateurgourmet.com /the_amateur_gourmet/2005/10/eating_the_caro.html   (842 words)

 Backstage: Carol Channing - MacUpdate
The player is the actor, and the goal is to navigate through the endless doors and hallways of the virtual backstage area and arrive onstage for the performance.
The full version includes 60 minutes of Carol Channing expounding on her life in the theater.
Be the first to write a review of Backstage: Carol Channing
www.macupdate.com /info.php/id/3002   (104 words)

 Carol Channing Debuts in Hello Dolly!
Channing played the part of Dolly Gallagher Levi in the debut of this classic American musical on January 16, 1964.
"She is glorious," raved theater critic Walter Kerr, as Carol Channing made her appearance on stage wearing a carrot-colored wig and false eyelashes fluttering over her large, expressive eyes.
Hello Dolly, based on Thornton Wilder's play The Matchmaker, was a smash hit.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb/modern/dolly_1   (91 words)

 NPR : Carol Channing, ' The First 80 Years'...
NPR : Carol Channing, ' The First 80 Years'...
Morning Edition, February 3, 2005 · Actress Carol Channing is back on the road in The First 80 Years Are The Hardest.
The octogenarian is touring in a one-woman show.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=4476515   (100 words)

 Carol Channing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Carol Channing was born January 31, 1921 at Seattle, Washington, the daughter...
Her trademark, poofy blonde hair has always been achieved by the use of wigs...
Carol Channing and Pearl Bailey: On Broadway (1969) (TV)....
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 Milton Berle Show, The - TV Classics Collection - Featuring Elvis Presley & Carol Channing - Rotten Tomatoes
Currently, there are not enough Tomatometer critic reviews for Milton Berle Show, The - TV Classics Collection - Featuring Elvis Presley & Carol Channing to receive a rating.
Milton Berle, Elvis Presley, Carol Channing, Harry James, more »
Two episodes of Uncle Miltie's amazing variety program, featuring guest stars Carol Channing, Harry James and his majesty Elvis Presley.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/milton_berle_show_the_tv_classics_collection_featuring_elvis_presley_and_carol_channing   (443 words)

 Carol Channing on Rhapsody Online
Carol Channing was a major star on Broadway but her outsized
Hear Carol Channing and similar artists on this channel.
Take Rhapsody with you on a portable player
www.rhapsody.com /carolchanning   (83 words)

 An Evening with Carol Channing tickets - An Evening with Carol Channing information - An Evening with Carol Channing ...
An Evening with Carol Channing tickets - An Evening with Carol Channing information - An Evening with Carol Channing pictures - New York
Winner of the 2000 MAC Award and the 1998 Back Stage Bistro Award for Outstanding Achievement in Impersonation, Richard Skipper presents an An Evening with Carol Channing.
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 Richard Skipper IS Carol Channing
Richard Skipper is a TRUE MUSICAL COMEDY STAR!
Click HERE for everything you need to know to make a "CAROL CHANNING" show happen, including available discount dates!
"In "Carol Channing In Concert," Skipper not only looks and sounds like the original star of Hello, Dolly!
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