Carol Burnett

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Carol Creighton Burnett
  • Birth Place: San Antonio, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/26/1933, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; singer
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Carol Burnett Fast Facts:
  • Served as the editor of her high-school newspaper and considered becoming a journalist.
  • Given $1000 from a benefactor with the stipulations that his name never be revealed and that she help others in a similar way once she became a success. She gives $1000 each year to an outstanding UCLA musical-theater student.
  • Famous ear-tug sign-off on The Carol Burnett Show was a nod to the deceased grandmother who raised her.
  • Considered Jim Nabors her good-luck charm and asked him to appear on the first episode of every season of The Carol Burnett Show.
  • Had her Hollywood Walk of Fame star placed in front of the movie theater where she once worked as an usher and popcorn seller.
  • Carol Burnett Relationships:
  • Carrie Hamilton - Daughter
  • Chris Frauchinger - Half Sister
  • Joseph Burnett - Father
  • Brian Miller - Husband
  • Jody Ann Hamilton - Daughter
  • Erin Kate Hamilton - Daughter
  • Don Saroyan - Ex-husband
  • Ina Louise Melton - Mother
  • Joe Hamilton - Ex-husband
  • Carol Burnett Awards:
  • 1972 Emmy: Outstanding Variety Series - Musical - Winner
  • 1978 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series - Nominee
  • 1973 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1996 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 1970 Emmy: Outstanding Variety or Musical Series - Nominee
  • 1977 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series - Nominee
  • 1969 Emmy: Outstanding Variety or Musical Series - Nominee
  • 1960 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Nominee
  • 1976 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series - Nominee
  • 1962 Peabody: Personal Award - Winner
  • 1976 People's Choice Awards: Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer - Winner
  • 1975 People's Choice Awards: Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer - Winner
  • 1977 People's Choice Awards: Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer - Winner
  • 1962 Emmy: Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program - Winner
  • 1963 Emmy: Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program - Winner
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special - Nominee
  • 1977 Emmy: Outstanding Special - Comedy-Variety or Music - Nominee
  • 1970 Golden Globe: Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1981 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female TV Performer - Winner
  • 1980 People's Choice Awards: Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer - Winner
  • 1973 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1978 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1983 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1972 Golden Globe: Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy Series or Television Movie - Winner
  • 1976 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female TV Performer - Winner
  • 1979 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female TV Performer - Winner
  • 1981 People's Choice Awards: Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer - Winner
  • 1974 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1975 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1974 Emmy: Best Lead Actress in Drama - Nominee
  • 1979 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1997 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1991 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Series - Winner
  • 1979 People's Choice Awards: Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer - Winner
  • 1978 People's Choice Awards: Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer - Winner
  • 1979 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1968 Golden Globe: Actress in a Television Series - Winner
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1983 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1976 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1979 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special - Nominee
  • 1972 Emmy: Outstanding Single Program - Variety or Musical (Variety and Popular Music) - Nominee
  • 1977 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1974 Emmy: Outstanding Music-Variety Series - Winner
  • 1975 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series - Winner
  • 1982 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1973 Emmy: Outstanding Variety Musical Series - Nominee
  • 1971 Emmy: Outstanding Variety Series - Musical - Nominee
  • 1980 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female TV Performer - Winner
  • 1969 Tony: Special Award - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

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