Vicki Lawrence

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Victoria Ann Axelrad
  • Birth Place: Inglewood, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/26/1949, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; singer; talk-show host
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Vicki Lawrence Fast Facts:
  • Was voted Most Likely to Succeed by her graduating class in 1967.
  • Sang with the Young Americans musical group from 1965 to '67.
  • Met future husband Al Schultz in 1968 when he was hired to be the head make-up artist on The Carol Burnett Show.
  • Had a No. 1 hit in 1973 with "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia," written by then-husband Bobby Russell, who originally offered it to Cher.
  • Autobiography, Vicki!: The True-Life Adventures of Miss Fireball, was published in 1995.
  • Has been nominated for Daytime Emmys for her game-show and talk-show hosting work. 
  • Is a yacht-racing enthusiast.
  • Vicki Lawrence Relationships:
  • Alvin A. Schultz - Husband
  • Courtney Allison Schultz - Daughter
  • Garrett Lawrence Schultz - Son
  • Joni Lawrence - Sister
  • Bobby Russell - Ex-husband
  • Howard Axelrad - Father
  • Anne Alene Loyd Axelrad - Mother
  • Vicki Lawrence Awards:
  • 1975 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1976 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or Music - Winner
  • 1977 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1975 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or Music - Nominee
  • 1982 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Special - Nominee
  • 1977 Emmy: Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or Music - Nominee
  • 1974 Emmy: Best Supporting Actress in Comedy-Variety, Variety or Music - Nominee
  • 1973 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of California, Los Angeles, CA

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