Carol Burnett

Fiery talent who lit up the stage.

Carol Burnett
Full NameCarol Creighton Burnett


The incomparable Carol Burnett is an icon of the entertainment world, having charmed audiences for an impressive six decades. Born in San Antonio, Texas, she overcame a traumatic childhood to become the illustrious "Queen of Television Comedy," succeeding the great Lucille Ball. From her humble beginnings, Carol has achieved the ultimate rags-to-riches success story, with her captivating performances and delightful, self-effacing personality. Despite the adversity of her family's acute alcoholism, Carol was able to channel her pain into comedy, being voted class clown at Hollywood High School. She is now a peerless sketch performer, whose legacy continues to delight and inspire generations.

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  • All-Star Party for Carol Burnett
  • Better Call Saul
  • Neil Diamond... Hello Again
  • The Pet Set
  • The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion
  • America 2-Night
  • The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special
  • The Carol Burnett Show
  • The Paul Winchell Show
  • Julie's Greenroom
  • The Dick Cavett Show
  • The Carol Burnett Show: Let's Bump Up the Lights
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered: To the Altar
  • The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Vows We Have Made
  • Once Upon a Mattress
  • The Electric Company
  • Putting It Together
  • Eunice
  • The History of Comedy
  • Great Performances
  • Li'l Abner
  • Carol Burnett: Show Stoppers
  • The Dick Cavett Show
  • ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
  • Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter
  • Fresno
  • Lucy and Desi
  • King of Cool
  • Shatner's Raw Nerve
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered
  • The Tenth Month
  • Toy Story 4
  • The Secret World of Arrietty
  • Men, Movies & Carol
  • Inside Comedy
  • Life of the Party: The Story of Beatrice
  • Van Dyke and Company
  • Alan King: Inside the Comedy Mind
  • Noises Off...
  • Intimate Portrait
  • Carol & Company

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Carol Burnett and her family have been a mainstay in the entertainment world for generations. Born in San Antonio, Texas in 1933, Carol Burnett has gone from a traumatic childhood to become the “Queen of Television Comedy”, succeeding Lucille Ball. She has been lauded for her peerless sketch performance and delightful, self-effacing personality. Her daughter, Carrie Hamilton, was born in New York City in 1963 and was an actress and writer, known for her roles in Fame, Shag, and Tokyo Pop. Her other daughter, Jody Hamilton, was born in Los Angeles in 1967 and is a producer and actress, known for Carol Burnett: Show Stoppers and other projects. Both daughters have carried on the family's legacy of entertaining, with Jody recently marrying Lonny Paul in 2015. A true rags to riches story, Carol Burnett and her family have been a source of joy, laughter, and entertainment for over six decades.

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