"Carol Elaine Channing" is an United States/American actress, singer, dancer, comedian, and voice artist.
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture/Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Muzzy Van Hossmere in Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967). Other film appearances include playing the friend of Ginger Rogers in The First Traveling Saleslady (1956), and Skidoo (film)/Skidoo (1968). On television she has made many appearances as an entertainer on variety shows, from the The Ed Sullivan Show in the 1950s to Hollywood Squares. She is also known for her performance as The White Queen in a 1985 production of Alice in Wonderland (1985 film)/Alice in Wonderland.
Channing was nominated for her first Tony Award in 1956 for The Vamp. Her second nomination came in 1961 for Show Girl. In 1964 she originated the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello, Dolly! (musical)/Hello, Dolly!, winning the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. She received her fourth Tony Award nomination for the musical Lorelei (musical)/Lorelei in 1974. Lorelei was a re-imagining of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (musical)/Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, a 1949 musical that also starred Channing in the lead role of Lorelei Lee, which made her a star.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actresses! More Carol Channing on Wikipedia.