Carroll Burnett is an actress who has had a long and successful career. She is best known for her role on “The Carol Burnett Show.” She is often referred to as the original queen of sketch comedy.
She was known for creating funny sketches and parodying other television shows and movies. Carol was born on April 26, 1933. She got her big break in 1959 when she landed a role in the Broadway classic “Once Upon A Mattress.”
Carol won a Tony Award after her appearance in “Once Upon A Mattress.” She left Broadway to pursue a career in television. She appeared on “The Garry Moore Show” before she had her own variety show.
Producers underestimated Carol. They did not believe that her comedy show would be a success. However, she proved them wrong.
“The Carol Burnett Show” featured many talented performers, including Vicki Lawrence. Vicki went on to have a very successful acting career.
She is best known for her role on “Mama’s Family,” which is a spin-off of “The Carol Burnett Show.” Carol Burnett turned 83 on April 26, 2016. Various websites have been posting the famous toilet paper sketch from “The Carol Burnett Show” in order to celebrate Carol’s birthday.