Since her Broadway debut in Blitzsteins' For An Answer and a Time Magazine cover story, which hailed her performance as Lorelei in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Miss Channing has been a star of international acclaim.  Her Broadway credits include some of the most memorable characters in theatrical history, winning three Tony Awards® including one for her legendary portrayal of Dolly Levi in Jerry Herman's Hello, Dolly!, as well as one for Lifetime Achievement.  Carol's career has been varied and continuing.  During her first film role in The First Traveling Saleslady, starring opposite Ginger Rogers, she gave newcomer, Clint Eastwood, his first on screen kiss.  Among her numerous TV and Film successes is the madcap Muzzy in Thoroughly Modern Millie, which earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination. She has recorded ten gold albums and, as one of the most easily recognized and highly imitated voices in the world, Carol has contributed to characters and narrative for both TV series and documentaries, as well as twenty children's albums of classic stories including Winnie The Pooh and Madeline. In 2009, Carol was one of 9 legendary ladies of stage and screen to have careers inducted into the Smithsonian Institution.  Carol's continued national appearances included a 2010 NY engagement that prompted The New York Times to say  "Back Where She Belongs . . . The audience jumped to it's feet more than once.  We were watching a master performer" and AP declared, remarked, "The audience clearly was there to worship, and Channing did not disappoint."  In 2012, mutli-TONY winning director/producer, Dori Berinstein, released the critically acclaimed and award winning documentary entitled “Carol Channing: Larger Than Life,” highlighting Carol's 70 plus year career.

OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY

Video Clips:

For interviews, press, high res photos and updated biography please send an email to harlan@bhbpr.com or call 626.296.3757