Carol Burnett: Unofficial Biography by Steve Rutherford

Carol Burnett: Unofficial Biography

bySteve Rutherford

Kobo ebook | May 24, 2013

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About Carol Burnett

An iconic figure in the history of American television funny and a motivation to both female and male comics for almost 50 years, Carol Burnett rose from a difficult childhood to become one of the most cherished performers on television, both as a highlighted entertainer on series like "The Garry Moore Show" (CBS, 1950-1967) and as the star of her own well-known sketch comedy collection, "The Carol Burnett Show" (CBS, 1967-1978). Burnett was likewise an achieved musical entertainer, netting a Tony Award for her star-making Broadway launching in "Once Upon a Mattress" (1959). Though her succeeding series efforts never ever equaled the heights achieved by "The Carol Burnett Show," she was regularly hailed for her guest appearances on numerous sitcoms, as well as developed herself as a formidable impressive starlet with the 1979 TELEVISION movie, "Friendly Fire." Burnett also took pleasure in an erratic movie career, with jobs in movies like Robert Altman's "A Wedding" (1978) and John Huston's "Annie" (1982), while always creating headings with her returns to the stage - most especially in "Moon Over Buffalo" (1995) and "Putting It Together" (1999). In the next millennium, Burnett earned praise for visitor stints on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999-) and "Glee" (Fox, 2009- ), proving that the comical legend was still an effective force on the small screen in whatever category provided her.

Born Carol Creighton Burnett in San Antonio, TX on July 26, 1933, Burnett's childhood was marked by alcohol addiction,

Title:Carol Burnett: Unofficial BiographyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 24, 2013Publisher:P CesarLanguage:English

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