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ⓘ Carol Channing. Carol Elaine Channing was an American stand-up comedian, actress, singer, dancer and voice artist. She received three Tony Awards. Channing play ..




Carol Channing
                                     

ⓘ Carol Channing

Carol Elaine Channing was an American stand-up comedian, actress, singer, dancer and voice artist. She received three Tony Awards. Channing played Lorelei in the movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and played Dolly in the movie Hello, Dolly!.

                                     

1. Early life

Channing was born Carol Elaine Channing in Seattle, Washington on January 31, 1921. When she left home to go to Bennington College, her mother told her that her fathers mother was African-American.