Gender
Female
Born
Jan 31, 1921
Seattle, Washington, USA
Died
Jan 15, 2019
Rancho Mirage, California, USA
Performer
Relations
Wife of
Theodore Naidish (1941 - 1944) divorced
Wife of
Alexander Carson (1948 - 1956) divorced
Wife of
Charles Lowe (1956 - 1999) his death; separated in 1998
Wife of
Harry Kullijian (2003 - 2011) his death
Comments
Additional touring credits include: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1951), Wonderful Town (1954), Hello, Dolly! (1965), Hello, Dolly! (1977), and Hello, Dolly! (1983).
  • CREDITS
    Hello, Dolly! (Oct 19, 1995 - Jan 28, 1996)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi]
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Hello, Dolly! (Mar 05, 1978 - Jul 09, 1978)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi]
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Lorelei (Jan 27, 1974 - Nov 03, 1974)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Lorelei Lee, Dessert]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Four on a Garden (Jan 30, 1971 - Mar 20, 1971)
    • House of Dunkelmayer
    • Performer: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dunkelmayer]
    PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
    • Betty
    • Performer: Carol Channing [Betty]
    PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
    • Toreador
    • Performer: Carol Channing [Irene]
    PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
    • The Swingers
    • Performer: Carol Channing [Mrs. Wexel]
    PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
    Hello, Dolly! (Jan 16, 1964 - Dec 27, 1970)
    • Starring: Carol Channing
      • Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi - (Jan 15, 1964 - Aug 07, 1965)
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Show Girl (Jan 12, 1961 - Apr 08, 1961)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Lynn, Performer, Naomi]
    MusicalRevue ComedyOriginal
    The Vamp (Nov 10, 1955 - Dec 31, 1955)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Flora Weems]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Wonderful Town (Feb 25, 1953 - Jul 03, 1954)
    • Starring: Carol Channing
      • Ruth Sherwood - Replacement (Apr 05, 1954 - Jul 03, 1954)
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Dec 08, 1949 - Sep 15, 1951)
    • Performer: Carol Channing [Lorelei Lee]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Lend an Ear (Dec 16, 1948 - Jan 21, 1950)
    • Performer: Carol Channing [Wife, Singer, Girl, Mrs. Playgoer, Te Countess, Henry Jones' Mother, "Three Little Queens of the Silver Screen" Singer]
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Proof Thro' the Night (Dec 25, 1942 - Jan 02, 1943)
    • Performer: Carol Channing [Steve]
    PlayOriginal
    Let's Face It! (Oct 29, 1941 - Mar 20, 1943)
    • Understudy: Carol Channing [Maggie Watson]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Hello, Dolly! (Jul 12, 1994 - Feb 23, 1997)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi]
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Legends! (Jan 07, 1986 - Jan 18, 1987)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Sylvia Glenn]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Jerry's Girls (Feb 25, 1984 - Jan 20, 1985)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Performer]
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Hello, Dolly! (Apr 12, 1983 - Sep 04, 1983)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi]
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Sugar Babies (Aug 12, 1980 - Nov 01, 1980)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Carol]
    MusicalRevue Comedy BurlesqueOriginal
    Hello, Dolly! (Jun 23, 1977 - Dec 31, 1978)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi]
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Lorelei (Feb 24, 1973 - Jan 12, 1974)
    • Starring: Carol Channing [Lorelei Lee, Dessert]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Happy Birthday, Mr. Abbott! (Jun 22, 1987 - Jun 22, 1987)
    • Performer: Carol Channing [Performer]
    SpecialBenefitOriginal
    Jule's Friends at the Palace (May 19, 1974 - May 19, 1974)
    • Performer: Carol Channing ["Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" Performer]
    SpecialBenefitOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Lifetime Achievement

    1995 | Recipient
    Carol Channing
     

    Best Actress in a Musical

    1974 | Nominee  | Lorelei
    Starring: Carol Channing

    Special Award

    1968 | Recipient
    Carol Channing

    Best Actress in a Musical

    1964 | Winner  | Hello, Dolly!
    Starring: Carol Channing
     

    Best Actress in a Musical

    1961 | Nominee  | Show Girl
    Starring: Carol Channing
     

    Best Actress in a Musical

    1956 | Nominee  | The Vamp
    Starring: Carol Channing

    Theatre World

    Award

    1949 | Recipient  | Lend an Ear
    Performer: Carol Channing
Hello, Dolly! (Oct 19, 1995 - Jan 28, 1996)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi]
MusicalComedyRevival
Hello, Dolly! (Mar 05, 1978 - Jul 09, 1978)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi]
MusicalComedyRevival
Lorelei (Jan 27, 1974 - Nov 03, 1974)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Lorelei Lee, Dessert]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Four on a Garden (Jan 30, 1971 - Mar 20, 1971)
  • House of Dunkelmayer
  • Performer: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dunkelmayer]
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
  • Betty
  • Performer: Carol Channing [Betty]
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
  • Toreador
  • Performer: Carol Channing [Irene]
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
  • The Swingers
  • Performer: Carol Channing [Mrs. Wexel]
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Jan 16, 1964 - Dec 27, 1970)
  • Starring: Carol Channing
    • Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi - (Jan 15, 1964 - Aug 07, 1965)
MusicalComedyOriginal
Show Girl (Jan 12, 1961 - Apr 08, 1961)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Lynn, Performer, Naomi]
MusicalRevue ComedyOriginal
The Vamp (Nov 10, 1955 - Dec 31, 1955)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Flora Weems]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Wonderful Town (Feb 25, 1953 - Jul 03, 1954)
  • Starring: Carol Channing
    • Ruth Sherwood - Replacement (Apr 05, 1954 - Jul 03, 1954)
MusicalComedyOriginal
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Dec 08, 1949 - Sep 15, 1951)
  • Performer: Carol Channing [Lorelei Lee]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Lend an Ear (Dec 16, 1948 - Jan 21, 1950)
  • Performer: Carol Channing [Wife, Singer, Girl, Mrs. Playgoer, Te Countess, Henry Jones' Mother, "Three Little Queens of the Silver Screen" Singer]
MusicalRevueOriginal
Proof Thro' the Night (Dec 25, 1942 - Jan 02, 1943)
  • Performer: Carol Channing [Steve]
PlayOriginal
Let's Face It! (Oct 29, 1941 - Mar 20, 1943)
  • Understudy: Carol Channing [Maggie Watson]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Jul 12, 1994 - Feb 23, 1997)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi]
MusicalComedyRevival
Legends! (Jan 07, 1986 - Jan 18, 1987)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Sylvia Glenn]
PlayComedyOriginal
Jerry's Girls (Feb 25, 1984 - Jan 20, 1985)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Performer]
MusicalRevueOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Apr 12, 1983 - Sep 04, 1983)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi]
MusicalComedyRevival
Sugar Babies (Aug 12, 1980 - Nov 01, 1980)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Carol]
MusicalRevue Comedy BurlesqueOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Jun 23, 1977 - Dec 31, 1978)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi]
MusicalComedyRevival
Lorelei (Feb 24, 1973 - Jan 12, 1974)
  • Starring: Carol Channing [Lorelei Lee, Dessert]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Happy Birthday, Mr. Abbott! (Jun 22, 1987 - Jun 22, 1987)
  • Performer: Carol Channing [Performer]
SpecialBenefitOriginal
Jule's Friends at the Palace (May 19, 1974 - May 19, 1974)
  • Performer: Carol Channing ["Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" Performer]
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

Lifetime Achievement

1995 | Recipient
Carol Channing
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1974 | Nominee  | Lorelei
Starring: Carol Channing

Special Award

1968 | Recipient
Carol Channing

Best Actress in a Musical

1964 | Winner  | Hello, Dolly!
Starring: Carol Channing
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1961 | Nominee  | Show Girl
Starring: Carol Channing
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1956 | Nominee  | The Vamp
Starring: Carol Channing

Theatre World

Award

1949 | Recipient  | Lend an Ear
Performer: Carol Channing

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