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CAROL BURNETT (Kangaroo), a six-time Emmy Award winner, has demonstrated such versatility since ending the eleven year run of the "Carol Burnett Show" that she is as widely recognized for her dramatic abilities as she is for her comedic and musical talents. Americans fondly consider Carol Burnett a true living legend in entertainment, having bestowed more People's Choice Awards upon her than any other woman in the award show's history. In 2003 she was a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors and in 2005 received The Presidential Medal of Freedom. Some of her other notable awards include five Golden Globes, the Peabody Award for "Friendly Fire," and the Ace Award for "Between Friends" with Elizabeth Taylor. She has enjoyed the kind of career that most performers are only able to dream of, moving easily from the stage to television, from feature films to films for television, and from variety specials to music and comedy specials.

In her 2005 version of "Once Upon A Mattress” for ABC TV, she played Queen Aggravain, and Tracey Ullman co-starred as Princess Winnifred, the role Carol made famous during its smash Broadway run. She also starred as Winnifred in two previous television productions of the musical.

The CBS Special "The Carol Burnett Show: Let's Bump Up The Lights,” was broadcast in May of 2004, and reunited Carol with Tim Conway, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence and Lyle Waggoner. The show featured the spontaneous and hilarious moments that were seen at the beginning of every "The Carol Burnett Show” – where Carol and the gang answered questions from the studio audience. Carol's previous special, "The Carol Burnett Show: Show Stoppers" with Harvey, Vicki and Tim attracted nearly 30 million viewers. It was the fourth most watched program of 2001 and was nominated for three Emmy's including "Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special."

In April 2002 "Hollywood Arms," directed by Harold Prince, had its world premiere at Chicago's Goodman Theatre. The idea for the play was conceived by Carol's daughter, Carrie Hamilton, who had died of cancer in January of that year. Carrie and Carol co-wrote the script based on Carol's 1986 best-selling memoir One More Time. The production went on to make its Broadway debut at The Cort Theater on October 31, 2002. To perpetuate Carrie's love of the performing arts, Carol has created The Carrie Hamilton Foundation which is currently supporting the fundraising efforts to establish The Carrie Hamilton Theater at The Pasadena Playhouse complex. The Carrie Hamilton Theater will support the works of young playwrights, directors and actors as well as embody an outreach program for at-risk children to expose them to the world of theater and the value of their own creative powers.

Carol last appeared on Broadway in 1999 in the Stephen Sondheim musical review "Putting It Together;” the production was first mounted in 1998, to great critical and commercial success, at Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum. Her Broadway appearance, prior to "Putting It Together” was in 1995 with Philip Bosco in the Ken Ludwig farce "Moon Over Buffalo." Best Actor In A Play Tony Award nominations were bestowed on both Carol and Philip for their performances in the hit show.

In 1996 Carol began her much acclaimed appearances as Jamie Buchman's (Helen Hunt) mother on NBC's "Mad About You,” for which she won a Best Supporting Actress Emmy. The episodes, which were among the series highest rated, continued into the 1997 season. 1994 was a busy year for Carol. She produced two specials for CBS, "Men, Movies & Carol," which spoofed the cinema and guest starred Tony Bennett, Scott Bakula, Michael Jeter and Barry Bostwick; and "Carol Burnett: The Special Years," featuring the most memorable moments from nine of her specials. "Seasons of the Heart," a dramatic telefilm on NBC, in which she co

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