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Carol Burnett has been a pet owner to several dogs throughout her life, many of which were part of her family before the advent of social media, making detailed information about them scarce. Additionally, in one of her books, Burnett shares about her cats, Roxy and Mabel.

“Roxy gave me everything she could in her short lifetime. And she opened my heart to the possibility that became Mabel. God bless our furry loved ones.”

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April 26, 1933 (90)

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Carol Burnett is an American comedian, actress, and singer, best known for her groundbreaking comedy-variety show, “The Carol Burnett Show,” which aired on CBS. She has performed in a wide range of genres, including dramatic and comedic roles, across stage, television, and film. Burnett has received numerous awards, including six Primetime Emmy Awards, a Tony Award, a Grammy Award, and seven Golden Globe Awards. She was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005, the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2013, and the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 2015.

Burnett’s career began with her breakout success on Broadway in “Once Upon a Mattress” in 1959, earning her a Tony Award nomination. She made her television debut on “The Garry Moore Show,” winning her first Emmy Award in 1962. Burnett’s television special debut came in 1963 as Calamity Jane in the Dallas State Fair Musicals production of “Calamity Jane” on CBS. She moved to Los Angeles and began an 11-year run as the star of “The Carol Burnett Show” from 1967 to 1978. Her film roles include “Pete ‘n’ Tillie” (1972), “The Front Page” (1974), “A Wedding” (1978), “The Four Seasons” (1981), “Annie” (1982), “Noises Off” (1992), and “Horton Hears a Who!” (2008). She has also given performances in dramas such as “6 Rms Riv Vu” (1974) and “Friendly Fire” (1979), and guest roles in series like “Mad About You.”

Burnett’s career is marked by significant collaborations with several notable figures in the entertainment industry. She worked closely with Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner, and Tim Conway on “The Carol Burnett Show.” Her collaboration with costume designer Bob Mackie was integral to the show, with Mackie creating iconic costumes that added humor to the sketches. Burnett also worked with Jim Nabors, who was a guest star on every season premiere of her show. Additionally, she has collaborated with Julie Andrews, Dolly Parton, and Beverly Sills in various television specials.

Throughout her career, Burnett has been recognized with numerous awards and honors. She has won six Primetime Emmy Awards for her work in television and a Tony Award nomination for her performance in “Once Upon a Mattress.” Her Grammy Award win came for her memoir “In Such Good Company,” and she has received seven Golden Globe Awards. In 2019, the Golden Globes named an award after her for career achievement in television, the Carol Burnett Award, and she was its first recipient.