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Carol Burnett Given Harvey Award

Carol Burnett was honored on Friday night at a fundraiser for the James M. Stewart Museum Foundation. The TV legend and iconic comedienne spoke at the ceremony about growing up enamored with Jimmy Stewart. “I just love Jimmy Stewart,” Carol Burnett said. She recalled her first movie encounter with him, but couldn’t remember the name of the film. “It was …

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Carol Burnett And Jimmy Fallon Are Hilarious In ‘Tonight Show’ Skit

On the Monday episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, legendary comedian Carol Burnett made an appearance to promote her play Love Letters. Burnett gave viewers a treat by pretending to recall a ‘90s soap opera in which she supposedly starred with Jimmy Fallon, and the trip down memory lane provided the studio audience with a barrel of laughs. Fallon “reminded” …

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Carol Burnett Receives Harvey Award in Honor of Jimmy Stewart

Comedienne Carol Burnett received the Harvey Award on Friday in honor of the late, great Jimmy Stewart. The award was bestowed upon her at a fundraiser for the James M. Stewart Museum Foundation, which is based in the late actor’s hometown of Indiana, Pennsylvania. Burnett was quite taken with Jimmy Stewart from the very first time she laid eyes on …

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Jerry Lewis Makes Attempt To Clarify Comments

Jerry Lewis had some serious backpedaling to do after his comments a few years ago, and in his attempt, did graciously tip his hat to classic comediennes Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball, according to AP. The offensive comment that he made went something like he thought women were funny, but not when crude. I could agree, but some who are …

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Jerry Lewis Praises Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett

Jerry Lewis was full of praise Saturday for fellow comedians Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett while having prints of his hands and feet immortalized in the cement outside the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Lewis, 88, hasn’t always been a big proponent of female comedians. In fact, there was a time when Lewis said he didn’t like female comedians at …

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Jerry Lewis Doesn’t Find Crude Women Funny

Jerry Lewis isn’t impressed by female comics who cross the line into vulgarity. He simply doesn’t find them funny. The 88-year-old comedian and actor was once criticized for expressing what many believed was his distaste for female comics altogether. He clarified his comments, however, on Saturday when he was honored following the placing of his hands and feet in cement …

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Jerry Lewis Honored, Said Women Are Funny

Jerry Lewis was immortalized in hand and foot prints at famed TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, and said that women are funny, but not when they are crude. The 88-year-old entertainer was criticized for expressing his distaste for female comedians a few years ago, but delivered clarifying comments on the matter after leaving his prints in cement …

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Carol Burnett: The PBS Fresh Air Interview

Who doesn’t know Carol Burnett! If you grew up in the 50’s and 60’s you probably saw her frequently on shows such as the Winchell-Mahoney Show, a children’s TV program, co-starring with Buddy Hackett on the sitcom Stanley and in the late 50’s, she became a regular on the Garry Moore Show. Over the years, she was also featured on …

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Carol Burnett’s Rise from Ashes

The groundbreaking comedienne, Carol Burnett, won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in October and the ceremony will air on PBS on Sunday, Nov. 24. The 80-year-old Burnett’s rise to fame began from humble beginnings and a troubled childhood. Raised by alcoholic parents, she eventually moved in with her ‘theatrical hypochondriac’ grandmother. In her 1986 memoir, One More Time …

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80-Year-Old Carol Burnett Receives Coveted Comedic Award

Carol Burnett became one of the few women to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor late last month. Fellow comedians including Martin Short, Tina Fey, Rashida Jones, Amy Poehler and long-time collaborator Vicki Lawrence filled the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC with high spirits (and no shortage of political jokes) to present the prestigious …

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Carol Burnett Wins Mark Twain Prize

Carol Burnett has been a leading lady of funny for 50 years, acting, singing and staring in her variety show, The Carol Burnet Show. Because of Burnett’s comedic prowess, the iconic star was presented with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The award was presented to Burnett at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday …

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Carol Burnett Awarded Prize for American Comedy

Carol Burnett received the 16th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday evening at the Kennedy Center in D.C. Carol Burnett is seen as a role model to comedians past and present, such as Tina Fey, after she paved the way for women in comedy. Determined, The Carol Burnett Show ran from 1967–1978, with 11 seasons, 278 episodes …

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