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Name: Carol Creighton Burnett                                                           
Born: April 26, 1933 San Antonio, Texas, U.S.                                           
Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933 in San Antonio, Texas) is an Emmy           
Award-winning actress, comedian, singer, dancer, and writer. Burnett started her         
career in New York. After becoming a hit on Broadway, she debuted on television.         
After successful appearances on The Garry Moore Show, Carol moved to Los Angeles         
and began an eleven-year run on the highly acclaimed The Carol Burnett Show             
which was aired on CBS television from 1967 to 1978. With roots in vaudeville,           
The Carol Burnett Show was a variety show combining comedy sketches, song, and           
dance. The comedy sketches ranged from movie parodies to character pieces which         
featured the many talents of Burnett herself who created and played several well-known   
and distinctive characters.