you played more than 5000 times the matchmaker and widow Dolly Levi on Broadway, and peaked with her role in cult status. Channing won the Musical “Hello, Dolly” is also one of the coveted Tony Awards, the American Oscars of the theatre world.

she came in 1921, in Seattle to the world and loved to sing even as a child. As a Teenager, she was accepted at the San Francisco Ballet. She performed, among other things, as a Comedienne in the Jewish holiday village Borsch Belt in Upstate New York and worked in the Department store “Macy’s”, before they came to Broadway.

The American actress Carol Channing, 1955

in 1949, was Channing to be a Star and even made it on the Cover of “Time Magazine”. Thanks to its pebbly voice, her platinum blond Bob, the incredible stage presence, she got the role of Lorelei. Than this, she proclaimed that diamonds are their best friends and nobody could resist her. In the film version of “gentlemen prefer blondes” played Marilyn Monroe Lorelei.

Channing’s most successful film is the role of the nightclub singer Muzzy Van Hossmere, the sipping constantly of champagne and “Raspberries” (dt. Raspberries) in “Modern Millie – Reicher Mann” roared looking for. With the role she was nominated in 1968 for an Oscar.

in 1995 you again received a Tony Award for her life’s work. Channing lived for the stage and stand still at the age of 90 on her for their 2014 Show, in which she talked about her several-decade-old career.

On Tuesday, Carol Channing, who had suffered in the last year, several strokes and died. She was 97 years old.


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