Carol Channing Biography – Carol Channing Wiki
Carol Channing full name Carol Elaine Channing, was an American actress, singer, dancer and comedian. She was born on January 31, 1921 in Seattle, Washington, United States.
Channing attended Aptos Junior High School and Lowell High School San Francisco, graduating in 1938. She went on to Bennington College in Vermont where she majored in drama.
Carol Channing Age
She was born on January 31, 1921 in Seattle, Washington, United States. She died on January 15, 2019 in Rancho Mirage, California, United States aged 97.
Carol Channing Parents
She was the only child of Adelaide and George Christian Channing. Her father was multiracial; black and white. He took a job in San Francisco as a city editor at The Seattle Star and the family moved when Channing was two weeks old. He became a Christian Science practitioner, editor and teacher.
Carol Channing Spouse – Carol Channing Husbands – Was Carol Channing Married
She was married four times. Her first husband was Theodore Naidish, a writer, whom she married in 1941. Their nearly five years of marriage ended in divorce in 1944.
Her second husband was Alexander F. Carson with whom he had a son named Channing Carson. Alexander played center for the Ottawa Rough Riders Canadian football team and was also a private detective. They married in 1950 and divorced in September 1956.
She married her manager and publicist Charles Lowe in 1956. She filed for divorce from Lowe in 1998, but her estranged husband died in 1999 before the divorce was finalized.
In 2003, she rekindled her romance with her junior high school sweetheart, Harry Kullijian, and they married on May 10, 2003. Harry Kullijian died on December 26, 2011.
Carol Channing Son – Carol Channing Children
In her four marriages, she only had one child, a son named Channing Carson with her second husband Alexander F. Carson. Channing Carson is a renown cartoonist and a recipient of the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1990.
Carol Channing Death
She died on January 15, 2019 in Rancho Mirage, California, United States aged 97. Her publicist, B. Harlan Boll, announced the death.
The current touring company for “Hello Dolly!” released a statement on the star’s death: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of the one and only Carol Channing. She was a ‘Dolly’ for the ages, and a true icon of the American Theater. Betty Buckley and the cast will dedicate tonight’s performance in San Diego to her memory.”
Carol Channing Cause of Death
According to her publicist, B. Harlan Boll, Carol Channing’s cause of death was two strokes in the last year.
Carol Channing Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Carol Channing Height
She stood at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Carol Channing Ethnicity – Carol Channing Race – was Carol Channing Black?
Her mother was of German Jewish descent and her father was multiracial (African American and German). Aged 16, her mother told that her father’s mother was African American and his father was German American.
Carol Channing Religion
She was a Christian Scientist. She said about her religion in an interview: “I’m a Christian Scientist and we have no such thing as age. When I was growing up, I was never allowed to have a birthday and I hated it. Not having to tell my age is a favorite part of my religion.”
Carol Channing Daughter
She did not have a daughter.
was Carol Channing Gay
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