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Pat Carroll Biography – Pat Carroll Wiki
Pat Carroll (born Patricia Ann Carroll) was an American actress and comedian best known as the voice of the villainous sea witch Ursula in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”.
A frequent film actress and television guest star and series regular starting in the late 1940s, her work was seen on the Jimmy Durante Show, The Danny Thomas Show, Laverne & Shirley, ER and many other shows. She voiced Ursula in The Little Mermaid, and voiced several cartoon series.
Patricia Ann Carroll was born May 5, 1927 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Her family moved to Los Angeles when she was five years old, and she soon began acting in local productions. She graduated from Immaculate Heart High Schol and then attended Catholic University of America after enlisting in the US Army.
Carroll’s acting career started in 1947 with the film Hometown Girl. In 1956, Carroll won an Emmy Award for her work on Sid Caesar’s House, and was a regular on the sitcom Make Room for Daddy from 1961 to 1964.
She also appeared on many variety shows of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, including shows headlined by Steve Allen, Red Buttons, Danny Kaye, Red Skelton and Carol Burnett. In 1965 she costarred as “Prunella,” one of the wicked stepsisters in the 1965 production of the musical version of Cinderella.
Carroll won several theater awards for her one-woman show on Gertrude Stein, and the recorded version won a 1980 Grammy for Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama.
In early 1976, Carroll was cast as Lily, the mother of Shirley Feeney in the episode “Mother Knows Worst” on the hit ABC sitcom Laverne & Shiley. She also was in the CBS sitcom Busting Loose, The Ted Knight Show, and the syndicated She’s The Sheriff.
In 1989, Carroll portrayed the sea witch Ursula in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, singing “Poor Unfortunate Souls.” She called the role one of her favorites, and reprised it in several other productions in various media.
Pat Carroll Age
Patricia Ann Carroll was born on May 5, 1927, in Shreveport, Louisiana. She died on July 30, 2022, in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She was 95 years old.
Pat Carroll Husband
Carroll was married to Lee Karsian from 1955 until their divorce in 1976.
Pat Carroll Children
Carroll had three children, including actress Tara Karsian and casting agent Kerry Karsian.
Pat Carroll Family
Pat Carroll was the daughter of Maurice Clifton Carroll and Kathryn Angela (née Meagher). Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, Carroll’s family moved to Los Angeles when she was 5 years old. She is survived by daughters Kerry Karsian and Tara Karsian and granddaughter Evan Karsian-McCormick.
Pat Carroll Death
Comedian and actress Pat Carroll died at her home in Cape Cod, Massachusetts on July 30, 2022, at the age of 95. Her daughter, Tara Karsian, confirmed on Instagram. Tara Karsian wrote: “It is with a heavy heart that I write that my mother, Pat Carroll, has passed away at the grand old age of 95. We ask that you honor her by having a raucous laugh at absolutely anything today (and everyday forward) because besides her brilliant talent and love, she leaves my sister Kerry and I with the greatest gift of all, imbuing us with humor and the ability to laugh…even in the saddest of times.”
Pat Carroll Cause of Death
Carroll’s daughter, Kerry Karsian, a casting agent, said Carroll died from pneumonia at her home in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Pat Carroll Net Worth
Pat Carroll’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million.
She was 5′ 2″ (1.57 m) tall.
Pat Carroll Ethnicity
Carroll was of white ethnicity.