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Carol Lawrence

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Tony-award nominee Carol Lawrence is well known on her behalf gallant and energetic performances on stage and display. Her dance and singing capabilities have combined her with such abilities as Mickey Katz and Larry Kert. She’s performed on Broadway, film and tv. Delivered Carolina Maria Laraia in Chicago, Carol Lawrence produced her Broadway debut in Borscht Capades with Mickey Katz and Phil Foster. She was an associate from the production’s chorus. Within the 50s Carol Lawrence danced and sang her method to stardom in New Encounters of 1952, Basic and Luxury and the town Center creation of South Pacific. Her most notorious function is at the 1957 traditional West Side Tale where she sang and acted within the section of Maria with among Broadway’s leading guys, Larry Kert. Third , stellar function she was an associate from the chorus within the Ziegfeld Follies starring Beatrice Lillie. Carol Lawrence thought an individual could learn a whole lot from viewing the superstars perform. She’d watch through the wings as Beatrice Lillie would perform on stage. In 1960 Carol Lawrence made an appearance within the Dybbuk, a Television play. The play, aimed by Sidney Lumet, became among the features of Carol Lawrence’s profession. Through the 1970s and 80s Carol Lawrence focused on her performing career executing on stage and on tv. She starred in the tv screen films The Centerfold Murders, Stranger inside our Home and Valley from the Dolls. In 1988 she was executing on stage in NY on the Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse. The creation, Puttin’ for the Ritz: The Irving Berlin Songbook, was a four-day gig for Carol Lawrence. She sang tracks from her times as Maria in Western world Side Tale. She also danced and sang some Irving Berlin favorites including “Stepping Out With My Baby,” “Allow Yourself Move,” “Often” and “God Bless America.” Her efficiency was fulfilled with never-ending applause and admiration. In 1993 she was once more on Broadway completing for her travelling colleague Chita Rivera in Kiss from the Spider Girl. Lately Carol Lawrence provides kept herself active with a number of passions. She works together with an international comfort agency called Globe Vision. She often performs her performing and dancing work in nightclubs, on cruiselines and with many orchestras. Lately she has produced performances on General Medical center and Murder One. Her autobiography, The Backstage Tale, recounts her existence during her profession including her three damaged relationships. Her second relationship to acting professional Robert Goulet created two sons, Christopher and Michael. I RECALL Pasta, Carol Lawrence’s cookbook and a fitness video, Broadway BODY WORK OUT will also be among Carol Lawrence’s many achievements.

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Full Name Carol Lawrence
Date Of Birth September 5, 1932
Profession Actor, Singer
Nationality American
Spouse John Gregory, Robert Goulet, Cosmo 'Gus' Allegretti
Children Michael Goulet, Christopher Goulet
Awards Grammy Hall of Fame
Music Songs West Side Story: Tonight, I Feel Pretty, This Heart Of Mine, West Side Story: One Hand, One Heart, West Side Story : Act I: Tonight, I Have I Love, Carol of the Bells, West Side Story : Act II: I Feel Pretty, West Side Story : Act II: A Boy Like That - I Have a Love, West Side Story : Act II: Somewhere, A Boy Like That / I Have a Love, A Boy Like That, West Side Story : Act II: Finale, West Side Story, I Wonder What's The Matter With Me, West Side Story : Act I: One Hand, One Heart, I'm Gonna Wear Your Love, West Side Story - Original Broadway Cast: Somewhere, West Side Story - Original Broadway Cast: Tonight, Comes Once In A Lifetime, Goodbye John, Who Knows What Might Have Been?, West Side Story. Act 1: Tonight, Tell Me Lies, Christmas Waltz, The Year Turns 'Round, So Kiss Me, Kate, The Rumble, We Open in Venice, Saratoga - Duet, When The Sun Comes Out, Angels We Have Heard on High
Albums Subways Are For Sleeping, The Ultimate Collection, Tonight at 8:30, This Heart Of Mine, Saratoga
Nominations Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Movies That Championship Season, Shattered Image, Stranger in Our House, A View from the Bridge, New Faces, The Centerfold Murders, Keep the Doctor Away, That He Should Weep for Her
TV Shows Saved by the Bell, The Dean Martin Summer Show


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#Fact
1 2015 Profession Dancer's Society Award - 2015.
2 Won rave reviews opposite Broadway's Donna McKechnie in the Pre-Broadway tour of the play "Girl's Room". [December 2007]
3 Appearing with Donna McKechnie in the play "Girl's Room" at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, California. [October 2008]
4 Release of her autobiography, "Carol Lawrence: The Backstage Story" by Carol with Phyllis Hobe. [1989]
5 Gave birth to her 2nd child, a son Michael Goulet, with her now late ex-2nd husband Robert Goulet. [1966]
6 Gave birth to her 1st child, a son Christopher Goulet, with her now late ex-2nd husband Robert Goulet. [1964]
7 Ex-stepmother of Nicolette Goulet.
8 She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 6211 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
9 Was nominated for Broadway's 1958 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical) for "West Side Story."


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Anita announced Donna Rosa
Sex and the City 2000 TV Series Older Woman
That Championship Season 1999 TV Movie Claire's Mother
Touched by an Angel 1997 TV Series Charlotte Perkins
Murder One 1995-1996 TV Series Felicia Norell
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1996 TV Series Beverly Lipman
Murder, She Wrote 1984-1995 TV Series Stella Knight / Silvana Bertolucci / Rachel D'Argento / ...
The Commish 1995 TV Series Mary Scali
Valley of the Dolls 1994 TV Series Bernice Stein
Shattered Image 1994 TV Movie Sylvia
Amore! 1993 Casting Director #1
Blossom 1993 TV Series
Tequila and Bonetti 1992 TV Series Rose Bonetti
Saved by the Bell 1989-1990 TV Series Miss Wentworth
Hotel 1985 TV Series Ada Brenner
Simon & Simon 1984 TV Series Carla Forrest
ABC Afterschool Specials 1983 TV Series Mrs. Fairchild
Archie Bunker's Place 1983 TV Series Teresa Forbes
Matt Houston 1982 TV Series Valeska Debrekan
The Love Boat 1979-1981 TV Series Barbara Gosford / Marcy McGuire
Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls 1981 TV Movie Miriam
The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite 1981 TV Movie Sarah Ann Beaumont
Mr. and Mrs. Dracula 1980 TV Series Sonia Dracula (1980)
CBS Afternoon Playhouse 1980 TV Series Jack's Mother
Kaz 1979 TV Series
Greatest Heroes of the Bible 1978 TV Series Bathsheba
Stranger in Our House 1978 TV Movie Leslie Bryant
Fantasy Island 1978 TV Series Rachel Kincaid
Three on a Date 1978 TV Movie Joan
Mannix 1974 TV Series Kelly Anderson
Kung Fu 1974 TV Series Ada
The Six Million Dollar Man 1974 TV Series Doctor Clea Broder
Medical Center 1971-1974 TV Series Mrs. Grayson / Flora McCrae
Marcus Welby, M.D. 1973 TV Series Adele Robbins
Hawaii Five-O 1973 TV Series Margo
The Bold Ones: The Lawyers 1972 TV Series Norma Hazelwood
The Courtship of Eddie's Father 1971 TV Series Irena Kosnova
Sarge 1971 TV Series Carol Sato
Paris 7000 1970 TV Series
The Red Skelton Hour 1969-1970 TV Series Saloon Gal / Helen of Troy
The Jackie Gleason Show 1969 TV Series El Lobo
The Name of the Game 1969 TV Series Janice Ridgely
The Bell Telephone Hour 1967 TV Series
The Fugitive 1967 TV Series Dr. Reina Morales
Combat! 1966 TV Series Ann Tinsley
Run for Your Life 1965-1966 TV Series Kate Pierce / Rosinha Fielding
The Garry Moore Show 1966 TV Series Sister Ruth
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 1965 TV Series Nan Barclay / Carol
Rawhide 1965 TV Series Maria Vasquez
Kraft Suspense Theatre 1964 TV Series Marta Aviles
Breaking Point 1963 TV Series Evelyn Denner
Wagon Train 1963 TV Series Princes Mei Ling, The Widow O'Rourke
General Hospital 1963 TV Series Angela Eckert (1991)
The United States Steel Hour 1959-1962 TV Series Honor Crosby / Lily Tobin / Gabrielle
Vu du pont 1962 Catherine
The Enchanted Nutcracker 1961 TV Movie Natalie
General Electric Theater 1961 TV Series Rachel
Play of the Week 1960 TV Series Wife / Leah
Rashomon 1960 TV Movie
Summer in New York 1960 TV Movie
The Dave King Show 1959 TV Series
Oldsmobile Music Theatre 1959 TV Series Sheila Troy
The Mighty Mouse Playhouse 1955 TV Series Pearl Pureheart (1955-1967) (voice)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Death to Smoochy 2002 performer: "I Feel Pretty"
The Dean Martin Show 1966 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Danny Kaye Show 1963 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Ed Sullivan Show 1962 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Bell Telephone Hour 1962 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall 1960 TV Series performer - 1 episode
New Faces 1954 performer: "Lucky Pierre", "Alouette"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
What's My Line? 1963 TV Series Herself - Mystery Guest
The Danny Kaye Show 1963 TV Series Herself
David Brinkley's Journal 1961 TV Series Herself
The Bing Crosby Show 1960-1961 TV Series Herself
The 14th Annual Tony Awards 1960 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Pontiac Star Parade 1959 TV Special Herself
The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams 1959 TV Series Herself
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Dave King Show 1959 TV Series Herself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show 1958 TV Series Herself
New Faces 1954 Herself
Untitled Bill Hayes Documentary Documentary post-production
Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show 2015 TV Movie documentary Herself - Interviewee
American Masters 2009 TV Series documentary Herself
SoapTalk 2003 TV Series Herself
Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There 2003 Documentary Herself
Children's Miracle Network Telethon 1990 TV Movie
Live with Kelly and Michael 1990 TV Series Herself
All-Star Party for Lucille Ball 1984 TV Special Herself
Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade 1983 TV Movie Herself
Women I Love: Beautiful But Funny 1982 TV Movie Herself
The Regis Philbin Show 1982 TV Series Herself
Xpose 1982 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself - Host
The Way They Were 1981 TV Special
The Mike Douglas Show 1966-1979 TV Series Herself - Actress / Herself - Co-Host / Vocalist / ...
Bonkers! 1979 TV Series Herself
Happy Birthday, Bob 1978 TV Special Herself
The Jim Nabors Show 1978 TV Series Herself
Bob Hope's All-Star Tribute to the Palace Theater 1978 TV Movie Herself
To Say the Least 1977 TV Series Herself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1977 TV Special Herself - Host
Good Morning America 1977 TV Series Herself
Dinah! 1975-1977 TV Series Herself
The Cry of a Hurting World... I'm Hungry! 1977 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Hollywood Squares 1966-1977 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Sha Na Na 1977 TV Series Herself
Andy 1976 TV Series Herself
The 29th Annual Tony Awards 1975 TV Special Herself - Co-Host, Performer & Presenter
Match Game 73 1975 TV Series Herself - Panelist
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1964-1975 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself / Himself - Singer
Dinah's Place 1972-1974 TV Series Herself
Stand Up and Cheer 1972-1974 TV Series Herself
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour 1974 TV Series Herself / Various Characters
NBC Follies 1973 TV Series Herself
Flip 1973 TV Series Herself
Opryland U.S.A. 1973 TV Special Herself
The Bobby Darin Show 1973 TV Series Herself
The Julie Andrews Hour 1973 TV Series Herself
Portable Electric Medicine Show 1972 TV Movie Herself
The Bob Hope Special 1972/I TV Movie Herself
The Ice Palace 1971 TV Series Herself - Guest Hostess
The Pearl Bailey Show 1971 TV Series Herself
The Kraft Music Hall 1969-1970 TV Series Herself
Sandler and Young's Kraft Music Hall 1970 TV Series Herself
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show 1970 TV Series Herself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1957-1969 TV Series Herself - Singer / Herself / Herself - Audience Bow / ...
What's It All About, World? 1969 TV Series Herself
The Joey Bishop Show 1967-1969 TV Series Herself
The Match Game 1963-1969 TV Series Herself - Team Captain
Snap Judgment 1969 TV Series Herself
The Bob Hope Show 1965-1968 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
The Joan Rivers Show 1968 TV Series Herself
Personality 1968 TV Series Herself
Today 1967 TV Series Herself
The Dean Martin Summer Show Starring Your Host Vic Damone 1967 TV Series Herself
Candid Camera 1967 TV Series Herself
Dateline: Hollywood 1967 TV Series Herself
Dream Girl of '67 1967 TV Series Herself - Fashion Hostess
The Dean Martin Show 1965-1967 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
P.D.Q. 1967 TV Series Herself
The Garry Moore Show 1960-1966 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
You Don't Say 1966 TV Series Herself
The Bell Telephone Hour 1960-1965 TV Series Herself - Singer / Herself - Hostess
The Hollywood Palace 1965 TV Series Herself - Singer
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall 1960-1965 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
On Broadway Tonight 1964 TV Series Herself
I'd Rather Be Rich 1964 Herself (uncredited)
Password All-Stars 1963-1964 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Contestant
The Price Is Right 1964 TV Series
Get the Message 1964 TV Series Herself
The 18th Annual Tony Awards 1964 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The Arthur Godfrey Thanksgiving Special 1963 TV Movie Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broadway: The American Musical 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Maria (in 'West Side Story')
Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television 1975 TV Special Herself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1967 TV Series Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1985 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Live Performance Awarded on February 27, 1985 at 6211 Hollywood Blvd.
1960 Woman of the Year Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1962 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female New Personality 5th place.


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