Carol Burnett made her television debut with a variety program ‘The Paul Winchell Show’ in 1955, and later debuted in films with ‘Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?’ (1963). She is best recognized for the popular American variety/sketch comedy television show ‘The Carol Burnett Show’ (1967–78) that brought her immense popularity and several Emmy and Golden Globe Awards. Her other notable works include Broadway production ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ (1959); television series ‘The Garry Moore Show’ (1959–62); and film ‘Pete 'n' Tillie’ (1972).
She may be an accomplished actress with over six decades long career in television, films and theatre, but Burnett too had to strive to cement her position in showbiz. Her body of work includes successful plays, TV programs, and films that brought out the best of her, but there have also been projects that were criticized as her worst performances.
Filmography of Carol Burnett includes successful play ‘Once Upon a Mattress’, popular TV program ‘The Carol Burnett Show,’ and top-grossing films like ‘The Four Seasons’ (1981) as also box-office bombs like ‘Noises Off’ (1992).
A young orphan who lives in an orphanage believes that her parents left her there by mistake. Eventually, a rich man named Oliver lets her live at his home to improve his image. However, Annie still longs to meet her parents.
Pete and Tillie, both in their middle-age, have their own sets of problems. Pete is constantly telling jokes to hide his insecurity while Tillie is still a virgin, too edgy to let herself go. Yet they meet, marry and have a son called Robbie. But there is a long way to go and tragedies to surmount before they can actually be together.
An actor who plays a surgeon on a popular TV series is chased by lots of female fans, including the unhappy wives of his best friends, due to his confident onscreen persona. However, his real life is quite a mess, and he is also unsure about his impending marriage to Melissa, a gorgeous art teacher.
The members of an organization called HealtH are trying to select their new President. The candidates are narcoleptic 83 years abstinence proponent Esther Brill, White House aide Gloria Burbank, Isabella Garnell, who hates materialism, and Dr. Harold Gainey, a salesperson. Soon scandals, underhanded tactics, and corruption threatens to undermine the whole operation.
Post Grad is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young girl Ryden Malby, who moves back with her parents after her graduation, because her dream job at a big publishing house is given to her rival. Her best friend, Adam, who has a huge crush on her, tries to find a job for her, before she loses all hope.
Flash used to be a skilled baseball player, but ruins his life by excessive drinking. One day he meets Chu Chu, who used to be a successful entertainer, but ruins her career like him after falling into alcoholism. Soon, they find government documents and decide to return them to their rightful owners, in hope of reward money, but instead they fall in trouble.
The fourth installment in Pixar's Toy Story series, the film begins with Woody being given away to a new owner and his struggle to adjust in the new surroundings and also to a new toy called Forky. The story then goes on to portray his adventures when he and his gang set on a road trip with their owner, meeting his long lost friend Bo Peep on the way.
Also known as The Secret World of Arrietty, the movie tells the story of a group of tiny people known as the Borrowers, who live in the floors and walls of humans and survive by borrowing small items from them. Their secret existence is put in danger when a young borrower girl Arrietty befriends a young boy named Shō.
The elephant, Horton, discovers the tiny city of Whoville and all its residents—the Whosvresiding on a speck of dust. However, he can only hear them, not see them. Horton now has to race against time and convince other jungle animals to find a more stable environment for Whoville, as none of them can actually see Whoville.
Carol Burnett Awards
|The Carol Burnett Show||Best Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical||1978|
|The Carol Burnett Show||Best Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical||1977|
|The Carol Burnett Show||Best TV Actress - Comedy or Musical||1972|
|The Carol Burnett Show||Best TV Actress - Comedy or Musical||1970|
|The Carol Burnett Show||Best TV Star - Female||1968|
|Mad About You||Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series||1997|
|The Carol Burnett Show||Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series||1975|
|The Carol Burnett Show||Outstanding Music-Variety Series||1974|
|The Carol Burnett Show||Outstanding Variety Series - Musical||1972|
|Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall||Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program or Series||1963|
|An Evening with Carol Burnett||Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program or Series||1963|
|The Garry Moore Show||Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program or Series||1962|
|Winner||Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Series||1991|
|Winner||Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer||1981|
|Winner||Favorite Female TV Performer||1981|
|Winner||Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer||1980|
|Winner||Favorite Female TV Performer||1980|
|Winner||Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer||1979|
|Winner||Favorite Female TV Performer||1979|
|Winner||Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer||1978|
|Winner||Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer||1977|
|Winner||Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer||1976|
|Winner||Favorite Female TV Performer||1976|
|Winner||Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer||1975|
|Winner||Best Spoken Word Album||2017|