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Carol Burnett To Be Inducted Into Texas Hall Of Fame

The star, who hails from San Antonio, will be honoured for her career achievements by filmmaker Richard Linklater's Austin Film Society in March. "Carol Burnett is the queen of comedy who...

Carol Burnett Grateful To Mystery Donor For College Tuition

The Carol Burnett Show star always had a dream of attending the University of California, Los Angeles, but her family was unable to afford the tuition - until a mystery sponsor stepped in...

Carol Burnett Tears Up At Kevin Spacey's Jimmy Stewart Impression

The House of Cards star is known for his uncanny impersonations and he channelled his inner Stewart on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday to honour his idol Burnett at the...

'Glee' Star Kristin Chenoweth Receives Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

‘Glee’ actress Kristin Chenoweth was overcome with emotion on Friday, when she was recognised with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. The honour was presented on the actress’ 47th birthday and just hours...

Carol Burnett Named As The Recipient Of Screen Actors Guild’S Lifetime Achievement Award

Carol Burnett has been named as the recipient of the Screen Actors Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award. SAG has chosen Burnett as its recipient because of her prolific career and her charity work. The 82-year-old will...

Carol Burnett Adds Sag Life Achievement Award To Trophy Cabinet

The beloved TV star will be handed her latest accolade at the 22nd annual SAG Awards in January (16). Burnett is also a multiple Emmy Award winner, the recipient of a special...

Eddie Murphy To Receive Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

Eddie Murphy is being honoured for his achievements in comedy by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The 54-year-old actor and comedian will receive the 18th annual Mark Twain Prize for American...

Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Have Secret Cameo In Annie

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have a secret cameo in 'Annie'.The new parents - who welcomed their baby girl Wyatt Isabelle in September - will reportedly star in a film within 'Annie', called 'Moonquake Lake'.According...

Carol Burnett Honoured With Jimmy Stewart Award

Actress/comedienne Carol Burnett has been honoured with the Harvey Award by organisers at a Pennsylvania museum dedicated to actor Jimmy Stewart.The Carol Burnett Show star was feted with the accolade at a fundraiser for the...

Mia Farrow & Carol Burnett Among Stars Set For Broadway In Love Letters

Veteran actresses Mia Farrow, Carol Burnett and Anjelica Huston are set to hit the Broadway stage in a revival of A.R. Gurney's romantic play Love Letters.Farrow will make her first appearance on the Great White...

Carol Burnett Snubbed Tv Boss' Order To Fire Vicki Lawrence

Iconic comedienne Carol Burnett championed her THE Carol Burnett SHOW co-star Vicki Lawrence after a top Tv boss tried to cut her from the series.When the classic U.S. Tv programme debuted in 1967, Lawrence was...

Jerry Lewis Is Still Not A Fan Of Female Comedians

Jerry Lewis say wha-??? The beloved comedian has earned his right to an opinion in the standup world, but his latest statement had more than a few eyebrows raised. On Saturday, Lewis left his hand...

Jay Leno Says Goodbye To Tonight Show

Jay Leno has filmed his last ever episode of 'The Tonight Show'.The TV host wrapped filming on the chat show last night after over 20 years at its helm last night (06.02.14) and fought back...

Mark Twain Prize Ceremony Sees Carol Burnett As Sharp And Witty As Ever

By all accounts, the ceremony awarding Carol Burnett with the Mark Twain Prize last night (Sunday) was a roaring success. The comedienne has been a fixture in television for the past five decades, ever since...

Famous Faces Pay Tribute To Carol Burnett At Mark Twain Ceremony

Tina Fey, Julie Andrews and Tony Bennett were on hand to laud the talents of legendary entertainer Carol Burnett as she was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday (20Oct13).The funnywoman watched...

Carol Burnett, "First Lady Of American Comedy," Honored With Mark Twain Prize

Legendary actress Carol Burnett has received the prestigious honour of the Mark Twain Award for American Humor: the USA's most coveted comedy award given to those who have made a significant contribution to humor. The...

Carol Burnett's Career Of Comedy And Light Entertainment Honoured With Mark Twain Award

Carol Burnett was recognised for her decades-long achievements in the entertainment industry with the prestigious Mark Twain Award. The 80-year-old singer, actress, satirist and comedienne was honoured in front of friends, family and admirers at...

Carol Burnett Joins Benefit Reading Of Surviving Grace

Actress/comedienne Carol Burnett has joined the cast of a special ensemble reading of the play Surviving Grace to benefit an Alzheimer's disease charity.The Carol Burnett Show star will join Marilu Henner, Loni Anderson, Helen Reddy,...

Cameron Diaz Is Miss Hannigan In Will Smith And Jay Z's 'Annie'

Sony have confirmed Cameron Diaz will be starring in Will Smith and Jay Z's musical re-envisioning of the hit Broadway musical Annie. Diaz has landed the role of Miss Hannigan, the cruel manager of the...

Sandra Bullock In Talks For Jay-z And Will Smith’S ‘Annie’

Sandra Bullock is in talks with producers of the upcoming Hollywood remake of ‘Annie,’ according to The Wrap. Rumours of Bullock’s involvement started circulating in March, although it is believed talks have since reopened with...

Carol Burnett Awarded Mark Twain Prize For Humor By Kennedy Center

We’re giving big props to Carol Burnett, who will be receiving a most prestigious award for her years of service to comedy. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts have revealed that the...

Legendary Comedienne Carol Burnett Wins The Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

Caroll Burnett, the beloved actress, comedienne and Broadway performer will become the 16th honoree of the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for American humor, the center announced on Tuesday. After a long and diverse career...

Carol Burnett To Receive Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

Actress and comedienne Carol Burnett is to be honoured with this year's (13) Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.The Tv veteran will pick up the prestigious accolade at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts...

Carol Burnett Tricked Daughter Into Rehab

Legendary entertainer Carol Burnett had to trick her daughter into rehab in a desperate bid to save her from drug addiction.The Annie star's eldest daughter Carrie Hamilton, who was also a performer, spent years battling...

Carol Burnett Sued Over Show Proceeds

Actress Carol Burnett is facing a legal battle over the proceeds from her hit self-titled Tv show.Executives at a production company owned by Bob Banner, the late producer/creator behind The Carol Burnett Show, filed a...

Carol Burnett To Be Honoured By Alma Mater

Actress Carol Burnett is set to be honoured by educators at her alma mater in Los Angeles next year (13).The Emmy Award winner, who graduated from the Hollywood High School's Performing Arts Center over five...

Tom Cruise At War With National Enquirer Over 'Monster' Story

Tom Cruise 's lawyer Bert Fields is threatening to sue the U.S. publication the 'National Enquirer' over a cover story that branded the actor "a monster". Bert Fields said the article about Cruise's split from...

Carol Burnett And Joan Collin Clash Over Mysterious Hawaii Incident

Carol Burnett, one of the US most loved comediennes found herself in a televised spat with Joan Collins which has raised question marks as to whether it was scripted or not. The whole scene was...

Betty White Turns 90, President Obama Sends His Congratulations

Betty White celebrates her 90th birthday today (17 January 2012), and the stars appear only too happy to come out and pay tribute to an actress, television host and comedienne whose prolificy has only seemed...

Carol Burnett Returns To All My Children

Carol Burnett is set to make her 'All My Children' return today (06.09.11).The 78-year-old actress - who has made guest appearances in 'Glee' and 'Law and Order' - will reprise her role as Verla Grubbs,...

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