American mourns the passing of Carol Channing. Seattle, Washington-born Channing, best known for originating the titular role in Hello, Dolly on Broadway
28 theatrical credits and 29 film and television credits in her storied career. She earned four Tony awards, and seven nominations, an Olivier Award nomination for Hello Dolly, a Drama Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award, and an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress in the film version Thoroughly Modern Millie, for which she won the 1968 Golden Globe.
Born: January 31, 1921, Seattle, WA.
Died: January 15, 2019, Rancho Image, CA