Carol Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer.
She is best known for her groundbreaking comedy variety show The Carol Burnett Show, which originally aired on CBS.
It was one of the first of its kind to be hosted by a woman.
She has achieved success on stage, television and film in varying genres including dramatic and comedic roles.
Carol Burnett Parents: Meet Joseph Thomas Burnett, Ina Louise Creighton
Who are Carol Burnett’s mother and father?
Carol Burnett was born on April 26, 1933, in San Antonio, Texas, the daughter of Ina Louise and Joseph Thomas Burnett.
Her mother Ina was a publicity writer for a movie studio and her father was a movie theater manager.
Both of her parents were alcoholics, and at a young age she was left with her grandmother. Her parents divorced in the late 1930s.
Subsequently, her parents moved to Hollywood, and Burnett moved with her grandmother to a one-room apartment near her mother.