Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedienne, singer, author, and producer, known for starring in the hit variety show The Carol Burnett Show from 1967 to 1978, as well as originating the role of Princess Winnifred of Woebegone in the Broadway production of Once Upon a Mattress.
Tropes related to her career:
- Character Tics: She has quite the habit of fiddling with her fingers when idle.
- Memetic Hand Gesture: That good ol' ear tug is her most notable signal.
- Older Than They Look: She's in her eighties but could pass for younger.
Just to have a laugh or sing a song
Seems we just get started and before you know it
Comes the time we have to say, 'So long.'"