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Carol Lawrence is a musical theater actress, who has also made numerous appearances in film and television. She was born Carolina Maria Laraia on September 5, 1932 in Melrose Park, Illinois. Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Melrose Park is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ...


Lawrence made her Broadway debut in 1952, and achieved outstanding success when she created the role of Maria in the original Broadway producion of West Side Story in 1957. She received a Tony Award nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for this role. She played the role for two years, and after an appearance in the show Saratoga returned to West Side Story for its 1960 season. Among her other successes was Kiss of the Spider Woman (from 1993 until 1995). Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... The original poster for the motion picture. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical is awarded to the actress who was voted as the best actress in a musical, whether a new production or a revival. ... Kiss of the Spider Woman is a 1985 film which tells the story of two men in an Argentine prison during the 1970s military government — one a political prisoner, the other in prison for his homosexuality — who learn to respect each other. ...


Her film appearances were infrequent. However, she played a regular role on the soap opera General Hospital in 1991, and has played guest roles on TV series such as Toast of the Town, Wagon Train, The Danny Kaye Show, The Dean Martin Show, The Bob Hope Hour, Hawaii Five-O, Fantasy Island, The Love Boat, Murder, She Wrote, The Commish, Murder One, Touched by an Angel, Sex and the City, Rawhide, Combat! and Mannix. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... General Hospital is the longest-running daytime soap opera on the American ABC television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West and Sunset-Gower Studios). ... The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by Ed Sullivan. ... A wagon train is a long chain of wagons, each moving together and forming a line. ... Kaye entertaining U.S. troops at Sasebo, Japan, 25 Oct 1945 Danny Kaye (January 18, 1913 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer and comedian. ... Dean Martin (June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an Italian-American singer and film actor. ... Bob Hope KBE, KCSG, (May 29, 1903–July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was a famous British-American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Army personnel. ... (help·info) Hawaii Five-O ran for twelve seasons on CBS television network. ... Tattoo and Mr. ... The Love Boat - Opening Title The Love Boat was a TV series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from 1977 until 1986. ... Murder, She Wrote was a American mystery television series, starring Angela Lansbury as the lead character, Jessica Fletcher, who was a mystery writer turned professional sleuth. ... The Commish 2nd Season DVD release The Commish was a television series that aired on ABC in the United States from 1991 to 1995. ... Murder One may refer to: A television series in the United States; see Murder One (television) A rap music performer; see: Murder One (rapper) A book store in Londons Charing Cross Road which has a large collection of crime books and a romance department (Heartlines) on the ground floor... Touched by an Angel was a television show created by John Masius and Martha Williamson that ran on CBS (Disney Channel and Hallmark Channel in the UK) from September 21, 1994, until April 27, 2003. ... Sex and the City was a popular American cable television program based on the book of the same name by Candace Bushnell. ... Rawhide is a hide or animal skin that has not been exposed to tanning and thus is much lighter in color than treated animal hides. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Mannix is the name of a television detective series that ran from 1967 to 1975 on CBS. Developed by executive producer Bruce Geller, the title character played by Mike Connors is an American private investigator of Armenian heritage. ...


Lawrence won the Harvard Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Award in 1960. The Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year award is bestowed annually by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals society at Harvard University. ...


She was married three times and divorced three times, most prominently to the actor Robert Goulet from 1963 until 1981, by whom she has 2 children. Robert Gerard Goulet (born November 26, 1933) in Lawrence, Massachusetts, is a Canadian/American entertainer. ...


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Carol Lawrence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (189 words)
Carol Lawrence is a musical theater actress, who has also made numerous appearances in film and television.
Lawrence made her Broadway debut in 1952, and achieved outstanding success when she created the role of Maria in the original Broadway producion of West Side Story in 1957.
Lawrence won the Harvard Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Award in 1960.
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