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Carol Lawrence

Biography

Musical theater actress who played out Maria in the initial Broadway production of Western Side Story. She also made an appearance in Kiss from the Spider Girl and I REALLY DO! I REALLY DO! She first made an appearance on Broadway in 1952. Simply five years afterwards, she gained a Tony nomination on her behalf function as Maria in Leonard Bernstein’s Western world Side Tale. She made an appearance in such tv series as Saved with the Bell, Rawhide, Sex and the town, and General Medical center. She acted contrary her second hubby, Robert Goulet, within a production from the musical Camelot. She starred contrary Larry Kert in Western world Side Story.

Quick Facts


Full Name Carol Lawrence
Date Of Birth September 5, 1932
Place Of Birth Melrose Park, IL
Profession Stage Actress
Nationality American
Spouse John Gregory, Robert Goulet, Cosmo 'Gus' Allegretti
Children Michael Goulet, Christopher Goulet
Awards Grammy Hall of Fame
Nominations Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Movies That Championship Season, Shattered Image, Stranger in Our House, A View from the Bridge, New Faces, The Centerfold Murders, Keep the Doctor Away, That He Should Weep for Her
TV Shows Saved by the Bell, The Dean Martin Summer Show
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#Fact
12015 Profession Dancer's Society Award - 2015.
2Won rave reviews opposite Broadway's Donna McKechnie in the Pre-Broadway tour of the play "Girl's Room". [December 2007]
3Appearing with Donna McKechnie in the play "Girl's Room" at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, California. [October 2008]
4Release of her autobiography, "Carol Lawrence: The Backstage Story" by Carol with Phyllis Hobe. [1989]
5Gave birth to her 2nd child, a son Michael Goulet, with her now late ex-2nd husband Robert Goulet. [1966]
6Gave birth to her 1st child, a son Christopher Goulet, with her now late ex-2nd husband Robert Goulet. [1964]
7Ex-stepmother of Nicolette Goulet.
8She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 6211 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
9Was nominated for Broadway's 1958 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical) for "West Side Story."


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
AnitaannouncedDonna Rosa
Sex and the City2000TV SeriesOlder Woman
That Championship Season1999TV MovieClaire's Mother
Touched by an Angel1997TV SeriesCharlotte Perkins
Murder One1995-1996TV SeriesFelicia Norell
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1996TV SeriesBeverly Lipman
Murder, She Wrote1984-1995TV SeriesStella Knight / Silvana Bertolucci / Rachel D'Argento / ...
The Commish1995TV SeriesMary Scali
Valley of the Dolls1994TV SeriesBernice Stein
Shattered Image1994TV MovieSylvia
Amore!1993Casting Director #1
Blossom1993TV Series
Tequila and Bonetti1992TV SeriesRose Bonetti
Saved by the Bell1989-1990TV SeriesMiss Wentworth
Hotel1985TV SeriesAda Brenner
Simon & Simon1984TV SeriesCarla Forrest
ABC Afterschool Specials1983TV SeriesMrs. Fairchild
Archie Bunker's Place1983TV SeriesTeresa Forbes
Matt Houston1982TV SeriesValeska Debrekan
The Love Boat1979-1981TV SeriesBarbara Gosford / Marcy McGuire
Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls1981TV MovieMiriam
The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite1981TV MovieSarah Ann Beaumont
Mr. and Mrs. Dracula1980TV SeriesSonia Dracula (1980)
CBS Afternoon Playhouse1980TV SeriesJack's Mother
Kaz1979TV Series
Greatest Heroes of the Bible1978TV SeriesBathsheba
Stranger in Our House1978TV MovieLeslie Bryant
Fantasy Island1978TV SeriesRachel Kincaid
Three on a Date1978TV MovieJoan
Mannix1974TV SeriesKelly Anderson
Kung Fu1974TV SeriesAda
The Six Million Dollar Man1974TV SeriesDoctor Clea Broder
Medical Center1971-1974TV SeriesMrs. Grayson / Flora McCrae
Marcus Welby, M.D.1973TV SeriesAdele Robbins
Hawaii Five-O1973TV SeriesMargo
The Bold Ones: The Lawyers1972TV SeriesNorma Hazelwood
The Courtship of Eddie's Father1971TV SeriesIrena Kosnova
Sarge1971TV SeriesCarol Sato
Paris 70001970TV Series
The Red Skelton Hour1969-1970TV SeriesSaloon Gal / Helen of Troy
The Jackie Gleason Show1969TV SeriesEl Lobo
The Name of the Game1969TV SeriesJanice Ridgely
The Bell Telephone Hour1967TV Series
The Fugitive1967TV SeriesDr. Reina Morales
Combat!1966TV SeriesAnn Tinsley
Run for Your Life1965-1966TV SeriesKate Pierce / Rosinha Fielding
The Garry Moore Show1966TV SeriesSister Ruth
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1965TV SeriesNan Barclay / Carol
Rawhide1965TV SeriesMaria Vasquez
Kraft Suspense Theatre1964TV SeriesMarta Aviles
Breaking Point1963TV SeriesEvelyn Denner
Wagon Train1963TV SeriesPrinces Mei Ling, The Widow O'Rourke
General Hospital1963TV SeriesAngela Eckert (1991)
The United States Steel Hour1959-1962TV SeriesHonor Crosby / Lily Tobin / Gabrielle
Vu du pont1962Catherine
The Enchanted Nutcracker1961TV MovieNatalie
General Electric Theater1961TV SeriesRachel
Play of the Week1960TV SeriesWife / Leah
Rashomon1960TV Movie
Summer in New York1960TV Movie
The Dave King Show1959TV Series
Oldsmobile Music Theatre1959TV SeriesSheila Troy
The Mighty Mouse Playhouse1955TV SeriesPearl Pureheart (1955-1967) (voice)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Death to Smoochy2002performer: "I Feel Pretty"
The Dean Martin Show1966TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Danny Kaye Show1963TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Ed Sullivan Show1962TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Bell Telephone Hour1962TV Series performer - 1 episode
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1960TV Series performer - 1 episode
New Faces1954performer: "Lucky Pierre", "Alouette"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
What's My Line?1963TV SeriesHerself - Mystery Guest
The Danny Kaye Show1963TV SeriesHerself
David Brinkley's Journal1961TV SeriesHerself
The Bing Crosby Show1960-1961TV SeriesHerself
The 14th Annual Tony Awards1960TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Pontiac Star Parade1959TV SpecialHerself
The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams1959TV SeriesHerself
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Dave King Show1959TV SeriesHerself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1958TV SeriesHerself
New Faces1954Herself
Untitled Bill Hayes DocumentaryDocumentary post-production
Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show2015TV Movie documentaryHerself - Interviewee
American Masters2009TV Series documentaryHerself
SoapTalk2003TV SeriesHerself
Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There2003DocumentaryHerself
Children's Miracle Network Telethon1990TV Movie
Live with Kelly and Michael1990TV SeriesHerself
All-Star Party for Lucille Ball1984TV SpecialHerself
Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade1983TV MovieHerself
Women I Love: Beautiful But Funny1982TV MovieHerself
The Regis Philbin Show1982TV SeriesHerself
Xpose1982TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - Host
The Way They Were1981TV Special
The Mike Douglas Show1966-1979TV SeriesHerself - Actress / Herself - Co-Host / Vocalist / ...
Bonkers!1979TV SeriesHerself
Happy Birthday, Bob1978TV SpecialHerself
The Jim Nabors Show1978TV SeriesHerself
Bob Hope's All-Star Tribute to the Palace Theater1978TV MovieHerself
To Say the Least1977TV SeriesHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1977TV SpecialHerself - Host
Good Morning America1977TV SeriesHerself
Dinah!1975-1977TV SeriesHerself
The Cry of a Hurting World... I'm Hungry!1977TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Hollywood Squares1966-1977TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Sha Na Na1977TV SeriesHerself
Andy1976TV SeriesHerself
The 29th Annual Tony Awards1975TV SpecialHerself - Co-Host, Performer & Presenter
Match Game 731975TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1964-1975TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself / Himself - Singer
Dinah's Place1972-1974TV SeriesHerself
Stand Up and Cheer1972-1974TV SeriesHerself
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour1974TV SeriesHerself / Various Characters
NBC Follies1973TV SeriesHerself
Flip1973TV SeriesHerself
Opryland U.S.A.1973TV SpecialHerself
The Bobby Darin Show1973TV SeriesHerself
The Julie Andrews Hour1973TV SeriesHerself
Portable Electric Medicine Show1972TV MovieHerself
The Bob Hope Special1972/ITV MovieHerself
The Ice Palace1971TV SeriesHerself - Guest Hostess
The Pearl Bailey Show1971TV SeriesHerself
The Kraft Music Hall1969-1970TV SeriesHerself
Sandler and Young's Kraft Music Hall1970TV SeriesHerself
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show1970TV SeriesHerself
The Ed Sullivan Show1957-1969TV SeriesHerself - Singer / Herself / Herself - Audience Bow / ...
What's It All About, World?1969TV SeriesHerself
The Joey Bishop Show1967-1969TV SeriesHerself
The Match Game1963-1969TV SeriesHerself - Team Captain
Snap Judgment1969TV SeriesHerself
The Bob Hope Show1965-1968TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
The Joan Rivers Show1968TV SeriesHerself
Personality1968TV SeriesHerself
Today1967TV SeriesHerself
The Dean Martin Summer Show Starring Your Host Vic Damone1967TV SeriesHerself
Candid Camera1967TV SeriesHerself
Dateline: Hollywood1967TV SeriesHerself
Dream Girl of '671967TV SeriesHerself - Fashion Hostess
The Dean Martin Show1965-1967TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
P.D.Q.1967TV SeriesHerself
The Garry Moore Show1960-1966TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
You Don't Say1966TV SeriesHerself
The Bell Telephone Hour1960-1965TV SeriesHerself - Singer / Herself - Hostess
The Hollywood Palace1965TV SeriesHerself - Singer
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1960-1965TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
On Broadway Tonight1964TV SeriesHerself
I'd Rather Be Rich1964Herself (uncredited)
Password All-Stars1963-1964TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
The Price Is Right1964TV Series
Get the Message1964TV SeriesHerself
The 18th Annual Tony Awards1964TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Arthur Godfrey Thanksgiving Special1963TV MovieHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broadway: The American Musical2004TV Mini-Series documentaryMaria (in 'West Side Story')
Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television1975TV SpecialHerself
The Ed Sullivan Show1967TV SeriesHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1985Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameLive PerformanceAwarded on February 27, 1985 at 6211 Hollywood Blvd.
1960Woman of the YearHasty Pudding Theatricals, USA

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1962Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Female New Personality5th place.


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