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Carol Channing, star of Broadway’s ‘Hello Dolly!’ dies at 97

As reported by CNN’s Stella Chan and Madeleine Thompson.

Legendary Broadway star Carol Channing has died, her publicist, Harlan Boll, told CNN on Tuesday.

She was 97.
With her raspy voice and huge smile, Channing was best known for her Tony Award-winning role as Dolly Levi in the hit Broadway musical “Hello Dolly!”
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Carol Channing/Quotes

Laughter is much more important than applause. Applause is almost a duty. Laughter is a reward.
You know, if you’re lucky enough to have two smash hit shows, the traffic of the world goes through your dressing room.
There’s nothing like Nashville for making records.
Carol Elaine Channing was an American actress, singer, dancer and comedian. Known for starring in Broadway and film musicals, her characters typically radiated a fervent expressiveness and an easily identifiable voice, whether singing or for comedic effect. (Wikipedia)