Carol Burnett Fast Facts

(CNN)Here's a look at the life of television, film and stage actress Carol Burnett.

Personal:
Birth date:
April 26, 1933
Birth place: San Antonio, Texas
    Birth name: Carol Creighton Burnett
    Father: Joseph Thomas "Jody" Burnett, a movie theater manager
    Mother: Ina Louise (Creighton) Burnett
    Marriages: Brian Miller (November 24, 2001-present); Joe Hamilton (May 4, 1963-May 11, 1984, divorced); Don Saroyan (December 15, 1955-September 25, 1962, divorced)
    Children: with Joe Hamilton: Erin, Jody, Carrie Louise
    Education: Attended University of California, Los Angeles (1951-1954)
    Other Facts:
    The Carol Burnett Show earned a total of 70 Emmy Award nominations and won 25 Emmy Awards.
    She has earned 22 Emmy Award nominations and won six Emmy Awards.
    She has received two Grammy nominations.
    She has been nominated for two Tony Awards and was also a recipient of a 1969 Special Award (along with Leonard Bernstein and Rex Harrison).
    Both her parents were alcoholics and after their marriage ended Burnett was raised by her maternal grandmother, Mabel Eudora White.
    Burnett's signature ear tug at the close of each episode of "The Carol Burnett Show" was her way of saying hello to her grandmother.
    Timeline:
    1958-1967 -
    Is a regular on "The Garry Moore Show," where she earns her first Emmy Award (Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program) in 1962.
    May 11, 1959-July 2, 1960 - First Broadway play, the musical "Once Upon a Mattress." Her work earns her a Best Actress Tony nomination.
    1963 - Wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program for "Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall."
    1967-1978 - "The Carol Burnett Show" airs.
    1969 - Receives a Special Tony Award for contributions to the theater (with Leonard Bernstein and Rex Harrison).
    1972 - Wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Series - Musical for "The Carol Burnett Show," along with Executive Producer Joe Hamilton and Producer Arnie Rosen.
    1974 - Wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music-Variety Series for "The Carol Burnett Show," along with Executive Producer Joe Hamilton and Producer Ed Simmons.
    1975 - Wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series for "The Carol Burnett Show," along with Executive Producer Joe Hamilton and Producer Ed Simmons.
    March 1981 - Goes to trial in a lawsuit against the tabloid National Enquirer after it ran a story in March 1976 claiming her to be drunk in public. She wins a $1.6 million judgment that is reduced to $800,000 on appeal in May.
    1983-2011 - Recurring role on "All My Children."
    1985 - Is inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.
    November 1986 - "One More Time," a memoir that began as a letter to her daughters, is released.
    1996-1999 - Recurring role on the television show "Mad About You"
    1997 - Wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for "Mad About You."
    October 2002-January 2003 - "Hollywood Arms," a play co-written with daughter Carrie and based on Burnett's book, "One More Time," runs on Broadway for 78 performances.
    December 5, 2002 - Oldest child, Carrie, 38, dies from lung cancer.
    2005 - Receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
    2009 - The Smithsonian includes in the American History Museum's Kennedy Center Honors collection the costume Burnett wears in her parody of "Gone With the Wind," "Went With the Wind," a unique, one-of-a-kind, knock-off of Scarlett O'Hara's green velvet dress.
    March 2010 - Autobiography, "This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection" is released.
    April 2013 - Book chronicling life, death and her relationship with daughter Carrie, "Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story" is released.
    January 30, 2016 - Receives the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award.