(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of television, film and stage actress and comedienne 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, divorce); Don Saroyan (December 15, 1955-September 25, 1962, divorce)
Children: with Joe Hamilton: Erin (August 14, 1968); Jody (January 18, 1967); Carrie Louise (December 5, 1963 - January 20, 2002)
Education: University of California, Los Angeles (1951-1954)
Other Facts: Both her parents were alcoholics and after their marriage ended Burnett is raised by her maternal grandmother, Mabel Eudora White.
Grew up on welfare.
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.
She has earned a total of 25 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and won six.
Timeline: 1958-1967 - Is a regular on "The Garry Moore Show," where she earns her first Emmy Award in 1962.
May 11, 1959-July 2, 1960 - First Broadway play, the musical "Once Upon a Mattress." Her work her earns her a Best Actress Tony nomination.
1967-1978 - "The Carol Burnett Show" airs.
1969 - Receives Special Tony Award for contributions to the theater.
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 - Reoccurring 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 - Reoccurring role on "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.
2003 - Kennedy Center Honoree.
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.
2011 - Receives a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word Album for "This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection."
April 2013 - Book chronicling life, death and relationship with daughter Carrie, "Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story" is released.
2013 - Receives a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word Album for "Carrie and Me."