Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933)-San Antonio, TX- American actress, comedienne, singer, and writer. She is best known for her long-running TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, for CBS. She has achieved success on stage, television, and film in varying genres including dramatic and comedy roles.
Carol Burnett as 'Eunice Harper Higgins', the main character in the comedy skits, The Family, featured on The Carol Burnett Show (1967-78, CBS). The skit first appeared in 1974 and new installments were aired for the remainder of the series. It spawned a TV movie, and a sitcom spin-off titled Mama's Family starring Vicki Lawrence.