Served as the editor of her high-school newspaper and considered becoming a journalist.
Given $1000 from a benefactor with the stipulations that his name never be revealed and that she help others in a similar way once she became a success. She gives $1000 each year to an outstanding UCLA musical-theater student.
Famous ear-tug sign-off on The Carol Burnett Show was a nod to the deceased grandmother who raised her.
Considered Jim Nabors her good-luck charm and asked him to appear on the first episode of every season of The Carol Burnett Show.
Had her Hollywood Walk of Fame star placed in front of the movie theater where she once worked as an usher and popcorn seller.
1972, Emmy — Outstanding Variety Series - Musical: Winner
1978, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series: Nominee