Carol Channing

Tony-winning actress performs at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend

Carol Channing, who performs Friday through Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl.

Last book I bought:
I bought “Integrating the Arts” by Merryl Goldberg and a new Bible at the same time.

Book I’m reading:
Both

Total number of books I own:
Hundreds

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“LIFE with Father” and “LIFE with Mother”
the Holy Bible
Anything by Woody Allen

Last film I saw:
I can’t remember. We just rented one of my favorites, “Casablanca,” directed by Michael Curtiz

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Casablanca”
“Fiddler on the Roof,” directed by Norman Jewison
“Lifeboat,” directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Last CD I bought:
Honestly, my own “Modesto, My Hometown”

Song currently playing:
Same, “Modesto, My Hometown”

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life,” Victor Herbert
“Stars and Stripes Forever,” John Philip Sousa
“Rose’s Turn,” from “Gypsy”

Favorite Drink:
Water

Favorite Charity:
There are many great organizations we support, but currently I am primarily focused on my own foundation the Dr. Carol Channing and the Harry Kullijian Endowment for the Arts. Ensuring that the arts are represented within the scholastic curriculum (K – college) is very important.

Favorite Vacation:
Home in Modesto

Favorite Vice:
Over eating

Five people whom I’d like to see answer this survey:
Carole Cook, Lily Tomlin, Elaine Stritch and I wish Ethel Merman were still with us to answer these.

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