Carol Channing, star of Broadway’s ‘Hello Dolly,’ dead at 97

Legendary and beloved Broadway star Carol Channing has died, her publicist Harlan Boll confirmed to CNN Tuesday.

HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 13: Singer Carol Channing performs at ‘TV Cares: Ribbon of Hope Celebration 2004’ on March 13, 2004 at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

She was 97.

Channing was best known for her role as Dolly Levi in “Hello Dolly!” which won her a Tony Award in 1964.

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