Carol Channing, legendary Broadway actress, dies at 97

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Carol Channing, the Broadway star who earned a lifetime achievement Tony Award for her legendary career, which included roles in classics like “Gentleman Prefer Blondes” and “Hello, Dolly!” died on Tuesday. She was 97.

B. Harlan Boll, a representative for Channing, confirmed her death to NBC News, saying the actress died of natural causes just days before her 98th birthday.

“It is with extreme heartache, that I have to announce the passing of an original Industry Pioneer, Legend and Icon — Miss Carol Channing. I admired her before I met her, and have loved her since the day she stepped … or fell rather … into my life,” Boll said in a statement to Broadway World.

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