Comedy legend Carol Burnett places handprints, footprints outside TCL Chinese Theatre

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner


LOS ANGELES – Comedy legend Carol Burnett was immortalized in cement at the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood

In true Hollywood fashion, Burnett, 91, placed her handprints and footprints in cement during a star-studded celebration Thursday. 

Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and Burnett’s castmates in the AppleTV+ comedy “Palm Royale” Laura Dern and Bob Odenkirk joined her in speaking during the ceremony.

Other celebrities in attendance included Bill Hader, Jane Lynch, Bob Mackie, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, and of course legend Dick Van Dyke. 

Burnett received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1975, was depicted on a mural at her alma mater Hollywood High School in 2002, and had the intersection of Highland and Selma avenues, adjacent to Hollywood High School, named after her in 2013.

Burnett was born in San Antonio on April 26, 1933, and moved to Hollywood as a child with her grandmother after her parents divorced.

Burnett is best known for the 1967-78 CBS variety show, “The Carol Burnett Show.” She has won three Emmys as a performer, a Grammy for best spoken word album for the audio book for her 2016 memoir about her show, “In Such Good Company: Eleven Years Of Laughter, Mayhem, And Fun In The Sandbox,” and a special Tony Award.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.