What Are Some of Carol Burnett's Well-Known Characters?


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Some of Carol Burnett's well-known characters include oblivious secretary Mrs. Wiggins, put-upon Midwestern housewife Eunice and fading screen legend Nora Desmond, a take-off on "Sunset Boulevard" character Norma Desmond. She portrayed these favorites and more during the 11-year run of "The Carol Burnett Show."

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Burnett's long list of "Carol Burnett Show" characters also includes the tragedy-plagued resident of fictional Canoga Falls, California, named Marion, the lead character on recurring soap opera parody "As the Stomach Turns"; the ditzy, English-language-challenged sexpot called Chiquita, a spoof of Spanish-American sex symbol Charo; and Stella Toddler, featuring Burnett as an impossibly ancient and woefully accident-prone senior citizen.

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