Pat Carroll Biography (1927-)

Born May 5, 1927, in Shreveport, LA; daughter of Maurice Clifton and KathrynAngela (maiden name, Meagher) Carroll; children: Sean, Kerry, Tara. Addresses: Agent: Tisherman Agency, 6767 Forest Lawn Dr., Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90068.

Actress, singer, producer
Birth Details
May 5, 1927
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • The Goose and the Gander, Warner Bros., 1935
  • Maxine Scott, With Six You Get Eggroll (also known as A Man inMommy's Bed), National General, 1968
  • Callie Burdyne, The Brothers O'Toole, CVD, 1973
  • Voice of Ursula, the Wicked Squidwitch, The Little Mermaid (animated), Buena Vista, 1989
  • Horace, Invader, Very Big Motion Picture Corporation, 1992
  • Additional voices, A Goofy Movie (animated), Buena Vista, 1995
  • News anchor, Side Streets, 1998
  • Herself, Under the Sea: The Making of Disney's Masterpiece "The LittleMermaid" (documentary short), Walt Disney Home Video, 1998
  • Viney Butler, Songcatcher, Lions Gate Films, 1999
  • Voice of Morgana, Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (animated),Walt Disney Home Video, 2000
  • Voice of Ursula, Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House ofMouse (animated), Walt Disney Home Video, 2001
  • Voice of Ursula, Mickey's House of Villains (animated), Walt Disney Home Entertainment, 2002
  • (English version) Voice of Grandmother, Tonari no Torto (animated;also known as My Neighbor Totoro), 2005
  • Meip Geis, Freedom Writers, Paramount, 2006
  • Film Work
  • Singer, "Poor Unfortunate Souls", The Little Mermaid (animated), Buena Vista, 1989
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Regular, The Red Buttons Show, CBS, 1952-53
  • Regular, Saturday Night Revue, NBC, 1953-54
  • Alice Brewster, Caesar's Hour, NBC, 1956-57
  • Panelist, Masquerade Party, CBS, 1958
  • Regular, Keep Talking, CBS, 1958-60
  • Hobby Lobby (also known as The Charlie Weaver Show), 1959
  • Panelist, You're in the Picture (also known as The Jackie Gleason Show), CBS, 1961
  • Bunny Halper, Make Room for Daddy (also known as The Danny Thomas Show), CBS, 1961-64
  • Voice, The Super 6, 1966
  • Rita Simon, Getting Together, ABC, 1971-72
  • Pearl Markowitz, Busting Loose, CBS, 1977
  • Mrs. Hope Stinson, Too Close for Comfort (also known as The TedKnight Show), syndicated, 1986-87
  • Voice of Katrina Stoneheart, Pound Puppies (animated), ABC, 1986
  • Voice of Ms. Biddy McBrain, Galaxy High School (animated), 1986
  • Gussie Holt, She's the Sheriff, syndicated, 1987-88
  • Voice of Ursula, The Little Mermaid (animated), CBS, 1992
  • Voice of Ursula, House of Mouse (animated), ABC, 2001
  • Also appeared in As the World Turns.
  • Movies
  • Prunella, Cinderella (also known as Rodgers & Hammerstein's"Cinderella"), 1965
  • After the Honeymoon, 1971
  • Gloria Petryk, Second Chance, 1972
  • Esther Hall, Hawkman's mother, Legends of the Superheroes, 1979
  • Peggy, Just My Imagination, 1992
  • Mildred Wak, The Royale, AMC, 1997
  • Specials
  • Best Foot Forward, NBC, 1954
  • Guest, Max Liebman Presents: Spotlight, 1954
  • Herself, The Darin Invasion, 1970
  • Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, CBS Cable, 1982
  • Voice, A Garfield Christmas (animated; also known as A GarfieldChristmas Special), CBS, 1987
  • Voice of Grandman, Garfield's Thanksgiving (animated), 1989
  • Herself, Helen Hayes: First Lady of the American Theatre (documentary; also known as American Masters: Helen Hayes--First Lady of the American Theatre), PBS, 1991
  • Herself, The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, IndependentFilm Channel, 2001
  • Pilots
  • Chief Nurse Conklin, Oh, Nurse!, CBS, 1972
  • Honeymoon Suite, ABC, 1973
  • Wednesday, Crazy Dan, NBC, 1986
  • Television Appearance
  • Episodic
  • "The Copper," Goodyear Television Playhouse (also known as Goodyear Playhouse), 1951
  • "The Black Purse," Pepsi Cola Playhouse (also known as Action Tonight), ABC, 1954
  • "Fish Widow," Studio 57, syndicated, 1954
  • "The Women," Producers' Showcase, NBC, 1955
  • "Gramery Ghost," Kraft Theatre (also known as Kraft Mystery Theatre and Kraft Television Theatre), NBC, 1955
  • The Jimmy Durante Show, 1955
  • "Broadway Dateline," Damon Runyon Theater, CBS, 1955
  • Frances Dowed, "Signs of Love," General Electric Theater (also known as G.E. Theater), CBS, 1959
  • Cherry, "Night Out," The June Allyson Show (also known as The DuPont Show with June Allyson), CBS, 1959
  • Pandora, "Pandora," The Ann Sothern Show, CBS, 1961
  • "The Dead End Men," The Investigators, CBS, 1961
  • Panelist, To Tell the Truth, CBS, 1961
  • "Private Eye, Private Eye," The United States Steel Hour (also known as The U.S. Steel Hour), 1961
  • "Go, Van, Gogh," The Red Skelton Show (also known as The Red Skelton Hour), 1962
  • Panelist, Password (also known as Password All-Stars), 1962, 1963
  • Comedian, Toast of the Town, CBS, 1963
  • Herself, You Don't Say, 1964, 1967
  • Carol Baker, "Wring Out the Welcome Mat," Please Don't Eat the Daisies, NBC, 1966
  • "Love and the Great Catch," Love, American Style, ABC, 1970
  • Arnie, CBS, 1970
  • Herself, The Carol Burnett Show (also known as Carol Burnett and Friends), CBS, 1970, 1971
  • Mrs. Khune, "Hi!," The Mary Tyler Moore Show (also known as Mary Tyler Moore), CBS, 1971
  • The Interns, CBS, 1971
  • My Three Sons, CBS, 1971
  • "Love and the Free Weekend," Love, American Style, ABC, 1971
  • Match Game 73, CBS, 1973
  • Celebrity Sweepstakes, NBC, 1974
  • Mrs. Bannister, "The Ripper," Police Story, NBC, 1974
  • "A Matter of Choice," Nakia, ABC, 1974
  • Shirley's mother, "Mother Knows Worst," Laverne and Shirley (alsoknown as Laverne & Shirley & Company and Laverne & Shirley & Friends), ABC, 1976
  • Harriet, "The Big Break," Good Heavens, ABC, 1976
  • Miriam Stein, "Do You Still Beat Your Wife?," Police Woman, NBC, 1977
  • "The Stowaway," C.P.O. Sharkey, NBC, 1977
  • "The Kissing Bandit/Mike and Ike/Witness," The Love Boat, ABC, 1978
  • Aunt Mo, "Game of Hearts: Parts 1 & 2," Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1985
  • Mildred Voitlander, Rockhopper, 1985
  • "Fox in 3/4 Time," Crazy Like a Fox, 1985
  • Herself, "The Funny Men vs. the Funny Women," Family Feud (also known as Family Feud Challenge and The New Family Feud), 1989
  • Voice of Paula Picasso, "Dog Gone Scooby," A Pup Named Scooby-Doo(animated), 1989
  • Voice of Koo-Koo, "Gorilla My Dreams," Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers(animated), 1990
  • Mrs. Beecham, "The Woman Who Came to Sugerbakers," Designing Women, 1993
  • Rebecca Chadwick, "Refusal of Care," ER, NBC, 2005
  • Rebecca Chadwick, "Ruby Redux," ER, NBC, 2005
  • Rebecca Chadwick, "Carter est Amoureux," ER, NBC, 2005
  • Also appeared as herself, Fractured Flickers.
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Professional debut) A Goose for the Gander, 1947
  • Come What May, off-Broadway production, 1950
  • Catch a Star, Broadway production, 1955
  • Title role, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, 1979
  • The Last Resort, 1979
  • Madeline Bernard, Dancing in the Endzone (also known as Dancingin the End Zone), Ritz Theatre, New York City, 1985
  • Juliet's nurse, Romeo and Juliet, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC, 1986-87
  • Falstaff, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Folger Shakespeare Theatre,1990
  • Mrs. Fisher, The Show-Off, Criterion Center Stage Right, New YorkCity, 1992
  • Mother Courage and Her Children, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, c. 1994
  • Title role, Volpone, Washington, DC, 1996
  • Katherine Whittemore, Old, Helen Hays Performing ArtsCenter, Nycack, NY, 1996
  • Grace, Grace & Glorie, Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, ME, thenCape Cod Playhouse, Dennis, MA, 1997
  • Chorus of Mycenae, Electra, McCarter Theatre, NJ, then Ethel Barrymore Theater, New York City, 1998
  • A View from the Bridge, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ, 1998
  • Mrs. Meers, Thoroughly Modern Millie, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA, 2000
  • Stage manager, Our Town, Round House Theater, Bethesda, MD, 2002
  • Old, Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing, NY, then Cape Playhouse, Dennis, MA, 2002
  • Also appeared in The H.M.S. Pinafore and On the Town.
  • Major Tours
  • Title role, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, ArenaStage, Washington, DC; Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland, OH; McCarter Theatre,Princeton, NJ; and other U.S. cities, 1980-81
  • Cabaret Appearances
  • Le Ruban Bleu, New York City, 1950
  • Also performed in other cabaret shows.
  • Stage Work
  • Producer, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Arena Stage, Washington, DC; Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland, OH; McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ; and other U.S. cities, 1980-81
  • Albums
  • Appeared on Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Caedmon.
  • Video Games
  • Voice of Ursula, Kingdom Hearts (also known as Kingudamu hatsu), Square Electronic Arts, 2002
  • Voice of Ursula, Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, 2004

Further Reference


    • Opera News, September, 1996, p. 25

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