Vicki Lawrence

Comedian, TV Actor

1949 –

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Who is Vicki Lawrence?

Victoria Ann "Vicki" Lawrence is an American actress, comedienne, and singer. She is best known for her co-starring role on The Carol Burnett Show, alongside her mentor Carol Burnett, from 1967 to 1978, and as the explosively quick-tempered, abrasive-mannered, and smart-aleck Thelma Harper/Mama.

As a singer she recorded "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" that made #1 on the US chart as well as in Canada. She is credited with co-authoring two books.

She has multiple Emmy awards nomination, winning one in 1976. she is also a multi golden Globe nominatee all for The Carol Burnett Show

She has made multiple appearances in Television shows such as Laverne and Shirley, The Love Boat, Murder She Wrote, Roseanne, Diagnosis Murder and with friend and co-Star Tim Conway in Yes, Dear. Most recently played Mamwa in Hannah Montana

Lawrence has made numerous post-Mama's Family guest TV show appearances in her famed Thelma Harper/Mama role. On February 5, 2013, Lawrence appeared as the character in a special sketch for "Betty White's 2nd Annual 90th Birthday." In addition, Lawrence regularly hosts a non-televised stage show titled "Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two-Woman Show."

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Born
Mar 26, 1949
Inglewood
Also known as
  • Vicki Lawerence
  • Vicki Ann Axelrad
  • Lawrence, Vicki
  • Mama
  • Vicki Lawrence Schultz
  • Vickie Lawrence
  • Vicki Lawrence-Schultz
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Morningside High School
  • University of California, Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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