(Daily Mail) Carol Channing, who helped define the golden age of Broadway with performances in Hello Dolly! and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, has died at the age of 97.
Channing passed away shortly after midnight on Tuesday at her home in Rancho Mirage, California, publicist B Harlan Boll said.
She died from natural causes having suffered a series of stokes over the past year, Boll said. She would have turned 98 at the end of the month.
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