Source: 24/7 News
(Rancho Mirage, CA) -- Legendary Broadway musical star Carol Channing is dead at the age of 97.
Her publicist, Harlan Boll, says the actress died of natural causes yesterday at her home in Rancho Mirage, California.
Channing starred in such Golden Age classics as Hello, Dolly! for which she won a Tony Award, plus Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
She brought her gravelly voice and infectious smile to appreciative audiences for decades.
Channing would have turned 98 on January 31st.