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2. Lawrence Went From Fireballs To Sisterhood

Vicki Lawrence was competing in the “Miss Fireball” contest in Inglewood, California, when her mother urged her to write Burnett about it. Why? Well, with her short pixie-cut hairstyle, many of her peers commented on her resemblance to Burnett. The actress did show up at the pageant and quite liked young Lawrence, even urging her to audition for the show despite her lack of acting experience. Turned out that it paid off, as Lawrence ended up playing Burnett’s sister, mama and numerous other roles.

Vicki Lawrence and Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett

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