Chrissie Burnett: Where is Carol Burnett’s Sister now?

Chrissie Burnett
Chrissie Burnett

Who is Chrissie Burnett?

Chrissie Burnett is the sister of actress, comedian, singer, and writer Carol Burnett. Chrissie’s sister Carol is best known for her groundbreaking comedy variety show The Carol Burnett Show, one of the first of its kind to be hosted by a woman. She has achieved success on stage, television, and film in varying genres including dramatic and comedic roles and has also received numerous accolades for her work and contributions.

Chrissie Burnett: Bio Summary

NameChrissie Burnett
Age78 years old as of 2022
Date of birthDecember 12, 1944
Place of birthLos Angeles, California, USA
Famous asSister of Carol Burnett
SpouseFritz A. Frauchiger (m. 1976)
Will Hutchins
MotherIna Louise Creighton
SisterCarol Burnett

Early Life & Family

Chrissie Burnett is also known as Antonia Christine Burnett. She was born on December 12, 1944, in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is 78 years old as of 2022. Her mother is called Ina Louise Creighton, a publicity writer for movie studios.

Chrissie’s half-sister Carol Burnett was born to her mother Ina Louise and Joseph Thomas Burnett, a movie theater manager. Chrissie’s maternal grandparents were William Henry Creighton (1873–1918) and Mabel Eudora “Mae” Jones (1885–1967).

Chrissie Burnett and her half-sister Carol lived with their grandmother in a one-room apartment. They lived in an impoverished area of Hollywood, California, in a boarding house. Chrissie’s half-sister Carol’s parents both battled alcoholism, so she had to stay with her grandmother.

Their grandmother was a trained musician who could play the piano, although they did not have one at the time, and their mother played the ukulele. Carol’s parents got divorced in the late 1930s. Chrissie and Carol’s grandmother frequently took them to the movies. They would take a few rolls of toilet paper home from the theater.

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Much is unknown about Chrissie Burnett’s childhood life after that. Her educational details have not been made public.

Chrissie Burnett Career

There isn’t any public information about Chrissie’s career however, she is known for I’ve Got a Secret(1961), The Carol Burnett Show (1968-1971), The 5th Annual Sterling Awards(1991), and American Masters(2007).

Chrissie’s sister Carol Burnett is best known for her groundbreaking comedy variety show The Carol Burnett Show. She became successful on Broadway in 1959, in Once Upon a Mattress. She made her television debut, regularly appearing on The Garry Moore Show for the next three years.

Chrissie Burnett’s sister Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett, in 1963 starred as Calamity Jane in the Dallas State Fair Musicals production of Calamity Jane on CBS. She starred in The Carol Burnett Show on CBS television from 1967 to 1978, bringing up several memorable characters during the show’s run.

Her first voice role was in The Trumpet of the Swan in 2001 and has had voice roles in other films. Carol also made several appearances in television and film projects. Her notable film roles include Pete ‘n’ Tillie (1972), The Front Page (1974), The Four Seasons (1981), Annie (1982), Noises Off (1992), and Horton Hears a Who! (2008).

Carol was in other sketch shows; in dramatic roles in 6 Rms Riv Vu (1974) and Friendly Fire (1979). Moving back to the Broadway stage in 1995, Carol performed in Moon Over Buffalo. Most recently in 2022, she appeared in Better Call Saul. As a writer, she has written and narrated several memoirs, including In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox.

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Chrissie Burnett Husband

Chrissie Burnett has been married twice. She was previously married to American actor Will Hutchins, who is known for the American Western television series Sugarfoot. They got married in 1965 and they have a daughter. They got separated due to some personal reasons in the year 1969. They were married for about three years.

Chrissie Burnett met Fritz A. Frauchiger and they started dating soon after they met. They dated for a while before Fritz finally proposed to Chrissie and she said yes to his proposal. They got married in a beautiful ceremony, in front of friends, family, and loved ones.

Chrissie Burnett and Fritz A. Frauchiger have been married since July 3, 1976. They have one child. The couple has been married for more than four decades. They have kept their marriage private and have been enjoying a blissful married life without drama.

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    Ruth Kai Botchway is a Senior Editor at Dicytrends.com. She is a graduate of All Stars Media College (2021) with a Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies. With more than two years experience in Journalism, she has served as an intern at Accra FM and worked with Green TV and Ashiaman TV. She worked as a Maritime Journalist/ influencer, producing Port and Maritime agenda initially aired on Ashiaman TV. You can reach her via email: Ruthbotch1912@gmail.com

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Ruth Kai Botchway

Ruth Kai Botchway is a Senior Editor at Dicytrends.com. She is a graduate of All Stars Media College (2021) with a Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies. With more than two years experience in Journalism, she has served as an intern at Accra FM and worked with Green TV and Ashiaman TV. She worked as a Maritime Journalist/ influencer, producing Port and Maritime agenda initially aired on Ashiaman TV. You can reach her via email: Ruthbotch1912@gmail.com

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