Actress and comedienne who became popular for her role on the Carol Burnett Show. Her other credits include Mama's Family and Laverne & Shirley.
At one point in her career she was a Billboard Hot 100 singer and a frequent game show panelist.
She acted alongside Penny Marshall in Laverne & Shirley.
She graduated from her high school as valedictorian of the class of 1967.
She married her second husband, Al Schultz, in 1974, and the couple welcomed a daughter in 1975 and son in 1977.
- The meaning of the name Lawrence: Laurel