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Jean Carroll

  • [On her husband:] The other day he woke up with a headache. I felt sorry for him. I would like to help him but I can't. I told him so many times. When he jumps out of bed — it should be feet first.

    • Jean Carroll,
    • in Ronald L. Smith, Comedy on Record ()
  • The thing that attracted me to my husband was his pride. I'll never forget the first time I saw him, standing up on a hill, his hair blowing in the breeze — and he too proud to run and get it.

    • Jean Carroll,
    • in Ms. ()
  • I used to do that routine about my daughter being a hippy with the dirty sneakers and dirty blue jeans, but why a beard? And you know people would actually come to me and say, 'Does your daughter really have a beard?' I'd say, 'No, I made her shave it, but I let her keep the mustache.'

    • Jean Carroll,
    • in Mary Unterbrink, Funny Women: American Comediennes, 1860-1985 ()

Jean Carroll, U.S. actor, comedian

(1911 - 2010)