Rose Marie, identified finest for her position as comedy author Sally Rogers on “The Dick Van Dyke Present,” died Thursday.
She was 94.
The legendary actress, who was born in New York Metropolis in 1923, starred in her personal NBC radio present at 5 years previous. Years later, she labored as a teenage nightclub singer earlier than returning to the radio.
Rose Marie debuted on TV in 1960 on “My Sister Eileen,” taking part in Bertha, the good friend of Sherwood sisters Ruth (Elaine Stritch) and Eileen (Shirley Boone).
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However her five-season run as Sally Rogers on “The Dick Van Dyke Present” made her a star, incomes her three Emmy nominations over the course of the present.
She later guested on exhibits together with “The Monkees,” “My Three Sons” and “The Doris Day Present,” in addition to a stage position in “Bye Bye Birdie.”
She additionally had a touring song-and-comedy act referred to as four Women four, starring Rosemary Clooney, Margaret Whiting and Helen O’Connell, from 1977 to 1985. Clooney’s nephew George briefly drove the tour bus.
Within the 1980s and ‘90s, the actress steadily occupied the higher heart sq. on “Hollywood Squares.”
Later in life, she made appearances on “Murphy Brown,” “Wings” and “Caroline within the Metropolis.”
Rose Marie was married to “Tonight Present” trumpeter Bobby Man from 1946 till he died in 1964. She is survived by daughter Georgiana and son-in-law Steven Rodrigues.