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Rose Marie

Rose Marie

According to Sylvia Miles, Rose Marie got the job for which she is best known (Sally Rogers on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" (1961)) after Miles pulled out after the pilot.

According to the liner notes for the CD of the "Gypsy" soundtrack, Rose Marie was on the "short list" of possible dubbers for Rosalind Russell. (Lisa Kirk ultimately was chosen.).

Born on the day that the Broadway musical "Rose-Marie" opened.

Daughter, Georgiana Marie Guy (born May 18, 1947), with Bobby Guy.

Her husband, musician Bobby Guy, was at one time lead trumpeter for the NBC orchestra on "The Tonight Show".

Is into Italian cooking and knitting (on "The Dick Van Dyke Show" (1961), she occasionally could be seen knitting in the office).

Made history as one of the headliners who opened the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, the first of the modern hotel/casinos.

On stage from age 3 as "Baby Rose Marie, she dropped the "Baby" at the age of 15.

Received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 3, 2001. It is the 2184th star issued.

She had two separate acting careers - one as "Baby Rose Marie" in the 1920s, and the other, which began in the 1940s.

She is of Italian and Polish extraction.

The hair bow has some personal significance on which Rose Marie has so far refused to elaborate.

Toured for over eight years in the musical revue "4 Girls 4" with Rosemary Clooney, Helen O'Connell, and Margaret Whiting.

Wanted to leave "The Dick Van Dyke Show" (1961) after her husband died but was talked out of it by John Rich.