"The Dick Van Dyke Show" Actress Dies at Age 94

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December 29, 2017

Rose Marie, also known as Sally Rogers on "The Dick Van Dyke Show," passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017, in her home in Van Nuys, California. She was 94 years old.

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Marie was known to be an entertainer. It spanned nearly nine decades. When Marie was just three years old, she won a talent contest — not realizing doors were about to open.

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As Marie began growing in the entertainment world, she dabbled in the radio industry and was known for her vocal cords at such a young age. Marie was on Broadway in the Phil Silvers' musical, "Top Banana."

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Marie was best known for her role as Sally Rogers in the 1960s sitcom, "The Dick Van Dyke Show." During the sitcom's five seasons, Marie was nominated for three Emmy Awards in 1963, 1964, and 1966. The sitcom was nominated for 25 and won 15.

Marie later starred in "Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round" (1966), "Lunch Wagon" (1981), and "Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title" (1966). In 2001, Marie received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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In November 2017, Marie released a documentary, "Wait for Your Laugh," highlighting her long-time career. The short trailer for the documentary is shown below.

 

 

Please keep Rose Marie's family and friends in your prayers! In other news, a missing New York woman has finally been found — 42 years later! 

 

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