Rose Marie, who enjoyed a celebrated career spanning nine decades, has sadly passed away at the age of 94.


Marie’s publicist Harlan Boll confirmed her death, and Marie’s official Twitter account tweeted out the news on December 28. The actress is survived by her daughter, Georgiana Marie.

Marie started singing at three-years-old under the guise of Baby Rose Marie. However, she was best known for portraying Sally Rogers on The Dick Van Dyke Show, which ran from 1961 to 1966. Her performances on the program earned her three Emmy nominations. Marie was also known for appearing many times as herself on The Hollywood Squares. Moreover, the 2017 documentary Wait for Your Laugh discusses the acclaimed actress’s life, featuring interviews from some of her former co-stars from The Dick Van Dyke Show.

Fellow Dick Van Dyke Show alumni Carl Reiner issued a statement conveying his sadness on Twitter upon hearing of his friend’s passing. Other celebrities, such as Mark Hamill, Jason Wise and Seth MacFarlane, have chimed in to honor the late entertainer, noting how a legend was lost. The Flamingo, the setting of one of Marie’s first performances, likewise offered condolences.

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