Or you might know her best from Hollywood Squares-
But did you know that Rose Marie has been performing since the age of three? She was well known as Baby Rose Marie in those days. I decided to check out some Baby Rose Marie clips on Youtube and wow! She was often compared to Sophie Tucker and actually, a lot of people accused Baby Rose Marie of being a 'midget'!
From an early age Rose Marie performed with the top stars of the day- Jimmy Durante, Milton Berle, WC Fields, and even Betty Boop- well, her voice performed with Betty Boop. Rose Marie was uncredited as the voice of Sally Swing.
I don't want to give away all the secrets, but if you're looking for a fun summer read about show biz then check out this book.
(While you're at it, why don't you check out Java's Journey for classic film facts and fun? I promise you'll love it!)