Rosemary Clooney vs Marilyn Monroe

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American actress
Net worth 2018
$27 Million
Singers
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Maysville
Residence
Los Angeles
United States
Country
United States
23/05/1928
BirthDay
01/06/1926
June 29, 2002
Died On
August 5, 1962
Education
Van Nuys High School, University High School
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2002

On 29th June, 2002, Clooney died at the age of 74, after she suffered from several complications due to lung cancer, at Beverly Hills in California

1997

In 1997, when Rosemary got married to her second husband Dante Di Paolo, George Clooney, one of the famous Hollywood actors and her nephew did not attend it as he did not want to shift the spotlight from her aunt on the latter’s special day

1996

In 1996, she married her longtime friend Dante Di Paolo, a dancer, whom she had worked with in two of her films and remained married to him till her death

1964

Though their first marriage culminated in a divorce the couple remarried in the year 1964

1954

Rosemary made her appearances in some feature films too around this time such as ‘White Christmas’ in 1954 and ‘The Stars Are Singing’ with Bing Crosby

1953

Clooney fist married him on 1st June, 1953 and the couple had five children from their marriage

1951

In the initial years, Rosemary’s career advanced slowly but in the beginning of 1951 she recorded her first hit song “Beautiful Brown Eyes’ that eventually sold around 400,000 copies

1949

In 1949, the budding singer went to New York to start her solo career after Betty retired from singing

1946

The two sisters joined big band orchestra of Tony Pastor in the year 1946 and toured with the band for some years

1928

Rosemary Clooney was born in Maysville, Kentucky on 23rd May, 1928 to Andrew Joseph Clooney and Marie Frances

2000

The movie was listed as the greatest American comedy film of all time by the American Film Institute in 2000

1962

She was found dead in her home on 5 August 1962 by her psychiatrist Ralph Greenson

1961

Her final film appearance was in ‘The Misfits’ in 1961 in which she played a recently divorced woman

1959

In 1959, she played Sugar "Kane" Kowalczyk, a ukulele player and singer in ‘Some Like it Hot’ which was both a critical as well as commercial success

1955

She played ‘the girl’ in the 1955 movie ‘The Seven Year Itch’ which was based on a three-act play of the same name

1953

She portrayed a dumb blonde in the movie ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ in 1953 which went on to become a major hit

1952

She was flooded with film offers in 1952 and appeared in several movies within the year: ‘Monkey Business’, ‘Clash by Night’, ‘We’re Not Married!’, and ‘Don’t Bother to Knock’

1950

She played a small but important role in the 1950 movie, ‘The Asphalt Jungle’ which was based on the novel of the same name

1947

Her first credited role was as a waitress in the 1947 movie, ‘Dangerous Years’

20

She became a very successful model and got noticed by Ben Lyon, a 20th Century Fox executive who offered her a six-month contract