Rose Marie is an American actress. As a child performer she had a successful singing career as Baby Rose Marie.
A veteran of vaudeville, Rose Marie's career includes film, theater, night clubs, and television. Her most famous role was television comedy writer Sally Rogers on the CBS situation comedy The Dick Van Dyke Show. She later portrayed Myrna Gibbons on CBS's The Doris Day Show and was also a frequent panelist on the game show Hollywood Squares.
Rose Marie Mazetta was born in New York City, New York to Italian-American Frank Mazzetta and Polish-American Stella Gluszcak. At the age of three, she started performing under the name "Baby Rose Marie." At five, Marie became a radio star on NBC and made a series of films.
Rose Marie in her teenage years was a nightclub performer before becoming a radio comedian. She was billed then as "The Darling of the Airwaves." According to her autobiography, Hold the Roses, she was assisted in her career by many members of the Mafia, including Al Capone and Bugsy Siegel. She performed at the opening night of the Flamingo Hotel which was built by Siegel.