Marie Osmond

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  • Birth Name: Olive Marie Osmond
  • Birth Place: Ogden, UT
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/13/1959, Libra
  • Profession: Actor; singer; author; TV host
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Marie Osmond Fast Facts:
  • Got her first taste of the spotlight in 1963 at the age of 3 on The Andy Williams Show.
  • Debuted on the pop and country charts 10 years later with the hit single "Paper Roses."
  • Studied martial arts under the tutelage of Chuck Norris.
  • Was offered the lead role of Sandy in Grease (1978) but turned down the role on moral grounds: she disagreed with the character's decision to turn to bad behavior in order to woo a boy.  
  • In 1983, cofounded, with actor John Schneider, the Children's Miracle Network.
  • In the early 1990s, debuted on Broadway as Anna in The King & I.
  • An avid doll collector, she launched the Marie Osmond Fine Porcelain Collectors Dolls on QVC and at Disney theme parks in 1991.
  • Penned the books Behind the Smile: My Journey Out of Post-Partum Depression (2001), Might as Well Laugh About It Now (2010) and Marie Osmond's Heartfelt Giving: Sew and Quilt for Family and Friends (2010).
  • Caused a stir after fainting during a live Dancing With the Stars broadcast in 2007.
  • Became a Nutrisystem weight-loss spokesperson.
  • Marie Osmond Relationships:
  • Donny Osmond - Brother
  • Michael Blosil - Son
  • Alan Osmond - Brother
  • Rachael Blosil - Daughter
  • Abigail Blosil - Daughter
  • Jessica Blosil - Daughter
  • Matthew Blosil - Son
  • George Virl Osmond Jr. - Brother
  • Wayne Osmond - Brother
  • Jimmy Osmond - Brother
  • Steve Craig - Husband
  • Brian Blosil - Ex-husband
  • Merrill Osmond - Brother
  • Stephen Blosil - Son
  • George Osmond - Father
  • Thomas Rulon Osmond - Brother
  • Olive Osmond - Mother
  • Jay Osmond - Brother
  • Brandon Blosil - Son
  • Brianna Blosil - Daughter

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