Rosemary Clooney

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  • Birth Place: Maysville, KY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/23/1928, Gemini
  • Date of Death: 06/29/2002
  • Profession: Singer, actor
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Rosemary Clooney Fast Facts:
  • Began singing at the age of 3 and performed with her two-year-old sister at her grandfather's political rallies in Maysville, Ky.
  • Moved to Cincinnati to live with her maternal grandparents at the age of 13.
  • Rose to fame with the 1951 hit "Come On-a My House," which she disliked, but was told she would be fired if she didn't record.
  • Made her film debut in 1953 musical The Stars are Singing.
  • A friend of Robert F. Kennedy, she was at the Ambassador Hotel when the senator was assassinated in 1968.
  • Was nominated for an Emmy in 1994 for appearing on ER, which starred nephew George Clooney, as an Alzheimer's patient.
  • Son Gabriel is married to singer Debby Boone.
  • Rosemary Clooney Relationships:
  • George Clooney - Nephew
  • Maria Murdoch - Daughter
  • Monsita Teresa Botwick - Daughter
  • Nick Clooney - Brother
  • José Ferrer - Ex-husband
  • Miguel Ferrer - Son
  • Dante DiPaolo - Husband
  • Rafael Ferrer - Son
  • Gabriel Ferrer - Son
  • Betty Clooney - Sister
  • Andrew Clooney - Father
  • Marie Clooney - Mother
  • Rosemary Clooney Awards:
  • 1956 Emmy: Best Female Singer - Nominee
  • 1957 Emmy: Best Female Personality- Continuing Performance - Nominee
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee

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