Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney
1928 - 2002

Rosemary Clooney  American Actress


Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American cabaret singer and actress. She came to prominence in the early 1950s with the novelty hit "Come On-a My House", which was followed by other pop numbers such as "Botch-a-M...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship49 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship15 yrs, 10 mths
Average Relationship Length32 yrs, 8 mths
Rumored Relationships2
First Name Rosemary
Last Name Clooney
Full Name at Birth Rose Mary Clooney
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd May, 1928
Birthplace Maysville, Kentucky, USA
Died 29th June, 2002
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Dyed Blonde
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, Singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Come On-a My House
Music Genre (Text) Traditional pop, vocal jazz
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1946–2001, 1946–2001
Music Style Vocal Pop, Traditional Pop, Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Swing, Standards
Music Mood Carefree, Earnest, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Confident, Joyous, Boisterous, Soothing, Elegant, Happy, Sentimental, Fun, Energetic, Lively, Light, Sophisticated, Stylish, Springlike, Witty, Poignant
Instrument Vocals
Record Label Columbia, MGM, Coral, RCA Victor, Reprise, Dot, United Artists, Concord Jazz
Associated Acts Betty Clooney, Bing Crosby
Official Websites, Musical career
Father Andrew Joseph Clooney
Mother Frances Marie Guilfoyle
Brother Nick Clooney
Sister Betty Clooney
Family Member Miguel Ferrer (born February 7 1955), Maria Ferrer (born May 29 1956), Gabriel Ferrer (born December 1 1957), Monsita Ferrer (born October 13 1958), Rafael Ferrer (born March 23 1960), George Clooney (nephew)
Friend Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Marlene Dietrich, Tony Bennett, Janet Leigh, Humphrey Bogart, Bille Holliday, Mel Ferrer, Audrey Hepburn, Dick Haymes, Van Johnson, Fred Astaire, Eileen Farrell, Kathryn Grant, Tony Curtis, Nat and Maria Cole, Stanley and Marion Donen, Bob and Dolores Hope, Lauren Bacall, Dinah Shore, George Montgomery, Lew and Edie Wasserman, Blanche Chambers, Billie Holiday
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Dating History

Partner Comparison

Rosemary Clooney74 GeminiActress
Dante DiPaolo87 AquariusActor
José Ferrer80 CapricornActor
Puerto Rican
Nelson Riddle64 GeminiComposer
Mitch Miller99 CancerConductor


Male7th February, 195561 years old
Female29th May, 195659 years old
Male1st December, 195758 years old
Female13th October, 195857 years old
Male23rd March, 196056 years old

Onscreen Matchups


LateLine1998 Guest Mother TV Show
Radioland Murders1994 Anna Movie
ER1994 'Madame X' TV Show
Frasier1993 Gladys TV Show
Sister Margaret and the Saturday Night Ladies1987 Sarah TV Movie
Hardcastle and McCormick1983 Millie Denton TV Show
Twilight Theater1982 TV Movie
The Dick Powell Theatre1961 Melissa TV Show
The George Burns Show1958 Rosemary Clooney TV Show
Deep in My Heart1954 Rosemary Clooney Movie
Red Garters1954 Calaveras Kate Movie
White Christmas1954 Betty Haynes Movie
General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein1954 Jeannie (segment 'Me and Juliet') TV Movie
Red Skelton Revue1954 Sadie - Nightclub Owner TV Show
Here Come the Girls1953 Daisy Crockett Movie
The Stars Are Singing1953 Terry Brennan Movie
The Red Skelton Hour1951 Telephone Company PR Rep, Stewardess TV Show
The Robert Q. Lewis Show1950 Regular TV Show
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dorisdayfanDec 27, 2009

Wonderful lady with a fantastic voice! Loved her in White Christmas and Red Garters!

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