Rose Marie, actress and showbiz legend, dies at 94

Actress Rose Marie (centre) was best known for her role as wise-cracking comedy writer Sally Rogers on The Dick Van Dyke Show. Photograph:( Others )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Dec 29, 2017, 06.35 AM (IST)

Actress and showbiz legend, Rose Marie died aged 64 Thursday at her home in Los Angeles. 

A family spokesman Harlan Boll said, "Marie had been resting in bed at her Los Angeles-area home when a caretaker found she had stopped breathing."

Marie was best known for her wisecracking funny role as Sally Rogers of classic "The Dick Van Dyke Show” that also featured Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore.

She began her career in the show business as a bobbed-hair child in the 1920s and 1930s and continued to work for almost a century in theatre, radio, TV and movies. 

She even was the subject of 2017 documentary “Wait for Your Laugh”.