Rose Marie, known best for her portrayal of television writer Sally Rogers on the beloved CBS sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, has died, according to her official website. She was 94.
A tweet from the actress’ official Twitter account shared the news Thursday, with a message that read,
“It is with broken hearts that we share the terribly sad news that our beloved Rose Marie passed away this afternoon.”
In addition to her most popular role on The Dick Van Dyke Show, Rose Marie also endeared herself to audiences on The Doris Day Show and as a regular panelist on Hollywood Squares.
Born Rose Marie Mazetta, she was one of the first stars to be known only by her first name. Recently, Rose Marie gained a new generation of fans with her funny Twitter updates and a 2017 documentary about her life entitled Wait For Your Laugh, which featured interviews with costars including Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner, and more.
— Rose Marie-Official (@RoseMarie4Real) December 29, 2017
Though she often played husband-hunters on television, she was happily married to Bobby Guy, who tragically passed away from a blood infection in 1964. She is survived by her daughter Georgiana Marie “Noopy” and her son-in-law Steven Rodrigues.