Rosemary Clooney

American singer and actress (1928-2002)

Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 - June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress. She was born in Maysville, Kentucky.[1] She became known with her song "Come On-a My House". She starred in many movies. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and died of lung cancer in Beverly Hills, California.[2]

Rosemary Clooney
Rosemary Clooney performing in 1977
Rosemary Clooney performing in 1977
Background information
Born(1928-05-23)May 23, 1928
Maysville, Kentucky, U.S.
DiedJune 29, 2002(2002-06-29) (aged 74)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
GenresTraditional pop, vocal jazz
Occupation(s)Singer, Actress
Years active1946–2001
RCA Victor
United Artists
Concord Jazz
WebsiteRosemary Clooney Palladium website

Her brother is television presenter Nick Clooney (born 1934). His nephew was actor George Clooney and was the mother of actor Miguel Ferrer.


  1. Severo, Richard (1 July 2012). "Rosemary Clooney, Legendary Pop Singer, Dies at 74". The New York Times. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
  2. allmusic

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