George Pays Tribute to Aunt Rosemary
Nick Clooney, Rosemary Clooney and Gail Stone Nick Clooney, George in the Glory That Is Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell's Relationship Evolution During the course of George Clooney's promotional blitz for his new movies doesn't help with the ladies, but “but he's my longest relationship. Rosemary Clooney (May 23, – June 29, ) was an American singer and actress. . In , her relationship with a drummer ended after two years. Her nephew, George Clooney, was a pallbearer at her funeral, which was attended.
Her good friend Bing Crosby wrote the introduction. Katherine Coker adapted the book for Jackie Cooperwho produced and directed the television movie, Rosie: InRosemary and her brother Nick co-chaired the Betty Clooney Foundation for the Brain-Injuredaddressing the needs of survivors of cognitive disabilities caused by strokestumorsand brain damage from trauma or age.George Clooney Interviewed By His Dad Nick Clooney
Inshe married her longtime friend and a former dancer, Dante DiPaolo at St. Patrick's Church in Maysville, Kentucky. An Autobiography, describing her battles with addiction to prescription drugs for depressionand how she lost and then regained a fortune. Lung cancer and death[ edit ] Floodwall mural in Maysville, Kentucky A long-time smoker, Clooney was diagnosed with lung cancer at the end of Despite surgeryshe died six months later on June 29,at her Beverly Hills home.
Her nephew, George Clooneywas a pallbearer at her funeral, which was attended by numerous stars, including Al Pacino. She is buried at Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Maysville.
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I know how busy you are as an actor, having to be away on location for long stretches of time. But did you get to say goodbye to her before she passed? It had a big effect on all of us, especially my father. Rock and roll arrived and instantly the female pop singers of her day were replaced.
People just didn't want her kind of music any more. She did the drugs, the alcohol, the depression, the breakdown, the divorces. They were always drinking, laughing, smoking and trashing everyone they knew. I really, really loved Rosemary.
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The big difference is that not all my buddies are in the business but we are close like Rosemary's group was. I won't always be in demand. I won't always have this privileged position, so I have to make the most of my time. The up-and-down, but never out, examples set by his forebears -- his television-personality father Nick Clooney and his recently deceased aunt, the legendary singer Rosemary Clooney -- long ago convinced him that show business careers go through cycles no matter how you try to steer them.
And the fact that his first up cycle was a long time in coming, he feels, makes him appreciate what he can get away with now even more. There's a real advantage to growing up for a period of time and understanding things a little bit better. And the fact that my Aunt Rosemary went down the road before me.
I had a lot of help. Father, Nick, was a popular TV anchorman and talk-show host in Cincinnati.
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George types his on the IBM Selectric typewriter that he personally restored. Clooney briefly considered a career in broadcasting, but quickly discovered "I was not bright enough.
She immediately put the aspiring actor to work as her personal driver. Frequently performed; in both music and film; with members of her extended family.
She started her career as a double act with sister Betty Clooney. In the s, she gave performances with daughter-in-law Debby Boonewife of her middle son Gabriel Ferrer.
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She and Miguel also both made guest appearances on ERthough never opposite each other or George Clooney. In her final screen appearance, she and Miguel played a mother-and-son when she made a guest appearance on LateLine Was a liberal to progressive Democrat.
Inducted into the Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame in inaugural class. At the height of her fame, she would make and send out records singing carols and wishing happy holidays to people instead of Christmas cards. Personal Quotes 4 I think acting is the most thankless profession in the world.