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Age77 (age at death)
Birthday 25 October, 1892
Birthplace Balassagyarmat, Hungary
Died 1 February, 1970
Place of Death New York, New York
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality Hungarian
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Dolly Sisters
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Rosie Dolly Actress - Born October 25, 1892 · Budapest, Austria-Hungary [now Hungary]

Died February 1, 1970 · New York City, New York, USA (heart attack)

Birth name Roszika Deutsch

Nickname Rosie Dolly

Mini Bio Rosie Dolly was born on October 25, 1892 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary [now Hungary]. She was an actress, known for The Lily and the Rose (1915), Our Mutual Girl (1914) and The Million Dollar Dollies (1918). She was previously married to Irving Netcher, Mortimer Davis and Jean Schwartz. She died on February 1, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA.

Family

Spouses

Irving Netcher (March 16, 1932 - July 26, 1953) his death

Mortimer Davis (1927 - 1931) divorced

Jean Schwartz (1913 - 1921) divorced

Trivia

One of the Dolly Sisters vaudeville act.

Twin sister of Jenny Dolly

Ex-sister-in-law of Harry Fox.

Diamond Jim Brady gave her a Rolls Royce covered with ribbons.

She was the sister-in-law of Constance Talmadge. Her husband, Irving Netcher, was the brother of Talmadge's husband, Townshend Netcher.

Her third husband, Irving Netcher, was a Chicago department store heir. They moved to Illinois after their marriage.

She sold the rights to her and her sister's story in 1943 with the stipulation that Jenny's suicide and Jenny's daughters not be mentioned.

She attempted suicide in 1962 with an overdose of sleeping pills.

She had a brother, Eddie.

The Dolly Sisters, twins Rosika (Rose) and Jansci (Jenny) Deutsch, were born October 25, 1892 in Hungary, and emigrated to the United States in 1905. They perfected a single-sex "tandem" dance act - practicing in front of mirrors - under the name of `The Dolly Sisters` they began earning money in beer halls as early as 1907. Barred for being under age by the New York City stage, they toured the Orpheum circuit until 1909 when they debuted on the Keith vaudeville circuit till 1911 when they signed with the Ziegfeld Follies for two seasons.

In addition to making about a half dozen films from 1913 to 1920, they toured the theatres and dance halls of Europe. Sometimes they would appear with separate partners as "rival" acts to boost ticket sales. Their gambling "career" was nearly as successful. They won $850,000 in one season at Deauville and one evening in Cannes, Jenny won 4 million francs, which she converted to a collection of jewelry; she then went on to win another 11 million.

Their private life was as melodramatic as their public life was stellar. Circa 1918, they became lovers of Harry Gordon Selfridge. One of their Ziegfeld friends, Olive Thomas, who had invited Rosie to tour the nightclubs of Paris with her in September 1920, would be found dying of accidental mercury bichloride poisoning, after drunkenly drinking from her husband`s prescribed medication. Rosie, who had declined the outing, would instead see Olive in hospital just before her death.

Such would be merely a foretaste of the tragedy to come as in 1933, Jenny was involved in a serious car crash near Bordeaux with her former lover Max Constant. It took six weeks and fifteen painful surgeries and the sale of most her jewelry to restore her to some semblance of her former beauty but it left her ‘a broken shell` as she would say to friends. She lingered until May 1, 1941 when she committed suicide, hanging herself in the shower of her apartment in the Shelton Hotel.

As is often the case with twins, Rosie would prove to represent the opposite of the manic highs and lows of Jenny`s personality, living long enough to see a biopic made in 1945 of their lives called, inevitably The Dolly Sisters - starring June Haver and Betty Grable - but in 1962 she attempted to follow her sister in suicide. It was a failed bid and she would live on until January 1, 1970, succumbing to heart failure.

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