Marie Osmond happens to be a well-known actress, singer as well as a doll designer belonging to the American ethnicity. She is also a reputed member of one of America's most famous show business union cum family, known as 'The Osmonds'. Interestingly, Marie actually never was a part of the singing group. Yet, she managed to go up the ladder of the business, owing to her immense success in the genre of country music.
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Working as a solo artist of country music in 1970s and 1980s, she gained huge popularity among the audiences. She sang many globally famous country songs like "Paper Roses". Her career's golden years were around 1976 to 1979. Along with her equally talented brother, Donny Osmond, she also worked as a host in the popular TV show, called "Danny and Marie".
Although she is known for her artistic flexibility, she mostly works with the genre of country and pop. She has also made a career as a well-known film screenwriter. She has worked with some of the most prestigious labels like Curb, Columbia, and MGM.
Currently aged fifty eight, Marie was born as Olive Marie Osmond on 13th October in the year 1959. Her birthplace is the beautiful city of Utah, situated in The United States of America. Her mother was Olive May (1925 to 2004) and her father was George Virl Osmond (1917 to 2007).
She grew up along with her eight siblings. She was the only girl among her siblings. Her elder and younger brothers include Alan, Tom, Merrill, Wayne, Donny, Jay and Jimmy Osmond. Her parents were staunch Christians. They got all of their children baptized and used to send them to church every week.
Marie was raised as a dedicated member of 'The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints'. Although she is an American national, her ancestry can be traced back to England, Scotland, Ireland, Switzerland, Germany and some other European nations. Ever since they were little children, Marie's siblings were already well-known figures and frequently performed on national television. In fact, Marie's first debut was along with her in "The Osmond Brothers'. She was four years old at the time.
Throughout her life, Marie worked hard to make her name known in both singing as well as acting. She went on to play many iconic roles in various movies like that of Beth Antherton in 'The Gift of Love', Julia Wallace in 'Maybe This Time', Rose Petal in 'Rose Petal Place: Real Friends', Velveteen Rabbit in 'The Velveteen Rabbit', sister May Davis in 'Rooster', Josephine Marcus in 'I Married Wyatt Earp', Marie Rosselli in 'The Love Boat' etc.
17 Feb, 2018