Nancy Walker (May 10, 1922–March 25, 1992) was an American actress & comedienne of stage, screen, & TV. She was also a film & TV director (most notably of The Mary Tyler Moore Show). During her 50 year career, she may be best remembered for her role of Ida Morgenstern, who first appeared on The Mary Tyler Moore Show & later on the spinoff series Rhoda. From 1971-76 she was a regular on Rock Hudson's McMillian & Wife. From 1970-1990 she played Rosie the waitress in Bounty paper towel commerci...

Burt Mustin (February 8, 1884 – January 28, 1977) was an American character actor. Over the course of his career, Mustin appeared in over 150 film and television productions. He also worked in radio and appeared in stage productions. Mustin began his professional acting career at the age of 67 after director William Wyler cast him in the 1951 film noir Detective Story. Known for his dependability and versatility, Mustin would go on to establish a career as a well-known character actor.

Eileen Brennan (September 3, 1932 – July 28, 2013) was a smoky-voiced actress who had worked in show business for more than 20 years before gaining her widest attention as a gleefully tough Army captain in both the film (1980) and television (1981-83) versions of Private Benjamin. She was forced to leave the TV series when she was hit by a car and critically injured in Venice, CA. Without her, the series ended in 1983. Her mother was silent film star Regina "Jeanne" Menehan.

Shirley BOOTH (1898-1992) * AFI Top Actress nominee > Active 1925–74 > Born Marjory Ford 30 Aug 1898 New York > Died 16 Oct 1992 (aged 94) Massachusetts, heart disease > Spouse(s): Ed Gardner (1929-42 div); William H. Baker Jr. (1943-51, her death) > Children None. Notable films ~ Come Back, Little Sheba (1952); About Mrs. Leslie (1954). From 1961 until 1966, she played the title role in the sitcom Hazel, for which she won two Primetime Emmy Awards. Photo 1950

Shirley MacLaine

"The Mary Tyler Moore Show"

Madeline Kahn was an American actress. Kahn was known primarily for her comic roles in films such as Paper Moon, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, What's Up, Doc?, and Clue.


Ms. Hattie McDaniel. First Afr American woman to win an Academy award. Gone with the Wind!

Cyd Charisse


Bounty paper towels, "the quicker picker-upper." During her stint as Rosie from 1970 to 1990, four-foot-eleven-inch Nancy Walker found time to appear in movies and on a kajillion TV shows, most notably as Rhoda's mom, Ida Morgenstern.

Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore in 1963 & 2012

Mary and Rhoda, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "Rhoda," "Mary & Rhoda

Actress Ruby Dee Died 6-12-14 at age 81

Farrah Fawcett

tv sets, old tv shows, tv test patterns, tv shows from the 50's, 60's ...

TV test pattern I would sit for hours waiting for the one channel to come on, there was no broadcasting until 4pm as I can remember, and then about 5 or 6 hours of 30 min. shows and then no more until the next day at 4pm. But what a thrill we never had a tv before. Early 50's. Roseanne: The Complete Series: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Various: Movies & TV

Mary Tyler Moore