Carole Ita White is best known for her character of “Big Rosie” who was first seen as a nemesis to Laverne and Shirley during the second season in the episode “Bachelor Mothers”. Carole has made guest starring appearances on such programs as Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, The Love Boat, Beverly Hills 90210, The Wayans Bros. and Profiler. She appeared on several game shows, including The $20,000 Pyramid. She has continued to appear in small roles in films over the years, including Falling Down, The Witches of Eastwick, Grand Canyon, and The Fabulous Baker Boys. She appeared in the 2006 independent film, Wannabe. Her famous father is character actor Jesse White (remembered as “The Maytag Man”). She continues to work in stand up, doing guest appearances and can currently be seen in the two popular webseries, Child of the 70’s and Good Vibrations. ¬†Enjoy Tammy McKinley Weston’s audio interview with Carole Ita White. ¬†30 minutes.

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