Olive Marie Osmond (born October 13, 1959 in Ogden, Utah) is an American entertainer and a member of the show business family, The Osmonds.
She is a regular on QVC where her "Marie Osmond Fine Porcelain Collector Dolls" are the top-selling line. Marie has launched her own embroidery machine, sewing machine, and embroidery designs through Bernina. She has recently been featured on the cover of Designs in Machine Embroidery, a national magazine for machine embroidery enthusiasts. The cover article featured an interview with Marie where she discussed how she became involved in embroidery.
The only daughter of George and Olive Osmond and the eighth of their nine children, Marie has released many albums and appeared on television for over 40 years. When she was just 13 years old, her song "Paper Roses" reached #1 on the country music charts, making her the youngest female artist in history to top the chart. She has charted with her brother Donny ("I'm Leaving It All Up To You" and "Deep Purple"), Dan Seals ("Meet Me In Montana", also a country #1), and Paul Davis ("You're Still New To Me"). Other solo hits include "This Is The Way That I Feel," "There's No Stopping Your Heart", "Read My Lips", and "I Only Wanted You". She and Donny also had a hit variety show, Donny & Marie, which ran on ABC from (1976 to 1979). In 1981, she had a solo variety series on NBC, simply called Marie.
Marie played her mother, Olive, in the TV movie Side By Side: The True Story Of The Osmond Family. She also starred in the TV movies The Gift Of Love and I Married Wyatt Earp. She garnered rave reviews in the Broadway musicals The King and I (as Anna) and The Sound of Music (as Maria) in the mid-1990s. She returned to television with brother Donny in 1998 to co-host Donny And Marie, a talk/entertainment show that lasted just two seasons.