Gypsy Rose is the aunt of actress April Kent.
Gypsy has been portrayed by Natalie Wood in 1962's movie Gypsy and Cynthia Gibb in 1993's TV movie Gypsy.
Although she was a "stripper," Gypsy Rose never actually got totally undressed. She always had something small covering her.
Gypsy had a brief fling with director Otto Preminger, which resulted in a son, while she was still married to William Alexander Kirkland.
Gypsy Rose had one son, Erik Lee Preminger, who was born December 11, 1944.
Like her mother, Gypsy Rose was married three times.
The walls of Gypsy's Los Angeles home were decorated with pictures by Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Max Ernst, and Dorothea Tanning, all said to be from gifts from the artists themselves.
Gypsy wrote a play called "The Naked Genius," which was a flop.
Gypsy had many pets, including cats, turtles, guinea pigs, and Chinese crested dogs.
When Gypsy was diagnosed with cancer in 1969, she called it "a present from Mother."
At one of her weddings, Gypsy had a chimpanzee as a ringbearer.
Gypsy appeared in many movies, including 1937's Ali Baba Goes To Town, 1958's Screaming Mimi, and 1966's The Trouble With Angels.
Gypsy was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, California.
In 1941, Gypsy wrote The G-String Murders, which was later made into the 1943 film Lady of Burlesque.
Gypsy's sister is actress June Havoc.
Gypsy's measurements were 37-23-36.
Gypsy Rose's height is 5'8".
Gypsy Rose had two talk shows: "The Gypsy Rose Lee Show" (1958) and "Gypsy" (1965).
Gypsy Rose: God is love, but get it in writing.
Gypsy Rose: If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing slowly . . . very slowly.
Gypsy: (on her novel "The G-String Murders") I wrote it three times, with a Thesaurus.
Gypsy Rose: I have everything I had twenty years ago, except now it's all lower.