One of her best known appearances is as the dancing "Chow-chow-chow" lady from the Purina Cat Chow commercials.
Did You Know?
It's way better to be a second star than to be the top dog a lot of times.
According to an in-depth article by Richard Sackley for Classic Images (January 2010), her birth name coincided with a hospital visit by Jack Dempsey
, the former World Heavyweight Champion. It seems that Dempsey caught a glimpse of the newborn being carried by a nurse and declared, "Boy, there's a patsy." The nurse relayed the story to Patsy's mother. Although the baby's legal name was Virginia, ...
The Chow-Chow-Chow Lady