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Happy Birthday To Mount Vernon’s Roz Kelly

Roz Kelly, turns 71 on Tuesday.
Roz Kelly, turns 71 on Tuesday. Photo Credit:

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Mount Vernon’s Roz Kelly!

Roz Kelly, who was born in Mount Vernon, turns 71 on Tuesday.

Kelly, an actress, best known for playing Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli's girlfriend Carol "Pinky" Tuscadero on the hit television series "Happy Days," was born July 29, 1943. Before "Happy Days," Kelly worked as a staff photographer for New York magazine, where she took pictures of both unknowns and celebrities, including Jimi Hendrix, Soupy Sales, Andy Warhol, Cream, Leonard Cohen, Neil Diamond and photographer Diane Arbus.

Beyond "Happy Days," Kelly reprised her Pinky role on the first episode of the short-lived 1977 spin-off, "Blansky's Beauties." Kelly also played guest roles on "Starsky and Hutch," "Match Game '76," "Baretta," "Kojak," "The Love Boat," "The Dukes of Hazzard," "Charlie's Angels" and "Fantasy Island."

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