The Borden Twins

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The Borden Twins

The Borden Twins (born May 29, 1932). Rosalyn Borden and Marilyn Borden are twin sisters, known for their weight, who acted together in numerous television programs from the 1950s until the 1980s. They are best remembered as "Teensy" and "Weensy" in a classic episode of I Love Lucy entitled "Tennessee Bound". They never rose above supporting players, but the duo have performed in numerous venues, including gigs on the nightclub circuit, as well as larger events including the Rose Bowl. The twins also performed at countless USO shows at home and overseas. The sisters have worked with a number of big names including: Lucille Ball, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Andy Williams, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jimmy Durante, Bea Arthur, and Bob Newhart.

Rosalyn "Roz" Borden died January 23, 2003 of liver disease in Modesto, California.

Marilyn Borden died March 25, 2009 of congestive heart failure in Modesto, California.


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