Mary Lou Metzger, Singer and Dancer
PBS host for Lawrence Welk Show
Mary Lou Metzger was a featured performer on the Lawrence Welk Show from 1979 to 1982. She also currently hosts most of the show's wraparound segments on PBS. Metzger began her entertainment career at the age of seven. She majored in music at Temple University and was later introduced to Lawrence Welk by a talent scout. Following her first Welk performance in 1970, Mary Lou became best known as the girl who danced with Mr. Welk at the end of his weekly shows. Metzger is currently involved in producing both video and stage projects, and, for the past eight years, she has created Christmas shows for the Welk Resort in Escondido and Welk Champagne Theatre in Branson, MO.
Marriage To Richard Maloof
Mary Lou Metzger and her husband, fellow Welk Show Tuba Player Richard Maloof live in Sherman Oaks, CA. Metzger and Arthur Duncan recently teamed up together in 2013 for a series of performances at the Welk Resort in Escondido, CA.
Mary Lou Metzger and Jack Imel