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Estelle Getty

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Estelle Scher-Gettleman (July 25, 1923 – July 22, 2008), better known by her stage name Estelle Getty, was an American actress, who appeared in film, theatre and television. She is best known for her role as Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls from 1985 to 1992, which won her an Emmy and a Golden Globe, on The Golden Palace from 1992 to 1993 and on Empty Nest from 1993 to 1995. In her later years, after retiring from acting, she battled Lewy body dementia. Description above from the Wikipedia article Estelle Getty, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 25, 1923 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Fantasy Island 1977-01-14
Latest Project:
Series Celebrities Uncensored 2003-06-04
Known For
Poster of Young at Heart: Body Conditioning with Estelle
Poster of Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot
Poster of Mannequin
Poster of Tootsie
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series Unknown 2003-01-01
Series Wish Kids Unknown 2002-03-02
Movie The Million Dollar Kid Sister Rosanne 2000-01-18
Movie Stuart Little Estelle Little 1999-12-17
Movie A Match Made in Heaven Betty Weston 1997-04-27
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Series Brotherly Love Unknown 1995-09-16
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Series Duckman Unknown 1994-03-05
Movie Young at Heart: Body Conditioning with Estelle Unknown 1993-10-15
Series The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Movie Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Tutti Bomowski 1992-02-21
Series Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Series The Golden Palace Sophia Petrillo 1992-09-18
Movie The Earth Day Special Sophia Petrillo 1990-04-22
Series City Helen Rutledge 1990-01-29
Series Blossom Sophia Petrillo 1990-07-05
Series Empty Nest Sophia Petrillo 1988-10-08
Movie Mickey's 60th Birthday Herself 1988-11-13
Movie Mannequin Claire Prince Timkin 1987-02-13
Series Roomies Unknown 1987-03-19
Movie Mask Evelyn 1985-03-08
Series The Golden Girls Sophia Petrillo 1985-09-14
Movie Copacabana Unknown 1985-12-03
Movie No Man's Land Eurol Muller 1984-05-27
Movie Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story Unknown 1984-11-12
Movie Deadly Force Gussie 1983-07-08
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1982-03-25
Series Baker's Dozen Unknown 1982-03-17
Movie Tootsie Middle-Aged Woman 1982-06-10
Series Newhart Elsa Carruthers 1982-10-02
Series Hotel Unknown 1982-08-21
Series Nurse Unknown 1981-04-02
Movie Team-Mates Teacher 1978-11-21
Series Fantasy Island Money Lady 1977-01-14