Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Estelle Getty of 'Golden Girls' dies at 84

Estelle Getty, the diminutive actress who spent 40 years struggling for success before landing a role of a lifetime in 1985 as the sarcastic octogenarian Sophia on TV's "The Golden Girls," has died. She was 84.

Getty, who suffered from advanced dementia, died at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at her Hollywood Boulevard home, said her son, Carl Gettleman of Santa Monica.


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Aww everyone loved them some Sophia on that show. May she rest in peace.

8 comments:

deejuana83 said...

Aww...I loved the Golden Girls!! She was too funny. R.I.P Estelle.

Darius T. Williams said...

I know...this is horrible. I'm going on Amazon today to order some seasons of the show...I'll pay tribute this weekend buy laying in bed and watching endless episodes of the golden girls.

[jei.lamar] said...

I cried like a baby when I heard this.........(i was a bit inebriated) this was a very sad moment for Hollywood, I LOVE how she gets in on Rose & Blanche....the best part of the show

Sexxy Luv said...

awww...i loved Sophia on the golden girls!

Corey Keith said...

I know.. right...

Prince Xem VanAdams-Lumumba said...

...and Would U Believe that She is the YOUNGEST of the Four?

Her character ANNOYED Me a bit though. I Like Blanche and Dorothy the Best. LMAO!

Im More a Dorothy, I Think.

AcousticSoul said...

Can you belive none of her co-stars made it to the funeral. Geez!!

Mckinley said...

I will truly Miss that young lady

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