Personal Info

Known For Acting

Known Credits 39

Gender Female

Birthday 1923-07-25

Day of Death 2008-07-22 (84 years old)

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Also Known As

  • Estelle Scher
  • Stella Getty
  • Estelle Gettleman

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Biography

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.

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