Estelle Getty Biography

Estelle Scher-Gettleman, better known by her stage name Estelle Getty, was an American actress, who appeared in film, television, and theatre. She was 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. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Estelle Getty
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Comedian
Ethnicity:
Jewish American
Religion:
Judaism
Date of Birth:
July 25, 1923
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Date of Death:
July 22, 2008
Age at Death:
84
Cause of Death:
Dementia with Lewy bodies
Marriages
Estelle Getty Timeline
  • 1985-09-14
    "The Golden Girls", starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty, debuts on NBC
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