Estelle Getty, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Estelle Getty


Date of Birth: 25-Jul-1923

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Death: 22-Jul-2008

Profession: actor, stage actor, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Estelle Getty

  • Estelle Gettleman (née Scher; July 25, 1923 – July 22, 2008), known professionally as Estelle Getty, was an American actress and comedian.
  • She was known for her portrayal of the sarcastic and quick-witted senior citizen Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls (1985 – 1992), a role she reprised for appearances on Empty Nest (1993 – 1995), The Golden Palace (1992 – 1993), Blossom (1990–1995), and Nurses (1991 – 1994).
  • Other notable films in which she appeared include Mask (1985), a semi-biographical film in which she played the grandmother of Roy L.
  • Dennis, and Stuart Little (1999).
  • She retired from acting in the early 2000s, due to issues with her health.

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