Obituary of Estelle Getty

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Estelle Getty

Estelle Getty (born July 25th, 1923 in New York City, New York) was a TV Actress who was best known for playing the part of Sophia Petrillo on the American TV series "The Golden Girls". Estelle died on July 22nd, 2008 and reportedly, her death was because of dementia. She passed away at the age of 84 years old.

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Estelle Getty Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Getty, Estelle
    • Common Name: Estelle Getty
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: July 25, 1923
    • Age: 84 (at death)
    • Occupation: TV Actress
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: StarKist Canned Tuna
    • Favorite Color: Aqua (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Estelle's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Estelle Scher
    • Father: Charles Scher (c. 1895)
    • Mother: Sarah Scher (née Lacher; 1896 – 1975)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Arthur Gettleman ​(married 1947-died 2004)

Death Notice:

  • Date: July 22 2008 at age 84
  • Place: Hollywood, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Dementia (Dementia with Lewy bodies)
  • Interment: buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Category Tags:

TV ActressAmerican Born on July 25th Born in 1923 Born in New YorkDied in 2008Died at age 84Died from Dementia

Quotable Quotes:

"Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else."

"I can't believe that I got that whole thing in my mouth. I deserve an award."

"Too many of you, my friends, are dying. Now it's time for me to do my part and help you. - on launching her fundraising for AIDS research in honor of her gay friends and fans (IMDB)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-02-26 12:00:10
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