Obituary of Estelle Getty

Estelle Getty

Estelle Getty (born on 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 his her death was possibly 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
    • Birth Name: Estelle Scher
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her/hers
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
    • Birth Date: July 25, 1923
    • Age: 84 (at death)
    • Category/Genre: TV Actress

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

Death Notice:

  • Date: July 22, 2008
  • Place: Hollywood, California, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Dementia (Dementia with Lewy bodies)
  • Interment: buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Category Tags:

TV Actress American Born on July 25th Born in 1923 Born in New YorkDied in 2008Died from Dementia

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Last Updated: 2021-10-19 17:00:06
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