"I think they look upon me as an old child, because I'm so little."
Same, Estelle. S-A-M-E.
to Estelle Getty
(July 25, 1923 NYC, NY - July 22, 2008 Los Angeles, CA)
The comedienne known for her role as tiny terror Sophia Petrillo on NBC's The Golden Girls & Golden Palace, succumbed to the tragic disease Lewy body dementia at age 84. She is buried in the Garden of the Exodus section of Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, CA.
-Estelle played the Borscht Belt during her first years as an entertainer.
-She was Harvey Firestein's mom in the original production of Torch Song Trilogy.
-Her work as Sophia earned her an Emmy & a Golden Globe. .
-In 1993 she created a workout video for seniors.
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