Actress Georgia Engel, best-known for her work on the hit “Mary Tyler Moore Show” in the 1970s died Friday in Princeton, New Jersey, at the age of 70, according to news reports.
Engel, with her soft-spoken voice and perfect comic timing, was nominated twice for her work as Georgette on the show.
Very sad news: the wonderful 5-time Emmy Award-nominee, Georgia Engel has died at 70. R.I.P.... pic.twitter.com/c6I0ihAbpa— Angela Lansbury News (@_AngelaLansbury) April 16, 2019
She played parts in numerous television shows over her career, including “Everybody Loves Raymond” and “Hot in Cleveland.”
A friend of actress told The New York Times that Engel’s cause of death was undetermined because she was a Christian Scientist and did not see doctors.
She was born in Washington, D.C. and graduated from high school in Bethesda, Maryland. She earned a college degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and is survived by two sisters.
#GeorgiaEngel-a gentle Master of https://t.co/NyeYCPFehR daughter just saw her on an ep of #OneDayAtATime & not knowing who she was,asked why she got a lot of entrance https://t.co/gYfxbZpjex:“Because she’s a beloved actress who’s been making people laugh for many years.”🙏💔💫 https://t.co/1mDCnGLVqB— Donna Murphy (@DMurphyOfficial) April 16, 2019
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