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Estelle Getty (1923–2008)


Estelle Getty began her acting career in 1978 with Team-Mates (1978). She also had short roles in two critically acclaimed classics, Tootsie (1982) and Mask (1985). In 1985, Estelle began acting in The Golden Girls (1985), with Bea Arthur, Betty White, and Rue McClanahan. The successful show won two Emmys for outstanding television series, and ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

With writer Steve Delsohn, wrote her autobiography, "If I Knew Then What I Know Now...So What?" (Contemporary Books, 1988). See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

Estelle Gettleman | Stella Getty | Estelle Scher

Height:

4' 10½" (1.49 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 See more »

Trivia:

Getty played mother to Bea Arthur on The Golden Girls (1985), however, Bea is actually 15½ months older than Estelle. Estelle was born on July 25, 1923 and Bea was born on May 13, 1922. See more »

Nickname:

Stella See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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