Estelle Getty, RIP

Estelle Getty of “Golden Girls” is no longer with us.

Here’s a tribute from a fan:

From her New York Times obit:

Interestingly, Getty was actually younger than Bea Arthur, who played her daughter on “Golden Girls.”

UPDATE: The L.A. Times notes that Getty played the Yiddish theater and the Catskills in her early days.

Your Comments

The Forward welcomes reader comments in order to promote thoughtful discussion on issues of importance to the Jewish community. In the interest of maintaining a civil forum, The Forward requires that all commenters be appropriately respectful toward our writers, other commenters and the subjects of the articles. Vigorous debate and reasoned critique are welcome; name-calling and personal invective are not and will be deleted. Egregious commenters will be banned from commenting. While we generally do not seek to edit or actively moderate comments, our spam filter prevents most links and certain key words from being posted and the Forward reserves the right to remove comments for any reason.

Recommend this article

Estelle Getty, RIP

Thank you!

This article has been sent!