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Estelle Getty

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Estelle Getty began her acting career in 1978 with Team-Mates. She also had short roles in two critically acclaimed classics, Tootsie and Mask. In 1985, Estelle began acting in The Golden Girls, with Bea Arthur, Betty White, and Rue McClanahan. The successful show won two Emmys for outstanding television series, and Estelle herself won an Emmy in 1988. Among other things she's done in TV is playing Sophia Petrillo in shows several times, The Golden Palace and Empty Nest among them. Most recently, Estelle has been in the family film Stuart Little and playing Hollywood Squares.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Estelle Getty: Thank You For Being Alive

Estelle Getty: Thank You For Being Alive

"Golden Girl" Estelle Getty has gone to the big lanai in the sky and died at the age of 84, just three days shy of her 85th birthday.Estelle passed away at 5:35 AM this morning at her L.A. home… READ MORE >

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