Estelle Scher-Gettleman (July 25, 1923 – July 22, 2008), better known by her stage name Estelle Getty, was an American actress, who appeared in film, television, and theatre. She was best known for her role as Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls from 1985 to 1992, which won...Wikipedia
Age: 84 (age at death)
Born: 25th July, 1923, New York City, New York, USA
Died: 22nd July, 2008, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 4' 10½" (149 cm)
Claim to Fame: Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls
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
During a brief reunion in November 2004 with "The Golden Girls" (1985)'s Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Beatrice Arthur, it was reported on TV by the ladies that Estelle was suffering from severe dementia.
She had two children with her late husband Arthur Gettleman: sons Carl Gettleman and Barry Gettleman.