Georgia Engel Emmy Nominee ‘the Mary Tyler Moore Show’ Actress Dies at 70

Georgia Engle, the five-time Emmy nominee for her role as Georgette on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and her role as Pat MacDougall in “Everybody Loves Raymond” died in Princeton, New Jersey on April 12, 2019. She was 70 years old.

John Quilty, Engle’s executor, and a friend told the New York Times the cause of her death is not known. Engle was a Christian Scientist and did not believe in doctors.

Engel also appeared on the television show “Hot In Cleveland,” opposite Betty White. Engel and White also appeared in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

Recently Engel appeared in the “One Day At A Time” remake on Netflix. Also on “Fantasy Island,” “The Love Boat,” “Coach,” and “Two and a Half Men.”

Most of Engle’s career was on television. She also appeared in the movies “Signs of Life,” “Dr. Dolittle 2,” “The Sweetest Thing, “Open Season,” and “Grown Ups 2.”

She has also appeared in off-Broadway and Broadway shows.

Engel’s Broadway Debut was opposite Ethel Merman in “Hello, Dolly!” She also appeared in “The Boys from Syracuse,” and in 2006-07 she was in “The Drowsy Chaperone.”

Written by Barbara Sobel


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