Georgia Engel, who rose to fame playing sweet but ditzy Georgette Franklin on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” has died.
The actress passed away Friday in Princeton, NJ, according to the New York Times, and a cause of death has not been determined. Georgia was a Christian Scientist and reportedly did not see a doctor.
More recently Georgia had a guest role on “Everybody Loves Raymond,” starring as Pat MacDougall in 13 episodes. Georgia also earned 3 Emmy nominations for her work on that show.
Social media extends their sympathies below:
Broadway and television actress Georgia Engel, famous for her roles in the 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' and 'Everybody Loves Raymond,' dies at 70: https://t.co/9BbdP9Civw— CAB News Online (@CABNewsOnline) April 16, 2019
We are saddened to report the passing of actress Georgia Engel.https://t.co/FIpQnkVt3y— BroadwayWorld (@BroadwayWorld) April 16, 2019
We will miss her sweet voice her her remarkable comedic timing.