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Doris Roberts


Born - 4 November 1925, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Died - 17 April 2016

Round-faced, fluffily blonde, diminutive American actress, born Doris Green and an expert at interfering parents of varying ethnicity. On stage from the late 1940s, TV shortly after: one of her earliest small-screen roles was as The Mad Woman in Jane Eyre (1952) - already a character role. Film parts followed in the next decade: Something Wild (1961), The New Interns (1964), Barefoot in the Park (1967), the Honeymoon Killers (1969), A New Leaf (1971), The Heartbreak Kid (1972), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), Hester Street (1976), The Rose (1979), Number One With a Bullet (1987), Ladies on Sweet Street (1990), Used People (1992), The Grass Harp (1995), My Giant (1998), Full Circle (2001), Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003), Keeping Up with the Steins (2006), Aliens in the Attic (2009), Another Harvest Moon (2010), Margarine Wars (2012), No Deposit (2015), The Red Maple Leaf (2016), her last, and many others. Perhaps best remembered for the TV series Everybody Loves Raymond, she died following a stroke.