No Golden Girls reunion: Estelle Getty passes away.

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  1. kronos

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    Wow. I figured she died years ago. RIP, only 84. wow.
     
  3. 138 Scourge

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    I'm...actually kind of sad about this. Sophia was awesome.

    Estelle! Thank you for being a friend....
     
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    I thought she was in her eighties, IN the eighties.
     
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    I thought she was alot older than that.
     
  6. Dusty

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    What I am shocked about is that the other ones are still alive...
     
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    I thought I read somewhere that was was in fact younger than her "Daughter" Bea Athur.
     
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    I think this was her one big Hollywood leading role.

    Too bad it was the wrong one (for both of them).
     
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    I want that!! That looks funny as hell!Oh also
    R.I.P.
     
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    The thread title is so freaking tasteless...

    I shouldn't be laughing.
     
  11. Lance Halberd

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    Yeah, she was in her 60s when she landed the Sophia role, but it took her three auditions to get it, because she didn't look elderly enough the first two times.
     
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    My girlfriend is going to be devastated when she gets home and hears this. It's strange, but I think the only comparison I can make is that to her, "The Golden Girls" show was/is sort of like Transformers to me (or all of us here on this board). It's a show that she grew up with and was something that she could turn to when she needed to be cheered up or otherwise escape for a few moments from life. So long, Estelle.
     
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    here's a couple of my favorite quotes

    Sophia: Let me tell you girls the three most important things I learned about life: number one, hold fast to your friends; number two, there's no such thing as security; and number three, don't go see "Ishtar." Woof.

    Sophia: It's a nightmare, we've been visited by the Yutz of Christmas Past.

    betty,rue,and beatrice had to help her with her lines
     
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    From imdb.com:

    "Getty played mother to Bea Arthur on "The Golden Girls" (1985), however, Bea is actually 15½ months older than Estelle. Estelle being born July 25, 1923 and Bea was born May 13, 1922."
     
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    Use to watch it all the time...she played a great role on a great show and will definitely be missed...
     
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    oh snap...?
     
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    Shame on you
     
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    Darn, :rolleyes2 
     
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    Better cross her off my list of 'Things to do.'
     
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