11/ 4/1925 – 4/17/2016
Doris Roberts, the beloved mom from “Everybody Loves Raymond,” has died at the age of 90 at her home in L.A on April 17th, 2016. Watch NBC video tribute to her here.
She received five Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild award during her acting career, which began in 1951.
Some Facts about Doris Roberts
- Roberts was born in St. Louis, Missouri.
- Roberts’ acting career began in 1952 with a role on the TV series Studio One.
- For her role as Marie Barone on “Everyone Love Raymond” she was nominated for seven Emmy Awards (and won four times) for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
- Doris was a registered Democrat.
- Doris was an animal rights advocate working with the group Puppies Behind Bars.
- She also worked with the Children with AIDS Foundation, where she served as chairwoman.
- She wrote a book called, “Are You Hungry, Dear? Life, Laughs, and Lasagna” a memoir and collection of some of Roberts’ recipes.
- Doris married twice and had 1 son.
Quotes from Doris Roberts
Humor is imperative, more important than food. You have a choice when someone dies. You can lie down or get back into life. Do something for someone else.
Everybody’s a teacher if you listen.
I’m learning something all the time. That’s the way I want it to go, and that’s the way I’ll go until I am no longer on this planet.