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Estelle Getty dies at 84

Via the Chronicle and pretty much every other news source, Estelle Getty, the Emmy-award winning actress who played Sophia Petrillo on the Golden Girls, has died at the age of 84.

Anyone who watched the Golden Girls knows that she was a powerful comedic force. With her go my hopes of a Golden Girls movie. She will be sorely missed.


Comment from Paolo
Time: July 22, 2008, 10:29 am

Thank YOU for being a friend.

Comment from dylan
Time: July 22, 2008, 11:47 am

RIP, Estelle. though i’m a tad embarrassed to admit it, i’ve spent many hours in my youth watching Golden Girls on Lifetime in the morning before work. in fact, that’s what i was watching when the twin towers fell. how’s that for combining two disparate thoughts?

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