Estelle Getty Biography

Died: July 22, 2008
Best Known as: actress who played Sophia on the sitcom "The Golden Girls"

Deathplace: Los Angeles, California

Estelle Getty was an actress who was famous for playing mother roles, especially her role as Sophia on the television sitcom "The Golden Girls." She was nominated seven years in a row for the best supporting actress in a comedy series Emmy award, winning in 1988.