'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70

Veteran Actor Georgia Engel Passes Away At Age 70

Veteran Actor Georgia Engel Passes Away At Age 70

Georgia Engel has sadly died at the age of 70.

The beloved TV actress, who portrayed Georgette Franklin Baxter on the hit comedy show, passed away on Friday in Princeton, New Jersey.

Georgia's Broadway roles included Mrs. Tottendale in The Drowsy Chaperone; Minnie Fay in Hello, Dolly! with Ethel Merman, The Boys From Syracuse, and My One and Only with Tommy Tune.

She was also nominated three times for an Emmy for her recurring role as Pat MacDougall, the mother-in-law of Brad Garrett's character Robert Barone on "Everybody Loves Raymond".

After that series ended, she teamed up with former Mary Tyler Moore Show co-star Betty White for The Betty White Show during its first and only (1977-1978) season.

Engel, who joined the show in 1972, was nominated twice for an Emmy for her work on the legendary TV show.

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