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Doris Roberts

Actress Doris Roberts
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Profession: Actress

United States of America

Biography: American actress whose career spanned six decades of film and television.

Roberts started in films in 1968, starring in the "Honeymoon Killers" (1969), "Rabbit Test" (1978), "Simple Justice" (1989) and many more. Over her acting career, she received five Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild award.

She is probably most famous though for her role in "Everybody Loves Raymond" as Raymond Barone's mother, Marie Barone.

Born: November 4, 1925
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: April 17, 2016 (aged 90)

Married Life

  • 1963-11-10 Actress Doris Roberts (33) weds novelist William Goyen (48)

Historical Events

  • 2002-09-04 Before a U.S. Congressional panel, Doris Roberts testifies that age discrimination is prevalent in Hollywood

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