New York, New York, United States (1922 – 2009)
Bea Arthur (May 13, 1923 - April 25, 2009) was an Emmy Award-winning American actress and comedienne. Her notable television roles included the title role on the popular sitcom Maude in the 1970s, and a starring role on The Golden Girls in the 1980s and 1990s.
On stage, her roles included "Lucy Brown" in the 1954 Off-Broadway premiere of Kurt Weill's Threepenny Opera, "Yente the Matchmaker" in the 1964 premiere of Fiddler on the Roof on Broadway, and a 1966 Tony… read more
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