Everybody Loves Raymond Star Doris Roberts Dies Aged 90
Doris Roberts, best known for her role on Everybody Loves Raymond, has died at the age of 90.
The US actress, who won four Emmy Awards for playing meddling mother Marie Barone on the show, passed away in her sleep, a family spokesperson has confirmed.
Show producer Phil Rosenthal paid tribute to the actress on Twitter following the news, writing:
“We loved our mom, the great #DorisRoberts. A wonderful, funny, indelible actress and friend.”
— Phil Rosenthal (@PhilRosenthal) April 18, 2016
Co-star Patricia Heaton wrote: “She was funny and tough and loved life, living it to the fullest. To my beloved Marie – RIP
To my beloved Marie – RIP. pic.twitter.com/TtZCySQnLK
— Patricia Heaton (@PatriciaHeaton) April 18, 2016
@PatriciaHeaton gutted when I woke up and my husband told me. She was fabulous!!
— Esther Fair (@Esther_Fair) April 19, 2016
Rest in peace Doris Roberts. She entertained for the better part of her 90 years. Everybody Loves Raymond. Christmas Vacation and Broadway!
— Tim Brando (@TimBrando) April 19, 2016
Doris Roberts, actress who played tart-tongued mother on ‘Everybody Loves Raymond,’ dies at 90 https://t.co/nANTqnEQRG Wonderful lady! RIP
— Morgan Fairchild (@morgfair) April 19, 2016
RIP Doris Roberts