Everybody Loves Raymond star Doris Roberts dead at 90

By Marriska Fernandes on April 19, 2016 | 2 Comments

Doris Roberts died at the age of 90Doris Roberts, Emmy-winning star of the popular sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, died in her sleep on Sunday night in Los Angeles. A family spokesperson confirmed the news, adding that the actress had been healthy and active up to the end.

The 90-year-old actress, who won five Emmy awards over the course of her career, also worked in films, including Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection and Keeping Up With the Steins.

Ray Romano, who played her onscreen sitcom son Raymond, told Entertainment Tonight: “She never stopped. Whether working professionally or with her many charities, or just nurturing and mentoring a green young comic trying to make it as an actor, she did everything with such a grand love for life and people and I will miss her dearly.”

Doris also appeared as a regular on series such as Remington Steele, Angie, The Boys and Dream On. She recently played “Grandma” in The Little Rascals Save the Day in 2014 and had continued to work right up until her death, with several projects still to be released.

A widow, she was married twice and leaves behind one son, Michael Cannata Jr., who was also her manager, and three grandchildren.

Comments & Discussion

  1. Anne D. • April 19, 2016 @ 3:09 PM

    She was a very funny lady. In Everybody loves Raymond she was the best!

    Even at 90, she was still doing the thing she liked most!


    A fan

  2. CDubya • April 19, 2016 @ 3:42 PM

    She was like a Betty White and had a fantastic long life in the biz. Keep making angels laugh up there 🙂

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