Doris Roberts was very well known in the acting industry, getting her first role on broadway in the 1950’s. Roberts was best known for her role as the mother in hit tv show, Everybody Loves Raymond.
Doris Roberts passed away at the age of 90 last sunday.
Roberts lived a very full filled life. She loved what she did and she won several awards for her work and what she brought to the table. Her first Emmy Award was received in 1983 for her work in St. Elsewhere. Her other awards came from her role in Raymond.
In an interview with Parade Roberts said, “I’m not a bull artist. I tell it like it is. I’m not some celebrity thinking, ‘I’m greater than anybody else.’ I’m one of the people. And they know that. It’s wonderful when they say to me, ‘Thank you for the humor you’ve brought us all these years.’ I am a lucky son of a gun. I get paid for it.”
Fans, actors, and actresses, especially those from Everybody Loves Raymond, shared their condolences through the internet about Robert’s death.
Notably, Roberts co-star on Raymond who played her daughter in law tweeted after hearing the news, “Truly the end of an era. My wonderful TV mother-in-law and ELR nemesis Doris Roberts was a consummate professional from whom I learned so much. She was funny and tough and loved life, living it to the fullest.” Twitter
Roberts was loved by many and her comedy and performances will live on forever.
H/T Thoughtful Women