Georgia Engel Biography – Georgia Engel Wiki
Georgia Engel full name Georgia Bright Engel, was an American actress. She was best known as Georgette Franklin on the “Mary Tyler Moore Show” between 1972 and 1977.
She graduated from the Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, Md. and earned her degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
After beginning her career in theater in the late 1960s and early ’70s, Engel made her name on television co-starring on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” in 1972. As the flighty girlfriend of Ted Knight’s news anchor character, Ted Baxter, Engel earned two Emmy nominations for supporting actress in a comedy.
Engel would later go on to star on the short-lived comedies “The Betty White Show” and NBC’s “Jennifer Slept Here,” in addition to later recurring roles on “Coach,” “Everybody Loves Raymond” from 2003-2005 and “Hot in Cleveland” from 2012-2015. Her work on “Everybody Loves Raymond” earned her three Emmy nominations for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series. Her most recent appearance was on Netflix’s “One Day at a Time” as Sister Barbara.
Engel’s stage credits included the Broadway musical “The Drowsy Chaperone” in 2006, followed by its national tour, as well as “Half Time,” “John” and “Hello, Dolly!” Her performance in 2015’s off-Broadway production of Annie Baker play “John” earned her an Obie Award for distinguished performance by an actress.
Georgia Engel Age
She was born on July 28, 1948 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. She died on April 12, 2019 in Princeton, New Jersey aged 70.
Georgia Engel Parents
She was the daughter of Ruth Caroline and Benjamin Franklin Engel, who was a Coast Guard admiral.
Georgia Engel Family
She was born to Ruth Caroline and Benjamin Franklin Engel. She had two sisters, Penelope Ann Engel and Robin Ruth Engel.
Georgia Engel Sister
Her sister, Robin Ruth Engel, was Miss Hawaii in 1967.
Georgia Engel Death
She died on April 12, 2019 in Princeton, New Jersey. She was 70 years old.
Georgia Engel Cause of Death
According to John Quilty, Engel’s friend and executor, Georgia Engel’s cause of death is unknown, as Engel was a Christian Scientist who did not consult doctors.
Georgia Engel Net Worth
Georgia had an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Georgia Engel Religion
Engel was an adherent of Christian Science.
Georgia Bright Engel Height
She stood at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Georgia Engel Husband – Georgia Engel Married
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