Georgia Engel, star of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ dies at 70

Veteran Actor Georgia Engel Passes Away At Age 70

Veteran Actor Georgia Engel Passes Away At Age 70

Georgia Engel has sadly died at the age of 70.

She also originated the role of Mrs. Tottendale in 2006 Broadway hit The Drowsy Chaperone.

Off-Broadway she was seen in Annie Baker's John at Signature Theatre for which she won an Obie Award, Uncle Vanya at Soho Rep, and, Will Eno's Middletown at Vineyard Theatre.

Beloved actress Georgia Engel, who starred as Georgette Franklin Baxter in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", passed away Friday, according to The New York Times.

Her most recent stage role of note was appearing opposite Lillias White, Donna McKechnie, and Andre de Shields in the musical Half Time at Paper Mill Playhouse. The role won her two Emmy nominations.

Engel, who joined the show in 1972, was nominated twice for an Emmy for her work on the legendary TV show.