Doris Roberts, “Everybody Loves Raymond” Star, Dies At 90
(CBS NEWS) — Actress Doris Roberts, the beloved star of “Everybody Loves Raymond” has died, her family confirms. She was 90.
Roberts was a five-time Emmy Award winner with a career that spanned six decades. She died in her sleep Sunday in Los Angeles of natural causes, a statement from her family said.
Roberts’ acting career began in 1952 with a role on the TV series “Studio One.” She appeared in episodes of “The Naked City,” “Ben Casey,” and “The Defenders.” In 1961, she made her film debut in “Something Wild.”
But she was perhaps best known for her role as Marie Barone on the hit CBS series “Everybody Loves Raymond.” Marie played the opinionated and manipulative, yet lovable, mother of Ray.
The creator of “Everybody Loves Raymond” took to Twitter to remember the actress. Phil Rosenthal called her a “wonderful, funny, indelible actress and friend.”
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