Marcus “The Menace” back at you fans again sadly with some more tragic news for the entertainment Community. Actress Doris Roberts passed away Sunday April 17th 2016 at her home in Los Angeles. The long time actress has received five Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild award during her illustrious career.
Doris May Roberts was born on November 4th 1925 in St Louis Missouri she began her acting career in 1951, and was perhaps best known for her role in Everybody Loves Raymond, as the Barone’s over-powering mother. An award winning sitcom which enjoyed a terrific ran from 1996 through 2005. Doris’s career officially began in 1952 with a role on the TV series Studio One, where she appeared in episodes of Naked City, No Way Out, Ben Casey, and The Defenders.
During her amazing film career, Doris appeared in such films as a “Lovely Way to Die”, “No Way to Treat a Lady”, “The Honeymoon Killers”, “Such Good Friends”, “The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3”. With memorable characters in classic comedies like “Christmas Vacation” and Happy Madison’s “Grandma’s Boy”. Robert’s was nominated for seven Emmy Awards (and won four times) for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series. She had previously won an Emmy for a guest appearance on St. Elsewhere playing a homeless woman.
Doris was a true legend in the acting community and her name will be remembered for eternity. I highly suggest sitting down and watching some skids of doors she was one of the funniest women I’ve ever seen. R.I.P Doris.
To see her in one of our most favorite roles, please check out Grandma’s Boy.