American actresses died in Dementia with Lewy bodies

Here are 1 famous actresses from United States of America died in Dementia with Lewy bodies:

Estelle Getty

Estelle Getty (July 25, 1923 New York City-July 22, 2008 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Estelle Scher, Estelle Scher-Gettleman, Ettle, Estelle Gettleman, Stella Getty, Stella or Slats was an American actor and comedian. She had two children, Carl Gettleman and Barry Gettleman.

Getty was best known for her role as Sophia Petrillo on the hit TV show "The Golden Girls" which ran from 1985 to 1992. Despite being the youngest cast member, she played the oldest character on the show and won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1988. Prior to "The Golden Girls," Getty had a successful career on Broadway, earning a Tony nomination for her role in the play "Torch Song Trilogy." She also appeared in several films, including "Mannequin" and "Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot." Getty was an advocate for HIV/AIDS awareness and raised funds for several organizations throughout her life.

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