Estelle Getty

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Estelle Getty (July 25, 1923 – July 22, 2008) was an American film and TV actress best remembered for her role of Sophia Petrillo on the 1980s TV show The Golden Girls.

Quotes[edit]

  • Age does not bring you wisdom, age brings you wrinkles.
    • Estelle Getty, ‘Golden Girls’ Matriarch, Dies at 84, New York Times, July 23, 2008
  • I think they look upon me as an old child, because I'm so little.
    • Estelle Getty, ‘Golden Girls’ Matriarch, Dies at 84, New York Times, July 23, 2008
  • Being tiny has been difficult for me in a business that regarded physicality as the most important part of your life.
    • Estelle Getty, ‘Golden Girls’ Matriarch, Dies at 84, New York Times, July 23, 2008
  • People assume that I'm wiser than I am because I'm somewhat successful. Age does not bring you wisdom, age brings you wrinkles. If you're dumb when you're young, you're going to be dumb when you're old.
    • Estelle Getty, ‘Golden Girls’ Matriarch, Dies at 84, New York Times, July 23, 2008
  • Too many of you, my friends, are dying. Now it's time for me to do my part and help you.
    • Estelle Getty, ‘Golden Girls’ Matriarch, Dies at 84, New York Times, July 23, 2008
  • The only time you'll see me as a Democrat is when I play Sophia. In the real world I'm a Republican from head to toe.
    • Interview, The Sun Sentenial, May 11, 1986

External links[edit]

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