Bea Arthur dies at 86; star of 'Golden Girls' and 'Maude'

Home Celebs Bea Arthur. This is good, I mean, don't cry. Share this page: Soundbite of "The Threepenny Opera" Ms. Working long hours together over the course of the show's seven-year run, as well as having markedly different acting philosophies, added fuel to the fire. She guest starred for one episode.

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It's just not the right time to talk to fans between takes. And I suddenly thought, hey that's what comedy is. Rue McClalahan , who co-starred with Arthur in both series, said she will "miss her courage [and] her voice". As Walter Maude, I want you to have whatever it is you want. For one season in the 's, she was a regular on Sid Caesar 's television show, Caesar's Hour As Walter Wait a second, Maude.

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Bea Arthur Performer. Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha-ah-h-a-a-a-a-h-h-h. In a two-part episode that aired in November , the show stirred protest and controversy when Maude decided to have an abortion because of her age.

In this scene, they are in bed playing cards. What does that mean? She was Supreme Court legalized abortion in its landmark Roe v. I mean, I just read it and thought my God, what a brilliant script.

Screen legend Bea Arthur dies of cancer at 86

Because prior to that, I had never attempted comedy. News World U. I feel I'm an actress who sings a bit.

Clear your history. While doing Maude , Bea repeated the role of Vera Charles in the film version of Mame , again directed by Gene Saks , but it was a dismal flop.

As Walter Sweetheart, would it disappoint you too much to learn that becoming a father was never one of my life's ambitions? It turns out, he can't go through with a vasectomy but he doesn't have the courage to tell her. She remained a big fan of The Golden Girls long after the show ended and watch old reruns of the show proudly.

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While playing "Maude," she raised her two adopted sons with then-husband Gene Saks. It's hard to imagine Arthur didn't take pleasure whenever Dorothy's lines included snapping, "Oh, shut up, Rose! Oh Walter, so do I.