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Own A Piece Of Sophia Petrillo

On June 14 Bonham & Butterfields will be auctioning off property from Estelle Getty's estate, including Golden Girls props like her trademark straw handbag and eyeglasses. [W] » 4/29/09 2:30pm 4/29/09 2:30pm

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Estelle Getty, More Than Just A Comedic Curmudgeon

We're assuming that you've heard the sad news that Estelle Getty — best known for her portrayal of sassy Sicilian octogenarian Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls — passed away. Looking through the various obits that have since trickled out, we've learned more about Getty beyond the white wig and wicker purse, namely,… » 7/23/08 12:30pm 7/23/08 12:30pm

Estelle Getty, Thank You For Being A Friend

Estelle Getty, the actress who won our hearts playing Sophia Petrillo — Bea Arthur's salty Sicilian mother — on The Golden Girls died this morning at the age of 84. She'd been suffering for years from severe dementia. We're huge fans of GG (that shit stands the test of time), and we were so sad to hear about Estelle… » 7/22/08 7:00pm 7/22/08 7:00pm


Estelle Getty, most famous for her role as Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls died today, just three days shy of her 85th birthday. She was actually younger than than Bea Arthur and Betty White. One of the best episodes was Dorothy walked in on Sophia and some guy in bed and asked, "What's going on here?" Sophia… » 7/22/08 1:40pm 7/22/08 1:40pm