Charlotte Rae

Charlotte Rae

Performer

Charlotte Rae, best known for playing Edna Garrett on TV’s Diff’rent Strokes and its spinoff, The Facts of Life, passed away August 5 in Los Angeles at the age of 92. The actor had been diagnosed with bone cancer in April 2017 following a bout with pancreatic cancer seven years earlier.

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  • Born: Apr 22, 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Death: Aug 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA

Roles (21)

Boom Boom Room Playbill - Nov 1973 Boom Boom Room (1973)
Opened Nov 8, 1973
  • as Helen (Original)
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PB.Listing.Placeholder.BROADWAY.V4.jpg Dr. Fish (1970)
Opened Mar 10, 1970
  • as Charlotte Mendelsohn (Original)
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PB.Listing.Placeholder.BROADWAY.V4.jpg Night (1968)
Opened Nov 28, 1968
  • as Filigree Bones (Original)
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PB.Listing.Placeholder.BROADWAY.V4.jpg Noon (1968)
Opened Nov 28, 1968
  • as Beryl (Original)
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PB.Listing.Placeholder.BROADWAY.V4.jpg Morning (1968)
Opened Nov 28, 1968
  • as Gertrude (Original)
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Pickwick Playbill - Oct 1965 Pickwick (1965)
Opened Oct 4, 1965
  • as Mrs. Bardell (Original)
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The Beauty Part Playbill - Dec 1962 The Beauty Part (1962)
Opened Dec 26, 1962
  • as Rowena Inchcape (Original)
  • as Mrs. Younghusband (Original)
  • as Mrs. Lafcadio Mifflin (Original)
  • as Gloria Krumgold (Original)
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Li'l Abner Playbill - Feb 1957 Li'l Abner (1956)
Opened Nov 15, 1956
  • as Mammy Yokum (Original)
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PB.Listing.Placeholder.BROADWAY.V4.jpg The Littlest Revue (1956)
Opened May 22, 1956
  • as Mrs. McKenzie (Original)
  • as Brunhilde Benzine (Original)
  • as Millicent Fortescue (Original)
  • as The Secretary (Original)
  • as Ecstasy (Original)
  • as Old Woman (Original)
  • as Compere (Original)
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Awards

Tony Award
1969 Best Actress in a Play Morning, Noon and Night Nominee
1966 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Pickwick Nominee
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