Bea Arthur (I) (1922–2009)

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KNOWN FOR 
The Golden Girls (1985-1992) | Maude (1972-1978) | Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 9 Golden Globes. Another 10 wins & 13 nominations More »
AKA 
Beatrice Arthur | Beatrice Aurthur
NICKNAME  
Bea
BORN 
May 13, 1922 (died Apr 25, 2009)
HEIGHT 
5' 9½" (1.77m)

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Past Film & Video (8 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Skid MarksSkid Marks Sexy Phone (voice) (as Beatrice Aurthur)  Less 2007 $5MM
  • Primary photo for Enemies of LaughterEnemies of Laughter Paul's Mother  Less 2000 $2.5MM $150K / —
  • Primary photo for For Better or WorseFor Better or Worse Beverly Makeshift  Less 1995 $41K / —
  • Primary photo for History of the World: Part IHistory of the World: Part I Dole Office Clerk (uncredited)  Less 1981 $11MM $32MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Wild PartyThe Wild Party Performer ("Singapore Sally")  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for MameMame Vera Charles, Performer ("The Man in the Moon", "Bosom Buddies", "Bosom Buddies" (Dance and Reprise))  Less 1974 $12MM
  • Primary photo for Lovers and Other StrangersLovers and Other Strangers Bea Vecchio (as Beatrice Arthur)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for That Kind of WomanThat Kind of Woman WAC (uncredited)  Less 1959
Past Television (36 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Curb Your EnthusiasmCurb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) Larry's Mother ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • The End (Dec 4, 2005) Larry's Mother  Less
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Performer ("Bosom Buddies") ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Self ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for FuturamaFuturama (TV Series) Femputer ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Malcolm in the MiddleMalcolm in the Middle (TV Series) Mrs. White ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Emily of New MoonEmily of New Moon (TV Series) The Voice ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • A Fall from Grace (Oct 8, 1999) The Voice (as Beatrice Arthur)  Less
  • Primary photo for Beggars and ChoosersBeggars and Choosers (TV Series) Beatrice Arthur ( 5 episodes, 1999 )  Less 1999 5
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  • Primary photo for EllenEllen (TV Series) Bea Arthur ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Dave's WorldDave's World (TV Series) Mel Bloom ( 3 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 3
  • Primary photo for The Golden PalaceThe Golden Palace (TV Series) Dorothy Hollingsworth ( 2 episodes, 1992 )  Less 1992 2
  • Primary photo for The Golden GirlsThe Golden Girls (TV Series) Dorothy Zbornak / Sophia's Mother ( 177 episodes, 1985–1992 ) , Performer ("She Loves You") ( 1 episode, 1992 ) , Performer ("What'll I Do?", "Hardhearted Hannah (The Vamp of Savannah)") ( 1 episode, 1992 ) , Performer ("Miami") ( 1 episode, 1986 ) , Performer ("I Got You Babe") ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1985–1992 177
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  • Primary photo for The Earth Day SpecialThe Earth Day Special (TV Special) Dorothy Zbornak  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Empty NestEmpty Nest (TV Series) Dorothy Zbornak ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
    • Dumped (Feb 18, 1989) Dorothy Zbornak  Less
  • Primary photo for My First LoveMy First Love (TV Movie) Jean Miller  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The 41st Annual Tony AwardsThe 41st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer (as Beatrice Arthur), Performer ("Bosom Buddies")  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 40th Annual Tony AwardsThe 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter & Performer (as Beatrice Arthur), Performer ("You Gotta Have Heart", "Not While I'm Around", "The Best of Times", "Muddy Water")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for P.O.P.P.O.P. (TV Movie) Rosalyn Gordon, Performer ("P.O.P.")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for a.k.a. Pabloa.k.a. Pablo (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Amanda'sAmanda's (TV Series) Amanda Cartwright ( 13 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983 13
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  • Primary photo for SoapSoap (TV Series) Angel ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Performer ("Let me Love You") ( 1 episode, 1979 ) , Herself - Host / Various ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
    • Bea Arthur/The Roches (Nov 17, 1979) Herself - Host / Various, Performer ("Let me Love You") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Star Wars Holiday SpecialThe Star Wars Holiday Special (TV Movie) Ackmena (as Beatrice Arthur), Performer ("Good Night But Not Goodbye")  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for MaudeMaude (TV Series) Maude Findlay ( 141 episodes, 1972–1978 ) , Performer ("Hard Hearted Hannah, the Vamp of Savannah", "Me and My Shadow", "America, I Love You") ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1972–1978 141
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  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual Tony AwardsThe 31st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Hostess, Presenter & Performer (as Beatrice Arthur), Performer ("I'm Still Here", "Don't Rain On My Parade")  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The 28th Annual Tony AwardsThe 28th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("There Goes My Life")  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for All in the FamilyAll in the Family (TV Series) Maude Findlay ( 2 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972 2
    • Maude (Mar 11, 1972) Maude Findlay (as Beatrice Arthur)  Less
    • Cousin Maude's Visit (Dec 11, 1971) Maude Findlay (as Beatrice Arthur)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Sid Caesar ShowThe Sid Caesar Show (TV Series) Regular (1963)  Less 1963–1964
  • Primary photo for The Gift of the MagiThe Gift of the Magi (TV Movie) Mrs. Abercrombie (as Beatrice Arthur)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Phil Silvers ShowThe Phil Silvers Show (TV Series) Olga McGuire ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Ugly Witch ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Television TheatreKraft Television Theatre (TV Series) Actress ( 7 episodes, 1951–1958 )  Less 1951–1958 7
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  • Primary photo for The Seven Lively ArtsThe Seven Lively Arts (TV Series) Hostess ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958 1
  • Primary photo for Caesar's HourCaesar's Hour (TV Series) Regular ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Max Liebman Presents: KaleidoscopeMax Liebman Presents: Kaleidoscope (TV Movie) Guest  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Studio OneStudio One (TV Series) Actress ( 3 episodes, 1951–1953 )  Less 1951–1953 3
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a TuneOnce Upon a Tune (TV Series) Performer (1951)  Less 1951– 
Self (154 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (37 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Broadway: Beyond the Golden AgeBroadway: Beyond the Golden Age Herself (archive footage)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for The History of ComedyThe History of Comedy (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • The Funnier Sex (Feb 16, 2017) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself ( 12 episodes, 2009–2017 )  Less 2009–2017
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  • Primary photo for O.J.: Made in AmericaO.J.: Made in America Herself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Norman Lear: Just Another Version of YouNorman Lear: Just Another Version of You Herself (archive footage)  Less 2016 $70K / —
  • Primary photo for The SeventiesThe Seventies (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Mini-series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for CBS This MorningCBS This Morning (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Dole Office Clerk / Herself ( 2 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013
  • Primary photo for Betty White's 2nd Annual 90th BirthdayBetty White's 2nd Annual 90th Birthday (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Piers Morgan TonightPiers Morgan Tonight (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden GirlBetty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Joy Behar ShowThe Joy Behar Show (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 2010–2011 )  Less 2010–2011
  • Primary photo for Uncle BobUncle Bob Herself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Inside the Actors StudioInside the Actors Studio (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
    • Betty White (Sep 28, 2010) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Herself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Inside EditionInside Edition (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Bonnie Hunt ShowThe Bonnie Hunt Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The 61st Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The 63rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for TV's 50 Funniest Catch PhrasesTV's 50 Funniest Catch Phrases (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Cinema 3Cinema 3 (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Larry King LiveLarry King Live (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for TV's All-Time Funniest: A Paley Center for Media SpecialTV's All-Time Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Entertainment Weekly & TV Land Present: The 50 Greatest TV IconsEntertainment Weekly & TV Land Present: The 50 Greatest TV Icons (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Memòries de la teleMemòries de la tele (TV Series) Dorothy Zbornak ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.1 (Jun 3, 2007) Dorothy Zbornak (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for La imagen de tu vidaLa imagen de tu vida (TV Series) Dorothy Zbornak ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.10 (Nov 16, 2006) Dorothy Zbornak (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Dorothy Zbornak / Herself ( 2 episodes, 1998–2003 )  Less 1998–2003
  • Primary photo for Malcolm in the MiddleMalcolm in the Middle (TV Series) Mrs. White ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
    • Clip Show #2 (Apr 20, 2003) Mrs. White (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for One-Hit WondersOne-Hit Wonders (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 50 Years of Funny Females50 Years of Funny Females (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for TV Guide: 40th Anniversary SpecialTV Guide: 40th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Funny Women of TelevisionFunny Women of Television (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBCHappy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Vera Charles from film MAME ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
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