'Everybody Loves Raymond' Doris Roberts: The World Mourns for the Death of a Legend

By Abbie Kraft, Parent Herald April 19, 04:10 am

It's a sad day for Hollywood as one of the biggest red carpet names passed away. Doris Roberts died at the age of 90 while she was in her sleep.

According to Washington Post, the "Everybody Loves Raymond" actress was found dead in her sleep. The speculations were confirmed after their family spokesperson told the reporters that Roberts passed away at the age of 90. It was not yet confirmed as to what her cause of death was, but it was mentioned that she was energetic and healthy before she passed away.

Robert's death was first reported on TMZ. She was last seen on March 2016 wherein she was still active and energetic. Doris Robert was able to win a total of five Emmy awards, four of which was from "Everybody Loves Raymond."

Several stars paid tribute for the "Everybody Loves Raymond" actress as she managed to touch their lives in her own unique way. One of the actresses that voiced out her grief was her co-star, Raymond's wife, Patricia Heaton.

"Truly the end of an era. My wonderful TV mother-in-law and ELR nemesis Doris Roberts was a consummate professional from whom I learned so much. She was funny and tough and loved life, living it to the fullest. It truly was a privilege Doris. I love you and miss you," Patricia Heaton, one of her co-actress from "Everybody Loves Raymond" wrote on Twitter.

One of her iconic roles was when she starred in 2007's episode of "Law and Order: Criminal Intent." Doris Roberts played the role of the mistreated matriarch of one aristocratic family residing in New York as per Variety.

Roberts played the role of Marie Barone, appearing on every episode for nine years. Aside from "Everybody Loves Raymond" she also starred on several films including: "Angie," "Lizzie McGuire," "Soap," Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman," and "Alice."

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