Actress Doris Roberts has died at the age of 90. Roberts known for her role as Marie Barone in the hit series Everybody Loves Raymond and an Emmy award for her appearance in St. Elsewhere died Sunday April 17, 2016.
The actress died of natural causes peacefully in her sleep. The actress who has been performing since the 70’s has created a large repertoire of credits. Her death was confirmed by her Raymond co-star Patricia Heaton, who said via a statement she released along with a photo of herself and Roberts.
“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. Nothing gave her greater joy that her three wonderful grandchildren, of whom she was so proud. It truly was a privilege Doris. I love you and miss you”.
She leaves behind a son and three grandchildren.