Date of Birth:
25 July 1923
Estelle Getty played in 6 movies in the Musical, Music, Biography, Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Action genres.
Estelle Getty got succeed with average imdb rating 6.
Getty played mother to Bea Arthur on "The Golden Girls" (1985), however, Bea is actually 15? months older than Estelle. Estelle was born on July 25, 1923 and Bea was born on May 13, 1922.
Getty's career actually began when she was much younger on the 'borscht belt' circuit and Yiddish stage, but she gave it up to raise a family. She returned to acting much later and became a hit on Broadway as Harvey Fierstein's meddling mom in "Torch Song Trilogy". It was the L.A. tour of this show that led to her being cast in "The Golden Girls" (1985) and at age 62 she became an "overnight" TV star.
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