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Bea Arthur (birth name: Bernice Frankel) was an American based actress, singer, comedian, and animal rights activist, who is best recognized for getting reputation as character named Maude Findlay on 1970s sitcoms like All in the Family (from 1971 till 1972) and Maude (from 1972 till 1978), also through character Dorothy Zbornak featured on 1980s sitcom entitled The Golden Girls (1985–92), getting Emmy Awards for both these roles.
Here is a short summary of Bea Arthur's career:
Bea Arthur started off her career in acting by working as an associate of one off-Broadway theatre group existing in the Cherry Lane Theatre within New York City during the mid-1940s. Also, from 1947, she has studied at the Dramatic Workshop of The New School within New York, along with a German-based director named Erwin Piscator.
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Gene Saks (m. 1950–1980), Robert Alan Aurthur (m. 1947–1950)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Matthew Saks, Daniel Saks)|
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Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Beatrice Arthur|
|Age (as of today)||101 years|
|Date of Birth||May 13, 1922|
|Place of Birth||New York, United States|
|Height||1.77 m, 5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||60 kg, 132.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$8 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Bea Arthur's height is above average measuring 1.77 m. The actress weighs 60 kg. Being born on May 13, 1922, translates to an age of 101 years as of todays date (November 23, 2023).
"In sitcoms, the women are so beautiful, understanding and well-bred. They have humor, but sort of display it with a twinkle of the eye and not a guffaw. But there's no juice in that for me."Bea Arthur
"But that's one of the nice things about doing a stage show, if something doesn't work out, you have the luxury of working on it over time."Bea Arthur
"I... was not too happy to suddenly take on this public role thrust upon me. They just assumed I was the Joan of Arc of the women's movement. And I wasn't at all. It put a lot of unnecessary pressure on me."Bea Arthur
"I was very shy and withdrawn as a child, but people know me as these assertive women. They are not me."Bea Arthur
"I feel I'm an actress who sings a bit."Bea Arthur