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Bea Arthur Dies, Thank You For Being A Friend

Bea Arthur Dies, Thank You For Being A Friend

Bea Arthur, the Tony- and Emmy-winning actress best known for her role as Dorothy Zbornak on The Golden Girls, passed away early Saturday morning (April 25).

She was 86 and was suffering from cancer. Bea died peacefully at her Los Angeles home with her family by her side.

“She was a brilliant and witty woman,” said Dan Watt, who is the family spokesperson and was Bea’s personal assistant for six years. “Bea will always have a special place in my heart.”

RIP.

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# 1
lips,tits smack that old ass. @ 04/25/2009 at 6:04 pm

RIP.

# 2

Great actress, great lady, you will be missed Bea.

# 3

I guess it’s come to the time where all of the Golden Girls will die. So saaaad. :( RIP.

# 4

This makes me very sad :( I had no idea she was sick. She was always so funny and had such a dry sense of humor. I thoroughly enjoyed her on “Golden Girls”. God bless you, Bea. Thanks for all the laughter …

# 5

R I P :(

# 6
irishprincess @ 04/25/2009 at 6:14 pm

I will soo miss her I adored her she was an amazing actress..She will totally be missed.

# 7

You’re gone but not forgotten, pussycat.

# 8

Thanks for all the laughs and memories
RIP

# 9

RIP Bea/pussycat. Going to miss you.

Sigh. RIP, Bea. Loved her!

Aw, man. That is a shame. RIP.

It’s hard to believe she was 86. I’ll always enivsion her as Dorothy. I guess reruns help to blur the passage of time. My, time does fly.
RIP.

Very devastating. One of the best!

so sad!

R.I.P

Maude and Dorothy. A great tv actress. She will be missed.

I didn’t know she had been ill. Loved her and all the “Golden Girls”
I still watch the re-runs of it. Rest In Peace, beautiful lady. I will miss you.

So unbelievably sad…all 4 of these women were/are truly amazing.
RIP Bea, we’ll miss you.

Jessica pernton @ 04/25/2009 at 6:55 pm

@Sophia:

this comment sums up everything about Bea. Its so sad to think that time is running out for the Golden Girls. All we can do is just put on those DVD’s and enjoy comedy at its best!

She’ll always be Dorothy to me. Rest in peace, dear lady. :(

a total fan @ 04/25/2009 at 7:17 pm

R.I.P.

RIP, thank you for being a friend.<3

Aww, I love Bea! R.I.P., she will always be a friend!

So sad for this wonderful lady.

May she rest in peace.

SONNYriente @ 04/25/2009 at 8:15 pm

You’ll be missed. This is too sad. I still miss Estelle, and now, Bea. Rest in peace.

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