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Broadway Great Elaine Stritch Dead at 89

Elaine Stritch, who was known for her roles on Broadway and television, has passed away at the age of 89 on Thursday (July 17), according to ET.

There is no official word as to what caused Elaine‘s death.

You may recognize Elaine from her role at Colleen Donaghy, the mother to Alec Baldwin‘s character on 30 Rock. From 2008-2013, she was nominated for an Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy for her guest role.

Elaine was well known for her work in the Stephen Sondheim musical Company in the original Broadway cast.

Our thoughts are with Elaine‘s family and friends during this time.

Veteran Actress Elaine Stritch Drops F-Bomb Live on the 'Today' Show (Video)

Veteran of the stage and screen Elaine Stritch made quite the splash after her appearance on the Today show alongside hosts Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford when she dropped the F-bomb on Tuesday morning (February 18) in New York City.

Elaine, you are so beloved as much for your work, but also for your mouth,” Hoda said during the interview. “You say whatever you want to say.”

“Thank god it hasn’t been passed on television,” the 89-year-old entertainer joked. “If you just say things naturally, it’s fine. They just think in f**k.”

Later, Elaine tweeted a pic of her with the duo, adding, “LOVE these broads, but no F’ING way they get the last word on this show!”


Elaine Stritch Curses on Live TV

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