Katherine Helmond

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Katherine Helmond
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Katherine Helmond in 1989
Born
Katherine Marie Helmond

(1929-07-05)July 5, 1929
DiedFebruary 23, 2019(2019-02-23) (aged 89)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress, Director
Years active1955–2019
Known forSoap
Who’s the Boss?
Spouse(s)George N. Martin (1957–1962; divorced)
David Christian (1962–present)
Parent(s)Thelma Helmond
Joseph P. Helmond

Katherine Marie Helmond (July 5, 1929[1] – February 23, 2019) was an American film, theater and television actress and director, who portrayed Emily Dickinson on Meeting of Minds, as well as fictional characters, for which she was best-known, such as Jessica Tate on Soap, Mona Robinson on Who's the Boss?, Doris Sherman on Coach, and Lois Whelan on Everybody Loves Raymond and Mrs. Lowry in Brazil.

Helmond was born in Galveston, Texas on July 5, 1929.[2] She was married to George N. Martin from 1957 until they divorced in 1962. She married her second husband David Christian in 1962. She has no children.

Helmond died on February 23, 2019, from complications of Alzheimer's disease at her home in Los Angeles. aged 89.[3]

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  1. Intelius indicate she was born in 1929, as does the 1930 U.S. census at ancestry.com, which gives her age in 1930 as less than one year
  2. Katherine Helmond profile at movies.yahoo.com
  3. "'Soap', 'Who's the Boss?' Star Katherine Helmond Dies at 89: Reports". NBC Chicago. March 1, 2019. Retrieved March 1, 2019.

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