Death of Beatrice Arthur

May 13, 1922 - April 25, 2009
Los Angeles, California | Age 86

'Maude' and 'Golden Girls' star dies at 86
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Los Angeles, Ca - Beatrice Arthur, the tall, deep-voiced actress whose razor-sharp delivery of comedy lines made her a TV star in the hit shows "Maude" and "The Golden Girls" and who won a Tony Award for the musical "Mame," died Saturday. She was 86.

Arthur died peacefully at her Los Angeles home with her family at her side, family spokesman Dan Watt said. She had cancer, Watt said, declining to give details.

"She was a brilliant and witty woman," said Watt, who was Arthur's...

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