Doris Roberts’ 7 Most Memorable Roles, From ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ to ‘Christmas Vacation’ (Photos)
The actress, who died Sunday at age 90, made a career of creating unforgettable film and TV roles
Reid Nakamura | April 18, 2016 @ 5:53 PM
Last Updated: April 18, 2016 @ 9:48 PM
"Angie"Roberts starred for two seasons as the mother to Donna Pescow's Angie in the 1979 ABC sitcom of the same name. Still in denial about her husband's desertion of the family, the character continued to set a place for him at the table 19 years later.
"St. Elsewhere"Roberts won her first Emmy in 1983 for her guest role on "St. Elsewhere," playing a homeless woman visiting the St. Eligius teaching hospital as a patient.
"Remington Steele"Roberts joined the cast of the detective drama "Remington Steele" as secretary Mildred Krebs in Season 2 in 1988, replacing James Read, who departed the show after one season.
"Perfect Strangers"Roberts also earned one of her 11 total Emmy nominations for her guest role on ABC's "Perfect Strangers" in 1989.
"Everybody Loves Raymond"Doris Roberts is best known for portraying Marie Barone, the meddling mother of Ray Romano on the long-running CBS sitcom. For the role, Roberts earned seven Emmy nominations, and four wins for Outstanding Supporting Actress.
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"Grandma's Boy"Allen Covert starred as a video game tester forced to move in with his grandmother, played by Roberts, in the 2006 stoner comedy "Grandma's Boy."