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Bea Arthur

Actress-comedienne Bea Arthur was born on May 13, 1922 in New York City to a Jewish family. She grew up in Maryland where her parents ran a dress shop. By the time she was 12 years old, she grew to be 5'9" and was the tallest girl in her school. She earned the title "wittiest" girl in her school, but Bea's family was not in show-business and she ...

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May 13, 1922 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Best of Anything
Latest Project:
Movie Uncle Bob 2011-10-25

Nominated for 9 Golden Globes. Another 10 wins & 11 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Golden Girls
Poster of Lovers and Other Strangers
Poster of Maude
Poster of Mame
Movie Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Unknown 2016
Series Inside Edition Unknown 2015
Series The Seventies Unknown 2015
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 2015
Movie Greenwich Village: A World Apart Unknown 2015
Series Pioneers of Television Unknown 2014
Series Live with Kelly and Michael Unknown 2013
Movie Betty White's 2nd Annual 90th Birthday Unknown 2013
Series CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 2012
Movie Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl Unknown 2012
Series Piers Morgan Tonight Unknown 2011-01-17
Movie Uncle Bob Unknown 2011-10-25
Movie 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Herself - Memorial Tribute 2010-01-23
Movie The 63rd Annual Tony Awards Herself - Memorial Tribute 2009-06-07
Series The Joy Behar Show Unknown 2009-09-29
Movie TV's 50 Funniest Catch Phrases Herself 2009-05-26
Movie The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2009-09-20
Movie The 6th Annual TV Land Awards Unknown 2008
Series The Bonnie Hunt Show Unknown 2008
Series Memòries de la tele Unknown 2008
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 2008
Series Through the Keyhole Unknown 2008
Movie TV's All-Time Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special Herself 2008-05-09
Series Back to the Grind Unknown 2007
Movie Entertainment Weekly & TV Land Present: The 50 Greatest TV Icons Unknown 2007
Series La imagen de tu vida Unknown 2006
Series The 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases Unknown 2006
Movie Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson Unknown 2005
Series TV Land Confidential Herself - Interviewee 2005-09-14
Movie Inside TV Land: Tickled Pink Unknown 2005
Movie The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards Unknown 2004
Movie TV's Greatest Sidekicks Herself 2004-11-26
Movie The Best of 'So Graham Norton' Unknown 2004-08-10
Movie Inside TV Land: Primetime Politics Unknown 2004
Series Evening at Pops Unknown 2004
Series Today with Des and Mel Unknown 2004
Movie TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV Unknown 2003
Movie The Golden Girls: Their Greatest Moments Unknown 2003
Movie Great Women of Television Comedy Herself 2003
Movie Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There Unknown 2003
Series Open Mike with Mike Bullard Unknown 2003
Series The Terry and Gaby Show Unknown 2003-06-02
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2002
Movie The Big O! True West Hollywood Story Unknown 2002
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 2002
Movie Inside TV Land: Taboo TV Herself 2002-11-01
Movie TV's Most Censored Moments Unknown 2002
Series Because I Said So Unknown 2002
Series TV Tales Unknown 2002
Series One-Hit Wonders Unknown 2002-07-29
Series So Graham Norton Unknown 2001
Series Futurama Unknown 2001
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
Movie Enemies of Laughter Unknown 2000
Series Malcolm in the Middle Unknown 2000-01-09
Series Rove Live Unknown 2000-10-09
Movie The 70s: The Decade That Changed Television Unknown 2000
Series Emily of New Moon Unknown 1999
Series Beggars and Choosers Unknown 1999
Series The Martin Short Show Unknown 1999-09-13
Movie The 53rd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1999
Movie CBS: The First 50 Years Unknown 1998
Movie NY TV: By the People Who Made It - Part I & II Unknown 1998
Series Des O'Connor Tonight Unknown 1998
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The RuPaul Show Unknown 1996
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-06
Movie The 10th Annual American Comedy Awards Unknown 1996
Movie A Benefit Celebration: A Tribute to Angela Lansbury Herself - Performer 1996-11-17
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie The 50th Annual Tony Awards Herself - Presenter: Best Featured Actress in a Musical 1996-06-02
Movie For Better or Worse Unknown 1995
Movie The 9th Annual Genesis Awards Unknown 1995
Movie 50 Years of Funny Females Herself 1995-06-25
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Series She TV Herself - Guest 1994-08-16
Series Ellen Unknown 1994-03-30
Movie Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl Unknown 1994
Movie The 8th Annual American Comedy Awards Unknown 1994
Series Boulevard Bio Unknown 1994
Movie Bob Hope's Birthday Memories Unknown 1994
Series Guest Night Unknown 1993
Series Dave's World Unknown 1993-09-20
Series The Golden Palace Unknown 1993
Movie Out There Unknown 1993
Movie The 7th Annual American Comedy Awards Unknown 1993
Movie TV Guide: 40th Anniversary Special Unknown 1993
Series Sean's Show Unknown 1993
Movie This Joint Is Jumpin' Unknown 1993
Movie The 47th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1993
Movie The 37th Annual Thalians Ball Unknown 1992
Series Empty Nest Unknown 1992
Movie The 1992 Pacific Center HIV - AIDS Benefit Unknown 1992
Series Aspel & Company Unknown 1992
Movie The 6th Annual American Comedy Awards Unknown 1992
Series The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series 1991-08-25
Movie Funny Women of Television Herself 1991-10-24
Movie The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1991
Series Dame Edna's Hollywood Unknown 1991
Movie The 5th Annual American Comedy Awards Herself 1991-04-03
Movie The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards Herself - Co-Presenter: Favourite New Television Comedy Series 1991-03-07
Movie The Laurence Olivier Awards Unknown 1991
Movie The 4th Annual American Comedy Awards Unknown 1990
Movie The TV Academy Annual Tribute: A Salute to Angela Lansbury Unknown 1990
Series The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1990
Movie Live from the London Palladium: Happy Birthday, Happy New Year! Unknown 1990
Movie The Earth Day Special Unknown 1990
Movie The 21st BAFTA Awards Unknown 1990
Movie Night of 100 Stars III Herself 1990-05-21
Series The Howard Stern Show Unknown 1990-07-01
Series The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 1989-01-03
Series A Conversation with Dinah Unknown 1989
Movie The Society of Singers Presents: A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald Unknown 1989
Movie The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards Herself 1989-05-23
Movie Bob Hope's Birthday Spectacular in Paris Unknown 1989
Movie The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical 1989-01-28
Series Later with Bob Costas Unknown 1989
Movie The 41st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in Comedy Series 1989-09-17
Movie Mickey's 60th Birthday Herself 1988-11-13
Movie Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC Herself 1988-05-16
Movie The 40th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1988
Movie Circus of the Stars #13 Herself - Ringmaster 1988-11-25
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Movie Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration Unknown 1988
Movie My First Love Jean Miller 1988-12-04
Movie The 45th Annual Golden Globe Awards Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical 1988-01-23
Movie In Performance at the White House: A Salute to Broadway, Showstoppers Unknown 1988
Movie The 9th Annual American Black Achievement Awards Unknown 1988
Movie The 13th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1987
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie The 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1987
Movie The 1st Annual American Comedy Awards Unknown 1987
Movie Family Comedy Hour Herself 1987-11-25
Movie Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood Herself 1987-05-18
Movie This Is Your Life Herself 1987-04-19
Movie All-Star Party for Joan Collins Unknown 1987
Movie All Star Gala at Ford's Theatre Unknown 1987
Movie The 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1987
Movie Comic Relief '87 Herself 1987
Movie The 41st Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1987
Movie All-Star Party for Clint Eastwood Herself 1986-11-30
Movie NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration Unknown 1986
Movie The 40th Annual Tony Awards Herself - Performer & Presenter: Best Play 1986
Movie The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical 1986-01-24
Movie The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Herself - Performer 1986-12-26
Movie The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1986
Series Larry King Live Unknown 1985-06-03
Movie The NBC All Star Hour Unknown 1985
Movie The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1985
Series The Golden Girls Dorothy Zbornak / ... 1985-09-14
Movie Circus of the Stars #10 Herself - Ringmaster 1985-12-08
Movie The 1st TV Academy Hall of Fame Unknown 1984
Movie P.O.P. Unknown 1984
Series a.k.a. Pablo Unknown 1984
Movie The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Joan Collins Unknown 1984
Movie The 9th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1983
Series Amanda's Unknown 1983
Movie Night of 100 Stars Unknown 1982
Movie Broadway Plays Washington on Kennedy Center Tonight Unknown 1982
Movie Women I Love: Beautiful But Funny Unknown 1982
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Movie The 35th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1981
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1981
Movie History of the World: Part I Unknown 1981
Movie Bob Hope Special: Hope, Women and Song Unknown 1980
Series Omnibus Herself 1980-06-15
Movie 30 Years of TV Comedy's Greatest Hits: To Laughter with Love Unknown 1980
Movie The Beatrice Arthur Special Unknown 1980
Series The Mary Tyler Moore Hour Unknown 1979
Series The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1978
Movie The Star Wars Holiday Special Unknown 1978
Series CBS: On the Air Unknown 1978
Series Laugh-In Unknown 1977-10-25
Series The 29th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1977
Series Soap Unknown 1977-09-13
Movie CBS Galaxy Unknown 1977
Movie The 31st Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1977
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Movie The 2nd Annual People's Choice Awards Herself - Presenter: Favourite New Television Show 1976-02-19
Series Cos Herself 1976-09-19
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Movie The Wild Party Unknown 1975
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie Mame Unknown 1974
Series Maude Unknown 1974
Movie The 28th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1974
Movie The 45th Annual Academy Awards Herself - Presenter: Best Live Action Short Film and Best Short Animated Film 1973-03-27
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Series All in the Family Unknown 1971-01-12
Movie Lovers and Other Strangers Unknown 1970-08-12
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1968
Movie The 20th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1966
Series The Sid Caesar Show Unknown 1963
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Jack Paar Tonight Show Unknown 1961
Movie The Best of Anything Unknown 1960
Movie That Kind of Woman Unknown 1959
Movie The Gift of the Magi Unknown 1958
Series The Garry Moore Show Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Washington Square Unknown 1957
Series The Seven Lively Arts Unknown 1957
Movie Max Liebman Presents: Kaleidoscope Unknown 1955
Series The George Gobel Show Unknown 1954-10-02
Series Caesar's Hour Unknown 1954
Series Omnibus Unknown 1954
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series Studio One in Hollywood Unknown 1951
Series Once Upon a Tune Unknown 1950
Series Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Unknown 1948-12-24
Series Kraft Theatre Unknown 1948