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Doris Roberts Veteran Hollywood actress dies at 90

The veteran actress made popular for her role as Marie Barone in CBS' sitcom, "Everybody Loves Raymond", was reported dead on Sunday, April 17, at age 90.

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Veteran Hollywood actress, Doris Roberts, has died at the age of 90.

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Doris Roberts play

Doris Roberts

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The veteran actress made popular for her role as Marie Barone in CBS' sitcom, "Everybody Loves Raymond", was reported dead on Sunday, April 17, at age 90.

TMZ had been the first to report Roberts death, as her rep later confirms the news to Us Weekly, revealing that the "Aliens in The Attic" alum had died peacefully in her sleep of natural causes.

The actress who earned four Emmys from her role of the caring matriarch to sons Ray (Ray Romano) and Robert (Brad Garrett), has been part of the series' nine seasons, starting with the September 1996 pilot.

The condolences have been poring in as Raymond costar, Patricia Heaton tweeted her's on Monday, as she calls Roberts' death "truly the end of an era."

 

Series creator, Phil Rosenthal and actress, Monica Horan have also taken time to express their grief in messages touching tributes.

 

 

Roberts also starred in films including The Heartbreak KidDickie Roberts: Former Child Star, Grandma's Boy and Madea's Witness Protection.

Doris Roberts on set of Everybody Loves Raymond play

Doris Roberts on set of Everybody Loves Raymond

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She survived by son, Michael Cannata Jr., his wife, Jane, and three grandchildren, Kelsey, Andrew and Devon.

May her soul rest in peace.

Watch Doris Roberts below:

Doris Roberts wins 2001 Emmy Award for Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

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