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Doris Roberts (born Doris May Green; November 4, 1925 – April 17, 2016) was an American actress. She has received five Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild award during her acting career, which began in 1951. She is perhaps best known for her role as Raymond Barone's mother, Marie Barone, on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005).
Roberts was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Her mother, Ann Meltzer, who was of Jewish and Russian descent, raised Roberts in the The Bronx, New York with the assistance of her own parents, after her husband Larry deserted the family. Roberts' stepfather, whose surname she took as her own, was Chester H. Roberts. Chester and Roberts' mother operated the Z.L. Rosenfield Agency, a stenographic service catering to playwrights and actors.
In 1956, Roberts married Michael Cannata; they divorced in 1962. Their son, Michael Cannata, Jr. (born 1957) is her only child. She had three grandchildren: Kelsey, Andrew, and Devon. Her second husband was writer William Goyen. They were married from 1963 until his death from leukemia on August 30, 1983.
On September 4, 2002, Roberts testified before a U.S. Congressional panel that age discrimination is prevalent in Hollywood, advocating that such discrimination be treated on par with biases against race and gender.
Roberts was a registered Democrat.
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Doris May Green
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Doris Roberts (born Doris May Green; November 4, 1925) is an American character actress of film, stage, and television. She has received five Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild award during her acting career, which began in 1951. She is perhaps best known for her role as Raymond Barone's mother, Marie Barone on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005).
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Deceased||Doris Roberts passed away on 17th Apr 2016 aged 90.|||