Bea Arthur


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  • Birth Name: Bernice Frankel
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/13/1922, Taurus
  • Date of Death: 04/25/2009
  • Profession: Actor; singer; comedian
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Weekend TV: Rosemary's Baby, Penny Dreadful and Remembering Murphy

The devil made them remake it. What other excuse can there be for NBC's glossy but laborious two-part revisiting of the Ira Levin supernatural classic Rosemary's Baby (Sunday, 9/8c, concludes next Thursday)? Perversely scheduled to begin on the evening of Mother's Day, this unnecessarily expanded miniseries version owes a huge debt to The Omen for many of its telegraphed shocks.

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VIDEO: One Flew Out of the Cuckoo's Nest, Pt. 1

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One Flew Out of the Cuckoo's Nest, Pt. 1
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Length: 10:56:28
Aired: 5/9/1992

Blanche has a date and tries to dump her visiting uncle Lucas on Dorothy. Later, to get revenge, Dorothy and Lucas play a trick on Blanche by telling her they're getting married. However, when Rose announces she plans on moving, Lucas decides to reveal the truth but instead proposes to Dorothy for real. watch

VIDEO: One Flew Out of the Cuckoo's Nest, Pt. 2

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One Flew Out of the Cuckoo's Nest, Pt. 2
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Length: 10:32:34
Aired: 5/9/1992

Dorothy accepts Lucas's marriage proposal and are wed. Blanche, Rose and Dorothy must say a tearful goodbye with Dorothy planning on moving to Atlanta. Meanwhile, Sophia makes a final decision on where she wants to live. watch


Death By Snoo Snoo
To Bea or Not to Bea?
Betty White: Bea, Estelle, Rue
Roast of Pamela Anderson - Bea Arthur Roasts Pam's Novel – – Show Video Clip | Spike

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For Better or Worse
For Better or Worse
For Better or Worse (1995)

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Amazon Women In the Mood
One Flew Out of the Cuckoo's Nest, Pt. 1
Home Again Rose, Pt. 2
Home Again Rose, Pt. 1

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2007 TV Land Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2005 Roast of Pamela Anderson TV Show Series, Appearing
2004 TV's Greatest Sidekicks TV Show Series, Guest
2004 Broadway Movie, Actor
1995 For Better Or Worse Movie, Actor - Beverly

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Jimmy Kimmel Did Not Buy Nude Bea Arthur Portrait

Jimmy Kimmel is a notorious prankster, but it turns out his biggest one yet was only an accident.

Contrary to reports, it turns out the comedian was only joking about purchasing the nearly $2 million nude Bea Arthur portrait. read more

Naked Painting of Golden Girls' Bea Arthur Sells for Nearly $2 Million

These are not the Golden Girls you were expecting.

A painting of a topless Bea Arthur sold for $1.9 million to an anonymous buyer at Christie's auction house on Wednesday night, the New York Post reports.

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Ice Cream Shop Honors Golden Girls

Late Golden Girls stars Rue McClanahan and Bea Arthur are being honored... with ice cream!

New York's famous Big Gay Ice Cream Shop is opening up a new location in the West Village, and adding another Golden Girls-inspired item to the menu. (Arthur was already a fixture at the original.)

Which TV shows should reunite?

So what exactly are the treats made of?

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Keck's Exclusives: Marc Cherry's Top Secret Golden Girls Reunion First Look

Shhh. Here's an exclusive first look at writer/producer Marc Cherry's super top secret Golden Girls reunion project, starring from left to right: Betty White (Rose), Estelle Getty (Sophia), Bea Arthur (Dorothy) and Rue McClanahan (Blanche). No worries that three quarters of the cast passed away over the last few years, as no dialogue was written for this reunion. Rather, the skeletal ladies were on display as part of a Halloween lawn display treat for fortunate trick or treaters who visited Marc's L.A. home two weeks back.
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