Katherine Helmond

Katherine Helmond

Actress, director
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Katherine Helmond

Katherine Marie Helmond (July 5, 1929 – February 23, 2019) was an American film, theater, and television actress and director. Over her five decades of television acting, she was known for her starring role as ditzy matriarch Jessica Tate on the sitcom Soap (1977–1981) and her co-starring role as feisty mother Mona Robinson on Who's the Boss? (1984–1992). She also played Doris Sherman on Coach and Lois Whelan (the mother of Debra Barone) on Everybody Loves Raymond. She also appeared as a guest on several talk and variety shows.

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Full name at birth
Katherine Marie Helmond
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Claim to fame
Soap, Who's The Boss
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Date of birth
5 July 1929
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Place of birth
Galveston, Texas, USA
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Date of death
23 February 2019
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Place of death
Los Angeles, California, USA
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Cause of death
Alzheimer's disease
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Occupation
Actress, Director
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Height
5' 2" (157 cm)
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Fiery Natural Red Hair
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Net worth
$5,000,000 USD
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University
  • Directing, American Film Institute (1983)
  • Bob Jones University
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Talent agency
Agency for the Performing Arts L.A.
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