15 Things You Didn't Know About Doris Roberts

by Leslie Good · April 19, 2016

You probably know her as the meddling mother on Everybody Loves Raymond. Doris Roberts, an actress for over 60 years, passed away last night at the age of 90. Marie Barone, the overbearing mother-in-law character she made iconic, was a woman everyone loved to hate. She may have been the thorn in the side of her TV character's daughter-in-law, played by Patricia Heaton, but she was beloved. "Truly the end of an era," Heaton wrote in a statement she posted on Twitter. "My wonderful TV mother-in-law and (Everybody Loves Raymond) nemesis Doris Roberts was a consummate professional from whom I learned so much. She was funny and tough and loved life, living it to the fullest."

Doris, trademarked by her short stature, husky voice, and unparalleled sense of humor, will be surely missed. She will keep us laughing for many years to come, and in case you didn't follow her on Twitter or Facebook, we've gathered up 15 of the best facts that you may not have known about this comedic legend.