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Doris Roberts Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Biography

Doris Roberts Quick Info
Height 5 ft 1 in
Weight 66 kg
Date of Birth November 4, 1925
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Date of Death April 17, 2016

Doris Roberts was an American actor, voice artist, stage actor, and director who is best known for playing the role of Marie Barone in the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. She also worked in many other shows such as Dream On, The Streets of San Francisco, Barney Miller, Romance Theatre, Remington SteeleBlind FaithThe BoysThe Middle, Melissa & Joey, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.

Born Name

Doris May Green

Other Name

Doris Roberts

Doris Roberts as seen at a performance of 'The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker' in December 2010
Doris Roberts as seen at a performance of ‘The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker’ in December 2010 (Angela George / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Age

She was born on November 4, 1925.

Died

On April 17, 2016, Doris Roberts died in her sleep following a stroke at the age of 90 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Resting Place

Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Westwood Village, Los Angeles, California, United States

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Residence

She resided in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Nationality

American

 

Education

Doris Roberts studied at DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, New York City. After that, she attended New York University and majored in journalism.

She also received acting lessons at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City.

Occupation

Actor, Voice Artist, Director, Stage Actor

Family

  • Father – Larry Green
  • Mother – Ann (née Meltzer) (Operated the Z.L. Rosenfield Agency)
  • Siblings – She was an only child.
  • Others – Chester H. Roberts (Stepfather) (Operated the Z.L. Rosenfield Agency), Charles Greenberg (Paternal Grandfather), Dora Katie Aronowsky (Paternal Grandmother), Jacob Meltzer (Maternal Grandfather), Bessie Morris (Maternal Grandmother), Charles Provine (Father-In-Law) (Worked at the local sawmill), Mary Inez (née Trow) Goyen (Mother-In-Law), Kelsey Cannata (Granddaughter), Andrew Cannata (Grandson), Devon Cannata (Grandson)

Manager

She was managed by her son Michael Cannata.

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, her net worth was $14 Million at the time of her death.

Build

Average

Doris Roberts and James Coco as seen in a black-and-white still taken in 1980 at the premiere of 'Seems Like Old Times'
Doris Roberts and James Coco as seen in a black-and-white still taken in 1980 at the premiere of ‘Seems Like Old Times’ (Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 DEED)

Height

5 ft 1 in or 155 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Doris Roberts dated –

  1. Michael E. Cannata (1956-1962) – She got married to Michael E. Cannata in the year 1956 but the marriage ended in divorce in 1962. The duo had a son named Michael Cannata (b. March 18, 1957).
  2. William Goyen (1963-1983) – In 1963, Doris Roberts married her 2nd husband William Goyen who was a novelist, short story writer, playwright, poet, editor, and teacher. They remained together until his death in 1983.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Doris Roberts was of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Short stature
  • Husky resonant voice

Brand Endorsements

Doris Roberts was cast in TV commercials for –

  • Glade Air Freshener (1970s)
  • Black Flag Bug Killer (1975)
  • Palmolive (2004)
  • Alka-Seltzer (2005)

She was also cast in print adverts for “Got Milk?” and Palmolive OXY Plus Dishwashing Liquid.

Religion

Judaism

Doris Roberts as seen at the Night of Comedy 9 benefit to support the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation (CAAF) in Beverly Hills, California in April 2011
Doris Roberts as seen at the Night of Comedy 9 benefit to support the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation (CAAF) in Beverly Hills, California in April 2011 (Angela George / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Doris Roberts Facts

  1. She grew up under the care of her mother and maternal grandparents after her father abandoned the family. She later went on to take the surname of her stepfather Chester H. Roberts.
  2. Doris Roberts played Cora in an episode of the medical drama series St. Elsewhere in 1982 and this won her the Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series” in 1983.
  3. Along with Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Madylin Sweeten, Peter Boyle, and Monica Horan, Doris Roberts co-starred as Marie Barone in the television sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond from 1996 to 2005. This performance won her many accolades including the Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series” in 1991, 2002, 2003, and 2005.
  4. She was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the CineRockom International Film Festival in 2015.
  5. Roberts’ stage credits include having been cast in productions of The Time of Your Life, Under the WeatherLast of the Red Hot LoversThe Secret Affairs of Mildred WildBad Habits, The Desk Set, and Malcolm.

Featured Image by Angela George / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED

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