Charlotte Rae Dead: ‘The Facts Of Life’ Star Sadly Dies At 92
Charlotte Rae Dead: ‘The Facts Of Life’ Star Sadly Dies At 92
Charlotte Rae, Beloved Mrs. Garrett On ‘Facts Of Life,’ Dead At 92
06 August, 2018, 12:01
Born Charlotte Rae Lubotsky in Milwaukee, she began her career on the radio and at the Wauwatosa Children's Theatre before attending Northwestern University.
Rae died peacefully today in Los Angeles around 4:30 p.m.at home surrounded by loved ones.
According to Deadline, Rae confirmed she had bone and pancreatic cancer previous year.
Rae first played Edna Garrett in Diff'rent Strokes in 1978 before starring on the spin-off The Facts of Life for seven seasons from 1979 to 1988.
Both shows were wildly successful between the late '70s and mid-'80s - but they were just a small slice of her long career.
Rae's first major TV role came when she was cast in the recurring role of Sylvia Schnauser on auto 54, Where Are You? back in 1962.
"She played "the Twitch" and other iconic comic television roles on the Phil Silver's Show and created the role of Sylvia Schnauzer on TV's classic, auto 54 Where Are You?" In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to the, The Actors Fund, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (Pan-Can) or the Clare Foundation.
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She added: "So now, at the age of 91, I have to make up my mind".
"I had lovely wigs", Rae said.
"I'm feeling so terrific and so glad to be above ground", she explained.
Former "Facts of Life" co-stars Kim Fields and Mindy Cohn expressed their sadness at Rae's passing on Twitter. "Now I have to figure out whether I want to go have treatment again to opt for life. I love you Char", Cohn, who played Natalie, posted on Instagram.
Rae is survived by her sister, her son, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Earlier this week, it was reported that Sony Pictures Television is in the very early stages of developing a Facts of Life reboot. As she wrote in her 2015 memoir, "The Facts of My Life", co-written with her son Larry, she struggled with alcoholism when her husband came out as bisexual and revealed he had been cheating on her with other men. She played the maid of a rich white businessman (Conrad Bain) who adopted two young black brothers (Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges).
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