‘Information of Life’ & ‘Diff’lease Strokes’ Charlotte Rae Dead at 92
8/5/2018 7:39 PM PDT
Charlotte Rae — the actress who performed the beloved Mrs. Garrett in “Diff’lease Strokes” and “The Information of Life” — has reportedly died.
Based on EW, reps for the Emmy nominated star confirmed she’d handed away Sunday in her L.A.-area house. Whereas a trigger of loss of life wasn’t made instantly clear, Rae introduced final yr she had been recognized with bone most cancers that spring.
Rae starred because the Drummond household’s kooky housekeeper, Edna Garrett, on ‘DS’ … who proved to be so well-liked with viewers that she ultimately received her personal spinoff with ‘Information,’ the place she performed the identical character heading up at an all-girls boarding faculty.
Each exhibits have been wildly profitable between the late ’70s and mid-’80s — however they have been only a small slice of her lengthy profession. Rae additionally had starring and supporting roles in “The Love Boat,” “101 Dalmatians: The Sequence,” “Sesame Road,” “Automobile 54, The place Are You?” “The Phil Silvers Present,” “ER,” and “Lady Meets World,” amongst others. She has 93 performing credit to her identify.
Charlotte was 92. RIP