Kim Fields is saying goodbye to her pal and “Info of Life” co-star Charlotte Rae.
Rae handed away on August 5 at 92 years outdated and was a beloved star, well-known for her function as housekeeper/den mom Mrs. Garrett on each “Diff’hire Strokes” and “The Info of Life.”
Kim shared the next assertion with Entry in regards to the lack of her co-star.
“Charlotte Rae was an indelible pressure of spirit and that’s what she dropped at to each character she portrayed. A part of that got here from her in depth theater coaching, most got here from her ardour for what she cherished to do and the best half was simply merely her gentle. With an infectious smile and nurturing coronary heart filled with kindness and dedication, Charlotte generously gave of herself as an artist, a performer and as a pal. Although she was at all times (and I imply ALWAYS) busy working, she made positive to find time for her household and mates who have been to her: treasures. My household and I are blessed to have been one in every of her treasures,” Kim shared.
“Whereas she shall be missed on a degree I am unable to even quantify, I’m very comfortable figuring out that she knew how a lot she was cherished. She knew how properly the present that SHE was the star of, was regarded. She knew she was a legend. And though she would by no means use these labels about herself, she knew that she was on the head of one thing that will affect generations. And her distinctive reward did. I’m comfortable to know that she bought her honors and her “flowers” whereas she was nonetheless with us,” Kim continued.
She shall be missed greater than I may ever say. Relaxation properly, pricey pal. A lot of love, Kimmy”
Relaxation in peace, Charlotte Rae.