One of the veterans Hollywood on-screen characters, Georgia Bright Engel, played Georgette Franklin Baxter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, passed away on 12 April 2019 in Princeton, New Jersey, at 70.
Georgia Engel Dies At 70
According to her friend and executor, John Quilty, the twice Emmy Award-nominated actress was a Christian Scientist and did not see her doctors. As a result, the cause of her death is undetermined.
Her agent Jacqueline Stander said that the world would be sad about Georgia's death, who had touched many people while playing Georgette’s innocent and sweet voice on the American sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
Kids Baking Championship judge Valerie Bertinelli also expressed solace on Twitter and wrote that she would miss Georgia, the sweetest, kindest, and dearest woman. Georgia was survived by her two sisters Penny Lusk and Robin Engel.
Career And Net Worth
Engel, a vet sitcom actress, had a net worth of $8 million. She earned her fortunes from her four more decades-long dedication towards acting.
With her high skills and talent, she was one of the best theater stars who lived in her luxurious apartment in Washington.
She was in Milos Forman's Taking Off and Jacques Deray's The Outside Man, then joining the cast of the Mary Tyler Moore appears in what should be a one-time appearance.
Lesbian Fling In 'Two And A Half Man'
In the American sitcom Two and a Half Men, Georgia landed a role in Jean in the two episodes entitled 'Palmdale, Echo and 'Grandma's Pie.' Evelyn had multiple affairs and marriages and was hinted at as a bisexual character. Also, her character fell in love with Jean, and the duo sparked the lesbian relationship. As Jean, Georgia portrayed a middle-American type of character who goes to Evelyn’s length of bisexuality or lesbian.
Georgia Engel portrayed an on-screen lesbian character with her on-screen partner, Hollan Taylor, in the American sitcom 'Two And A Half Man' (Photo: imdb.com)
After filming the queer character on Two And A Half Man, Georgia arrived on Hot in Cleaveland and learned how to date Betty White.
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Evelyn's Personal Life! Lesbian Behind Camera Too?
Though she was not married and did not have children and a husband, she has found it's an absolute truth that she hasn't separated from the comforting joy of family.
So, it means she was a single lady and hasn’t revealed much more about her personal life as well. She has not been getting hitched, so people sometimes imply her as a lesbian. But she wasn't in a relationship with any ladies in real life, indicating the rumors to be nothing more than a fluke.
A Short Bio:
On July 28, 1948, she was born in Washington, U.S., as a daughter of Ruth Caroline and Benjamin Franklin Engel. As her father Benjamin served in the Coast Guard, her family frequently moved around the United States. In her family, she has two sibling sisters named Penelope Ann and Robin Ruth. The Primetime Emmy Award-nominated actress attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Enge held the American nationality and is of the White ethnicity. Georgia stood at 5 feet 6 inches with her average weight and attractive body figure.