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Charlotte Rae

Charlotte Rae

American actress
Charlotte Rae Lubotsky was an American character actress and singer whose career spanned sixty-six years. Rae was known for her portrayal of Edna Garrett in the sitcoms Diff'rent Strokes and its spin-off, The Facts of Life.Wikipedia
BornApril 22, 1926
HometownMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Net worth$4 million
Height5'0" (1.52m)
SpouseJohn Strauss
ChildrenAndrew Strauss, Larry Strauss
ParentsMeyer Lubotsky, Esther Lubotsky
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Photos

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Videos

'Facts of Life' co-stars Mindy Cohn and Kim Fields attend Charlotte Rae's memorial service: 'Couldn't have gotten thru today without you'

As young stars of "The Facts of Life," Mindy Cohn and Kim Fields learned early that “you take the good” and “you take the bad” in life. That was certainly in effect over the weekend as they said goodbye to their den mom and friend, Charlotte Rae, who died on Aug. 5.
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Albums

Opera Aria Impressions [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, July 8, 1956]
Opera Aria Impressions [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, July 8, 1956]
2021
Anastasia Sketch [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, April 21, 1957]
Anastasia Sketch [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, April 21, 1957]
2021
Dieting & Being a Food Criminal [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, August 12,1956]
Dieting & Being a Food Criminal [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, August 12,1956]
2021
Stand-Up About Dieting [Live On the Ed Sullivan Show]
Stand-Up About Dieting [Live On the Ed Sullivan Show]
2010
Songs I Taught My Mother
Songs I Taught My Mother
2006

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1982Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Facts of LifeNominated
1975Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama SpecialQueen of the Stardust BallroomNominated