Social Roundup: Broadway and Hollywood Remember Georgia Engel
She was best known for her work as Georgette Franklin Baxter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, on which she appeared from 1972 until the show ended in 1977. The role won her two Emmy nominations.
Those who have worked with her on stage and screen have taken to social to remember and reminisce about her legacy. Check out some of the highlights below!
Read her full obituary here.
Take a look back on some clips from Engel's career here.
Paul Winkler (@MrPaulWinkler) April 13, 2019
RIP to the singular Georgia Engel who, just a few years back, gave one of my favorite performances ever in John. We did a concert of Ragtime together and she was so lovely and hilarious.- Andy Mientus (@andymientus) April 16, 2019
Georgia Engel was the sweetest, kindest, dearest woman. And crazy talented.- Valerie Bertinelli (@Wolfiesmom) April 16, 2019
I will miss her. ?
A few years ago I had the honor of working with Georgia Engel. For some reason I had always felt like we weren't done and would work together again. I was very sad to hear that she had passed. She was funny and brilliant and kind. RIP and thank you Georgia. ? #GeorgiaEngel pic.twitter.com/EhbKuWayZE- Lucy Davis (@RealLucyDavis) April 16, 2019
Georgia Engel and I met at a party in Hollywood. I told her how much I loved her in Will Eno's Middletown. She said thanks & we struck up a friendship that lasted 10 years. We spent that evening eating cake and showing each other pictures of our cats. Rest In Peace, dear friend.- Nick Westrate (@westratenick) April 16, 2019
I met Georgia Engel once. I had just moved to LA in my 20s and she came to a staged reading I did. She was kind, generous, and absolutely delightful. I think of her encouraging words that day often. #RIPGeorgiaEngel https://t.co/fnZYGm6bgt- Julie Ann Emery (@julieannemery) April 16, 2019
RIP Georgia Engel. Grew up watching her kill it on The Mary Tyler Moore Show (she was one of my mom's favorite characters) and I was genuinely delighted to see her on stage in NY a few years ago in Annie Baker's great Uncle Vanya, her layered comic acting perfectly Chekhovian.- James Urbaniak (@JamesUrbaniak) April 16, 2019
Bob Martin (@drstorper) April 16, 2019