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Charlotte Rae Continues 'Facts Of My Life' Tour

Approaching 90, Ms. Charlotte Rae just keeps going and going and going - Ms. Rae's Rea's recent appearances at Sadri's in NY and B&N in LA, gathered a Standing Room Only crowd with an eclectic list of patrons among the fans including JoAnne Worley, Anna Maria Albergetti, Ilene Graff, Patricia Morison, John Bowab, Laura Pursell, Barbara Van Orden, Daisy Egan, Jerry Stiller and Gilbert Gottfried, among others.

Charlotte is now scheduled to appeari with her son and co-author, Larry Strauss, at the Santa Monica Library for a Q&A and Signing on Saturday, Dec 12th between 3 and 5pm - Link To address and info http://newsroom.smgov.net/2015/11/19/santa-monica-public-library-presents-charlotte-rae-the-facts-of-my-life

Date: Saturday, December 12th - 3:00 - 5:00pm

Venue: The Santa Monica Library's Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Blvd.

TV, Screen and Stage Icon, Charlotte Rae, recently released her new memoir entitled "The Facts Of My Life" ($24.94/$34.95, Nov, 2015).

Ms. Rae, is best known for her role as Mrs. Garrett on the TV series "Diff'rent Strokes" and "The Facts of Life" and her career, from "Car 54 Where are you?" and Molly the Mail Carrier on "Sesame Street" to the current role opposite Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline in "Ricki and the Flash," has been the envy of numerous industry members. However, life at home was not always as comedic as the characters she created, both on stage and on screen, to entertained the public for several decades.

Subjects discussed in Ms. Rae's new book entitled "The Facts Of My Life" include:

* "Car 54 Where are you?" and "Sesame Street" to "Ricki and the Flash,"opposite Meryl Streep & Kevin Kline

* Discovering her Grammy winning husband of 25 years was gay.

* Noted Northwestern classmates included Paul Lynde, Patricia Neal and Cloris Leachman

* "Facts..." cast members from Molly Ringwald (early) to George Clooney (later) in the series

* Living a nightmare with her child placed in Bellevue, deemed "a danger to himself and Others"

* Discussing friends and colleagues such as Rock Hudson, Jerry Stiller, Rick Springfield, Jean Stapleton, Geri Jewell, Martin Sheen, Angela Lansbury, Robert Redford, Woody Allen, Norman Lear, Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and more

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