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Legendary Soap Star Katherine Helmond Passes Dies At 89

Katherine Helmond Dead at 89
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Mar. 1 2019, Updated 6:26 p.m. ET

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Katherine Helmond, seven time Emmy winning actress known for her role as Mona Robinson, the man crazy mother on Who’s the Boss, has passed away at the age of 89.

Helmond died in her Los Angeles home on February 23rd of complications from Alzheimer’s disease, according to her talent agency APA.

Helmond’s other notable roles were Doris Sherman and Lois Whelan, on CBS’ Everybody Loves Raymond. She also appeared on the HBO series True Blood.

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On the big screen, she appeared in Time Bandits (1981), Brazil (1985), and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), and provided the voice of Lizzie in the two Cars movies.

Helmond leaves behind her husband of 57 years, David Christian.

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