Katherine Helmond, The 'Who’s the Boss?' Actress, Dies At Age 89

Updated On 02 Mar, 2019 Published On

Katherine Helmond, the actress best known for portraying the feisty, man-crazy mother, Mona Robinson, on ABC sitcom Who’s the Boss?, died on February 23.

The actress' passing was confirmed by her representative Jeff Witjas to USA TODAY on February, 28.

As for the cause of death, according to the APA report, Katherine died due to the complications from Alzheimer.

Katherine, who was nominated for Emmy Award for seven times and won a Tony Award, appeared as a ditzy Tate matriarch on the 1970s comedy "Soap" alongside late actor Robert Mandan, who passed away last year.

Additionally, the actress played Doris Sherman on ABC’s Coach and Lois Whelan on CBS’ Everybody Loves Raymond.

As for big screen appearances, Katherine appeared in three of Terry Gilliam's movies Mrs. Ogre in Time Bandits (1981), Brazil (1985) and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998).

Moreover, she voiced a 1923 Ford Model T in the three Cars movies.

Rest In Peace Katherine Helmond!

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