Golden Girls

Bea Arthur

Dorothy Zbornak

Bea Arthur is an accomplished comedian, actress and singer. Her impressive career spanned almost seven decades, and included memorable roles as Maude Findlay, on the 1970s sitcom Maude, and as Dorothy Zbornak on the hit sitcom The Golden Girls. Famous for her sharp wit, the majority of Bea’s work has been on the stage and in television, but she has made some films. She was a regular on "Caesar's Hour" and first gained attention on stage while appearing in the musical play "The Threepenny Opera". In 1964, she hit the big time when she appeared in the original Broadway production of "Fiddler on the Roof.” Bea was cast as Dorothy Zbornak in 1985 in the sitcom, "The Golden Girls.” All of the cast members, including Bea, won Emmys during the show's run.

Golden Girls cast