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American actress, director (1929-2019)

Katherine Helmond is ...

Born 5 Jul 1929 in Galveston
Died 23 Feb 2019 in Los Angeles
Age89 years, 7 months
CauseAlzheimer's disease
Katherine Helmond
Katherine Helmond
Katherine Helmond at the 41st Emmy Awards 9/17/89

About Katherine Helmond

Katherine Marie Helmond (July 5, 1929 – February 23, 2019) was an American actress. Over her five decades of television acting, she was known for her starring role as ditzy matriarch Jessica Tate on the sitcom Soap (1977–1981) and her co-starring role as feisty mother Mona Robinson on Who's the Boss? (1984–1992). She also played Doris Sherman on Coach and Lois Whelan (the mother of Debra Barone) on Everybody Loves Raymond. She also appeared as a guest on several talk and variety shows. Helmond had supporting roles in films such as Alfred Hitchcock's Family Plot (1976), Terry Gilliam's Brazil (1985) and Garry Marshall's Overboard (1987). She also voiced Lizzie in the Cars film trilogy by Disney/Pixar between 2006 and 2017.


Helmond died on February 23, 2019 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at her home in Los Angeles, aged 89. Her death was announced a week later.