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    Mon, 27 Apr 2009 14:31:58

    Bea Arthur Passes Away - Comedienne was 86, battled cancer

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    Acid-tongued and husky-voiced TV actress Bea Arthur passed away on Saturday at her home in Los Angeles. Arthur was 86 and was suffering from an undisclosed form of cancer.

    Arthur was best known for her role in Maude and for her portrayal of Dorothy on The Golden Girls. She also won a Tony Award for her work on the musical Mame. Arthur passed away peacefully, surrounded by family.

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff

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