Doris Roberts, the actress perhaps best-known for playing Marie Barone, Ray Romano’s mother on “Everybody Loves Raymond,” died Sunday at the age of 90, TMZ is reporting.
Roberts, who was born in St. Louis, won five Emmy awards and appeared in multiple feature films, including National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.” Roberts, who was a renowned Broadway actress, also made appearances in episodes of other hit television shows, including “The King of Queens” and “Desperate Housewives.”
The creator of “Everybody Loves Raymond,” Phil Rosenthal wrote a message on Roberts passing on Twitter.
She leaves behind her son, Michael Cannata Jr. who she had with her first husband.
Her second husband, acclaimed novelist William Goyen, died in 1983.