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Georgia Engel - who played Georgette Baxter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show - dead at 70

By Adam S. Levy For Dailymail.com

Published: 04:31 BST, 16 April 2019 | Updated: 04:31 BST, 16 April 2019

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show's Georgia Engel died at 70 on Friday in Princeton, New Jersey.

The cause of death for the actress, best known for her role as Georgette Baxter on the hit 70s comedy series, has yet to be known, her executor John Quilty told The New York Times. Quilty said that Engel, a Christian Scientist, did not seek medical help for what was ailing her.

Engel was a five-time nominee for a Primetime Emmy award, twice for playing Baxter, the girlfriend of Ted Baxter (Ted Knight); and three times for her role as Pat MacDougall on Everybody Loves Raymond.

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Sad news: Georgia Engel of The Mary Tyler Moore Show died at 70 on Friday in Princeton, New Jersey, her executor John Quilty told The New York Times. She was snapped in 2016 in NYC

Sad news: Georgia Engel of The Mary Tyler Moore Show died at 70 on Friday in Princeton, New Jersey, her executor John Quilty told The New York Times. She was snapped in 2016 in NYC 

The TV veteran was a mainstay on the tube over the course of her career, having appeared on a number of hit shows over nearly 50 years in the medium.

They included Hot in Cleveland, Two and a Half Men, The Office, Coach, Mork & Mindy and The Betty White

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