Georgia Engel is an American film, TV and stage actress well recognized for her portrayal as Georgette Franklin Baxter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. She is also known for her role in Open Season and Grown Ups 2.
Early Life and Education
Georgia Engel was born on July 28, 1948, as Georgia Bright Engel in Washington, D.C., US. She is the daughter of Ruth Caroline and Benjamin Franklin Engel, a Coast Guard admiral. She grew up with her sister Robin Ruth Engel who was Miss Hawaii 1967.
Engel went to Kodiak Island Borough School District as well as Walter Johnson High School for her high school education. She did her graduation from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Georgia began her career working for musical production, American Light Opera Company. She made her debut in Broadway production ‘Hello, Dolly!’ in 1964. Her breakthrough performance came as Georgette Franklin Baxter in Mary Tyler Moore Show in 1972. She then got an opportunity to play in 1980 sitcoms Goodtime Girls and Jennifer Slept Here.
Engle played a recurring role on Coach and featured in The Cares Bears Movies as the voice of Love-a-lot Bear in 1985. Her fame rose to prominence level when she made her appearance in Everybody Loves Raymond as Pat MacDougall.
Georgia made her first film debut in Taking Off and then appeared in The Outside Man in 1973, Signs of Life in 1989, and Papa Was a Preacher in 1987. She also appeared on the TV- movies The Day the Women Got Even in 1980 and The Sweetest Thing in 2002, and A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story in 1978.
Likewise, Engel gave her incredible performance in several TV series, film, and Theatre. It’s been more than four decades and her mesmerizing work is still praised in the industry. She has given her full passion and dedication in her work.
The 69-year-old gorgeous actress Engel is still a single woman. While she was young she must have made a few boyfriends but the news about her affairs never surfaced in the media due to her secretive nature.
Now also she has kept quiet regarding her affairs. Even though she hasn’t revealed much about her personal life, she has made it clear that love and affairs are not her cups of tea.
Georgia is a senior actress holding the staggering net worth of $8 million.