Charlotte Rae, the actress best known for her role as Mrs. Garrett, den mother to a group of rambunctious teenage girls on the long-running 1980s sitcom “The Facts of Life,” has died at 92.
Spokesman Harlan Boll said Rae died Sunday at her Los Angeles home. A cause of death was not immediately provided, but she was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2017.
"She was a dear, dear friend for many years, one of a kind, and it was such a joy to be able to work with her," says Alan Mandell, who directed and co-starred with Rae in the May production of "Endgame" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. It was Rae's last performance.
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