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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
By United Press International
Marion Ross, Ron Glass to guest star on 'Major Crimes'

Marion Ross, Ron Glass to guest star on 'Major Crimes'

LOS ANGELES, July 31 (UPI) -- Tim Conway, Paul Dooley, Ron Glass, Marion Ross and Doris Roberts will guest star on an upcoming episode of the U.S. police drama "Major Crimes," TNT said.
British version of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' in the works

British version of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' in the works

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- The BBC says it is working on a British version of the U.S. family sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.
By United Press International

Doris Roberts joins cast of sitcom pilot

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Emmy-winning actress Doris Roberts will return to television in the new ABC sitcom "Counter Culture," the producers announced.
Off-Broadway's 'Love, Loss' set to close

Off-Broadway's 'Love, Loss' set to close

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The Off-Broadway production of "Love, Loss, and What I Wore" is to close next month after more than 1,000 performances, producer Daryl Roth said Tuesday.
Stars line up for Tyler Perry's next Madea film

Stars line up for Tyler Perry's next Madea film

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Eugene Levy, Doris Roberts, Tom Arnold, John Amos and Marla Gibbs are to star in "Madea's Witness Production," the U.S. film's producers said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 4, 2011.
By United Press International
Mathis, Hoty to star in 'Love, Loss'

Mathis, Hoty to star in 'Love, Loss'

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Dee Hoty, Samantha Mathis and Concetta Tomei are set to lead the next cast of the off-Broadway show "Love, Loss, and What I Wore," the play's producers said.
Roberts, Heaton to reunite on 'Middle'

Roberts, Heaton to reunite on 'Middle'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Former "Everybody Loves Raymond" co-stars Doris Roberts and Patricia Heaton will reunite on-screen in an episode of Heaton's U.S. sitcom "The Middle," ABC said.
'Raymond' to join TV Land lineup

'Raymond' to join TV Land lineup

NEW YORK, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- TV Land says it plans to start airing reruns of the Emmy Award-winning U.S. comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond" in March.
Emmys telecast to feature famous TV lines

Emmys telecast to feature famous TV lines

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- The 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles will feature many of today's biggest stars speaking some of TV's most memorable lines, ABC said.

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Obama apologizes for causing girl trouble... Much ado about posh Times Square toilets... Grammar costs cancer research $8 million... McDonald's helps kids sweat off meals... Watercooler stories from UPI.
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Much ado about posh Times Square toilets

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Twenty new luxurious, but temporary, public toilets have opened at New York's Times Square with the slogan "When you're in New York, go in style."

Soap star Lamas to make cabaret debut

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- "The Bold and the Beautiful" star Lorenzo Lamas will jump from the soap stage to the New York cabaret stage with "Lorenzo Sings About Love." Broadway icon Michael Feinstein helped the son of Arlene Dahl and Fernando Lamas prepare the show opening at Fei
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Doris Roberts holds her Emmy Award up on stage after it was presented to her as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role in St. Elsewhere, at the 35th Annual Emmy Awards presentations at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on September 25, 1983. (UPI Photo/Glenn Waggner/Files)
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Doris May Roberts (born November 4, 1930) is an American character actress of film, stage and television. She has received five Emmy Awards. With a seven-decade career, she is most widely known for playing Marie Barone on Everybody Loves Raymond from 1996–2005.

Roberts was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Larry and Ann Meltzer. Her father deserted the family when Roberts was a child, and her mother raised Doris Jewish with the help of her Russian-born parents in The Bronx, New York. Her stepfather was Chester H. Roberts.

Roberts' acting career began in 1952 with a role on the TV series Studio One. She also appeared on such programs as The Naked City (1958–63), Way Out (1961), Ben Casey (1963), and The Defenders (1962–63). In 1961, she made her film debut in Something Wild (1961) starring Carroll Baker, All in the Family(1976). In 1968, she appeared in A Lovely Way to Die and No Way to Treat a Lady. She also appeared in the 1970 cult film The Honeymoon Killers starring Shirley Stoler and Tony Lo Bianco. In 1971, Roberts appeared in three films, Otto Preminger's Such Good Friends, Alan Arkin's Little Murders, and Elaine May's A New Leaf.

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