FACTS OF LIFE STAR CHARLOTTE RAE DIES AT 92
CNN -- Charlotte Rae, a gregarious actress with a prodigious career on stage, screen and TV, died on Sunday at the age of 92, her son Larry Strauss told CNN.
She is best known for her role as housekeeper Edna Garrett, first on the sitcom "Diffrent Strokes" and then the spinoff "The Facts of Life," with both shows launching in the 1970s and running several years into the '80s.
She passed away peacefully at her home in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon, Strauss said, and was surrounded by her family at the time of her death. A cause of death was not provided.