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The Golden Girls Cast List

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The Golden Girls cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the The Golden Girls main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these The Golden Girls stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from The Golden Girls focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on The Golden Girls that are on here as well.

Items on this poll include Betty White and Leslie Nielsen

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from The Golden Girls?" or "Who starred on The Golden Girls?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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Barbara Babcock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
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Barbara Babcock (born February 27, 1937) is an American character actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Grace Gardner on Hill Street Blues, for which she won an Emmy Award for ...more
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Bea Arthur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
The Golden Girls, Maude, Amanda's
Beatrice Arthur (born Bernice Frankel; May 13, 1922 – April 25, 2009) was an American actress and comedienne. Arthur began her career on stage in 1947 and made her Broadway debut in The ...more
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Betty White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
The Golden Girls, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Hot in Cleveland
Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 17, 1922) is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television career of any entertainer, spanning 80 years. Regarded as a pioneer of ...more
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Estelle Getty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
The Golden Girls, Fantasy Island, Empty Nest
Estelle Getty (née Scher; also known as Estelle Gettleman; July 25, 1923 – July 22, 2008) was an American actress and comedian, who appeared in film, television, and theatre. She was best ...more
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Herb Edelman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
The Golden Girls, The Good Guys, Big John
Herbert Edelman (November 5, 1933 – July 21, 1996) was an American actor of stage, film and television. He was twice nominated for an Emmy Award for his television work. One of his best-known ...more
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Brenda Vaccaro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
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Brenda Buell Vaccaro (born November 18, 1939) is an American stage, television, and film actress. In a career spanning over half a century, she received one Academy Award nomination, three ...more
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Rue McClanahan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
The Golden Girls, Maude, Mama's Family
Eddi-Rue McClanahan (February 21, 1934 – June 3, 2010) was an American actress best known for her roles on television as Vivian Harmon on Maude (1972–78), Aunt Fran Crowley on Mama's Family ...more
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Debbie Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
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Mary Frances "Debbie" Reynolds (April 1, 1932 – December 28, 2016) was an American actress, singer and businesswoman. Her career spanned almost 70 years. She was nominated for the ...more
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Dick Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
The Dick Van Dyke Show, Diagnosis: Murder, The Phil Silvers Show
Richard Wayne Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, singer, and dancer, whose entertainment career has spanned seven decades. He first gained recognition on radio and ...more
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Harold Gould is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
Rhoda, Police Story, He & She
Harold Vernon Gould (December 10, 1923 – September 11, 2010) was an American character actor. He appeared as Martin Morgenstern on the sitcom Rhoda (1974–78) and Miles Webber on the sitcom The ...more
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Leslie Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
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Leslie William Nielsen (11 February 1926 – 28 November 2010) was a Canadian actor, comedian, and producer. He appeared in more than 100 films and 150 television programs, portraying more than ...more
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Paul Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Golden Girls Cast List
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Paul Rodriguez may refer to: Paul Rodriguez (actor) (born 1955), Mexican-American stand-up comedian and actor Paul Rodriguez (skateboarder) (born 1984), American professional street skateboarder ...more