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Katherine Helmond

5 July 1929 to 23 February 2019

An American actress who found fame playing the aristocratic Jessica Tate on the soap-opera parody Soap (1977-1981), Helmond then demonstrated her versatility starring as Mona Robinson in nearly 200 episodes of Who’s The Boss? (1984-1992). On the big screen her notable credits included Brazil (1985) and Overboard (1987).

Read Katherine Helmond's New York Times obituary here.