Estelle Getty, ‘Golden Girls’ Matriarch Born: July New York City Died: July Los Angeles. Height: Awards: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress - Comedy Series, The Golden Girls. Cause of death: Dementia with Lewy Bodies.
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz - TV's pioneering couple. As producer of "I Love Lucy" Desi Arnaz was responsible for transforming Lucy from former movie star/glamour girl to comic genius and the Queen of Television.