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Doris Roberts ACTOR


Doris Roberts was born on November 4th, 1930 in St. Louis, Missouri with the birth name Doris May Green.  As a young girl, her father abandoned her and her mother, therefore, she was raised by her mother Ann and her step father.

She studied drama at the HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York city and her career in entertainment began first as a stage actress in a number of off Broadway as well as Broadway productions.

In 1952 she was cast on the television series, "Studio One", which began her career in film and television, however she never neglected her love of stage work and over her time as an actress she has appeared in such productions as, "The Last of the Red Hot Lovers", "Bad Habits" and "Unusual Acts of Devotion".    

She is very well known for her role portraying, Marie Barone on the television series, "Everybody Loves Raymond" (1996).  For this role she has received a total of seven Emmy nominations for which she won four.   

Other television credits she has added to her resume over the course of her career include, "The Naked City", "Way Out", "Ben Casey", "The Defenders", "Medical Center", "All in the Family" and "Fantasy Island" among others.  

She has also added numerous film credits to her resume such as, "Barefoot in the Park" (1967) starring Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Charles Boyer and Mildred Natwick, "A Lovely Way to Die" (1968) starring Kirk Douglas, Sylva Koscina Eli Wallach, Ralph Waite, Dana Elcar and Kenneth Haigh, "No Way to Treat a Lady" (1968) starring Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, George Segal and Eileen Heckart, "The Honeymoon Killers" (1969) starring Shirley Stoler and Tony Lo Bianco, "Such Good Friends" (1971) starring James Coco, Jennifer O'Neill, Dyan Cannon, Ken Howard, Burgess Meredith and Nina Foch, "Little Murders" (1971) starring Elliott Gould, Alan Arkin, Donald Sutherland and Marcia Rodd, "A New Leaf" (1971) costarring Elaine May, Walter Matthau, George Rose, Jack Weston and James Coco, "The Heartbreak Kid" (1972) starring Charles Grodin, Jeannie Berlin, Eddie Albert, Audra Lindley and Cybill Shepherd and "The Rose" (1979) starring Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton, Barry Primus and David Keith.

In 2003, Roberts was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  More recently she has added such credits to her resume appearing in the films, "Grandma's Boy" (2006) starring Nick Swardson, Linda Cardellini, Shirley Jones and Kevin Nealon, "Play the Game" (2008) starring Andy Griffith, Paul Campbell, Liz Sheridan and Marla Sokoloff and "Aliens in the Attic" (2009) starring Carter Jenkins, Ashley Tisdale, Robert Hoffman, Henri Young, Regan Young and Austin Butler.  She has also worked on the series, "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (2007), "The Middle" (2010) and "Counter Culture" (2012) starring Kerri Kenny and Delta Burke.

In addition to her career as an actress she is also a published author with the book titled, "Are You Hungry, Dear? Life, Laughs, and Lasagna" published in 2005.  She is also an animal rights advocate as well as involved in charitable causes for Children with AIDS Foundation.  

Doris Roberts has married twice throughout her lifetime, first to Michael E. Cannata in 1956 and they had one child together before the marriage came to an end in 1962.  She then married William Goyen in 1963 and they stayed together until he passed away in 1983.  Doris Roberts resides in Los Angeles and remains a working actress. 


2012         Madea's Witness Protection
2012         Counter Culture
2012         Desperate Housewives
2012         Margarine Wars
2011         Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension
2011         Hot in Cleveland 
2010-2011     The Middle  
2011         Grey's Anatomy 
2011         Special Agent Oso 
2010         Call Me Mrs. Miracle 
2010         Another Harvest Moon
2009         Mrs. Miracle
2009         Aliens in the Attic
2009         Play the Game
2007         Law & Order: Criminal Intent 
2006         Me, Eloise 
2006         The Truth and Nothing But the Truth
2006         Our House
2006         Keeping Up with the Steins
2006         I-See-You.Com
2006         Grandma's Boy
1996-2005     Everybody Loves Raymond 
2004         ALF's Hit Talk Show 
2004         Lizzie McGuire: Star Struck Vol. 3
2004         Raising Waylon
2003         A Time to Remember 
2003         Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
2003         Lizzie McGuire
2002         Touched by an Angel 
2001         The Sons of Mistletoe
2001         All Over the Guy
2001         Full Circle
2000         One True Love
2000         The Wild Thornberrys
1999         A Fish in the Bathtub
1999         The King of Queens
1998         The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue
1998         My Giant
1997         A Thousand Men and a Baby
1997         Walking to Waldheim
1997         Sea World and Busch Gardens Adventures: Alien Vacation!
1996         High Society
1993-1995     Dream On
1995         The Grass Harp
1995         Burke's Law
1995         Walker, Texas Ranger
1994         Step by Step
1990-1994     Murder, She Wrote
1994         A Time to Heal
1994         Taffy
1993         The Boys 
1993         The John Larroquette Show 
1993         The Night We Never Met
1992         Used People
1991         The Family Man 
1991         Sunday Dinner 
1991         American Playhouse 
1991         Empty Nest 
1990         A Mom for Christmas 
1990         Ladies on Sweet Street
1990         Blind Faith
1989         Honeymoon Academy
1989         Christmas Vacation
1989         Simple Justice
1989         Full House
1989         Perfect Strangers
1983-1988     Cagney & Lacey
1987         The Fig Tree
1987         If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium
1987         You Are the Jury
1987         Number One with a Bullet
1983-1987     Remington Steele
1986         Mr. Belvedere 
1986         Alvin Goes Back to School
1986         Ordinary Heroes
1985         A Letter to Three Wives
1985         California Girls
1985         Faerie Tale Theatre
1980-1984     The Love Boat 
1984         Me & Mrs. C.
1983         Another Woman's Child
1982         St. Elsewhere
1981-1982     Alice
1981-1982     Maggie 
1982         Love in the Present Tense 
1979-1981     Fantasy Island 
1977-1980     Barney Miller 
1980         The Diary of Anne Frank
1979-1980     Angie 
1980         Here's Boomer
1979         The Rose
1979         Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff
1979         Jennifer: A Woman's Story 
1978         Once in Paris...
1978         Soap 
1978         Rabbit Test
1978         Ruby and Oswald
1977         It Happened One Christmas
1977         The Storyteller
1977         Blansky's Beauties
1976-1977     Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
1976         Rhoda
1976         Family 
1976         The Streets of San Francisco 
1976         Bell, Book and Candle 
1976         33 Hours in the Life of God
1976         Viva Valdez
1976         All in the Family 
1976         Blood Bath
1975         Baretta
1975         Medical Center
1975         Joe and Sons 
1975         Fay 
1975         The Lily Tomlin Special 
1975         Hester Street
1975         Mary Tyler Moore 
1974         The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
1972         The Heartbreak Kid
1972         Look Homeward, Angel 
1971         Such Good Friends
1971         A New Leaf
1971         Little Murders
1969         The Honeymoon Killer
1969         CBS Playhouse
1968         A Lovely Way to Die
1968         No Way to Treat a Lady
1967         Barefoot in the Park
1964-1965     The Doctors and the Nurses 
1964         Dear Heart
1962-1964     The Defenders 
1962-1963     Naked City
1963         Ben Casey
1961         Something Wild
1961         'Way Out
1954         Look Up and Live 
1952         Studio One in Hollywood 
1951         Starlight Theatre 

Matinee Classics - Remington Steele starring Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan and Doris Roberts

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