American actress who appeared in many television shows including The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Jackie Gleason Show and Boy Meets World.
She started her career as a stand-up comedian and night club performer.
She was one of the oldest members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences when she was 99 years old in 2012
She was born to a Jewish family in Pueblo, Colorado.
She appeared on the television series Home Improvement starring Tim Allen.