アーサーの友達, 俳優アイリーングラフ, Facebookでニュースを発表. “彼女がいなければ世界は少しキラキラしません,” Graffを書いた, “でも彼女の友達になってよかったです. Her memory will definitely be a blessing.”
Although her signature role arrived in the early ’60s with her scene-stealing performance on Broadway in “How To Succeed…,” she quickly became a familiar presence on television. “Bachelor Father,” “Perry Mason” そして “I Spy” were a few of her early credits before Arthur moved more consistently to comedy: By the mid-1960s, she was guesting on “Get Smart,” “Please Don’t Eat the Daisies,” “モンキーズ,” “The Flying Nun,” “Gomer Pyle: USMC,” “愛, American Style,” “Sanford and Son” and one of the lighter segments of the horror anthology “Night Gallery.”
“The New Dick Van Dyke Show,” “ラバーン & シャーリー,” “Mork & '暗い,” “CPO Sharkey,” “Too Close For Comfort,” “Highway to Heaven” そして “マトロック” were among her later TV credits. She was a regular on the 1984 family business drama “Empire.”
In film, she played opposite Don Knotts in 1969’s “The Love God?” and Bob Hope that same year in “How to Commit Marriage.” に 1971, she appeared opposite John Phillip Law in “The Love Machine,” based on the novel by Jacqueline Susann.
Arthur’s first marriage, to musician George William Weidler, ended in divorce, and she subsequently married “アンディグリフィスショー” producer Aaron Ruben in 1970. They were married until his death in 2010.
In addition to her acting career, Arthur devoted much of her energy to Variety – the Children’s Charity of Southern California. Remember Graff, “A tireless advocate for children in need, especially those with physical, emotional and/or intellectual challenges, she helped raise countless millions of dollars for them.”
Arthur is survived by brothers Gerald and David, and extended family.