White, who was five months younger than Arthur and one of the oldest members of the quartet, was also five months older. Golden Girls stars, but she outlived them all by more than a decade before her death on Dec. 31, just 17 days shy of her 100th birthday.

Estelle Getty, who had been fighting Lewy body dementia almost 10 years for nearly 84 years, died on July 22nd 2008. Arthur released a statement saying that Arthur and Estelle were “one of the most comical duos in history, and we will all miss them.” 

White shared that Estelle may have moved on but Sophia will still be there for us. Arthur passed away at the age of 86 on April 25, 2009 and McClanahan (the youngest Golden Girl) died at 76 June 3, 2010.

White stated that it was very difficult to lose all three of her co stars, which included Rue McClanahan. You become a lock at your heart when you have worked so well together and enjoyed such great success.

Seasons 1-7 The Golden Girls are streaming on Hulu.

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(Original publication July 30, 2019, 3:00 a.m. PST)