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In Memoriam: Charlotte Rae of 'The Facts of Life'

Charlotte Rae, who played Mrs. Garrett, a housemother to growing teenage girls on the popular sitcom "The Facts of Life," has died. She was 92.

Rae originated the role of Edna Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes" (1978-86) and led the successful spin-off, "The Facts of Life."

The series starred Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn, Nancy McKeon, Cloris Leachman and George Clooney.

Check out an episode of the classic show as well as a 2011 reunion interview with the cast below: 

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