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And Then There's Yente: Bea Arthur's Golden Career

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And Then There's Yente: Bea Arthur's Golden Career

And Then There's Yente: Bea Arthur's Golden Career

And Then There's Yente: Bea Arthur's Golden Career

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Actress Bea Arthur may be best known for her starring roles in the TV sitcom Maude (in the '70s) and The Golden Girls (in the '80s and '90s) — but did you know she also played Yente the Matchmaker in the 1964 Broadway premiere of Fiddler on the Roof? The first season of Maude is now out on DVD.