Fierce Females of History


Bea Arthur: Golden Girl

Season 3, Ep. 45

In Hollywood, if you’re a woman older than 55, you’re practically invisible.

It’s a symptom of a broader societal problem, but in 1985, a show debuted starring three women, all over the age of 60. 

The Golden Girls became a roaring success and helped redefine the role of older women in Hollywood. While Bea Arthur’s career hit new heights with the series, her love of storytelling and theatre began much earlier. 

In this episode you’ll learn about Bea’s fight for success, how she discovered her trademark sense of humour and how her legacy lives on today. 

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***Just a warning, some episodes discuss sensitive or explicit content. Younger Fierce Females are advised!***

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