Doris May Roberts (November 4, 1925 – April 17, 2016) played Danny Tanner's mother Claire Tanner in the episode "Granny Tanny". In that episode, Michelle gets her first "big-girl bed". Danny tells everyone to act like they need her around the house because she had just retired.
She is best known for her role as Marie Barone on Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005). She died on April 17, 2016, at the age of 90.