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Charlotte Rae: Theater world knew the actress could be so much more than just Mrs. Garrett

Charlotte Rae, "The Facts of Life" star who died Sunday at 92, may be inexorably linked to the muffin-baking, wisdom-imparting housemother she played on TV, but the actress did find a place where she finally could shake that typecasting: theater.

Rae was, after all, a

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