Jean Stapleton

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Jean Stapleton

Jean Stapleton

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Jean Stapleton was an American character actress of stage, television, and film.

Stapleton is best known for having portrayed Edith Bunker, the long-suffering, yet devoted wife of Archie Bunker, on the 1970s sitcom All in the Family.

Stapleton was a three-time recipient of the Emmy Award for leading actress in a comedy series and won two Golden Globes in the same category during the show's airing. She also made occasional appearances on the All in the Family follow-up series Archie Bunker's Place, but, tired of the role, asked to be written out of the show during the first season.

Jean Stapleton was an American character actress of stage, television, and film.

Stapleton is best known for having portrayed Edith Bunker, the long-suffering, yet devoted wife of Archie Bunker, on the 1970s sitcom All in the Family.

Stapleton was a three-time recipient of the Emmy Award for leading actress in a comedy series and won two Golden Globes in the same category during the show's airing. She also made occasional appearances on the All in the Family follow-up series Archie Bunker's Place, but, tired of the role, asked to be written out of the show during the first season.

Jean Stapleton was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2002.

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Statue of Jean Stapleton
Statue of Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton
Rob Reiner remembers Jean Stapleton at the 65th Emmys
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Statue of Jean Stapleton in the Hall of Fame Garden.

Statue of Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton
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Statue of Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton in the Hall of Fame Garden.

Rob Reiner remembers Jean Stapleton at the 65th Emmys
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