Actress Jean Stapleton Dies At The Age Of 90

Posted at 5:48 PM, Jun 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-01 20:15:15-04

Carroll_O’Connor_Jean_Stapleton_Archie_and_Edith_Bunker_1971NEW YORK CITY, NY- Actress Jean Stapleton, has died of natural causes, her son said on Saturday, She was 90 years old.

She was best known for her role as Archie Bunker’s wife in the groundbreaking TV 1970s sitcom “All in the Family,”
Stapleton was an accomplished stage actress who had many television roles during her career. But her breakout role was as Edith Bunker, the kind-hearted foil to husband Archie, played by the late Carroll O’Connor, which earned her three Emmy awards.