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Jean Stapleton

19 January 1923 to 30 May 2013

An American character actress best known for one enduring role, Stapleton played Edith, long suffering wife of the bigoted Archie Bunker in the sitcom All In The Family (1971-79). She appeared in the spin-off Archie Bunker’s Place (1979-83) as well as movies including Michael (1996) and You’ve Got Mail (1998).

- Read Jean Stapleton's Telegraph obituary here