Good-bye, ‘Edith’

1 June 2013

Jean Stapleton, Who Played Archie Bunker’s Better Angel, Dies at 90

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H/T Neo-Neocon where we hope you will watch the clip, “Edith Bunker and the cling peaches.”


Update: RIP Jean Stapleton

Another star in a show that couldn’t be made today has passed at the age of 90.



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