Historical records matching Jean Stapleton
About Jean Stapleton
Jean Stapleton (born Jeanne Murray; January 19, 1923 – May 31, 2013) was an American character actress of stage, television and film. She was best known for her portrayal of Edith Bunker on the 1970s situation comedy All in the Family.
Stapleton was born in New York City to Marie (née Stapleton), a singer, and Joseph E. Murray, a billboard advertising salesman.
Stapleton's husband William Putch (1924–1983) directed a summer stock theater, Totem Pole Playhouse, at Caledonia State Park in southern Pennsylvania. The two had two children, John Putch and Pamela Putch.
Stapleton's first cousin once removed is stage actress Betty Jane Watson who played Laurey in Oklahoma!.