Jean Stapleton

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Jeanne Putch (Murray)

Birthdate: (90)
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: May 31, 2013 (90)
New York, New York, United States (Natural Causes)
Place of Burial: Cremated
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Joseph Edward Murray and Marie A. Murray
Wife of William Henry Putch
Mother of <private> Putch and <private> Putch
Sister of John E. "Jack" Murray

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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!.

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January 19, 1923
New York, New York, United States
May 31, 2013
Age 90
New York, New York, United States