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R.I.P. Jean Stapleton (born Jeanne Murray; January 19, 1923 – May 31, 2013)

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, the long-suffering, yet devoted wife of Archie Bunker (played by Carroll O’Connor) and mother of Gloria Stivic (played by Sally Struthers), on the 1970s situation comedy All in the Family. Stapleton was also seen occasionally on the All in the Family follow-up series, Archie Bunker’s Place, but, tired of the role, asked to be written out after the first season.

Jean Stapleton

Jean Stapleton

 

When R.I.P Jonathan Winters (November 11, 1925 – April 11, 2013)

Jonathan Winters, the comedic film and TV actor who was huge in the ’70s and ’80s on shows like “Mork and Mindy,” has died at age 87 .

Winters was born in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Alice Kilgore (née Rodgers), a radio personality, and Jonathan Harshman Winters II, an investment broker. He is a descendant of Valentine Winters, founder of the Winters National Bank in Dayton, Ohio (now part of JPMorgan Chase). Of English and Scots-Irish ancestry, Winters has described his father as an alcoholic who had trouble holding a job. When he was seven, his parents separated, and Winters’ mother took him to Springfield, Ohio to live with his maternal grandmother.

At age 17, Winters quit high school and joined the United States Marine Corps and served two and a half years in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Upon his return he attended Kenyon College. He later studied cartooning at Dayton Art Institute, where he met Eileen Schauder, whom he married in 1948.

Winters is a brother of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity (Lambda chapter).

When I was a kid I thought Jonathan Winters was hilarious on Mork & Mindy

Real Husbands Of Hollywood #RHOH

If you haven’t been checking out Real Husbands Of Hollywood you are missing one of the hottest shows out now. Kevin Hart is off the hook. The episode last night he stole from Robin Thicke one of his best songs “Lost Without U” and released “Frost Without You” lmao! Check it out

Here is the original by Robin Thicke “Lost Without U”