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‘All In The Family’ Star Jean Stapleton Dies At 90

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Jean Stapleton, who played one of TV’s most iconic characters, died Friday at the age of 90.

Stapleton starred as Edith Bunker, Archie Bunker’s long-suffering wife, from 1971 to 1979.  It was a show that changed TV sitcoms forever.

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The beloved “dingbat” — as Edith was often called — addressed issues like breast cancer and sexuality, topics that had never before been mentioned in a sitcom.

Stapleton continued acting into her late 70s.

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