Jean Stapleton


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Lee Adams

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Lee Adams and Charles Strouse on Jean Stapleton and Carroll O'Connor performing "Those Were The Days" - the title song to All in the Family
Lee Adams and Charles Strouse on Jean Stapleton and Carroll O'Connor performing "Those Were The Days" - the title song to All in the Family

Paul Bogart

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Paul Bogart on directing the All in the Family episode "Edith's 50th Birthday" (airdate: October 16, 1977), where Edith is almost raped by an intruder

Horton Foote

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Horton Foote on Jean Stapleton

Betty Garrett

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Betty Garrett on the All in the Family episode "Edith's Christmas Story," and on working with Jean Stapleton as "Edith Bunker"

H. Wesley Kenney

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H. Wesley Kenney on directing All in the Family and working with the cast

Angela Lansbury

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Angela Lansbury on Jean Stapleton turning down the role of "Jessica Fletcher" allowing Lansbury to get the role on Murder She, Wrote

Lucy Lawless

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Lucy Lawless on appearing on Ray Bradbury Theater with Jean Stapleton 

Norman Lear

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Norman Lear on casting the various All in the Family pilots (Jean Stapleton, and eventually Rob Reiner and Sally Struthers), and on the show being rejected by ABC and picked up by CBS
Norman Lear on casting being critical to a show's success, and on the "magical" casting of Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, and Sally Struthers on All in the Family

William Link

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William Link on the creation of Murder, She Wrote and originally considering Jean Stapleton for the lead role

Charlotte Rae

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Charlotte Rae on guest-starring on All in the Family, and on working with Jean Stapleton on the show

Hector Ramirez

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Hector Ramirez on working with the cast of All in the Family

Marian Rees

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Marian Rees on her role in the development of All in the Family  and casting Jean Stapleton as "Edith Bunker"
Marian Rees on the cast of All in the Family:  Jean Stapleton

Larry Rhine

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Larry Rhine on Jean Stapleton as "Edith Bunker" on All in the Family, and on the creation of "Archie Bunker's" bar on the show

Rita Riggs

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Rita Riggs on costuming "Edith Bunker," played by Jean Stapleton on All in the Family
Rita Riggs on working on various projects with Jean Stapleton, and on working with Franklin J. Schaffner on the feature "Yes, Giorgio"

Isabel Sanford

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Isabel Sanford on "Louise Jefferson's" goodbye scene with Jean Stapleton as Edith Bunker on All in the Family

Bob Schiller

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Bob Schiller and Bob Weiskopf on working with Jean Stapleton on All in the Family

Charles Strouse

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Lee Adams and Charles Strouse on Jean Stapleton and Carroll O'Connor performing "Those Were The Days" - the title song to All in the Family
Lee Adams and Charles Strouse on Jean Stapleton and Carroll O'Connor performing "Those Were The Days" - the title song to All in the Family

Mel Tolkin

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Mel Tolkin on Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, and Sally Struthers

Ret Turner

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Ret Turner on Jean Stapleton guest-starring on The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour

Bob Weiskopf

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Bob Schiller and Bob Weiskopf on working with Jean Stapleton on All in the Family

Bud Yorkin

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Bud Yorkin on working with Jean Stapleton

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