Hollywood Remembers 'All in the Family' Star Jean Stapleton

Jean Stapleton and Carroll O’Connor

Dick Van Dyke, Bette Midler and Mia Farrow honor the actress who brought Edith Bunker to life.

Hollywood is paying tribute to Jean Stapleton, who endeared herself to TV viewers as the lovable Edith Bunker on CBS’ All in the Family. The actress died in New York Saturday at 90.

All in the Family writer-producer Norman Lear said “No one gave more profound 'How to be a Human Being' lessons than Jean Stapleton,” while her costar Rob Reiner called her abrilliant comedienne with exquisite timing.” (Read their full statements here.)

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Comedy legend Dick Van Dyke called Stapleton “such a sweet lady” and tweeted a video of him singing the All in the Family theme. Bette Midler tweeted the actress was “unforgettable in that role.” Seth MacFarlane called Stapleton "one of the greatest actresses of all time."

Find other remembrances of the actress below.

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