Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Actress Maureen Stapelton Dies

In Memory

Actress Maureen Stapelton passed away yesterday of Chronic Pulmonary diease at the age of 80. Stapelton had a long career in the theater and on film and won an Acadamy Award in 1981 for her performance in the Warren Beatty film Reds. Despite that major achivement Maureen may be best rememberd by most people for her role in the Cocoon films and as Van Heflins long suffering wife in the origanl Airport. Maureen Stapelton is of no relation to All in the Family actress Jean Stapleton, though the two do look somewhat alike.


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