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Jean Stapleton

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Jean Stapleton STAGE CREDITS

Broadway Revival, 1986
Abby Brewster

Original Broadway Production, 1964
Mrs. Strakosh

Mrs. Ochs

Original Broadway Production, 1959
Mrs. Madigan

Original Broadway Production, 1956

Original Broadway Production, 1955


Jean Stapleton Movies

[1958]Damn Yankees Sister Miller

[1960]Bells Are Ringing Sue

[1961]Something Wild Shirley Johnson

[1967]Up the Down Staircase Sadie Finch

[1971]Klute Goldfarb's Secretary

[1971]Cold Turkey Mrs. Wappler

[1984]The Buddy System Mrs. Price

[1996]Michael Pansy Milbank

[1998]You've Got Mail Birdie Conrad

[2001]Pursuit of Happiness Lorraine

Jean Stapleton TV Shows

All in the Family Edith Bunker

Bagdad Cafe Jasmine Zweibel

Jean Stapleton News

New Musical I LOVE MY FAMILY, BUT… Begins Performances At Soho Playhouse, February 23

Collaborators Lauren Gundrum and Brandon Lambert are set to premiere their debut musical, I Love My Family, But…, at Soho Playhouse from February 23–April 8, 2023.

Marcia Milgrom Dodge, John Tartaglia, Lili-Anne Brown & More Join The Muny's 2023 Season

The Muny announced has announced the directors, choreographers and music director/conductors for The Muny’s 2023 Premier Season. See details about The Muny's season, and see how to purchase tickets.

Feature: Passport to Broadway Returns with VIRTUAL BROADWAY GLOBAL AUDITION

New York-based Passport to Broadway returns with another program for Indonesian performers aspiring to be the next Broadway star. Passport to Broadway has previously worked with Indonesian students by providing various training programs, workshops, and information sessions in performing arts.

Ashley Blanchet, Graham Rowat, Analise Scarpaci, Gavin Lee & More to Star in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for The Sound of Music, directed by Mark S. Hoebee. The production will feature Ashley Blanchet (Paper Mill’s Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Broadway’s Waitress) as Maria Rainer, and Graham Rowat (Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen, Sunset Boulevard) as Captain Georg von Trapp.

BWW Interview: Ernest Thompson On The Leading Ladies He's Worked With & Reviving His THE WEST SIDE WALTZ

Will Geer’s Theatricum presents the world premiere of the “all new” revival of Oscar-winning playwright Ernest Thompson’s The West Side Waltz beginning June 25, 2022. Mary Jo DuPrey directs the cast of Ellen Geer, Melora Marshall, Willow Geer, Miguel Pérez and Charles Lin. I was most fortunate to have the playwright make some time to answer my queries.

Former National Theatre President Donn B. Murphy Has Passed Away

Donn B. Murphy, PhD, former president and executive director of the National Theatre in Washington, DC for 35 years, and Georgetown University Professor Emeritus, passed away peacefully at his home in Fort Lauderdale, FL on April 3, announced his spouse and life partner of 49 years, US Army Col. H. Jones 'Jon' Carrow, Ret.

Belmont Theatre Offers Laughs For The New Year with ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

Start off the new year with laughter as The Belmont Theatre brings you Arsenic and Old Lace, a comedy in the Grumbacher Studio January 7-9 & 13-16.

BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond

Tonight, NBC will air its sixth live musical production. Following in the footsteps of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, Hairspray, and Jesus Christ Superstar, the peacock network will be presenting Annie. Based on Harold Gray's comic strip titled Little Orphan Annie, this musical tells the story of a little orphan with equal measures of pluck and positivity who charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in New York City in the year 1933.

WEST SIDE STORY, YENTL & More Join BroadwayHD October Slate

Discover the magic of movie musicals this month as BroadwayHD delivers an unforgettable lineup of some of the most beloved and well-known productions in history. Starting October 1, West Side Story will make its way to the platform along with Academy Award-winning musical, along with Academy Award-winning film Yentl, starring Barbra Streisand. 

Photos: Hometown Theater Honors Marion Ross With Bronze Statue

The bronze statue is dressed as Mrs. Cunningham from the 'Happy Days' series, which ran for 10 years from 1974-1984 and was sculptured using a screen accurate replica of a costume that Marion wore on the show and is seated on a park bench reaching out to invite any passerby to join her.

Writer, Producer, Director and Actor, Ernest Thompson, Signs With Roth & Associates East Inc.

His work has been nominated for a Tony, an Emmy and a British Academy Award. His more than 35 plays have been seen in theatres around the world.

UN DÍA COMO HOY: FUNNY GIRL se estrenaba en Broadway

Un 26 de marzo de 1964, el Winter Garden Theatre de Broadway acogía el estreno de FUNNY GIRL protagonizado por Barbra Streisand bajo la dirección de Garson Kanin.El elenco lo completaban Sydney Chaplin, Kay Medford, Danny Meehan, Jean Stapleton y Lainie Kazan.El espectáculo contaba con la coreografía de Carol Haney, supervisado por Jerome Robbins. 

BWW Review: BON APPETIT! A SWEET SOIREEE at Home Computer Screens

On January 8, 2021, Opera Philadelphia presented Bon Appétit! a Sweet Soirée. Mezzo-Soprano Jamie Barton portrayed  Julia Child and Jonathan Easter accompanied her with Hoiby’s sparkling, decorative piano score. Keep the Music Going Directors Ryan and Tonya McKinny provided the superb audio and video production.

BWW Review: Jamie Barton Stars as the French Chef in BON APPETIT! A SWEET SOIREE

On January 8, 2021, Opera Philadelphia presented BON APPETIT! A SWEET SOIREE. Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton portrayed Julia Child and Jonathan Easter accompanied her with Lee Hoiby’s sparkling, decorative piano score. Keep the Music Going Directors Ryan and Tonya McKinny provided the superb audio and video production.

Jamie Barton Channels Julia Child For BON APPETIT Digital Fundraiser

Opera Philadelphia starts 2021 by inviting fans to an operatic amuse-bouche featuring Lee Hoiby's delightful one-woman opera, Bon Appétit! 

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to BETTER CALL SAUL

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!

Meet The Cast Of FOREVER PLAID at the Greer Cabaret Theater

Casting has been announced for Pittsburgh CLO's exclusive engagement of the hit musical comedy FOREVER PLAID at the Greer Cabaret Theater October 31 - December 29, 2019. Don't miss the legendary Off-Broadway smash that has been making crowds swoon for years. Join 'the Plaids' as they pay affectionate - and hilarious - musical homage to the close-harmony crooners of the 1950s.

BWW Interview: Playwright Kim Powers on SIDEKICKED, his new play opening August 7 at Cape May Stage

'Viv was so much more than just the 'sidekick' who wandered in to Lucy's apartment in her housecoat'

getTV To Air 30 Episodes Of 70s Hit ALL IN THE FAMILY Before ABC Reboot

In advance of the 90-minute prime-time event “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons','' airing Wednesday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET on The ABC Television Network, getTV will air 30 all-time favorite episodes of the original groundbreaking 1970s comedy series every night May 13-17 beginning at 7 ET.  One of television's most popular and acclaimed series, “All in the Family” starred Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton as Archie and Edith Bunker, with Rob Reiner and Sally Struthers as Mike and Gloria Stivic. The show originally aired from January 12, 1971 to April 8, 1979 and won 22 Emmy Awards out of 56 total nominations.

Community Players of Concord Present SOMETHING'S AFOOT

On May 3, 4 and 5, 2019, The Community Players of Concord, NH will proudly present Something's Afoot, A Murder Mystery Musical, a spoof of murder mysteries in general, but mainly, Agatha Christie's mysteries, especially her famous novel and play And Then There Were None (a/k/a Ten Little Indians).


Jean Stapleton has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

Jean Stapleton has not appeared in the West End

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