Jean Stapleton

1923 - 2013

Photo of Jean Stapleton

Icon of person Jean Stapleton

Jean Stapleton (born Jeanne Murray; January 19, 1923 – May 31, 2013) was an American character actress of stage, television and film. Stapleton was best known for playing Edith Bunker, the perpetually optimistic and devoted wife of Archie Bunker, on the 1970s sitcom All in the Family, a role that earned her three Emmys and two Golden Globes for Best Actress in a comedy series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Stapleton has received more than 2,828,983 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean Stapleton is the 4,052nd most popular actor (down from 4,050th in 2019), the 6,313th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,235th in 2019) and the 1,988th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.74

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jean Stapletons by language


Among actors, Jean Stapleton ranks 4,052 out of 10,030Before her are Henry B. Walthall, Megan Follows, Renee O'Connor, Katharine Houghton, John Spencer, and Peter Greene. After her are Mehmet Günsür, Zhou Xun, Alexander Ludwig, Rhona Mitra, Boris Babochkin, and Tommy Cooper.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1923, Jean Stapleton ranks 280Before her are Jaroslav Pelikan, Hrant Shahinyan, Norman Smith, Paul Xuereb, Gerrit Voorting, and Karl-Heinz Metzner. After her are Naziha al-Dulaimi, Bernard Clavel, Jorge Romo, Fats Navarro, Walter M. Miller Jr., and Cyril M. Kornbluth. Among people deceased in 2013, Jean Stapleton ranks 300Before her are Dave Charlton, Zlatko Papec, Aleksei Balabanov, Pyotr Todorovsky, Magic Slim, and C. Gordon Fullerton. After her are Olga Gyarmati, Walt Bellamy, Giuseppe Casari, Max Jakobson, Ersilio Tonini, and Sakine Cansız.

Others Born in 1923

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2013

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Jean Stapleton ranks 6,313 out of 15,968Before her are Mac Miller (1992), James Crafts (1839), Peter Greene (1965), Leonard Peltier (1944), Norman Bel Geddes (1893), and Leonard Eugene Dickson (1874). After her are Carl Blegen (1887), Henry Hartsfield (1933), Mark Frost (1953), Marshmello (1992), Stephen Greenblatt (1943), and Henry Hobson Richardson (1838).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jean Stapleton ranks 1,988Before her are Phyllis Somerville (1943), Henry B. Walthall (1878), Renee O'Connor (1971), Katharine Houghton (1945), John Spencer (1946), and Peter Greene (1965). After her are Rick Yune (1971), Margaret Dumont (1882), Wendy O. Williams (1949), Topher Grace (1978), Michael Rosenbaum (1972), and Cassandra Peterson (1951).

Television and Movie Roles