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Maureen Stapleton

Actor
Died March 12, 2006 (80 years)
Lois Maureen Stapleton (June 21, 1925 – March 13, 2006) was an American actress. She was the recipient of an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Tony Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award, and is one of the few performers to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • Car 54, Where Are You?
Known For
  • The Money Pit
  • Cocoon
  • Reds
  • Addicted to Love
  • Interiors
  • Airport
  • Heartburn
  • Johnny Dangerously
  • Nuts
  • Bye Bye Birdie
  • Cocoon: The Return
  • Plaza Suite
  • The Fugitive Kind
  • Made in Heaven
  • Summer of '42
  • The Fan
  • Queen of the Stardust Ballroom
  • The Gathering
  • Lonelyhearts
  • Trading Mom
  • On the Right Track
  • A View from the Bridge
  • Sweet Lorraine
  • Miss Rose White

Filmography

2003
'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection · as Ma Kelly (this Is The Life)
2003
Living and Dining · as Mrs. Lundt
2000
1998
Wilbur Falls · as Wilbur Falls High Secretary
1998
Snow Cat · as Grandma (voice)
1997
Addicted to Love · as Nana
1996
'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Videos · as Ma Kelly (this Is The Life)
1994
The Last Good Time · as Ida Cutler
1994
Trading Mom · as Mrs. Cavour, The Gardener
1992
Lincoln · as Sarah Bush Lincoln (voice)
1992
1992
Miss Rose White · as Tanta Perla
1992
Passed Away · as Mary Scanlan
1992
Last Wish · as Ida Rollin
1990
Road to Avonlea (TV Series) · as Maggie Macphee
1989
B.L. Stryker (TV Series) · as Auntie Sue
1988
Cocoon: The Return · as Mary Luckett
1988
Liberace: Behind the Music · as Frances Liberace
1988
Doin' Time on Planet Earth · as Helium Balloon Saleslady
1987
Nuts · as Rose Kirk
1987
Made in Heaven · as Aunt Lisa
1987
Sweet Lorraine · as Lillian Garber
1986
Heartburn · as Vera
1986
The Cosmic Eye · as Mother Earth (voice)
1986
The Money Pit · as Estelle
1985
The Equalizer (TV Series) · as Emmy Rutherford
1985
Cocoon · as Mary Luckett
1985
Private Sessions · as Dr. Liz Bolger
1984
Johnny Dangerously · as Ma Kelly
1984
1984
Family Secrets · as Maggie Lukauer
1982
Little Gloria... Happy at Last (TV Series) · as Nurse Emma Kieslich
1982
The Electric Grandmother · as Grandmother
1981
Reds · as Emma Goldman
1981
The Fan · as Belle Goldman
1981
On the Right Track · as Mary The Bag Lady
1979
The Runner Stumbles · as Mrs. Shandig
1979
The Gathering, Part II · as Kate Thornton
1979
Letters from Frank · as Betty Miller
1979
Lost and Found · as Jemmy
1978
Interiors · as Pearl
1977
The Gathering · as Kate
1976
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof · as Big Mama
1975
1974
NOVA (TV Series) · as Narrator (voice)
1973
1971
Plaza Suite · as Karen Nash
1971
Summer of '42 · as Hermie's Mother (voice) (uncredited)
1971
Great Performances (TV Series) · as White Queen
1970
Airport · as Inez Guerrero
1969
Trilogy · as Mary O'meaghan
1963
East Side/West Side (TV Series) · as Molly Cavanaugh
1963
Bye Bye Birdie · as Mama Mae Peterson
1962
A View from the Bridge · as Beatrice Carbone
1961
Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series) · as Gypsy Woman
1961
The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) · as Professor Gretchen Anna Thaelman
1960
The Fugitive Kind · as Vee Talbot
1959
The Play of the Week (TV Series) · as Bertha
1958
Lonelyhearts · as Fay Doyle
1958
Naked City (TV Series) · as Abilene Hutchinson Bick
1958
1956
Playhouse 90 (TV Series) · as Pilar
1955
Alcoa Hour (TV Series) · as Vi Miller
1955
Star Tonight (TV Series) · as Cast
1954
Medic (TV Series) · as Evelyn Strauss
1953
The Tonight Show (TV Series) · as '27 Wagons Full Of Cotton'
1953
General Electric Theater (TV Series) · as Ethel
1952
CBS Television Workshop (TV Series) · as Cast
1951
Hallmark Hall Of Fame (TV Series) · as Tanta Perla
1951
Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) · as Cast
1950
The Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) · as Mrs. Elizabeth Steigerwald
1948
Studio One (TV Series) · as Rachel Jackson
1948
The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) · as Daughter
1948
Actors Studio (TV Series) · as Cast
1947
Kraft Television Theatre (TV Series) · as Sadie Burke

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