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Birth Name: Jean Stapleton
Born: 01/19/1923
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 05/31/2013

She was born Jeanne Murray in New York City on Jan. 19, 1923, the daughter of Joseph Murray, outdoor advertising salesman, and Marie Murray-nee-Stapleton, a concert and opera singer. She loved movies as a child, going to double-features at the local theater every Saturday morning, but she held no aspirations toward acting; instead mulling a career as a music critic. It was not until she graduated New York's Wadleigh High School that she caught the bug, attending classes at Hunter College and doing work-study apprenticeships with such theatrical groups as the American Actors Company and the American Theater Wing, meanwhile learning typing and shorthand to support herself with secretarial jobs... Continue Bio >>

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