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Marcia Wallace

Actress + Comedienne
Female
Born Nov 1, 1942

Marcia Karen Wallace is an American character actress, comedienne and game show panelist, primarily known for her roles in television situation comedies. She is perhaps best known for her roles as receptionist Carol Kester on the 1970s sitcom, The Bob Newhart Show, and as the voice of Edna Krabappel on the animated series The Simpsons, for which she won an Emmy for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance in 1992.… Read More

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    Stop Spamming Me On Twitter! Interview With Screenwriter Joe Wilson
    Huffington Post - Jul 17, 2014
  • Marcia Wallace's Death Caused By Pneumonia And Breast Cancer
    Calgary Sun - Nov 25, 2013
  • The Simpsons' Springfield Finds Home
    Huffington Post - Nov 04, 2013
  • Bart Simpson Actress Remembers Marcia Wallace Hollywood Reporter
    Google News - Oct 29, 2013

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Marcia Wallace.

CHILDHOOD

1942 Birth Born on November 1, 1942.

TWENTIES

1968 25 Years Old In 1968 she appeared for a year Off-Broadway with the her group. … Read More
1972 29 Years Old One of these appearances in March 1972 led to a phone call from TV producer Grant Tinker, who offered her a supporting role on The Bob Newhart Show on the recommendation of CBS founder Bill Paley The role of Carol Kester (later Carol Kester Bondurant), receptionist to Bob Newhart, was written specifically for her.

THIRTIES

1978 35 Years Old When that series ended its six-season run in 1978, Wallace began three decades of television appearances as a game show panelist, on shows such as Hollywood Squares, Password Plus and its 1980s spin-off Super Password, Whew!, the 1980s version of Crosswits, Hot Potato, Body Language, The $25,000 Pyramid, Double Talk, Win, Lose or Draw, To Tell the Truth and Match Game. … Read More

FORTIES

1985 42 Years Old …  Wallace was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1985, after which she became an activist and lecturer on the subject.
1986 43 Years Old Marcia Wallace married hotelier Dennis Hawley in May, 1986.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2007 64 Years Old On January 27, 2007, Wallace won the Gilda Radner Courage Award from Roswell Park Cancer Institute for helping educate Americans about the importance of early cancer detection and inspiring others through her 20 years as a breast cancer survivor.
2010 67 Years Old In addition, Wallace is a member of Delta Zeta sorority and was named the Delta Zeta 2010 Woman of the Year at the 2010 Biennial National Convention in Tucson, Arizona. … Read More
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