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Maureen Stapleton (Lois Maureen Stapleton)

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Biography

Troy, New York, USA
Academy Award-winner Maureen Stapleton was born June 21, 1925 in Troy, New York, to Irene (née Walsh) and John P. Stapleton. Her family was of Irish descent. Maureen moved to New York City at the age of eighteen and did modeling to pay the bills. Already a Tony Award-winner, she made her Academy Award-nominated film debut in Lonelyhearts (1958) supporting four-time Academy Award-nominee Montgomery Clift, and Myrna Loy in Lonelyhearts (1958). Maureen was was nominated for an Oscar again for her performance in Airport (1970). She played the wife of D. O. Guerrero (played by Academy Award-winner Van Heflin). Read more...

Actor

Character: Maureen Stapleton - First Nighter

Main Street to Broadway 1953

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Character: Mama Mae Peterson

Bye Bye Birdie 1963

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Character: Belle Goldman

The Fan 1981

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Character: Mrs. Lundt

Living and Dining 2003

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Character: Ida Cutler

The Last Good Time 1994

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Character: Sarah Bush Lincoln

Lincoln 1992

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Character: Mary Scanlan

Passed Away 1992

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Character: Tanta Perla

Miss Rose White 1992

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Character: Ida Rollin

Last Wish 1992

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Character: Rose Kirk

Nuts 1987

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Character: Lillian Garber

Sweet Lorraine 1987

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Character: Mary Luckett

Cocoon 1985

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Character: Wilbur Falls High Secretary

Wilbur Falls 1998

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Character: Molly Cavanaugh

East Side/West Side 1963

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Character: Abbey Bick

Naked City 1958

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Character: Inez Guerrero

Airport 1970

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Character: Marilyn 'Mary' Luckett

Cocoon: The Return 1988

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Character: Emmy Rutherford

The Equalizer 1985

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Character: Hermie's Mother

Summer of '42 1971

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Character: Professor Gretchen Anna Thaelman

The DuPont Show of the Week 1961

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Character: Auntie Sue

B.L. Stryker 1989

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Character: Helium Balloon Saleslady

Doin' Time on Planet Earth 1988

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Character: Mary the Bag Lady

On the Right Track 1981

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Character: Nurse Emma Kieslich

Little Gloria... Happy at Last 1982

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Character: Mrs. Elizabeth Steigerwald

Armstrong Circle Theatre 1950

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Character: Fay Doyle

Lonelyhearts 1958

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Character: Karen Nash

Plaza Suite 1971

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Character: Beatrice Carbone

Vu du pont 1962

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Co-Presenter: Sci-Tech Awards

The 51st Annual Academy Awards 1979

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