Special Sub-Topic: Who Plays the Missus?
|I was Mrs. Edith Bunker from the series "All In The Family". What is my real name?|
Jean Stapleton. Jean Stapleton, born January 19, 1923, was best known in the acting world for playing the hopelessly devoted "dingbat" wife, Edith Bunker, of the bigoted Archie Bunker, played by Carroll O'Connor. In real life, she was anything but nimble-minded like her character on "All In The Family". The hit show had an eight-year run from January 12, 1971 through April 8, 1979.
|Who was I when I wasn't playing Mrs. Jill Taylor, wife to Tim "the Tool Man" Taylor on the series "Home Improvement"?|
Patricia Richardson. As Patricia Richardson, she was born February 23, 1951. Patricia played Jill in all 204 episodes of "Home Improvement" from its first show on September 17, 1991 until the final episode on May 25, 1999. During the show's run, Richardson received four Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations.
|I played the big-haired, redheaded wife, Peg Bundy, who was married to Al Bundy (Ed O'Neill) on "Married...with Children", but what's my name in real life?|
Katey Sagal. From April 5, 1987 until June 9, 1997, Katey Sagal played the part of women's shoe salesman Al Bundy's nagging, money-hungry spouse, Peg Bundy. The dysfunctional Bundy family's show, "Married...with Children", lasted eleven seasons before running in syndication on several networks.
|For nine seasons, I was Mrs. Carrie Heffernan on the hilarious sitcom "The King of Queens". Who am I?|
Leah Remini. "The King of Queens" was a CBS sitcom that aired from September 21, 1998 until May 14, 2007. It starred comedian Kevin James as Doug Heffernan while Leah remini played the part of Carrie, his wife.
|I played the divorced mother, Mrs. Anne Romano, on the successful sitcom "One Day At A Time". What is my acting name? |
Bonnie Franklin. Bonnie Franklin starred as the fiercely independent Mrs. Anne Romano on the sitcom "One Day At A Time", which had a successful nine-year run from December 16, 1975 until May 28, 1984. Two of the choices, Valerie Bertinelli and Mackenzie Phillips, starred in the program, but as Franklin's on-screen daughters, Barbara and Julie.
|It wasn't easy being married to the demanding Jim Belushi on ABC's "According to Jim". Starring as his wife Cheryl, who might I be?|
Courtney Thorne-Smith. I'm Courtney Thorne-Smith and it was me who played Jim Belushi's tolerant wife in the sitcom "According to Jim". The show had a successful eight season run from October 3, 2001 until June 2, 2009 on the ABC network.
|James Evans, my TV husband played by John Amos, died in the show, while I, his wife Florida Evans, went on raising "Kid Dyn-O-Mite" and his two siblings, Michael and Thelma. Who am I who played the role of mother and family referee on the TV sitcom "Good Times"?|
Esther Rolle. The comedy "Good Times" ran from February 8, 1974 until August 1, 1979. After the father figure, Mr. James Evans, was written out of the show, Esther Rolle, who played his wife Florida on the program, seemed unable to support the sitcom without him. Many will remember their TV son J.J., played by Jimmie Walker, and his sayings that introduced himself as "Kid DYN-O-MITE!"
|On the series "George Lopez", I starred as his wife, Angelina "Angie" Lopez. George used his real name in the series but what was my off-screen name?|
Constance Marie. I am Constance Marie Lopez, but my professional acting name is Constance Marie and I am no relation to George Lopez, whose real name is also the title of the program. I played Angie Lopez on the series and starred as wife of George for 119 episodes on the hilarious sitcom "George Lopez", which ran from 2002 until 2007.
|Partway through the sitcom "The Drew Carey Show", I married Drew's TV brother Steve and we had a baby. My starring role in the show was as Mimi Bobeck and I always used the 'perfect' amount of makeup and eye shadow. What is my acting name?|
Kathy Kinney. It's hard to forget me, Kathy Kinney, as the short, fashion poor Mimi Bobeck who worked alongside Drew Carey while trying to make his miserable life even more miserable. Marrying his brother Steve was the worst punishment I ever doled out to him. "The Drew Carey Show" started a successful run on September 13, 1995 and ended on September 8, 2004.
|Bill Cosby starred as my husband, Cliff Huxtable, an obstetrician, and I starred as his wife Clair, a lawyer, on the highly successful situation comedy "The Cosby Show". So what is my name off the screen?|
Phylicia Rashad. I was born Phylicia Ayers-Allen, but after my third marriage to NFL pro receiver, Ahmad Rashad, I kept his name and became known as Phylicia Rashad. I played Mrs. Clair Huxtable, wife of Mr. Clifford Huxtable, Bill Cosby's character on "The Cosby Show", a highly rated family sitcom which ran from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. I received two Emmy awards for my role during the show's tenure.
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