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Marcia Wallace dies at 70; Emmy Award-winning actress
Marcia Wallace dies at 70; Emmy Award-winning actress

Emmy Award-winning actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced the "Simpsons" role of Edna Krabappel and played wisecracking receptionist Carol Kester on the classic sitcom "The Bob Newhart Show," has died at the age of 70. Wallace died at home in Los Angeles Friday night, surrounded by friends and family, said her son, Michael Hawley. She had been in failing health for the last several months and died of complications due to pneumonia, Hawley said. Wallace, who had spoken widely about her battles with breast cancer, had surgery for it in March, after which she was considered clear of the disease, her son said. The executive producer of "The Simpsons," Al Jean, said Saturday that the part of...

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