It’s with a heavy heart that we must report the death of actress Marcia Wallace, best known as the unmistakable voice of teacher Edna Krabappel in The Simpsons.
Wallace, aged 70, was also the star of such shows as The Bob Newhart Show Bewitched and The Brady Bunch. she won an Emmy for here work on The Simpsons.
The Simpsons executive producer Al Jean said of her death: “I was tremendously saddened to learn this morning of the passing of the brilliant and gracious Marcia Wallace. She was beloved by all at The Simpsons and we intend to retire her irreplaceable character.”
RIP Marcia and Edan, you both will be sorely missed.