Stapleton, Maureen

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Stapleton, Maureen Gender: F
born on 21 June 1925 at 11:30 (= 11:30 AM )
Place Troy NY, USA, 42n44, 73w41
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 29°45' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 04°25 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 24°41'


American actress who has a fine talent for comedy, as shown in "Plaza Suite," but is usually considered a dramatic actress. Earthy, vulnerable and strong, she can be homely or matronly as the role demands. She starred in several Tennessee Williams plays and Broadway vehicles from the time of her debut in 1946 and establishing her reputation in "Rose Tattoo," 1951.

Stapleton was nominated for an Oscar in her film debut, "Lonelyhearts," and again for "Interiors." She won the Oscar as Best Actress in "Reds" and has done TV productions as well.

In her autobiography, "A Hell of a Life" released in 1995, she admits to heavy drinking, taking a swing at Burt Lancaster, serious cussing and two failed marriages. Her first to theater producer Max Allentuck and second to David Rayfiel, a playwright. A son, Danny, was born in 1950 and she currently lives in MA. to be close to her grandchildren and looking forward to future roles.

Stapleton died March 13, 2006 from chronic pulmonary disease, age 80, in Lenox, MA.

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  • Work : New Job 1946 (Broadway debut)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1995 (Autobiography released)
  • Death by Disease 13 March 2006 (Chronic pulmonary disease in Lenox, MA, age 80)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Phobias (Fear of flying)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater, Broadway)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (For Best Actress)
  • Traits : Personality : Personality robust (Earthy, vulnerable, strong)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Lung (Pulmonary disease)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease