Sad news today as Marcia Wallace, the 70 year-old actress best known for her role on The Bob Newhart Show and as the voice of everyone’s favorite Springfield Elementary School teacher, died yesterday.
In a statement, “Simpsons” exec producer Al Jean called her “brilliant and gracious.”
“She was beloved by all at ‘The Simpsons’ and we intend to retire her irreplaceable character,” he said.
Earlier this year, “Simpsons” producers let it be known that the show intended to kill off a major character in the upcoming season. Jean said that Wallace’s character was not the one slated to die.
Pour some out today while watching this supercut celebrating her talents.
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