Marcia Wallace – who voiced Edna Krabappel in The Simpsons – has died. She was 70.
Marcia died in her home, surrounded by her family, in Los Angeles on Friday night.
Details surrounding her death is still unknown, but her caregiver said she had been suffering from an ailment for some months.
Aside The Simpsons, Marcia is well-known back in the 70s, appearing in TV game shows like Hollywood Squares, The $25,000 Pyramid and also starred as receptionist Carol Kester on The Bob Newhart Show.
The Simpsons producers have already clarified that Marcia’s character Edna is NOT the mystery death being hyped around. In stead, executive producer Al Jean said that her character will be retired in her honor.
Marcia Wallace has been a big advocate of breast cancer awareness after she was diagnosed with the disease in 1985.