SPRINGFIELD, Mass. Oscar-winning actress Maureen Stapleton, whose subtle vulnerability and down-to-earth toughness earned her dramatic and comedic roles on stage, screen and television, died Monday. She was 80.The longtime smoker died from chronic pulmonary disease in the Berkshires town of Lenox, where she had been living, said her son, Daniel Allentuck.
Oscar-Winning Actress Maureen Stapleton Dies at 80
Stapleton, whose unremarkable, matronly appearance belied her star personality and talent, won an Academy Award in 1982 for her supporting role as anarchist-writer Emma Goldman in Warren Beatty's "Reds," about a left...