Prior to her recent
role as Maggie the housekeeper on Comedy Central's That's
My Bush, Marcia Wallace was best known for her Emmy award
winning role as Bart's teacher, Mrs. Krabappel, on The
Simpsons, and as Carol Kester on The Bob Newhart Show.
She reprised that role when she guest starred as Murphy
Brown's 66th secretary, for which she received an Emmy
nomination. She reunited with Murphy as a member of her breast
cancer support group, with her old boss on George and Leo and
appeared on Seventh Heaven and Providence.
Marcia's voice has also been heard on several animated series,
films and commercials.
recently appeared in "The Vagina Monologues" in Los
Angeles and repeated her role in the New York City and Chicago
and San Diego productions. She has also appeared as a guest on
such shows as Murder, She Wrote; A Different World; Magnum
P.I.; Taxi and had recurring roles on Full House, Charles In
Charge and Alf.
offstage for long, she toured as Olive Madison in the female Odd
Couple. Other stage credits include Same Time Next
year, Twigs, It Had To Be You, Supporting Cast, Prisoner of
Second Avenue, Plaza Suite, Gypsy, Promises Promises, Born
Yesterday, Last of the Red Hot Lovers, You're a Good Man
Charlie Brown and most recently, as Ouiser in Steel
first Los Angeles stage appearance was her starring role in An
Almost Perfect Person, which she also produced. Prior to that,
her New York stage credits include Calling in Crazy
with Jill Clayburgh and The Fourth Wall, the
improvisational comedy group which ran off-Broadway for a
year. While in New York, she also started her TV commercial
career and has appeared in over 50 to date.
successfully battled breast cancer in 1985 and she frequently
lectures on the emotional and clinical tribulations of
fighting breast cancer, promoting early detection and low-cost
mammography. She also speaks on the importance of humor and
laughter when facing life's challenges.
is currently giving voice to Ms. Edna Krabappel, Springfield
Elementary's beleaguered teacher on The Simpsons. She
has also finished her first book entitled “Don't Look Back,
We're Not Going That Way.” The title is a quote from her
larger than life father. Of course, he also used to say
"If I don't see you again the mule is yours," so not
everything he said was deep. The book is subtitled “How I
Overcame a Rocky Childhood, a Nervous Breakdown, Breast
Cancer, Widowhood, Fat, Fire & Menopausal Motherhood and
Still Managed to Count My Lucky Chickens.”
Most Requested Program:
Look Back, We're Not Going That Way
just speak about cancer, but about survival.
stories will leave your audience laughing and
after she leaves the stage.
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