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did carroll oconnor marry a black woman

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O'Connor later starred in the NBC/CBS television crime drama In the Heat of the Night (1988–95), where he played the role of Sparta, Mississippi, police chief William "Bill" Gillespie.
Carroll O'Connor
Years active1951–2000
Spouse(s)Nancy Fields ​ ( m. 1951)​
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Who did Carroll O'Connor marry?

Nancy Fields O'ConnorCarroll O'Connor / Spouse (m. 1951–2001)

What was Carroll O Connor's net worth when he died?

Carroll O'Connor was an American actor, producer, and director who had a net worth equal to $25 million at the time of his death in 2001. He most recognized for his roles in the television shows "All in the Family," "Archie Bunker's Place," and "In the Heat of the Night."

Did Carroll O'Connor have grandchildren?

Sean Carroll O'ConnorCarroll O'Connor / Grandchild

How old was Carroll O'Connor during All in the Family?

32-years-oldHe was 32-years-old. 5. He first played Archie three years before All In The Family premiered. O'Connor first caught Norman Lear's eye as a blustery general in Blake Edwards' What Did You Do In The War, Daddy? (1966).

Why did Archie Bunker wear rings on his middle fingers?

What is the significance of the rings? A: O'Connor, who played Archie Bunker on "All in the Family" from 1971-79, wore his grandfather's diamond ring on the middle finger of his right hand for sentimental reasons, "People" reported in 1975. "I like the way it looks," he said.

Why did the actress who played Edith Bunker leave the show?

Fearing being typecast in "submissive" roles, Jean Stapleton had wished to leave her role as a regular character, although she was open to guest appearances (in interviews, Stapleton has stated the role of Edith had reached its potential).

Was Hugh O'Connor married?

Angela O'ConnorHugh O'Connor / Spouse (m. 1992–1995)

Who attended Carroll O Connor's funeral?

Jean Stapleton, a close friend of O'Connor's since the early 1960s, did not attend the service because of a commitment for a stage performance. O'Connor's best friend Larry Hagman and his family attended the funeral, along with the surviving cast of In the Heat of the Night, including Alan Autry and Denise Nicholas.

What nationality was Archie Bunker?

Archie's own ethnicity is never explicitly stated, other than the fact that he is a White Anglo-Saxon Protestant (WASP). (Note: Archie's character voice was created by a mix of accents Carroll O'Connor heard while studying acting in New York City.)

Did Archie cheat on Edith?

Archie finds himself in a compromising situation with an attractive waitress after Edith ignores his amorous advances and dashes off to the Sunshine Home. Archie finds himself in a compromising situation with an attractive waitress after Edith ignores his amorous advances and dashes off to the Sunshine Home.

How old was Edith Bunker?

Edith Bunker was a native of New York City. She was born in October 1927 and died in her sleep of a stroke in September 1980, at age 52.

Which actor turned down the role of Archie Bunker?

Mickey RooneyArchie Bunker is a TV icon, but he was almost played by another actor! Mickey Rooney turned down the role, paving the way for Carroll O'Connor!

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