Wallace, Marcia 1942(?)–

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WALLACE, Marcia 1942(?)–


Born November 1, 1942 (some sources cite 1944), in Creston, IA; married Dennis Hawley (a hotel manager), 1986 (died June 7, 1992); children: Mikey (adopted). Education: Trained for the stage at the HB Studios. Religion: Buddhist.


Agent—Fifi Oscard Agency, 110 West 40th St., Suite 1601, New York, NY 10018; Origin Talent Agency, 4705 Laurel Canyon, Suite 306, Studio City, CA 91607.


Actress. Member of The Fourth Wall (an improvisational group); lectures on breast cancer prevention and detection; appeared in many television commercials.

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award, outstanding voiceover performance, 1992, for The Simpsons; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding guest actress in a comedy series, 1994, for Murphy Brown.


Stage Appearances:

(Off–Broadway debut) The Fourth Wall, Theatre East, 1968.

Nerissa, Calling in Crazy, Fortune Theatre, New York City, 1969.

Miss Metcalf, Dark of the Moon, Mercer–Shaw Arena Theatre, New York City, 1970.

The Vagina Monologues, off–Broadway production, 2001.

Also appeared in Hello, Dolly.

Film Appearances:

Alice Kidd, Pray TV (also known as K–GOD), Vestron Video, 1980.

Ms. Molloy, Teen Witch, Trans World Entertainment, 1989.

Peggy, My Mom's a Werewolf (also known as My Mum's a Werewolf), Crown International, 1989.

Miss Boggs, Ghoulies 3: Ghoulies Go to College (also known as Ghoulies Go to College), Vestron Video, 1991.

You Never Know, 2001.

Ellie, Forever For Now, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Carol Kester Bondurant, The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1972–78.

Guest panelist, Match Game 73, 1974–77.

Regular, The New Love, American Style, ABC, 1985.

Voice, Camp Candy (animated), NBC, 1989.

Panelist, The Match Game (also known as Match Game '90), ABC, 1990.

Voice of Edna Krabappel, a recurring role, The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1990—.

Maggie Hawley, That's My Bush! (also known as That's My Dick), Comedy Central, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Woman, Columbo: Murder by the Book, 1971.

Woman at inquest, Columbo: Lady in Waiting, 1971.

Boom Boom Shavelson, Gridlock (also known as The Great American Traffic Jam), NBC, 1980.

Mrs. Claus, The Christmas Path, Fox Family, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Battle of the Network Stars II, ABC, 1977.

Destined to Live: 100 Roads to Recovery, (documentary), NBC, 1988.

Voice of Mrs. Krabappel, Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire (animated), Fox, 1989.

Voice of Ms. Krabappel, Do the Bartman (animated), 1990.

Carol Kester Bondurant, The Bob Newhart Anniversary Special, CBS, 1991.

Herself, Claudia Jennings: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Herself, A&E Biography: Bob Newhart—The Last Sane Man… (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Herself, Intimate Portrait: Suzanne Pleshette (documentary), Lifetime, 2002.

Behind the Fame: Mary Tyler Moore/Bob Newhart (documentary), The Learning Channel, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Connie Martin, Flying High, CBS, 1978.

Myra Elliot, The Castaways on Gilligan's Island, NBC, 1979.

Lelia Flynn, Characters, NBC, 1980.

Daisy and Cary's friend, "Maxwell Ltd.: Finder of Lost Loves Pilot," Finder of Lost Loves, ABC, 1984.

Roberta, Triple Play, ABC Family, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Herself, The Merv Griffin Show, CBS, 1970.

Saleswoman, "Will the Real Jan Brady Please Stand Up?," The Brady Bunch, ABC, 1971.

Betty, "Laugh, Clown, Laugh," Bewitched, ABC, 1971.

Mrs. Robbins, "Getting Davy Jones," The Brady Bunch, ABC, 1971.

"Love and the Topless Policy," Love, American Style, ABC, 1972.

Herself, $10,000 Pyramid, 1975.

Ms. O'Roarke, "Musical Cabins," The Love Boat, ABC, 1978.

Guest, Password Plus, 1979.

Martha Meeks, "The Inventor/On the Other Side," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1979.

(Uncredited) Herself, "The Great 5K Race and Boulder Wrap Party: Part 2," CHiPs, NBC, 1980.

Barbara Terranova, "Beauty Knows No Pain," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1981.

Herself, "The Schloogel Show," Taxi, ABC, 1982.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1982.

Herself, "The Shloogel Show," Taxi, NBC, 1982.

Secretary, "Greenlawn Street Blues," Gimme a Break!, NBC, 1983.

Polly Barth, "Corned Beef & Carnage," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1986.

Mrs. Lyman, "It Isn't Easy … Bein' Green," ALF, NBC, 1987.

Mrs. Lyman, "Weird Science," ALF, NBC, 1987.

Miss Phillips, "Another Day in the Life," Night Court, NBC, 1988.

Mrs. Wynn, "The View from the Rear Terrace," Mathnet, PBS, 1988.

Miss Phillips, "Another Day in the Life," Night Court, NBC, 1988.

Miss Crachit, "School Monitor," Small Wonder, 1988.

Dodo, "Walter Gets a Dodo," Charles in Charge, syndicated, 1989.

Dodo, "Three Dates & a Walnut," Charles in Charge, syndicated, 1989.

Voice of Clovis, Mrs. Cavanaugh, "Darkly Dawns the Duck: Parts 1 & 2," Darkwing Duck (animated), ABC and The Disney Channel, 1991.

Voice, "The Frequency Fiends," Darkwing Duck (animated), ABC and The Disney Channel, 1992.

Waitress, "White Christmas," A Different World, NBC, 1992.

Voice of Dark Interlude actress, "Mudslide," Batman (animated), Fox, 1993.

Ms. Franklin, "Retrospective Three," Harry and the Hendersons, 1993.

Mrs. Carruthers, "The Bicycle Thief," Full House, ABC, 1993.

Mrs. Carruthers, "To Joey, with Love," Full House, ABC, 1994.

Mrs. Carruthers, "Dateless in San Francisco," Full House, ABC, 1994.

Mrs. Carruthers, "Too Little Richard Too Late," Full House, ABC, 1994.

Secretary #66 Carol Bondurant, "Anything But Cured," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1994.

Lamerle, "The Crush," Kirk, The WB, 1995.

Angela, "Marty Buys the Farm," Teen Angel, ABC, 1997.

Marcia, "The Cameo Episode," George & Leo, CBS, 1997.

Molly, "Turpis Capillus Annus (Bad Hair Day)," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1998.

Gelinda, "Smoke and Mirrors," Providence, NBC, 2002.

Herself, O2Be, Oxygen, 2002.

Clinic receptionist, "Long Bad Summer: Part 1," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2003.

Nurse, "Life and Death: Parts 1 & 2," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2003.

Also appeared as voice, "Star Crossed Circuits," Darkwing Duck (animated), ABC and The Disney Channel; in The Merv Griffin Show.


Video Games:

Voice of Edna Krabappel, The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield, 1997.

Voice of Edna Krabappel, The Simpsons Road Rage, 2001.



People Weekly, October 26, 1998, p. 54.

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