Florence Stanley

Florence Stanley


Florence Stanley, the gravel-voiced character actress who appeared on Broadway, in films and on TV shows such as "Barney Miller" and "My Two Dads," died Oct. 3, 2003, according to the Associated Press. Ms. Stanley was 79 and died of complications of a stroke, according to her husband, Martin Newman. On TV's cop comedy, "Barney Miller," she played Bernice Fish, the wife of Det. Fish (the show had a spinoff featuring the Fishes). She appeared in the 2003 film, "Down With Love," and gave voice to Wilhelmina Packard in the 2001 animated film "Atlantis: The Lost Empire."

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  • Born: Jul 1, 1924 in Chicago, IL, USA
  • Death: Oct 3, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA, USA

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