What ethnicity was Archie Bunker?

White Anglo-Saxon Protestant
Character Traits 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.)

When Archie Bunker woke up with a black woman?

Archie gets the shock of his his life when an attractive black woman named Marabel (Jonelle Allen) a date of Wally, a buddy and fellow American Legion brother, is in bed with him, courtesy a practical joke from Pinky Peterson while they are all at a convention, in “Archie’s other Wife” in Season 9 (episode #7).

How controversial was All in the Family?

All In The Family may be the most controversial sitcom in TV history stemming from Archie Bunker’s habit of freely using racial slurs, his extremely misogynistic views, insulting religions that were not his own, and his fealty to President Richard Nixon (“When it comes to defense, democracy’s gonna have to wait.”).

Was Carroll O’Connor a liberal?

Carroll O’Connor was a bona fide liberal: a strong supporter of civil rights, opponent of the war in Vietnam and a proud champion of labor unions. But his character could be used to attract the more conservative blue-collar support that Lindsay needed.

Who did Carroll O’Connor date?

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 active 1951–2000
Spouse(s) Nancy Fields ​ ( m. 1951)​
Children Hugh

Did Archie Bunker date?

Archie was modeled after Norman Lear’s father Herman Lear and on Alf Garnett from the BBC1 sitcom Till Death Us Do Part. In 1999, TV Guide ranked Archie Bunker number 5 on its 50 Greatest TV Characters of All Time list….

Archie Bunker
Spouse Edith Baines (1925–1980; her death)
Children Gloria Bunker Stivic

Why did Archie Bunker wear two rings?

Bunker said in 1972 that he had his wedding ring sized to fit his middle finger for “balance.” Q: What is the current status of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon? A: Sharon, who was Israel’s prime minister from 2001-06, has been in a coma since suffering a stroke in January 2006.

Why did Archie Bunker wear rings on middle finger?

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.

Is Carroll Oconnor dead?

June 21, 2001Carroll O’Connor / Date of death