Nightly News   |  October 26, 2013

Voice behind beloved ‘Simpsons’ star dead at 70

Actress Marcia Wallace, the voice of Bart Simpson’s teacher Mrs. Krebappel and also known for her role as Carole Kester on ‘70s TV show “The Bob Newhart Show,” has passed away at 70.

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>>> marcia wallace died. she was known to tv viewers most recently as the voice of teacher edna krabapple on "the simpsons." she won an emmy award for the role for most outstanding voice performance. before that she played the role of the receptionist in the psychologist office in "the bob newhart show ."

>> when you talk to the airline don't mention it's a psychology group. to get the discount i had to tell them you were something else.

>> what?

>> a marching band .

>> reporter: wallace was 70 years old.