Edith Bunker (nėe Baines) is a fictional character on the 1970s sitcom All in the Family (and occasionally Archie Bunker's Place), played by Jean Stapleton.She is the wife of Archie Bunker, mother of Gloria Stivic, mother-in-law of Michael "Meathead" Stivic and after 1975, grandmother of Joey Stivic.Her cousin is Maude Findlay (Beatrice Arthur), one of Archie's nemeses. When Murray and his ex-wife rekindle their relationship, she plans to turn the restaurant into an English pub. With Carroll O'Connor, Martin Balsam, Danielle Brisebois, Allan Melvin. Directed by Joe Gannon. Murray soon realizes why they split up in the first place.