Report: Simpsons star Marcia Wallace dies aged 70

Marcia Wallace, the woman who voiced the character of Edna Krabappel in The Simpsons has died aged 70, according to TMZ.

According to the news agency, the actress had been sick for the past few months and died with her family by her side. Wallace's work playing the cynical Mrs Krabappel won her an Emmy award in 1992.