Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller followed in the footsteps of another funny twosome, George Burns and Gracie Allen. Like Allen and Burns, their chemistry radiated through their performances. With Stiller, Meara, who died Saturday in New York City at age 85, made their profession a family affair, as son Ben and daughter Amy followed in their footsteps.
Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller followed in the footsteps of another funny twosome, George Burns and Gracie Allen. Like Allen and Burns, their chemistry radiated through their performances. With Stiller, Meara, who died Saturday in New York City at age 85, made their profession a family affair, as son Ben and daughter Amy followed in their footsteps. File photo by STEFANO PALTERA The Associated Press
Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller followed in the footsteps of another funny twosome, George Burns and Gracie Allen. Like Allen and Burns, their chemistry radiated through their performances. With Stiller, Meara, who died Saturday in New York City at age 85, made their profession a family affair, as son Ben and daughter Amy followed in their footsteps. File photo by STEFANO PALTERA The Associated Press

Remembering Anne Meara: One-half of a legendary comedy duo

May 25, 2015 07:31 PM