All in the Family TV show Wiki
Francine Beers
Francine beers
Francine Beers appears as Sybil Gooley, Edith's best friend and one of the Bunkers' neighbors, in the Season 6 AITF episode "Mike's Pains".
Personal Information
Born: (1924-11-26) November 26, 1924 (age 99)
Birthplace: New York City, NY, U.S.
Died: March 27, 2014(2014-03-27) (aged 89)
Deathplace: Manhattan, New York City, NY, U.S.
Years active: 1944-2007
Character/Series involvement
Series: All in the Family
Episodes appeared in: "Mike's Pains" (Season 6)
Character played: Sybil Gooley
Small flag infobox wordmark

Francine Beers (November 26, 1924 - March 27, 2014) was an veteran actress who has appeared in numerous films, television programs, Broadway shows, and radio and television commercials. She is perhaps best known as Mrs. Lefkowitz in "In Her Shoes", as Archie and Edith's neighbor Sybil Gooley on All in the Family, and as Judge Janis Silver on "Law and Order".who played Judge Janis Silver in five Law & Order episodes.

In addition to her AITF appearance and Law & Order appearances, Francine has also made guest appearances on the 1970s CBS-TV soap opera The Edge of Night, Kate & Allie, and The Carol Burnett Show.

Before and after venturing wholeheartedly into TV, Francine enjoyed a lengthy theatre career in the 1960s and 1970s, appearing in such plays as Cafe Crown (1964), 6 Rms Riv Vu (1972; she also appeared in the 1974 TV film adaptation), Arthur Miller's The American Clock (A Mural for Theatre) (1980), and William Alfred's The Curse of an Aching Heart in 1982.


Francine Beers died on Thursday, March 27, 2014, aged 89, in her apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side.[1]


  1. Notice of death,; accessed September 2, 2014 (subscription required for whole article).

External links[]