Eli Wallach

Anne Jackson, actress and wife of Eli Wallach, dies at 90

Anne Jackson, a Tony Award-nominated theater actress who often appeared onstage with her husband, Eli Wallach, in comedies and classics, died early Tuesday of natural causes at her home in Manhattan, said her son, Peter Wallach. She was 90.

Jackson and Eli Wallach were a formidable acting duo, starring in a series of plays, including George Bernard Shaw's "Major Barbara" in 1956 and a hugely successful run of "Luv," directed by Mike Nichols, in the mid-1960s. A bench in New York City's Riverside Park is dedicated to them.

"A lot of people say, 'Sorry for your loss,'" said Peter Wallach. "Actually, the part I don't accept is the loss part...