Sally Ann Struthers (born July 28, 1948) is an American actress and spokeswoman, best known for her roles as Gloria Stivic on All in the Family, for which she won two Emmy awards, and as Babette on Gilmore Girls. Sally Struthers was born in Portland, Oregon, one of two children, with sister Sue, of Margaret Caroline (nee Jernes) and Robert Alden Struthers, a surgeon who left the family when Sally was 9 or 10 years old. Her maternal grandparents were Norwegian immigrants. Struthers married Dr. William C. Rader, a psychiatrist. They had one child together, Samantha Struthers Rader, before their divorce. Struthers moved quickly into stardom between the late 1960s and early 1970s.
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