'Ben Franklin' actor suffers stroke

June 19, 2009 8:22:30 AM PDT
Philly's most famous Ben Franklin actor has suffered a stroke. Ralph Archbold collapsed at his home Wednesday morning.

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He is now at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

A family spokesperson says it doesn't look like the stroke has affected his memory.

Archbold is said to be resting comfortably and joking with his family and friends

As part of the July 4th celebrations in Philadelphia in 2008, the City of Brotherly Love shared the marital bliss as Archbold and Linda Wilde, who plays Betsy Ross, tied the knot in front of Independence Hall.

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