‘Sex and the City’ actress and Kansas City native Lynn Cohen dies at 86

News
Picture of Lynn Cohen smiling

NEW YORK – MAY 27: Actress Lynn Cohen attends the premiere of “Sex and the City: The Movie” at Radio City Music Hall on May 27, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

NEW YORK — ‘Sex and the City’ actress Lynn Cohen died on Friday in New York, according to her manager Josh Pultz. She was 86.

The veteran screen and stage actress was best known for her role as Magda the housekeeper in the popular HBO series. She appeared in 13 episodes between 2000 and 2004 and reprised her role in the 2008 “Sex and the City” movie and its 2010 sequel.

Her character Magda was employed as a housekeeper and a nanny by the character Miranda Hobbes, played by Cynthia Nixon.

She made multiple appearances in the “Law and Order” TV franchise, appearing in the main series as well as “Law and Order: Criminal Intent” and “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit,” according to IMDB.

More recently, she made an appearance in 2018 in the successful Amazon Prime series, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

Cohen had roles in several big screen projects: Steven Spielberg’s “Munich” and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the second movie based on the dystopian trilogy. She had also acted in several short films, including “Artemis & the Astronaut.”

Cohen was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and was married twice, according to IMDB. CNN has not yet received any information from the family regarding funeral plans.

Trademark and Copyright 2020 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.

Tracking Coronavirus

More Tracking Coronavirus

Popular

Latest

More News