Often Called Magda In Intercourse And Town, Dies
Lynn Cohen, an actor best known for playing the plainspoken housekeeper and nanny Magda in Sex and the City, has died. She was 86.
Cohen died on Friday in New York City, said her manager, Josh Pultz. Additional details were not immediately available.
Lynn Cohen, the actor best known as Magda in Sex and the City, dies
A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Cohen had a long and diverse career as a stage, film, and television performer. Her dozens of credits ranged from Nurse Jackie and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to the feature films Across the Universe and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
In HBO’s Sex and City, Cohen’s character was employed by attorney Miranda Hobbes, played by Cynthia Nixon. Magda was featured in the TV and movie versions of the popular show, which also starred Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, and Kim Cattrall.