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"Sex And The City" Actor Lynn Cohen Has Died At 86

She was known for her role as Magda in the HBO series and movies.

Posted on February 15, 2020, at 10:23 a.m. ET

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Sex and the City actor Lynn Cohen died Friday, her representative confirmed to BuzzFeed News. She was 86.

Cohen was widely known for her role in Sex and the City, the hit HBO series turned movie franchise, as Magda, a Ukrainian housekeeper and nanny for the family of Miranda Hobbes (Cynthia Nixon).

She also played Mags in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire film and appeared in Across the Universe, as well as on the TV shows Law & Order and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

With a career that spanned decades, Cohen's acting credits also included several roles on Broadway in the '90s, in productions of Ivanov and Orpheus Descending.

Cohen was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1933 and is survived by her husband, Ronald, whom she was married to since 1964.

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