Sex and the City’s Lynn Cohen Dead at 86

Sex and the City's Lynn Cohen Dead at 86

Sex and the City star Lynn Cohen has died at age 86.

The actress, who played Miranda’s Ukrainian housekeeper and nanny Magda in the hit HBO series and movies, passed away on Friday, her rep told TheWrap.

Cohen, a native of Kansas City, Missouri, began her onscreen acting career in the ’80s, when she also made her Broadway debut in a revival of the play Orpheus Descending. A decade later, she mostly starred in small films and also began a recurring role on Law & Order as Judge Elizabeth Mizener.

The actress’ big break came in 2000, when she joined Sex and the City. She also notably played Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir in the 2005 film Munich.

In recent years, she appeared on shows like Nurse JackieDamagesThe Affair and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. In 2013, she played Mags in the movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

Cohen is survived by her husband, Ronald.

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