Veteran stage and screen actor Lynn Cohen who played the role of Magda on Sex and City died at the age of 86. She featured in many TV shows like Damages, Law & Order. She made guest appearances in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel , God Friended Me and Chicago Med and Master of None. She even starred as Golda Meri in the Oscar nominated Steven Spielberg Film, Munich. She has also made appearances in The Hunger Games : Catching Fire and more.
She said in an interview with Cosmopolitan, “It showed a woman of a different age who was smart as the devil, very bossy, and also understood sexuality, and they needed that. It enlarged the canvas on which they were working, that they would not have a typical old lady molding away in some retirement home somewhere, but a woman who worked, and didn’t suffer fools.”
She even appeared on Broadway in Orpheus Descending and Ivanov and received nominations for Lucille Lortel and Drama League as well as the New Dramatists’ Bowden award,the Fox Foundation’s Lilly award and the Richard Seff award from Actor’s Equity Association . She was already 60 when she started her career in Television and in films after many years working in theatres.
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