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Frances Sternhagen

13 January 1930 to 27 November 2023

An American actress, who worked across television, film and theatre. Frances Sternhagen was nominated three times for an Emmy, twice for her guest appearances in Cheers (1986-1993) and once for her supporting role in Sex and the City (2000-2002). Other notable TV series were ER (1997-2003) and The Closer (2006-2012), while her film credits included Fedora (1978), Starting Over (1979), Outland (1981), Misery (1990), The Mist (2007) and Julie & Julia (2009). She won two Tony Awards for her stage work.

Read Frances Sternhagen's Guardian obituary

Read Frances Sternhagen's New York Times obituary