Sex and the city star Frances Sternhagen Dies At 93

She was known as a character actress who appeared on - and off-Broadway, in movies, and on television.

Sternhagen received numerous accolades including two Tony Awards, a Drama Desk Award and a Saturn Award.

She gained prominence and Primetime Emmy Award nominations for her recurring roles as Esther Clavin in the NBC sitcom Cheers.

Sternhagen acted in numerous films including The Hospital (1971), Starting Over (1979), Misery (1990), and Julie & Julia (2009).

She was married to Thomas Carlin from 1956 until his death in 1991, and they had six children.

Frances Sternhagen died at her home in New Rochelle, New York, on November 27, 2023, at the age of 93, due to natural causes.

Her family released a statement which read: “We continue to be inspired by her love and life” .