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Lynn Cohen

Biography

She played Miranda’s nanny, Magda, about Sex and the town, and was cast mainly because Mags for The Food cravings Games, Getting Fire. She started acting relatively past due in existence. In 1993, she received a starring part in Manhattan Murder Secret. Her Catching Open fire personality, Mags, mentored the Area 4 champ Finnick Odair. She was created in Kansas Town, Missouri. She wedded her second spouse Ronald T. Cohen in 1964. Before getting cast on Food cravings Games, she performed Israeli Primary Minister Golda Meir in Steven Spielberg’s film Munich.

Quick Facts


Full Name Lynn Cohen
Date Of Birth August 10, 1933
Place Of Birth Kansas City, MO
Profession Movie Actress
Education University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nationality American
Spouse Ronald T. Cohen, Gilbert L. Frazen
Nominations Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Movies The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Sex and the City, Eagle Eye, Sex and the City 2, Manhattan Murder Mystery, Munich, Then She Found Me, Vanya on 42nd Street, The Station Agent, The Pickle Recipe, Hello Lonesome, Synecdoche, New York, All in Time, Deception, The Extra Man, The Life Before Her Eyes, The Jimmy Show, Across the Universe, A Little Help, Invincible, Deconstructing Harry, Walking and Talking, The Cobbler, They Came Together, Not Waving But Drowning, Once We Were Strangers, Everything Relative, Fast Food Fast Women, Everybody's Fine, Staten Island, Delirious, Bottled Up, Hurricane Streets, A Case of You, Somewhere Tonight, The Giraffe, Art Machine, Floating Sunflowers, Chasing Taste, Gabriel, Eavesdrop, Evergreen, Beautiful Dreamer, The Kindergarten Shuffle, The Romance of Loneliness, Open Spaces, Omphalos, Last Call, 37, Open Air
TV Shows Sex and the City
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Studied acting at Michael Howard Studios in New York City.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walden2017filmingAlice
Omphalos2017post-productionBabs
The Actor2017Short post-productionTerry
Benji the Dove2017filmingMiss O'Dell
Artemis & the Astronaut2016Short post-productionArtemis
Oma2016/IIShort completedEthel Mueller
A Northern Star2016ShortEdna
Beautiful Dreamer2016ShortElderly Amy
Chicago Med2016TV SeriesRose Wechsler
The Pickle Recipe2016Rose
Master of None2015TV SeriesCarol
Deadbeat2015TV SeriesEdith Jane
All in Time2015Mrs. Joshnman
What's Your Emergency2015TV SeriesWoman on the bathroom floor
The Affair2014TV SeriesJoan Bailey
Getting On2014TV SeriesMrs. Carmaglia
The Cobbler2014Sarah Simkin
The Sonnet Project2014TV Series
Gabriel2014/INonny
Floating Sunflowers2014ShortOld Lady
They Came Together2014Bubby
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire2013Mags
Open Spaces2013ShortKate
372013ShortFlorel Bernstein
Chasing Taste2013Murial
A Case of You2013Harriet
Bottled Up2013/IIIGladys
Where Is Joel Baum?2012Mrs. Stein
Art Machine2012Roberta
Damages2009-2012TV SeriesStefania McKee
Not Waving But Drowning2012Sylvia
Nurse Jackie2009-2012TV SeriesMrs. Zimberger Mrs. Zimberg
The Romance of Loneliness2012Mina
Bored to Death2011TV SeriesGrandma
Somewhere Tonight2011Mrs. Pecorino
Awake2010/IIShortOlder Ara
The Kindergarten Shuffle2010Lynn
Hello Lonesome2010Eleanor
Sex and the City 22010Magda
A Little Help2010Mrs. Cosolito
Red Dead Redemption2010Video GameMrs. Bush (voice)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2003-2010TV SeriesRosa Donetti / Art Teacher
The Extra Man2010Lois Huber
Everybody's Fine2009Old Woman on First Train
Little New York2009Dr. Leikovic
Open Air2009ShortDreena
Eagle Eye2008Mrs. Wierzbowski
Synecdoche, New York2008Caden's Mother
Sex and the City2008Magda
Deception2008/IWoman
Eavesdrop2008May
Across the Universe2007Grandmother Carrigan
The Life Before Her Eyes2007Sister Beatrice
Then She Found Me2007Trudy Epner
Ablution2007ShortEsther
The Summoning of Everyman2007Doctor
Days of Our Lives2007TV SeriesMs. Ashwell
Delirious2006Muffy Morrison
The Hottest State2006Harris's Mother
Invincible2006Mrs. Spegnetti
Law & Order1993-2006TV SeriesJudge Elizabeth Mizener
Munich2005Golda Meir
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2001-2005TV SeriesAnna Ansel / Mina Cohen
While the Widow Is Away2005ShortThe Widow
The Last Days of Leni Riefenstahl2005ShortLeni Riefenstahl
Last Call2004ShortBetsy, the owner
Sex and the City2000-2004TV SeriesMagda
Evergreen2004Grandmom
The Station Agent2003Patty at the Good to Go
Hi-Yah!2002ShortGramma
Fishing2002Ruthie
The Jimmy Show2001Ruth
Ten Hundred Kings2000Anne Shepard
Fast Food Fast Women2000Jesse
Just One Time1999Sophia
Cradle Will Rock1999Silvano - Mama
Meschugge1998David's Mother
Soul Man1998TV SeriesMrs. Dunn
My Divorce1997Mother
Once We Were Strangers1997Natasha
Deconstructing Harry1997Janet's Mom
Hurricane Streets1997Lucy
NYPD Blue1997TV SeriesMargaret McClurg
Love and Marriage1996TV Series
Everything Relative1996Mrs. Kessler
I Shot Andy Warhol1996Hotel Earle Concierge
Walking and Talking1996Andrew's Mom
Vanya on 42nd Street1994Maman
The Counterfeit Contessa1994TV MovieAngie Nardino
Manhattan Murder Mystery1993Lillian House
Golden Years1991TV SeriesReceptionist
Without a Trace1983Woman with dog

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Olympia Dukakis: Undefined2013DocumentaryHerself
The Sissy Gamache Show2012TV SeriesHerself
Sex and the City: The Party That Never Was2008Video documentary shortHerself
Munich: The Mission - The Team2006Video documentary shortHerself
Lodz Ghetto1988Documentary voice

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010Jury PrizeLos Angeles Film FestivalOutstanding PerformanceHello Lonesome (2010)· Sabrina Lloyd
· James Urbaniak
· Harry Chase
· Nate Smith
· Kamel Boutros


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#Quote
1The affection for both Magda and Mags is overwhelming in some ways. I mean, in the best kind of way. First of all, Sex and the City (1998) was so interesting to me because there were very sexy things in it. Ninety year old women would come up to me and say, "You know, I never mention the word 'sex' in my house, ever. But now, when Sex And The City is on, you can call me on the telephone and I won't answer." Again, it's the power of women and the clinging together for strength. I love that. With The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), it was my granddaughter who was my impetus to do the film. A long, long time ago, like a year before I got the part, a wonderful friend called me and said, "I just read this book called Catching Fire and you've got to do Mags." I said, "Oh, okay, right, sure." I didn't really think much about it. Then we fast forward and we're driving through Tuscany with my granddaughter, who is 15 years old, and she's reading the last book and she's crying and then she puts it down. She says, "Hey grandma, you should do Mags!" I said, "Oh honey, I've heard that before, I'm sure they are in production already." And then she did - and this is in Tuscany - a search on her phone, and said no-one had been cast. I don't know how she found that out, but then I called my agent. It was a joy.


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