Frances Sternhagen (Actor)

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(01-13-1930 - ) Age 87

Frances Sternhagen was nominated for 5 Tonys, and received one for The Good Doctor.

 

He appeared in the following 13 episodes of Radio Mystery Theater
Date Episode Title Plot
07/29/1974 0124 Ghost at High Noon While on a road trip, two women experience car trouble in the middle of the desert. A strange old man driving an outdated wagon assists them and takes them to the nearest town. The women become suspicious and disturbed when they realize that the townsfolk do not seem to hear them.
08/21/1974 0137 Having a Horrible Time Amy Hastings is a brave woman. She testified against one of New York's most infamous drug lords. But his goons pursue her to a secluded resort where Amy and her friend are holidaying.
01/12/1975 0203 The Cask of Amontillado A young lady is forced to sleep with her husband's greedy and lecherous backer to avert a fiancial disaster. In order to avenge this dishonor, the man extends an irresistible invitation to him.
03/12/1975 0237 The Dark Closet A young girl who is a severely claustrophobic insomniac is locked up as the primary suspect in a robbery. When her father disinherits her, a government psychologist grows interested in her case.
04/14/1975 0256 The Intermediary Childhood cruelty unhinges a man named Frank Ellington as he gets possession of the house where his stepmother tortured him. But he is convinced to relocate there by his wife whom he soon suspects to be an agent of his dead stepmother.
08/01/1975 0319 The Onyx Eye After purchasing a strange curio at an antique store, a man and his wife are immediately blessed with good fortune. However, when their child perishes soon after, the woman begins to suspect that a great evil surrounds the supposed lucky charm.
11/09/1976 0549 The Colony Michael and Mary just want to spend some quiet time away with nature. After spotting a UFO, they stop in the sleepy town of Colony, New Hampshire to report it but find themselves in deep trouble with the law.
12/16/1976 0566 The Doctor's Evidence A shallow man who is having an affair with his secretary catches a lucky break when his wife dies in an accidental fall. But her son suspects that his wife sent him a message by telepathy saying she was going to be murdered.
02/10/1977 0598 The Recluse
A young son learns of the fate of his late father as well as the fortune that went missing together with his disappearance after his grandmother dies, leaving him to inherit the family inn as well as the host of secrets it keeps.

02/18/1977 0603 A Heart of Gold A murderous and evil woman fulfills a vainglorious desire to imprint her portrait on special gold coins. In a strange turn of events, the image that appears on the coins is a hideous reflection of her avaricious nature instead of her actual visage.
03/31/1977 0626 Death Is Blue After discovering that his unattractive sister has managed to snare a handsome man as her fiance, he hires a private detective to look into the man\'s background. He is firmly convinced that the scoundrel is merely after her money.
04/12/1977 0633 Man-Sized in Marble Americans on an extended working holiday find that one of them is a part of local prophecy and legend. The woman is linked to a blasphemous act in a cursed church.
10/05/1981 1248 The Solid Gold Zarf A man is devastated when his years of loyalty toward his company are rewarded with an unexplained termination. When his wife must take on a job to make ends meet, his morale takes a further beating.


2 Responses to Sternhagen Frances

Her voice sounded so young. She sounded attractive, hip, and convincing. It is hard to believe she was the overwrought librarian in Up The Down Staircase.

Robert RJMGREEN@AOL.COM

Emmy nominee for her performances as Cliff's mother, Esther, on "Cheers" and Charlotte's mother-in-law, Bunny, on "Sex & the City."

Karen


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