The news was originally reported by Broadway World. A cause of death has not been disclosed.
In addition to her 13 episodes of Sex and the City, Cohen — whose character served as both a nanny and a maternal figure to Cynthia Nixon’s Miranda — appeared in both the 2008 feature film follow-up, as well as the 2010 sequel.
Cohen also had a significant presence on Law & Order. She guest-starred on 12 episodes of the original series as Judge Elizabeth Mizener, and in myriad roles on Criminal Intent and Special Victims Unit.
Her career started in 1983 with a small part in the TV-movie Without a Trace. Additional TV credits included a recurring role on Showtime’s The Affair, on which she played Joan, grandmother to Ruth Wilson’s Alison Bailey. She also guest-starred on Blue Bloods, Chicago Med, Damages, Getting On, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Master of None, Nurse Jackie and NYPD Blue. She most recently appeared on the Jan. 5 episode of God Friended Me as Rose, the long-lost sister of an elderly Holocaust survivor.
On the big screen, Cohen played Mags in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. She also had supporting roles in The Cobbler, Eagle Eye, Munich and They Came Together.
Cohen is survived by her husband, Ronald Theodore Cohen; the two had been married since 1964.