Frances Hussey Sternhagen
January 13, 1930
|Spouse(s)||Thomas Carlin (1956–1991; his death; 6 children)|
Frances Hussey Sternhagen (born January 13, 1930) is an American actress. Sternhagen has appeared On- and Off-Broadway, in movies, and on TV since the 1950s. She is known for her role as Richard Farnsworth's wife in Misery (1990).
She may be also best known to TV audiences as Esther Clavin, mother of John Ratzenberger's Boston postman character Cliff Clavin, on the long-running series Cheers for which she received two Emmy Award nominations.
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- "Frances Sternhagen Biography". filmreference. 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-21.
- Joy, Cara."Frances Sternhagen in Talks to Join Company of Broadway Magnolias" Broadway.com, November 22, 2004