New York, Aug 10 (IANS) Sagan Lewis, who featured in 1980s’ medical drama “St. Elsewhere” and wife of Emmy-winning television creator Tom Fontana, is dead.
She died on Sunday at her home in New York City after a six-year battle with cancer. She was 63, reports variety.com.
Lewis co-starred for seven seasons on “St. Elsewhere” as Dr. Jacqueline Wade. She went on to appear in television movies such as “Full Ride” and “Cocaine: One Man’s Seduction”.
In the late 1990s, she had a recurring role as Judge Susan Aandahl on “Homicide: Life on the Street”. She appeared in the final half hour of the “M*A*S*H” TV series as well.
Lewis is survived by her husband, her son Jade Scott Lewis, and sisters Robin Schultz and Laurie Rittenbach as well as brothers James Paul Lewis, John Mickey and Joseph Mickey.