Helen-Stenborg-Obituary

Helen Stenborg

Obituary

NEW YORK (AP) — Helen Stenborg, a Tony-nominated stage, film and TV actress who was the wife of the late Tony Award-winning actor Barnard Hughes and mother of the Tony Award-winning director Doug Hughes, has died. She was 86.

Publicist Chris Boneau says Stenborg died Tuesday evening at her Manhattan apartment. The actress earned a Tony nomination for her 1999 role as pyromaniac Sarita Myrtle in Noel Coward's "Waiting in the Wings."

She and her husband celebrated their 50th anniversary onstage in the Coward play and were honored with Drama Desk Awards for Lifetime Achievement in 2000.

Her last Broadway performance was in 2002 in Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" with Liam Neeson and Laura Linney. Other Broadway appearances included the 1995 production of "A Month in the Country," starring Helen Mirren, and Hugh Leonard's "A Life" in 1980-81.




Copyright © 2011 The Associated Press

Guest Book

Not sure what to say?

Helen Snyder was a wonderful person, a great citizens of Bethlehem, a wonderful support for Moravian College, a good parent and a friendly person. We all loved her in Sunday School Class and she was fun to be .We will miss her.

As we wait the Lords day, we have support and comfort from the God of peace. Phillippians 4:9

god bless!

" My sympathy goes out to the family of Mrs Stenborg. May you be comforted by knowing that our Heavenly Father promised that death will come to be no more.(Rev.21:4). Glenda, Alabama.

Bless this angel of the stage for sharing her many talents and entertaining us for years. What a beautiful family of performance artists! And how amazing and enduring were her abilities. May God hold her family in the palm of His hand, especially now in this most difficult time.

Stenborg family.I am sorry to hear about your lost.Helen will be missed by the family and friend.We can have comfort in almighty God because he can remembers the departed one and can bring Helen back to life in the future earthly paradise.God's word foretells:"{God} will wipe out every tear from their eyes,and death will be no more,neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore."-Revelation 21:4.How comforting that is to know that one day we will be able to see our love one...

I am so sorry for your loss, may you find comfort in the love of family and friends and may the God of all comfort be with you in your time of grief.
John 5:28,29

So sorry to hear of your loss. Losing a loved one is never easy. ""May the God of all comfort" be with you at this time.