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'Sopranos' Actress Polly Bergen Dead at 84

Actress and singer Polly Bergen has died, reports People. She was 84. 

'Sopranos' Actress Polly Bergen Dead at 84
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Her publicist Judy Katz told the magazine that Bergen passed away in her Southbury, Connecticut home from natural causes.

Bergen’s career spanned six decades, and included hit albums, leading roles in stage musicals, film and television. She also hosted a variety show, appeared on game shows and owned her own beauty products business.

She is best known for her role as the wife in the original “Cape Fear,” the first woman president in “Kisses for My President,” and her Emmy-winning performance in the 1958 series “Playhouse 90.”

More recently, Bergen played Lynette Scavo’s mother on “Desperate Housewives,” and Tony Soprano’s late father’s mistress on “The Sopranos.”