NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Sagan Lewis, who was best known for her work on the 1980s NBC medical drama “St. Elsewhere,” has died following a long battle with cancer. She was 63.
A representative for Lewis’ husband, producer Tom Fontana, confirmed Lewis died Sunday at home in New York City.
Lewis played Dr. Jacqueline Wade for the entire six-season run of “St. Elsewhere,” which Fontana produced.
The pair married in 1982 before splitting up in 1993. They got remarried in July of last year.
Lewis also served for several years as program director of Arizona’s Sedona International Film Festival, which remembered her in a Facebook post as “a champion for the independent filmmaker.”
Lewis is survived by a son from a separate relationship.