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Actress Uta Hagen Dies at 84

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Actress Uta Hagen Dies at 84

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Actress Uta Hagen Dies at 84

Actress Uta Hagen Dies at 84

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Actress Uta Hagen died Wednesday at her home in Manhattan at age 84. Hagen gained her biggest Broadway success in the early 1960s with her portrayal of Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. She also taught dozens of actors how to ply their trade. NPR's Neda Ulaby reports.