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Actress who began playing Nancy Hughes on the the soap opera As the World Turns in 1956 and kept it until 2010, setting a Guinness record.
She played roles in Oklahoma! and The Bad Seed on Broadway, sometimes supplementing her income as a church choir singer before singing a 13-week contract for As the World Turns.
She began her run on As the World Turns when it was one of only two to run for a half an hour – up from the previous standard of 15 minutes.
How did Helen Wagner die?
Helen Wagner's death was caused by cancer.
Wagner, who portrayed the straitlaced Mrs. Hughes for all of those 54 years, died on Saturday at her home in Mount Kisco, N.Y. She was 91. The cause was cancer, her nephew David Laing said.
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Age of death||91 years|
|Profession||Soap Opera Actress|
|Birthday||September 3, 1918|
|Death date||May 1, 2010|
|Place of death||Mount Kisco, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|