Sarah Cunningham as Aunt Maggie
Sarah Cunningham as Aunt Maggie Monahan in "Double Wedding" in Season 2 of the CBS-TV series "Dallas".
Sarah Cunningham
General Information
Birth Name: Sarah Lucie Cunningham
Born: (1918-09-18)September 18, 1918
Birthplace: Greenville, SC, U.S.
Died: March 24, 1986(1986-03-24) (aged 67)
Deathplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Appeared on/in
(or involved with):
Dallas (first series)
Appeared as: Aunt Maggie Monahan in 4 episodes in Seasons 2 & 8

Sarah Cunningham (born Sarah Lucie Cunningham on September 8, 1918 – died March 24, 1986) appeared in a total of four episodes of the CBS-TV series Dallas (first series) , beginning with the Season 2 episodes "Reunion: Part I" and "Reunion: Part II" in Season 2.


A venerable veteran stage, film and television actress, Sarah, along with husband, veteran stage, film and TV actor John Randolph, co-founded the Ensemble Studio Theater in New York City in 1971. She played in many of its productions, sometimes alongside her actor husband, veteran stage, films and TV actor John Randolph. The sister company in Los Angeles was formed in 1980, and Miss Cunningham was serving as its board chairman at the time of her death. [1]

In her stage acting career, Sarah appeared on and off Broadway, notably in such productions as Federico Garcia Lorca's Blood Wedding and The House of Bernarda Alba, with Katina Paxinou.

She also made appearances in such films as Black Like Me (1963), The Cowboys (1972) with John Wayne, Frances (1982), and Jagged Edge in 1985. She also made numerous guest appearances on such popular TV shows as ABC-TV's Baretta and Vega$, and NBC-TV's Police Woman, and had recurring role on CBS-TV'sTrapper John, M.D..


She died after suffering an asthmatic attack while attending the Academy Awards Dinner in Los Angeles with her husband on March 24, 1986.


  1. Ensemble Studio Theater website; accessed March 20, 2015.

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