Sternhagen as Mrs. Forbes Frances Sternhagen (b. 1930) is an actress of stage and screen. Sternhagen appeared on Sesame Street in Episode 1417 in 1980. She portrayed Mrs. Forbes, a member of the National Audubon Society, who administers a census-type poll to Big Bird. Sternhagen has had notable recurring roles in Cheers, Sex and the City, ER, and The Closer. Wikipedia has an article related to: Frances Sternhagen External links IMDB Internet Broadway Database Retrieved from "https://muppet.fandom.com/wiki/Frances_Sternhagen?oldid=1189915" Categories: Celebrities Sesame Street Guest Stars Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.