Things to know about ‘General Hospital’ star Jacklyn Zeman, actress died at 70

A popular American television soap opera ‘General Hospital’ fame star Jacklyn Zeman left us for her heavenly abode. The actress died at the age of 70.

The tragic news was announced by the show’s executive producer Frank Valentini, who took to his official Twitter handle to pay the condolences. Frank penned down “On behalf of our @GeneralHospital family, I am heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved @JackieZeman.”

He further added that, “Just like her character, the legendary Bobbie Spencer, she was a bright light and true professional that brought so much positive energy with her to work.”

After learning the heartbroken news, fans of the actress have flooded the social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit as they are paying their tributes.

Who was Jacklyn Zeman?

For those who are unfamiliar with Jacklyn Zeman, let us tell you, the actress was born on March 6, 1953, in Englewood, New Jersey, U.S. The actress was born in a Jewish descent’ family. Her mother was a Magazine Supervisor while her father was a Systems Engineer.

When Jacklyn was still a teenager, she went to New York University to study dance on a scholarship. Although the actress came into lime-light for her role as Nurse Spencer in the ‘General Hospital’.

The actress first joined the show in the year of 1977 and ever since then she has appeared in more than 800 episodes while working for the soap opera for over 45 years as Bobbie Spencer. She even bagged a Daytime Emmy nomination in the category of ‘Outstanding Lead Actress.’

Apart from General Hospital, Zeman has also appeared in several other movies and television shows such as The Bay, Misguided, The Edge of Night, Young Doctors in Love, An Affair of the Heart, Deep Throat Part III, The Day the Music Died among many more.

Jacklyn Zeman Spouse

If you are curious to know more about the personal life of an actress, let us tell you, the 70-year old actress married thrice in her lifetime. She first walked down the aisle with a popular DJ Murray Kaufman (Jacklyn Zeman Spouse) in 1979. However their marriage didn’t last long as the two went their separate ways in 1981.

Few years later, Zeman married to Steve Gribbin in 1985, unfortunately their love also faded after a few years and the two parted ways in 1986. Two years later, the actress married Glenn Gorden, with whom she stayed together until 2007.

Zeman gave birth to two daughters, Cassidy Zee Gorden who was born in 1990 and Lacey Rose Gorden in 1992.

General Hospital Cast

General Hospital, popularly also known as GH is an American tv show. The show first premiered on April 1, 1963 and has been running ever since, which is why it is also listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest running show followed by Guiding Light.

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The show is created by Frank and Doris Hursley and jointly written by Dan O’Connor, Chris Van Etten. If you’re wondering about the cast members, let us tell you, the show featured personalities like Jacklyn Zeman, Julie Adams, R.J. Adams, Robert Adamson, Lexi Ainsworth, Jed Allan, Tessa Allen, Richard Dean Anderson,
Vinessa Antony among many more.

Jacklyn Zaman Net Worth

For those who are impatient and want to know more about the net worth of the star, let us tell you, as per a report by all famous birthdays, the actress had a whooping net worth of $5 million.

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