Soap Legend Jacklyn Zeman Dead At 70

Posted May 10, 2023 by with 3 comments

One of the most recognizable and beloved stars in General Hospital history, Jacklyn Zeman played Bobbie Spencer (sister to Luke and mother of Carly) for over 45 years. She died today at 70 years old, and no cause of death was given. Via Soap Opera Digest:

Jacklyn Zeman, a GH veteran beloved for her portrayer of Bobbie Spencer, has passed away at the age of 70. Executive Producer Frank Valentini broke the news on Twitter, saying, “On behalf of our @GeneralHospital family, I am heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved @JackieZeman. 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. Jackie will be greatly missed, but her positive spirit will always live on with our cast and crew. We send our heartfelt sympathy to her loved ones, friends, and family, especially her daughters Cassidy and Lacey.”


Zeman did her best, most emotional work in BJ’s heart transplant story:

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A report late last night revealed that Zeman died after a short battle with cancer.


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