‘Common Hospital’ star Jacklyn Zeman useless at 70: ‘A brilliant gentle’

Beloved “Common Hospital” star Jacklyn Zeman handed away this week. She was 70.

“Identical to her character, the legendary Bobbie Spencer, she was a brilliant gentle and true skilled that introduced a lot constructive vitality together with her to work,” Government Producer Frank Valentini said Wednesday in a statement on Twitter.

“Jackie will likely be tremendously missed, however her constructive spirit will all the time stay on with our forged and crew. We ship our heartfelt sympathy to her family members, buddies, and household, particularly her daughters Cassidy and Lacey.”

Identified for her portrayal of character Bobbie Spencer on the hit cleaning soap, Zeman died after a brief battle with most cancers, her household instructed ABC Information.

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Beloved “Common Hospital” star Jacklyn Zeman has died. She was 70.
Jacklyn Zeman as nurse bobbie spencer on "general hospital"
She portrayed nurse Bobbie Spencer.

Zeman had a number of small roles earlier than touchdown an everyday position within the ABC cleaning soap opera “One Life to Reside” wherein she performed the position of Lana McClain till 1977.

Later that 12 months, she was nabbed the Bobbie Spencer position on “Common Hospital.” She went on to look in additional than 800 episodes throughout 40 years, and earned an Excellent Lead Actress in a Drama Collection Daytime Emmy nomination for her position as Nurse Spencer.

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“Jacklyn Zeman has been a beloved member of the ‘Common Hospital’ and ABC household since she originated the long-lasting position of Bobbie Spencer over 45 years in the past,” the present said on Twitter.

Jacklyn Zeman and Chandra Wilson in a scene from "General Hospital."
The cleaning soap opera star died after a brief battle with most cancers, her household stated.

“She leaves behind a long-lasting legacy for her Emmy-nominated portrayal of the dangerous lady turned heroine and can all the time be remembered for her type coronary heart and radiant spirit.”

Zeman’s “Common Hospital” co-stars mourned the long-lasting cleaning soap star’s loss of life throughout social media in emotional tributes.

“I’m heartbroken to listen to this information. One of many kindest individuals I’ve ever met. My deepest condolences to her household, buddies and followers,” stated Kathleen Gati, who stars as Dr. Liesl Obrecht.

Actor Parry Shen, who performs Brad Cooper on the present, described Zeman as a “all the way down to earth” star and “absolute legend.”

“I liked listening to her tales in regards to the present within the 70s & 80s,” Shen stated. “At all times so type & all the way down to earth. You’ll be so missed, Jackie. Condolences to her daughters, household & legions of followers who’ve liked Bobbie Spencer for many years.”