Soap Opera Star Jay Pickett Dies Unexpectedly On Set At 60

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  • Actor Jay Pickett died suddenly while working on a movie called ‘Treasure Valley.’
  • He was 60 years old. 
  • He was best known for his roles in ‘General Hospital’ and ‘Days of Our Lives.’

 

Actor Jay Pickett has died at the age of 60. He passed away unexpectedly while filming a movie called Treasure Valley. The movie’s director and producer, Travis Mills, confirmed the sad news. The death was believed to be a heart attack.

Travis said, “Many of you have already heard about the tragedy that happened two days ago. Jay Pickett, our leading man, writer, producer, and creator of this movie passed away suddenly while we were on location preparing to film a scene. There is no official explanation for the cause of his death but it appears to have been a heart attack. Everyone present tried as hard as they could to keep him alive. Our hearts are broken and we grieve for his family who are so devastated by this shocking tragedy.”

Actor Jay Pickett died suddenly while filming a movie called ‘Treasure Valley’

PORT CHARLES, Jay Pickett, 1997-2003
PORT CHARLES, Jay Pickett, 1997-2003, © ABC / Courtesy: Everett Collection

He continued, “He was one of the best actors I ever worked with and it was an honor to collaborate with him. Everyone who met him, even for the briefest moment, could feel his warmth, his wonderful spirit. It is difficult to find the words right now to say more. His closest friends have said that he was very happy making ‘Treasure Valley’ and my hope is that he truly was. He was doing what he loved: acting, riding horses, making movies. And he was magnificent.”

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Jay Pickett arriving at the annual General Hospital Fan Club Luncheon
Jay Pickett arriving at the annual General Hospital Fan Club Luncheon at the Sportsman’s Lodge in Studio City, CA on July 12, 2008 / carrie-nelson/Image Collect

Jay is best known for his roles in soap operas such as General Hospital and Days of Our Lives. He also appeared on Port Charles, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Mentalist, Rosewood, and TV movies such as Inspired to Kill and The Perfect Student. He began his acting career in the ’80s and continued working right up until his death.

Jay is survived by his wife, Elena, and their three children. RIP Jay.

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