Jay Pickett, ‘General Hospital’ & ‘Days of Our lives’ actor dies at 60. The longtime soap actor passed away on Thursday suddenly while sitting on a horse during a scene for his Western movie in Idaho, marriedwiki.com reports.
The veteran soap opera actor Jay Pickett prominent for his roles on “General Hospital,” “Days of out lives,” and” Port Charles,” died unexpectedly during a film shooting of Treasure Valley in the US State of Idaho. The 60-year-old actor suffered a suspected heart attack.
“Many of you already heard about the tragedy that happened two days ago. Jay Pickle, our leading man, writer, producer, and actor of this movie, passes away while we were on location preparing to the film a scene”, wrote film director Travis Mills on the film’s official Facebook page.
“There is no actual explanation for the cause of death. But, it appears to have been a heart attack,” Mills said, adding that everyone there did their best “to keep him alive. “Our heart is broken, and we grieve for his family, who is so devasted by this shocking tragedy,” read the statement.