Common Hospital star Jay Pickett dies at 60: The cleaning soap opera actor passes away abruptly whereas sitting on a horse earlier than capturing a scene for his Western film in Idaho
- Longtime cleaning soap opera actor Jay Pickett died on Thursday on the age of 60
- The star collapsed abruptly whereas sitting on a horse on a film set in Idaho
- Crew members tried to revive him however weren’t profitable, it was shared
- Jay was greatest identified for his work on the daytime reveals Common Hospital and Days Of Our Lives
Longtime cleaning soap opera actor Jay Pickett died on Thursday on the age of 60.
The star, greatest identified for his work on the daytime reveals Common Hospital and Days Of Our Lives, collapsed abruptly.
It occurred whereas he was on a horse as he was about to shoot a scene for a film filming in Idaho, in accordance with a Sunday report from TMZ.
Costars took to social media to pay tribute to the Hollywood veteran. One even speculated Jay could have suffered from a coronary heart assault, including a number of of the crew members had tried to revive him.
The official explanation for loss of life has not but been launched.
Unhappy loss: Longtime cleaning soap opera actor Jay Pickett died on Thursday on the age of 60. Seen in 2002 in a promo nonetheless for Port Charles
The star was engaged on his movie Treasure Valley in Idaho. He was the star and had additionally written and was producing the Western movie that was scheduled to be launched in 2022.
Jim Heffel, a costar and co-producer on the film, shared the information on Fb.
‘Yesterday I misplaced a great good friend and the world misplaced an awesome individual,’ mentioned Heffel.
‘Jay Pickett determined to trip off into the Heavens. Jay died sitting on a horse able to rope a steer within the film Treasure Valley in Idaho. The best way of a real cowboy.’
Travis Mills, who was additionally appearing within the movie, mentioned on Fb it appeared the star had a coronary heart assault.
On set: Jim Heffel, a costar and co-producer on the film, shared the information on Fb. ‘Jay died sitting on a horse able to rope a steer within the film Treasure Valley in Idaho,’ started the actor. ‘The best way of a real cowboy’
‘A lot of you might have already heard in regards to the tragedy that occurred two days in the past,’ mentioned Mills.
‘Jay Pickett, our main man, author, producer, and creator of this film handed away abruptly whereas we have been on location making ready to movie a scene.
‘There is no such thing as a official rationalization for the reason for his loss of life nevertheless it seems to have been a coronary heart assault. Everybody current tried as onerous as they may to maintain him alive. Our hearts are damaged and we grieve for his household who’re so devastated by this stunning tragedy.’
At work: He performed a physician on Port Charles. Seen right here in 1998 with Sarah Aldrich
A staff participant: From left Pickett, David Gail, Pat Crowley, Sarah Aldrich on Port Charles’
Jay was starring as Jack Braun in Treasure Valley. The synopsis is: ‘When cowboy Jack Braun learns that his daughter could have survived a tragic fireplace that modified his life endlessly, he units out on a quest to seek out her.’
Pickett starred as Dr Chip Lakin on Days of Our Lives from 1991 till 1992. Then got here the cleaning soap Port Charles (1997 till 2003) and Common Hospital (2006 till 2008).
Jay – who was born in Spokane, Washington, additionally visitor starred on the prime time TV sequence Determined Housewives, Perry Mason, Saving Grace and NCIS.
He’s survived by his spouse, Elena, and their youngsters Tyler Pickett, Michaela Pickett, Maegan Pickett.
A fan favourite: Pickett seen in a press photograph for the soaper All My Kids