‘General Hospital:’ Jackie Zeman Dead At 70

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Tragic breaking news for fans of General Hospital as Jackie Zeman has been confirmed dead at the age of 70. News of her death broke less than an hour ago after General Hospital executive producer, Frank Valentini, took to Twitter to confirm her passing. Has any information about her cause of death been revealed just yet? Plus, take a closer look at her incredible career.

General Hospital: Jackie Zeman Dead At 70

With a broken heart, Frank Valentini took to Twitter to announce the General Hospital family was in mourning as their dearest Jackie Zeman passed away. As GH fans recall, Jackie played the role of Bobbie Spencer for over 800 episodes. Unfortunately, news of her death is so fresh that Jackie Zeman’s cause of death has yet to be made public.

Frank’s statement about her passing can be found in the tweet below:

The official Twitter account of General Hospital also issued a statement about her passing: “We are devastated by the news of her passing, and send our deepest condolences to Jackie’s family, friends and loved ones.”

Fans of the actress have rushed to both her Twitter and her Instagram to pay tribute and to send prayers to the loved ones she’s left behind.

“We love you too GH wouldn’t be as successful without you too. You will always be such a heart and memorable character and actress on the show.” One fan penned.

Another chimed in: “RIP @jacklyn.zeman you will be dearly missed. I’ve watched @generalhospitalabc since I was a kid and will miss seeing you on my tv. Lots of love and my deepest condolences to your family.”

Sadly, it was a little over a month ago since the last time the actress posted on her Instagram or Twitter profile.

A Look At Her Career

Jackie Zeman was just five when she started to train in classical ballet. Ten years later, she joined the New Jersey Dance Company. She even received a scholarship to help financially support her interest in dance. Deciding to switch gears and take a stab at acting, she made her debut by landing the role of Lana McClain in the TV series called One Life To Live. She went on to play the role of Lana in 49 episodes from 1976 to 1977.

From there, she got picked up by ABC and landed the role of Bobbie Spencer in General Hospital. She was a member of the GH cast from 1977 to 2023.

According to IMDbshe had 16 other acting credits on her resume as well. She played the role of Sofia Madison for 78 episodes of The Bay from 2010-2022. She played the role of Mo for 7 episodes of a TV series called Misguided from 2017 to 2019.

Rest in peace, Jackie Zeman.

Allie Johnson


  1. you will be missed on General Hospital. Deepi sympathy to your family and cast of General Hospital.

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