Vale: Barbara Tarbuck
US actress best known for General Hospital & American Horror Story has died.
US actress Barbara Tarbuck, best known for General Hospital, has died, aged 74.
She died of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease on Monday at her Los Angeles home.
Tarbuck played Lady Jane Jacks, Jax Jacks’ (played by Aussie Ingo Rademacher) mother on General Hospital from 1996 until 2010.
She also appeared in five episodes of American Horror Story: Asylum as Mother Superior Claudia. Her other TV credits include The Waltons, Santa Barbara, MASH, Cagney & Lacey, Dallas, The Golden Girls, Nip / Tuck and more.
Film credits include The Tulse Luper Suitcases: The Moab Story, Curly Sue, Big Trouble, The Tie That Binds, Walking Tall, Gone, and S. Darko.