‘American Horror Story’ and ‘General Hospital’ actress Barbara Tarbuck dies

‘American Horror Story’ and ‘General Hospital’ actress  Barbara Tarbuck dies
December 30 12:32 2016

As 2016 winds down the news of another celebrity death has broke as American Horror Story: Asylum star Barbara Tarbuck has passed away. She was 74.

The Evening Times noted that the actress, who suffered from a rare degenerative brain disease called Creutzfeldt-Jakob disorder, died at her Los Angeles home earlier this week.

Tarbuck was known not only for her work on AHS but also for her long-time role as Jane Jacks on the soap opera General Hospital. She also appeared in the soaps Santa Barbara and Falcon Crest. Tarbuck has several TV credits on other shows as well including The Waltons, Dallas, Police Squad!, M*A*S*H, Cagney & Lacey, The Golden Girls, Judging Amy, Star Trek: Enterprise, NYPD Blue, Nip/TuckGlee and Mad Men.

Tarbuck is survived by her daughter, son-in-law and grandsons Cianan and Cuinn Chawinga.

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