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'General Hospital' Alum Barbara Tarbuck Dead at 74

Barbara Tarbuck
General Hospital alum Barbara Tarbuck, who began playing Lady Jane Jacks, Jax's (Ingo Rademacher) mother in 1996, passed away on December 27 at the age of 74. She last appeared on GH in 2010.

Trained on a Fulbright Grant to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Barbara's New York theatre work included "Landscape & Silence" by Harold Pinter, "Water Engine" by David Mamet, Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "Broadway Bound", Joseph Chaikin's production of "America Hurrah!", and "Enter The Night" by Marie Irene Fornes.

Recent regional standouts included "Long Days Journey Into Night" at Dallas Theatre Center, "Death of a Salesman" at San Diego Repertory, "The Cripple Of Inishman" at the Geffen, "Wonderful World" at Laguna Playhouse, "Six Characters in Search of an Author" at Williamstown, and "Blue Window" and "Sidney Bechet Killed a Man" at South Coast Repertory.

Her list of television credits included roles in Glee, American Horror Story, NCIS, Without a Trace, and Nip/Tuck

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