- Jacklyn Zeman was an actress who appeared in over 800 episodes of ‘General Hospital.’ She was also nominated for 5 Daytime Emmys.
- She had two daughters from her third marriage to Glenn Gorden.
- Jacklyn died at 70 on May 10, 2023.
Jacklyn Zeman was a beloved soap opera star, known mostly for her role as Bobbie Spencer on General Hospital. The actress appeared on over 800 episodes of the classic series, and had roles in other TV shows, like The Bay. Jacklyn died at 70 following a short battle with cancer on Wednesday, May 10, per ABC News. After her passing, the show tweeted a moving tribute to her. “Jacklyn Zeman has been a beloved member of the ‘General Hospital’ and ABC family since she originated the iconic role of Bobbie Spencer over 45 years ago. She leaves behind a lasting legacy for her Emmy-nominated portrayal of the bad girl turned heroine and will always be remembered for her kind heart and radiant spirit,” they wrote. “We are devastated by the news of her passing, and send our deepest condolences to Jackie’s family, friends and loved ones.”
Jacklyn was married three times through her life. She wed her first husband Murray Kaufman (better known by his pseudonym Murray The K) in 1979 and split up in 1981. She was married to her second husband Steve Gribbin from 1985 to 1986. She tied the knot with her third and final husband Glenn Gorden in 1988, and they had two daughters. The pair ultimately split up in 2007. Find out more about both of Jacklyn’s daughters here.
Cassidy Zee Gorden
Jacklyn’s older daughter Cassidy Zee, 32, was born in September 1990. Cassidy mostly keeps out of the spotlight. While she occasionally appeared on her mom’s social media, her Instagram account was kept private. While not many details about Cassidy are readily available, she did get married to Cutter MacLeod in 2016, according to Soaps in Depth.
While Cassidy mostly keeps private, her mom did occasionally share celebratory messages for her, including a birthday message for her in September 2022. “Happy Birthday to my beautiful, smart, kind, strong, generous, and open hearted daughter Cassidy. She has given me a massive amount of reasons to be so proud. I feel such gratitude for the gift and the blessing of her presence in my life. My heart is filled with love, respect and admiration for the past, present and the future that she has created and for all that is yet to come as time moves forward,” she wrote on Instagram.
Lacey Rose Gorden
Jacklyn’s younger daughter Lacey Rose, 30, was born in July 1992. She currently works as a Malibu-based realtor, and often shares the properties she’s selling on her Instagram. She also occasionally shares vlogs with another realtor that she works with.
Like her sister, Lacey occasionally made appearances on her mom’s Instagram, including in a 2022 post where she penned a sweet birthday message for her. “Happy Birthday to beautiful YOU, Lacey Rose. It seems like just yesterday that you were my little Girl. And now you are an amazing, smart, kind, generous, loving, talented, successful woman. I am so proud of you. Tons of love today and always,” she wrote.
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