According to reports, Susan Brown, who was best known for her role as Dr. Gail Baldwin on General Hospital, died on Friday at the age of 86. The veteran actress, who started her career in 1956 by working on The Edge of the Night, became more popular through her work in Port Charles, As The World Turns and Santa Barbara.

The actress, who made her way through prime time over the years, also starred in successful shows like Murder, She Wrote, Beverly Hills, 90210, Barney Miller, and Frasier, reports the Daily Mail

Susan Brown attends the 2018 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Junket on May 2, 2018 in New York City.
Susan Brown attends the 2018 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Junket on May 2, 2018 in New York City.

"It's a very sad day in Port Charles as the wonderful Susan Brown (Gail Baldwin) passed away today," General Hospital executive producer Frank Valentini tweeted. "My sincerest condolences to her family and to all who knew this amazing woman."

Brown started her career in General Hospital in 1977 and stayed with the program until 1985, making several guest appearances later on the show. Her last time on the show, that earned her a Daytime Emmy, was in 2004.

Susan Brown attends The Actors Fund 2018 Gala at Marriott Marquis Times Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City.
Susan Brown attends The Actors Fund 2018 Gala at Marriott Marquis Times Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City.

"She was so very special, on set and in friendship," said General Hospital alum Jackie Zeman. "I remember all the good times we shared on our lunch breaks and at at her amazing dinner parties at her beautiful home. RIP Susan + God Bless."

Kin Shriner, who played Dr. Baldwin's step-son, Scotty, also sent out a tweet to pay his respects to the late actress. "Sad to say one of my best friends and costars Susan Brown passed away today. R.I.P., Susan, I will miss all our laughs."

Harry Hadden-Paton and Susan Brown attend the Tony Honors Cocktail Party Presenting The 2018 Tony Honors For Excellence In The Theatre And Honoring The 2018 Special Award Recipients at Sofitel Hotel on June 4, 2018 in New York City.
Harry Hadden-Paton and Susan Brown attend the Tony Honors Cocktail Party Presenting The 2018 Tony Honors For Excellence In The Theatre And Honoring The 2018 Special Award Recipients at Sofitel Hotel on June 4, 2018 in New York City.

 

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