"Days Of Our Lives" Star Peggy McCay Dies At 90
Actress Peggy McCay Dies Of Natural Causes-She Was 90
- Actress Peggy McCay died.
- The Days of Our Lives actress died on Wednesday, 10th October.
- Her spokesperson Sharyn Berg announced her death revealing cause of her death as natural causes.
Legendary actress Peggy McCay, known for her role as matriarch Caroline Brady on Days of Our Lives, has died. McCay's spokesperson Sharyn Berg confirmed her death and announced she died due to natural causes on Wednesday, 10th October.
Berg released a statement saying:
Yes, it is a very sad day. She was a great lady!
Fellow Days of Our Lives co-star Diedre Hall confirmed her death and expressed her grief on her demise on her facebook where she wrote: "She was a friend, an activist, and a real scrapper!"
I remember meeting her at the bedside of a dear, very ill friend. I back her up as she ferociously took on doctors and nurses to make sure he had the very best care.
Here is the post:
McCay played Caroline Brady on the NBC soap opera. She also worked in the television series Hawaiian Eye, General Hospital and the 1991 film The Trials of Rosie O'Neill.
Celebrities and several co-stars paid their tribute and their sorrow on social media. Co-star Jen Lilley wrote "Days of Our Lives, a real grandmother."
I just heard the news that #PeggyMccay has passed. She was like a real grandmother to me, a mentor, a great source of encouragement, and she was so hilariously fierce. You are deeply missed Peggy! #RIPGrandmaCaroline #Days pic.twitter.com/EPZh7yt1Tf
— Jen Lilley (@jen_lilley) October 10, 2018
"Always a classy lady," co-star Thaao Penghlis wrote on her post. She also wrote, "she reigned well in this most pressured profession of Daytime." Here is the post:
Always a classy lady our Emmy winning Peggy McCay who cared about her craft, her fellow actors and the Life of Days. She reigned well in this most pressured profession of Daytime. pic.twitter.com/27EGzNkRWi
— Thaao Penghlis (@ThaaoPenghlis) October 10, 2018
Peggy born as the only child of Catherine McCay and Michael McCay. Her father owned a construction company which she and her mother took over after her father's sudden death.
Peggy completed her schooling from Saint Walburga's Convent School and graduated from Barnard College in 1949.