Soap opera actor Jay Pickett has died unexpectedly at the age of 60 while on the set of his upcoming film, Treasury Valley. The news was confirmed by the film’s director and producer, Travis Mills.
“Many of you have already heard about the tragedy that happened two days ago. Jay Pickett, our leading man, writer, producer, and creator of this movie passed away suddenly while we were on location preparing to film a scene,” Mills posted on the film’s Facebook page on Sunday.
“There is no official explanation for the cause of his death but it appears to have been a heart attack. Everyone present tried as hard as they could to keep him alive. Our hearts are broken and we grieve for his family who are so devastated by this shocking tragedy.”