‘Days of Our Lives’ star Peggy McCay passes away

A soap opera legend has sadly passed away.

Peggy McCay, who played Caroline Brady on NBC’s Days of Our Livesdied on Sunday.

She was 90.

Legendary Career

For more than three decades, daytime TV fans watched McCay on Days of Our Lives.

All told, McCay was nominated five times for her portrayal of Brady.

Her talents were not limited to the long-running soap opera, either.

She was also known for her work on General Hospital, Gunsmoke, and Lou Grant.

McCay also has some hardware on her mantel for her work in The Trials of Rosie O’Neill, which aired in 1991 and earned McCay a primetime Emmy.

Beloved Co-Worker

As rumors started to run wild about McCay’s health, one of her longtime co-stars made it official.

Deidre Hall’s Tuesday Facebook post stated: “Our dearest Peggy McCay has left us.”

“She was a friend, an activist and a real scrapper,” it continued.

Hall went on to describe someone that was absolutely passionate about whatever she truly believed in.

Another Days of Our Lives veteran, Stephen Nichols, who played McCay’s on-screen persona’s son, also posted on social media about McCay.

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“The last time I saw you, you talked about how eager you were to get back to work,” Nichols posted on Instagram.

He continued: “Don’t worry, you gave the world plenty. You said it with such conviction and longing. Don’t worry, you gave the world plenty.”

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