Beloved, Legendary TV Star Dies; Family Requesting Prayers

October 10, 2018

It comes with great sadness to report such heartbreaking news. A beloved actress has passed away in her sleep.

At this time, we are asking our readers to keep the family in their thoughts and prayers as they go through this difficult time. Many fans have expressed their heartfelt condolences to the family via social media. Also, numerous amounts of fellow actors have paid tribute as well over Twitter.

"Days of Our Lives" actress Peggy McCay has passed away on Sunday, October 7, according to reports.

McCay passed away in her sleep from natural causes that morning, according to "Soap Opera News." She was 90 years old.

McCay had been ill for several years now and had not been on "Days of Our Lives" for nearly two years. She passed away just a few weeks before her 91st birthday, having been born on November 3, 1927, in New York City.

McCay attended and graduated from New York's Barnard College and went on to study acting with Lee Strasburg. In 1951, McCay landed her first big role on the soap opera, "Love of Life," acting as Vanessa Dale. She had this role for four years.

McCay went on to appear in multiple television shows and films. She even appeared on "General Hospital" and "The Young Marrieds."

She was best known for her role as the family's matriarch Caroline Brady in "Days of Our Lives." She left the role for a brief moment, but when she returned, she was there for three decades. 

Will you join us in praying for the family?