Learning about someone’s death is never easy. Even when the death is of a celebrity, we did not know personally but saw every now and then on television. Jeffrey Carlson passed away at only 48 years old.
Keep reading to learn more about this tragic event.
Jeffrey Carlson was best known for his role in All My Children. The actor has reportedly passed away at the age of 48 years old. The news was announced by Time Out editor, Adam Feldman via a tweet on Saturday.
“RIP Jeffrey Carlson, 48, exposed-nerve star of Broadway (Billy in The Goat, Marilyn in Taboo) and TV (the groundbreaking trans character Zoe on All My Children). A powerful actor and a painful loss,” Feldman’s tweet said.
So far, the cause of death has not been released.
There was also a post for Carlson on the Facebook page Shakespeare Theater Company’s.
“STC is saddened to learn of the recent passing of Jeffrey Carlson. Jeffrey gave beautiful and nuanced performances during is career which took him from television and film to Broadway and, fortunately for us, to STC. His memorable performances include Lorenzaccio (2005), Hamlet (2007, and 2008’s Free For All), and Romeo and Juliet (2016, and 2017’s Free For All),” the caption was accompanied with a picture of Carlson performing on stage. “We send our love to Jeffrey’s friends, family, and colleagues, those who knew and loved him dearest.”
“Good night, sweet prince, and may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.” Hamlet, Act 5, scene 2,” it ended.
Carlson was a graduate of Juilliard School and began his career on Broadway in 2003’s Edward Albee’s The Goat or Who Is Sylvia. Later he starred with Hilary Swank in The Miracle Worker. From 2003-2004 he starred as Marilyn in the productions of Taboo.
However, his biggest role was perhaps on All My Children. He came on the show in 2006 as a character named Zarf and later returned as a transgender character named Zoe who was on the series till 2007.
This is such sad news. We are sending our condolences to Carlson’s friends and family. Share this piece with others fans of All My Children so they can know about this sad news as well.