Actor Jay Pickett has passed away, he got sick while filming

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Actor Jay Pickett, best known to audiences from the series ‘General Hospital’ and ‘Days of our lives’, has died at the age of 61 on a film set in the US state of Idaho. Namely, Pickett fell ill during the shooting of his new film ‘Treasure Valley‘, and the sad news of his death was confirmed by his wife, writes the Daily Mail

Jay Pickett, our lead man, writer, producer, and creator of this film passed away suddenly while we were on-site and preparing to shoot the scene. Our hearts are broken and we grieve with his family who is devastated by this shocking tragedy – said Travis Mills, the film’s director. 

There is no official explanation for the cause of his death, but it appears to have been a heart attack. Everyone who was next to him tried to help him – he added. 

Pickett has had a rich career, starring in numerous movies and soap operas, and has also had episodic roles in hit series such as Dexter, Mentalist, Housewives, and NCIS LA.