Soap star Jay Pickett was described as a “great man” who died in a “real cowboy manner” after he died while shooting a new movie in Idaho.
Pickett’s acting career took off in the late 1980s and included in his list of acting works Jack and the fat man, Matlock, Spiritualist, NCIS: Los Angeles, Dexter, and Rosewood.
The cause of his death is not yet known. Weekly newspaper His representative has been contacted for comments.
Actor Jim Heffel pays tribute to Pickett FacebookTo share recent photos of the deceased actor on set Treasure Valley, A movie written and produced by Pickett.
“Yesterday I lost a good friend, the world lost a great person,” Heffel wrote. “Jay Pickett decided to ride into heaven. Jay was sitting on a horse and was going to die in a movie where a bull was tied with a rope Treasure Valley In Idaho. “
“The Real Cowboy Road. Jay wrote this story and starred in it. He is also the co-producer of Vernon Walker and I. He will really be missed. A partner like the wind.”
Stuntman Ardeshir Radepour also posted a tribute on his Facebook page. Radpur said: “I feel very sad to suddenly discover that a great human and friend died young.”
“Jie, you will always be with us, and we will always be with you. Thank you for your partner, your friendship and your guidance. It is an honor to work with you and call you a friend. Brother Rest.”
Friend Michal Feifer wrote: “My good friend, business partner, favorite actor, big brother, real cowboy, and more. Jay Pickett went to heaven yesterday.” Soap center Report.
“Not only did Jie star in my 15 films, but I also made my best film with Jie ten years ago. We produced and co-written Soda Springs And made movie magic in his hometown of Idaho. Although Jie may not be on earth, Soda Springs Thank goodness, will always be with us. I will miss you and love you. See you later, cowboy! “
Pickett’s Port Charles co-star Michael Dietz said: “My best friend has left this world regrettably. We met when we became brothers. Port charles Many many years ago. He played my eldest brother on TV, but that will continue in real life, and it is a unique and wonderful friendship. “
“He is my daughter’s incredible husband, father, friend, and godfather. Everyone who knows him loves him. I love you Jay. Keep smiling, my friend. All my love for his family, they also truly Become our family. You will be missed forever. Until I see you again…”
Pickett was born in Spokane, Washington, grew up in Caldwell, Idaho, and then moved to California to study fine art at the University of California. University of California,Angel.
His wife Elena Marie Bates (he married in 1985) and their three children survived.