Susan Brown Who Played Dr. Baldwin in ‘General Hospital’ Died at 86

September 1, 2018 Updated: September 1, 2018

Susan Brown, who is famous for her role on TV series “General Hospital,” died in Los Angeles on Aug. 31, at age 86. She had been battling with Alzheimer’s. The cause of death was not announced.

Brown was born in San Francisco on May 4, 1932, and played in ABC’s “General Hospital” from 1979 to 1985, and then as a guest actress. She was nominated for an Emmy for her performance in this TV series in 1979.

On the day Brown passed away, Kin Shriner, who played as her TV son, mourned on twitter with a picture of the two, captioned: “Sad to say one of my best friends and costars Susan Brown passed away today. She played Gail Baldwin @GeneralHospital my mother R.I.P. Susan I will miss all our laughs.”

Susan Brown started her career with the TV series “The Edge of the Night” in 1956. She also acted in “Port Charles,” “Santa Barbara,” “As the World Turns,” and guest starred on “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Frasier,” and many more shows.

Producer of “General Hospital,” Wendy Riche tweeted, “RIP Susan Brown We cherish the love and laughter you brought to the General Hospital Family.”

Many people remember how elegant she was when she played as First Lady Pat Nixon in “The Final Days” and Nancy Reagan in “Without Warning: the James Brady Story.”

Michael Logan, author of the TV Guide magazine tweeted, “RIP Susan Brown. Gail Baldwin on ⁦@GeneralHospital⁩. Soap opera royalty. Consummate actress. And so damn much fun. Knowing her–and laughing with her–was one of life’s great delights. #GH”

Other celebrities also offer condolences online, such as her co-stars Jackie Zeman and Frank Valentini.

She had her own interior design company and was busy with providing decorating services when not acting, according to Variety.

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