Also known as Jackie Zeman, Jacklyn Zeman is a very famous American actress known for her works in films and shows. She is popular for her role as Barbara Spender or “Bobbie” Spencer on the series “General Hospital”. Apart from being a popular actress, she now works in Home Shopping Network. Let us get to know a lot more about Jacklyn Zeman from down below.
Early life and Family
She was born in the year 1953, on the 6th of March in Englewood, New Jersey, in the united states of America. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is of White origins. If you are interested in her zodiac sign, it is Pisces. Her father’s name is Richard S Zeman and her mother’s name is Rita Zeman-Rohlman. That’s all for now about her family life. Jacklyn’s father worked as a system engineer, and her mother worked as a magazine supervisor in her hometown. She has been interested in acting from a young age and used to perform in her school drama club. At a young age, Jacklyn performed in the local theater production in her hometown. She spent her early life in Englewood along with her family members.
Educational life and Early Career
She studied at the Bergenfield High School and got her graduation when she was 15 years old. Then, she got herself a scholarship for learning dance at New York University. During her early career, she worked as a Playboy Bunny in 1972.
Her first acting was in the Soap Opera “One Life to Live” and she played the role of Lana McClain. It aired for a long period over 43 years at a stretch. Jacklyn Zeman also did guest roles in Soaps including “The Edge of Night” which got widespread popularity during its airing time. Aside, she got her career-best role in the series “General Hospital” which is the longest American Soap Opera Ever. The quality of the show was appreciable and it is regarded as one of the most prominent careers of Jacklyn Zeman too. Apart from those, Jacklyn also started working in other fields. In the 90s, she represented herself as the spokeswoman for Excedrin Aspirin. Zeman is also a common collaborator on behalf of Home Shopping Network. She was seen presenting a signature line of jewelry.
Jacklyn Zeman Awards and Nominations
Jacklyn has not won any awards for acting in films and television series, but she has been nominated for many awards. She was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series 1998. In 1981, 1995, and 1997, she was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for acting in the television series General Hospital. In 2018 and 2020, she was nominated for the Indie Series Award for Best Supporting Actress—Comedy for acting in the television series Misguided. In 2021, Jacklyn was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Daytime Fiction Program for her acting in the series The Bay. In 2022, she was nominated for the Indie Series Award for Best Supporting Actress—Drama.
Social media handles
She spends a good time on social platforms including Instagram and Twitter, Facebook, and others. However, she is much active on Instagram, posting a wide variety of photos from her travels, meet-ups, and old shoots. On her Instagram account, she has more than 33.3 K followers, and often, she will use to upload more of her pictures and videos. She has more than 37.3 K followers on her official Twitter account and often uses it to tweet. Jacklyn is also active on Facebook; she has more than 9.2 K followers on her official account, but she will not use it frequently. Jacklyn is inactive on other social media platforms like Tik Tok and YouTube.
Personal life and relationships
She has been into a lot of relationships from time to time. She first got married to Murray Kaufman, who was a DJ in the 50s and worked for 20 years. Then, she got married to Steve Gribbin and then finally to Glenn Gorden. She also has two kids.
Jacklyn was married to Murray Kaufman in September 1979, and they did not have any children together. But the marriage did not last long for her. They both separated in 1980, and their divorce was finalized in 1981, but the reason for the divorce is unknown. After the divorce was in a relationship with Steve Gribbin; after dating for two years, the couple married in 1985. This marriage also did not last long for her. They both divorced within one year of married life. Jacklyn was married to Glenn Gorden on February 14, 1988, and they both have two daughters, Lacey Rose Gorden, and Cassidy Zee Gorden. On June 21, 2007, they both divorce and separated; after that divorce, Jacklyn was not in a relationship or married to anyone.
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Rumors and controversies, if any
Jacklyn Zeman has kept her reputation quite clean and positive in her entire career. she is not related to any controversies and rumors in her 30 years of film, Tv, and business career. Zeman is also a very gentle and well-behaved woman who is loved very much, mostly by her colleagues and cast members of “General Hospital”.
The net worth of Jacklyn Zeman in 2021
She has earned good money from her career works, specifically when she started on her professional side. In 2021, the net worth of Jacklyn Zeman is $1M till now.
The Body Measurements of Jacklyn Zeman
Jacklyn will stand 5 feet 4 in height, and her weight is unknown. She did not disclose any information about her body measurements, breast, waist, or hip size. Jacklyn’s hair color is red, and she has dark brown eyes; no details are available about her shoe and dress size.
Jacklyn Zeman’s causes of death
On May 9, 2023, Jacklyn passed away at Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center, located in Thousand Oaks, California; she was 70 years old at the time. She had cancer for a short time.