General Hospital star Robyn Bernard dies at 64: All you need to know about her

    Bernard's career took off after securing a role on the soap opera in 1984.

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    Soap opera star Robyn Bernard, known for her role in General Hospital, has passed away at the age of 64. Her body was discovered in an open field behind a business in San Jacinto, California, on Tuesday at 4:08 a.m., as confirmed by a press release from the Riverside County Sheriff's Office.

    The cause and manner of her death remain unknown at this time. A spokesperson for the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office stated that foul play is not suspected. An autopsy is reportedly scheduled for Wednesday, with toxicology reports expected to take several weeks, according to TMZ.

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    Life and Career of Robyn Bernard

    Born in Gladewater, Texas, on May 26, 1959, the actress started her Hollywood journey with a part in the 1981 film Diva. Her subsequent appearances included roles in Whiz Kids in 1983 and The Facts of Life in 1984. Bernard gained widespread recognition for her portrayal of Terry Brock in General Hospital.

    She skyrocketed to fame following her debut on the legendary soap opera in 1984, captivating audiences with her compelling performances. Over the span of six years, she graced the screen in 145 episodes, leaving an indelible mark on the series before bidding farewell in 1990. Her portrayal resonated deeply with viewers, solidifying her status as a beloved figure in the realm of daytime television.

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    A Versatile Acting Career

    In addition to her notable role in General Hospital, Bernard showcased her talent across various television shows, including Simon & Simon, Whiz Kids, The Facts of Life, Tour of Duty, and Maigret. Her versatility extended to the big screen with appearances in films such as Betty Blue (1986), Roselyne and the Lions (1989), and Kings for a Day (1997).

    Her last appearance on screen was in the 2002 film Voices From The High School, portraying the character of a psychologist. Following this role, she retired from the spotlight and was known to have led a quiet life in San Jacinto.