Kathryn Hays, one of many stars of “As the World Turns,” has died. She was 87.
Hays’ loss of life was confirmed by her household, who stated the actress died on March 25 in Fairfield, Connecticut. No reason for loss of life was given.
Hays, who was born Kay Piper in Princeton, Illinois, starred in “As the World Turns” as Kim for practically 40 years. She additionally appeared on the unique “Star Trek” as Gem within the episode “The Empath.”
She described her function on “As the World Turns” as “the longest job I ever had,” in response to an interview in 2020.
Her household described her as an “an actor’s actor, who always knew her lines and hit her marks.”
“A consummate artist, she was never happier than when involved in the creative process, whether it was rehearsal, learning lines, cooking for friends, decorating a house or creating a garden. Especially gardens. She created beauty wherever she went,” the household assertion reads.
In addition to tv, Hays’ profession included a activate Broadway with roles in exhibits reminiscent of “Ladybug, Ladybug,” “The Irregular Verb to Love’,’ and “Hot September.”
Outside of her work as a performer, Hays was a mother and a grandmother. She also enjoyed music, church and dogs.
Private funeral arrangements for Hays are to be made.