Soap Veteran Beverlee McKinsey Passes Away… image

Beverly McKinsey (NBC)

We are sad to inform everyone, that we have lost one of daytime's biggest soap veterans. On May 2, 2008, 72 year old Beverlee McKinsey, passed away due to complications resulting from a kidney transplant.

Most known for her eight year run on Another World as Iris Cory Carrington from 1972 to 1980, Beverlee went on to appear in the show's spin-off, Texas, from 1980 to 1981, on Guiding Light as Alexandra 'Alex' Spaulding von Halkein Thorpe from 1984 to 1992 then finished her daytime career on ABC’s General Hospital as Myrna Slaughter in 1994. Beverlee also appeared in many primetime hits as well. wants to send our deepest sympathies out to Beverlee's family. She will always be remembered for the mark she made in daytime and will never be forgotten.