Barbara Tarbuck (Lady Jane Jacks on General Hospital)

Current Character: Lady Jane Jacks

Birthday: 1942-01-15

Birthplace: Born in Detroit, Michigan

Marital Status: Divorced, 1 child


Born in Detroit, Michigan, Barbara attended Wayne State University and then went on to receive her masters in Theater from the University of Michigan. She then received a Fulbright Grant to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Later, she moved to New York where she landed roles in theatre productions of "Landscape & Silence," "Water Engine" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs." Aside from her recurring role on General Hospital, Barbara has appeared in the TV series "ER" and "Cold Case" and in the movies "Walking Tall" and "Journeyman."

In addition to to acting, Barbara has written a children's show called "Who Am I," a one-woman show called "Changes" and the novel "Stopping By." She is also a director and an acting coach.

Career Highlights

General Hospital - Lady Jane Jacks (1996 - Present)
Smith - Gloria (2007)
CSI? York - Vivian Claven (2005)
Medium - Carol Waller Smith (2005)
Nip/Tuck - Mrs. Declan (2004)
Cold Case - Helen (2003)
Six Feet Under - STD Clinic Doctor (2002)
Judging Amy - Doctor Cody (2001)
ER - Alice Presley (1999)
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Governor Leka Trion (1991)
Santa Barbara - Sister Allegra (1990)
Knots Landing - Mrs. Schumacher (1987)
Falcon Crest - Dr. Randall (1986-1987)
Mash - Major Judy Parker (1982)
Dallas - Cliff's secretary (1979)


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