Veteran US soapie actor and entertainer dies at 94
ANNE Jeffreys, the US actor and singer known for her roles in the 1950s sitcom Topper and long-running daytimeayti soap opera General l Hospital, has diedd at age 94.
Jeffreys’ ca- reer started in the e early 1940s with h a number of film roles including Step Lively, a musical starring Frank Sinatra.
In the late 1940s Jeffreys (pictured) turned to Broadway, replacing Patricia Morison in Kiss Me, Kate in 1948, and also appearing in Three Wishes for Jamie. Between 1952 and 1955 she starred in the CBS sitcom Topper. Her then husband, Robert Sterling, was also part of the show’s central cast. H Her TV roles inc cluded LA Law and Murder, She Wrote. Her role in 1972’s The Delphip Bureau earned a Golden Globe nomination. For two deca ades, between 1984 a and 2004, she p played wealthy socialite Amanda Barrington in General Hospital; and also in its spin-off, Port Charles. Her most recent credit was in a 2013 episode of Getting On.