Jeffrey Carlson Dead: ‘All My Children’ Trans Character Was 48
All My Children actor Jeffrey Carlson, known for his role as a trans character on the soap opera, has reportedly died.
The news was announced by Time Out New York theater editor Adam Feldman on Twitter.
RIP Jeffrey Carlson, 48, exposed-nerve star of Broadway (Billy in The Goat, Marilyn in Taboo) and TV (the groundbreaking trans character Zoe on All My Children). A powerful actor and a painful loss. pic.twitter.com/ZdZdmlKtTP
— Adam Feldman (@FeldmanAdam) July 9, 2023
Carlson came to the show as a character named Zarf in August 2006, then returned that November as a trans woman named Zoe.
The Shakespeare Theatre Company wrote a tribute on Facebook. “STC is saddened to learn of the recent passing of Jeffrey Carlson. Jeffrey gave beautiful and nuanced performances during his career, which took him from television and film to Broadway and, fortunately for us, to STC.”
Carlson was 48.
Location and cause of death have not yet been disclosed to the public.