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Scott Elrod To The Young and the Restless As Avery's Ex-Husband!

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Watch out Dylan McAvoy and the other gents on The Young and the Restless!  A new hottie is about to arrive in Genoa City in the form of none other than former Men in Trees star Scott Elrod!

According to TV Guide Magazine’s Michael Logan, Elrod is now set to play Avery’s (Jessica Collins) ex-hubby, Joe Clark.  In the back-story, Avery and Joe’s marriage had hit the skids, and she began her affair with war vet Dylan McAvoy (Steve Burton)! But apparently the lawyer/chef has always wished Joe found happiness elsewhere, but has always carried the guilt with her of what she had done to their marriage.

A Y&R show rep told TVG:  “Viewers can expect Joe to have more than a few tricks up his sleeve as he crosses paths with several key Y&R characters.”

Elrod will begin to be seen on air in early October.  As mentioned, Elrod starred opposite Anne Heche in the ABC comedy Men in Trees as Cash the handyman, and also appeared in the Oscar winning film, Argo, among other screen credits.

So what do you think about the casting of Scott Elrod?  Looking forward to Joe coming to town to throw a wrench into Dylan and Avery’s relationship?   Weigh-in below!

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CeeCee
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CeeCee

—may sound shallow and superficial; but, all I can say is, WHAT A HUNK !!

Sheila
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Sheila

Yes he is a hunk, hot hot hot man.

Brenda
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Brenda

This man should have been chosen to play the character of Christian Grey on 50 shades of grey!!!

William
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William

I know right. He looks like Colin Egglesfield.

Will make Dullan and Billy look like road kill.

Lisa
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Lisa

Y & R has several sexy men. Sooo glad Scott joined the cast. Love the soap!

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Perhaps another actor who audition for the role of Adam, but wasn’t quite right so they created this character for him? All I know the show is introducing another new character and at this rate it won’t be long before JFP can rename the show, because it will be basically a whole different show than the one Mr Bell created.

k/kay
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k/kay

Mary I think JFP is running scared over there her Billy recsasts have been epic fail! I still say GT/nu Phyllis was only cast because she wanted to show Stafford a thing or two as my sister would say. GT is too young for the role it is the same mistake MAB made with Maura West as the new Diane Jenkins. Still off my DVR! I also think she has a unhealthy obsession with Steve Burton which has ruined the show for me if he is not on the screen he is talked about.

Peter
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Peter

Scott is a very hot man, he has gorgeous eyes and a hot body. Wow eye candy. LOL. I have a boyfriend, who is hot too. Scott is a terrific actor. Welcome scott to daytime. I will be watching you on The Young and The Restless. Maybe phyllis will hit the sheets with him. Gina Tagnoni first air date August 11, I cannot wait. Gina will be terrific as the new Phyllis.

Jeremy
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Jeremy

I don’t know this actors body of work, though I do agree…he sure looks very hot man, indeed. Gosh, as I’m a GH & DAYS fan…I think he’d be a better Nathan and definitely look great with Maxie. Y&R’s gain!

aria
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aria

he kind of looks like gh nathan, either way, i’ll take him over steve burton!

NATHALIE
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NATHALIE

cute guy. but y? can avery and macavoy be happy? guess not! soaps sucks!

Scott (ATWT Fan)
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Scott (ATWT Fan)

I’m very excited about this. I love Scott’s work, and have always wondered about Joe’s history with Avery. It’ll be nice to see how this all plays out, and how Joe will interact with the rest of the cast of characters. Bring him on!! I’m dying to see how this is going to turn out!

Dtmh
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Dtmh

…..or is he the new Adam?

Don
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Don

he is not the new adam he will be playing joe clark avery’s ex husband so no he is not adam.

Dtmh
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Dtmh

I read the article but they’ve had casting before for one character and it was really for the surprise return of another character.

Nancy
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Nancy

I was thinking the same thing. Could they be fooling us into thinking it’s Joe, but it’s really going to be Adam?

Dtmh
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Dtmh

Yes, I believe that too and I think he would be a good fit for the role. I don’t know his age but he could pass for nic and Victoria’s younger bro unlike the last actor,but I did like him.

su0000
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su0000

He looks a bit young an too handsome to have been with Avery..
But, perhaps it is just a good photo of him..

I hope he is serial killer and spots Kelly.
Y&R and mostly me needs some excitement, badly..

So, is this guy under contract or recurring..? I think I like him..

Johnny
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Johnny

Are you crazy, Avery is beautiful and has good taste in men. Jessica Collins is a very pretty lady and a terrific actress.

su0000
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su0000

awww Johnny..
I did not say she isn’t pretty or anything about her acting..
(it’s her always grinning … LOL..

and she is pretty and can act ..
but I just dont see her and the handsomely rugged Joe as matching up ..

Have to see them interact .. ya know, screen chem and all that stuff .. 🙂

Darren
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Darren

I agree with you Johnny, Jessica Collins is very attractive and the lady can act. Jessica is 43 years old, wow she looks very young for her age.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

No, su0000. Look him up. He just is a hottie in every picture, not in just this one. He looks a lot like my husband.
I do agree with you; Avery is all wrong for him, as she was for Nick. She and Dylan are boringly perfect together.
I also agree with Mary SF. Inasmuch as I simply salivate over Scott, Y&R is starting to look like Grand Central.

su0000
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su0000

CeeCee ..
I agree! He is hot.. and-
Dylan and Avery are a sedative .!
They don’t do anything..
She goes in the coffee shop they talk about nothing interesting she leaves and he fiddles with the coffee machine.. they talk, that is all that is going with them..
Avery and Dylan do nothing = boring.. lol ..
I can’t waste my soap viewing time them I FF through their conversation about nothing..

At least- Seinfeld’s show that was ”all about nothing” was funny!

su0000
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su0000

When I saw his pic I thought he was the new Adam …. then I read..

((that is good he is not the new Adam I don’t care to have MM replaced))

Harry
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Harry

well, then they shan’t recast Adam! If you don’t care for it, then it will not be done.

jimh(leave it to beaver)
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jimh(leave it to beaver)

He shouldve played Adam…

Maria
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Maria

Adam Newman will be back by the fall, mark my words Cameron Mathison will play Adam. This will happen. Cameron is sexy and a wonderful actor.

Harry
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Harry

Oh Good Lord, I hope you are wrong, Maria. Everything about Cameron speaks to his being the anti-Adam.
They might as well cast Cameron as Jim Morrison.

Chaz
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Chaz

Hopefully not! CM is a decent actor but he doesn’t have the qualities needed for Adam….someone who can be vulnerable and yet be ruthless, vicious and scheming. I think if cast he would suffer the same fate as David Tom. And after that disaster I don’t think TPTB would want that happening again.

jaybird369
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jaybird369

Harry…TOTALLY AGREED!!!!! Cameron Mathison playing Adam Newman? HAHAHAHAHA!!!!! And…N-O!!!!! No No No No. Next…..

Iakovos
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Iakovos

Seems Y&R is no longer the show Bill Bell created. So many new people. I always liked Avery though. Was glad Phyllis was given a family. Sad Avery and Nick could not last. Seems Avery and Dylan are the center couple now.

New cast is easy on the eyes, for sure. A boy toy for Ashley?

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Hmmm—very interesting.

Jenn
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Jenn

Dylan McAvoy who?

Nikki
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Nikki

I’m supposed to believe that Avery cheated on this gorgeous, sexy hunk of man meat with average looks, boring, Dudley-do-right Dylan?! He better be a serial killer or something, otherwise that scenario would make no sense.

jaybird369
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jaybird369

Nikki…Oh, girlfriend…you are SO RIGHT ON!!!!! Any on-screen soap chick that would cheat on that V-E-R-Y S-E-X-Y A-S H-E-L-L Joe Clark with that dull-as-dishwater Dylan would clearly be OUT OF HER MIND!!!!!

Nikki…your ‘sexy hunk of man meat’ comment TRULY MADE MY DAY…LOL!!!!! Thank you.

Take care, Nikki. XOXOXOXOXO

diane
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diane

One question, why in the world would Avery ever look at another man, when she has this man at home. Another storyline that will make no sense, but he will be nice to look at.

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Yes, it never a bad idea to cast a good looking guy on a show– I am sure they will find many ways for him to go shirtless lol—but you’re right without a story what is the point of bringing a new characters, they cannot make up for poor writing. And as for your question, I know you weren’t being serious, but to state the obvious—if sex was just about looks it doesn’t make sense, but marriage is about more than having a hot husband– no doubt Avery’s ex wasn’t meeting her emotional needs and Dylan did.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Oh, I agree, Mary SF. Who would not admire a hot guy? I am married with two small children; that doesn’t mean a great looking guy won’t grab my attention…it’s human nature. But, being blessed with good looks does not a happy marriage make. One thing has nothing to do with the other. As you say, Mary, If the emotional needs are not met, there is no marriage…just role-play.

Geena
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Geena

I wont get excited until I see him on the screen. Y&R has done such poor job with their casting with the exception of Gina Tognoni. I dont know his body of work either so we’ll see if he can make an impact.

Alan
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Alan

Thank you, Y&R!

I was hoping for yet another new character to join the show and the best part is that this one will be involved with Dylan and Avery which means more screen time for that super popular couple and less for the veteran characters I enjoy.

Hooray!

mike
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mike

Scott will be a very welcome addition to this show which has gotten very stale and has suffered from bad casting decisions of late.

Jimmy
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Jimmy

Oh boy, you’re telling me about those bad casting decisions! The only one they got right recently was Gina Tognoni as Phyllis, but this new Billy? Good lord, I was very willing to give him a chance, and granted it’s only been a few weeks, but I can’t stand him! He just isn’t a great actor, at least not for his part. If they brought him in as Stitch’s brother, I’d be okay with it, but not as Billy.

Nanci
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Nanci

So disappointed. WHY do they keep adding new characters?
Again and again, and so close together. This is going way overboard.

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

There sure are a lot of changes at YawneR! Maybe the changes will wake people up!!!

PatF
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PatF

I guess you’ve been snoozing watching Days and have missed all of the change there? 😉

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

Days of our Lives…HOT AS HELL!!!

jaybird369
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jaybird369

I remember Scott Elrod from Men In Trees. I TOTALLY AGREE with CeeCee…WHAT A H-U-N-K!!!!! And…the dude can act, too!!!!! An idea: I think that Y&R should pair his character of Joe with Mariah. To me, that would be WAY MORE INTERESTING than a possible Dylan/Avery/Joe love triangle…BLECH!!!!!

Until next time…D-E-U-C-E-S!!!!!

damien
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damien

hook up ashley wth this man candy stat!!! speaking of man candy whrs tyler been lately, he had so much potential when he weaseling his way around lily, now hes been love struck for abby and boring. i loved tyler when he was cocky !! wth averys ex in town, more tyler and maybe bring back carmine i will be one very happy viewer!!1

Patrick
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Patrick

I had to Wiki his “body” of work

Oye! YES ! he was on “Men In Trees” ABC : which lasted for ONLY 2 seasons

unfortunately

this was one night time serial… I wish found an audience

Love Anne Heche

David
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David

Wow this dude is a pretty boy, He is a hot man. rumor I heard 3 days ago, is that Jon Hensley ex Holden Snyder as the world turns might be the new Adam Newman. I hope its true, I love Jon Hensley. He is very hot and a wonderful actor.

Chaz
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Chaz

Hensley is too old to play Adam. Even pushing it and making Adam 40, Hensley is almost 50. Adam is SUPPOSED to be younger than Nick, after all.

Johnny
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Johnny

How old are you?? Lol. You sound like a 13 year old schoolgirl. You WAY overuse the word “hot”. Jon Hensley is pushing 50.

Timmm
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Timmm

Seems like Y&R is doing what GH has been doing, creating a whole new soap within a soap? Seems like the executives have this thought, out with the old and in with the new? Well, for one thing, the new actors are usually cheaper than the vets. Either way, lets hope Joe is written well and he can act. GH hired a “Hunk” [Detective West] and he cannot act past his looks! Stiff as a board! No emotions what so ever! Go Joe!

lizzy
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lizzy

He should have been the new billy because that other actor is just weird looking.

Chaz
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Chaz

Well, since Jack has moved on with Kelly maybe Phyllis will dally with her sister’s ex?

Mary SF
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Mary SF

I had the same thought—- but no pairing will work unless the writing is there and I fear these writers are not up for the challenge.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

That would be sweet irony, wouldn’t it, Chaz? Afterall, Avery dallied with Nick, Phyllis’s ex. Full circle…oh, joy…lol. Love your thought-process.

Michael (not Fairman)
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Michael (not Fairman)

Well, if you can’t write interesting, compelling stories, you can at least cast nice-looking actors, right (even if you saddle them with subpar material)?

I don’t remember much about this guy from Men In Trees, but if he’d been a weak link in the acting department, I’d definitely remember–it was on the whole a well-acted, well-cast show, and he would have stuck out. (Oh, and well-written, too, by the way; hey, Y&R, good writing, you know, maybe you could try importing that aspect from Men In Trees too, while you’re at it? Please? Pretty please?)

Anne Howell
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Anne Howell

Wow, looks like they finally found one with some sex appeal ,,!!!

Lia
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Lia

Wow! That’s all I can say.

PatF
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PatF

Hot.

Hope he gets Avery back and Dylan’s PTSD gets him put into the psych hospital with Patty.

jaybird369
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jaybird369

GOOD ONE, Pat…LOL!!!!! An idea: Maybe Psycho Patty can FINISH OFF stiff-as-a-board Dylan…FOR GOOD!!!!! Oh I am SO TERRIBLE (lol)!!!!! Oh, well.

Take care, Pat. D-E-U-C-E-S!!!!!

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

Dylan, meet Aunt Patty….

PatF
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PatF

Ha!!! That’s right!

jaybird369
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jaybird369

MBmomof3…honey, forgive me but I gotta add on to your funny (lol) post. Check this out:

Dylan…say hello to your WONDERFULLY CRAZY AND ENTERTAINING Aunt Patty!!!!! She’s about to do us soap viewers A HUGE FAVOR by sending Y-O-U (boring self and all) into SOAP OBLIVION (or whatever)!!!!! Oh, well. And…so long muscle-head…forever. Yep.

Take care, ma’am.

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

At least he’s not Dylan. That’s an upgrade right there.

jaybird369
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jaybird369

Y-E-S!!!!! And…not only that…judging by that photo alone (or whatever), I think that that Scott Elrod dude is PART BOYISHLY HANDSOME, PART RUGGEDLY HANDSOME!!!!! As for DULL AND BLAH Dylan…well…never mind…LOL!!!!!

Peace.

scyren
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scyren

Not attracted to Scott. He doesn’t do it for me. Steve does. It’s all about preference.

Linda
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Linda

Avery left this guy for Dylan in the first place, Yeah right, hog wash!!!!!!

scyren
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scyren

I would have. Dylan is hot.

leslie
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leslie

he is hot!!1 I need to be playing an actress beside him….Nice!

Vicki
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Vicki

‘XCITED…..Congratz Scott…I am sooo happy for you!!

Vicki
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Vicki

Now this is the GUY who should be casted for the Fifty Shades of Grey movie. He’s got everything this character is being portrayed in the book. Tall, dark, handsome, cool, gorgeous piercing eyes, handsome-can’t-take-my-eyes -off-him kinda look, etc., etc…..
So please let’s get the word out to Hollywood to get this guy casted for the role of Mr. Grey!!!!!!

Pam
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Pam

You forgot to mention Scott Elrod was amazing in the movie Home Run!

rochelle
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rochelle

I agree Vicki, yes indeed he should have been Christian Grey

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In addition to his most remembered role on daytime as Frank Scanlon on the GH spinoff, Port Charles, where he appeared in over 762 episodes, Pickett also appeared on GH replacing Ted King as Lorenzo Alcazar and came back to the show in 2006-07 in the recurring role of Detective David Harper.  Jay also spent time on Days of our Lives as Dr. Chip Lakin and appeared on primetime’s Desperate Housewives and Queen Sugar countless other TV series and films.

Word of Pickett’s death first came via Facebook from Jim Heffel who is the film’s co-producer, who shared along with these images (see below): “Yesterday I lost a good friend and the world lost a great person. Jay Pickett decided to ride off into the Heavens. Jay died sitting on a horse ready to rope a steer in the movie Treasure Valley in Idaho. The way of a true cowboy. Jay wrote the story and starred in it. He was also coproducer with myself and Vernon Walker. He will be truly missed. Ride like the wind partner.”

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Michael Dietz, who played Pickett’s on-screen brother, Joe Scanlon on Port Charles shared his grief on the news on Facebook, expressing: “My greatest friend has sadly left this world. We met when we were cast as brothers on Port Charles many, many years ago. He played my big brother on TV but that carried over into real life and an amazing friendship that was one of a kind. He was an incredible husband, father, friend, and godfather to my daughter. Everyone that knew him loved him. I love you, Jay. Keep smiling my friend. All my love to his family, who truly became our family as well. You will be forever missed.”

Kin Shriner (Scott, GH) and Jay’s former co-star at Port Charles shared: “The sudden passing of my pal Jay Pickett Is very sad . He loved acting and Westerns , and when we got together we laughed a lot . R.I.P. Jay”

Kelly Monaco (Ex-Livvie, PC and now Sam, GH) shared on her Instagram:  “My heart goes out to the family and friends of Jay Pickett. If you knew him, you loved him. Words can’t describe…”

Travis Mills from the film Treasure Valley, in which Pickett was filming at the time of his death, shared on Sunday morning this updated message on Facebook: “Many of you have already heard about the tragedy that happened two days ago. Jay Pickett, our leading man, writer, producer, and creator of this movie passed away suddenly while we were on location preparing to film a scene. There is no official explanation for the cause of his death but it appears to have been a heart attack. Everyone present tried as hard as they could to keep him alive. Our hearts are broken and we grieve for his family who are so devastated by this shocking tragedy.  As so many of us know, Jay was an incredible man. He was kind, sweet, and generous. He was one of the best actors I ever worked with and it was an honor to collaborate with him. Everyone who met him, even for the briefest moment, could feel his warmth, his wonderful spirit. It is difficult to find the words right now to say more. His closest friends have said that he was very happy making Treasure Valley and my hope is that he truly was. He was doing what he loved: acting, riding horses, making movies. And he was magnificent.”

Jay is survived by his wife, Elena, and their three children, Maegan, Michaela and Tyler.

We will have more on this continuing story as remembrances for Pickett are shared, and updated on news of his passing.

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