It's a sad day in Pine Valley. ABC has announced that Eileen Herlie, the Scottish stage star who played All My Children's Myrtle Fargate for approximately forever, has died.

The actress rose to fame trading iambic pentameter with the likes of Laurence Olivier and Richard Burton on the West End and Broadway, joined AMC in 1976 and played surrogate mother to Susan Lucci's Erica Kane up through the current season.

Herlie succumed to complications of pneumonia. She was 90.

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