Wagner dies

The actress passed away on Saturday (01May10), but her cause of death has not yet been confirmed.

Wagner is best known for playing Nancy Hughes on As The World Turns for more than half a century, holding the Guinness World Record for playing the same role on TV for the longest period of time.

She also racked up a number of Broadway credits in her career, starring in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, The Bad Seed and Sunny River.

The actress married Broadway producer Robert Willey in 1954 and the pair remained wed until his death in May last year (09).