Former ‘OLTL’ Headwriter, Peggy O’Shea, Dies at 91

Disney/ABC Television Group
Disney/ABC Television Group
Disney/ABC Television Group

Peggy O’Shea, a former headwriter of the soap opera “,” died on Thursday, May 1.

Variety reports that the 91-year-old — who served as “OLTL’s” headwriter for most of the 1980s, and also wrote for CBS’ “” during that same time — passed away from a stroke and complications arising from the condition.

O’Shea is survived by her husband, , who created the show “Quincy, M.E.” Before her death, the writer worked with Shaw on a variety of projects, including episodes of “,” “,” “” and many more.

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