Sad news to report, another legendary soap performer has died. James Pritchett who for years played Dr. Matt Powers on the NBC soap, The Doctors passed away on March 16th in New York City. Pritchett was the fifth actor to win the Outstanding Lead Actor Daytime Emmy in 1978. Lydia Bruce was most also remembered in the role of his wife, Maggie Powers for many years. Elizabeth Hubbard was another one of the main stars of the series as Althea Davis. The Doctors aired on NBC from 1963-1982.
Pritchett was born on October 27, 1922, in Lenoir, North Carolina. Our thoughts and prayers are with Pritchett’s family and friends.