Mary Stuart’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 4, 1926

Death Date

February 28, 2002

Age of Death

75 years

Cause of Death



Soap Opera Actress

The soap opera actress Mary Stuart died at the age of 75. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Best remembered for portraying Joanne Gardner on the American soap opera “Search for Tomorrow,” a role she played for 35 years.

She married Wolfgang Neumann in 1986.



“You know, in playing a role like this, you really want to get it right, because this is a person who was revered by so many doctors, women doctors especially.” (Mary Stuart Masterson)


“She came up with a whole way of doing fluoroscopy, which is kind of like a live version of X-ray, so that she could see the heart as it worked, not frozen in a picture.” (Mary Stuart Masterson)


“In this case they’re doctors. But having passion for your work and to take risks in order to better human kind. That’s a pretty big theme. It’s pretty inspiring.” (Mary Stuart Masterson)


“And that’s what’s beautiful to me, is he did not become a victim of it, and he didn’t become a statistic, he just kind of kept on marching through, no matter what people threw at him.” (Mary Stuart Masterson)