Lori March Scourby, an actress known as the “First Lady of Daytime
Television” for her decades of work in serials who also starred in a
memorable 1960 episode of The Twilight Zone, died in her sleep
March 19. No other details of her death were immediately available.
Scourby played Valerie Hill Ames Northcoate on CBS’ The Secret
Storm from 1964-74 (Alexander played her husband for a couple
of years on the show) and appeared on other soaps including The
Brighter Day, Search for Tomorrow, One Life to Live, The Edge of
Night, Texas, Guiding Light and Another World.
She was the wife of the late Alexander Scourby, an actor and narrator
of numerous audiobooks including the King James Bible