Barbara Tarbuck (January 15, 1942 – December 26, 2016) was an American actress from Detroit, Michigan, best known for her role as "Lady Jane Jacks" in General Hospital.
From the ages of 9-13, Tarbuck performed as a regular on the children's series Storyland, which aired on the AM Radio Station WWJ in Detroit, Michigan.
Barbara Tarbuck attended Cooley High School and Wayne State University. Upon winning the Eva Woodbridge Victor Scholarship, she finished her Bachelors in 1963. While in college, she participated in the production of Where's Charley, which toured through Europe. She also earned her Master's Degree in Theatre from the University of Michigan. She then went to Indiana University to work as the lead actress in their inaugural theatre touring company season.