The Detroit native began her career at age nine on the Wwj children’s radio show “Storyland.” She went on to study acting at Wayne State University in Michigan and later attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art on a Fulbright Scholarship. She moved to New York City after graduation to pursue a career as an actress.
She appeared on Broadway in David Mamet’s “The Water Engine” as well as in Jules Irving’s production of “Landscape and Silence.”
Tarbuck played Lady Jane Jacks, Jax Jacks’ (played by Ingo Rademacher) mother on the popular ABC soap opera “General Hospital” from 1996 until 2010. She also appeared in five episodes of Ryan Murphy’s hit series “American Horror Story: Asylum” as