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- John Reilly died at the age of 84.
- His daughter, actor and TikTok character Caitlin Reilly, confirmed the news. “John Henry Matthew Reilly, aka Jack. The brightest light in the world went out,” she said.
- The actor was best known for his role as Sean Donnelly General hospital.
John Reilly died. He was 84 years old.
The soap star’s daughter, actor and TikTok character Caitlin Reilly, confirmed the news in Instagram on Sunday, writing: “The brightest light in the world has gone out.”
Along with a photo of her father holding her, she said, “Imagine the best person in the world. Now imagine that this person is your dad. I’m so grateful he was mine. I’m so grateful I fell in love with him. so grateful I was able to hold him and say goodbye. I honestly don’t know what I’m going to do, but I know he’s going to be with me. “
The actor’s career began in the 60’s with smaller roles Days of Death Valley,, Apple’s way and Gunsbefore he got the role in How the world rotates replacing John Colenbeck as Dr. Dan Stewart in 1974.
In 1983, he also appeared in Dallas, and continued to play parties in popular shows such as Beverly Hills, 90210 and Passions. But he was best known for his role as Sean Donnelly General hospital. He remained on the show until 1994, according to Variety, and repeated this role in 2008 and 2013.
General hospital Twitter the bill paid tribute to the actor after the news of his death.
“The whole family of the general hospital is heartbroken to hear of the death of John Reilly,” they wrote. “Our thoughts and prayers go to his loved ones.”
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