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John Callahan: 5 Things On ‘All My Children’ Fan Favorite Star Who’s Passed At 66

John Callahan, most popular for his job as Edmund Gray on the cleanser ‘Every one of My Children’, unfortunately died in the wake of encountering a monstrous stroke.

It’s a pitiful day for the universe of daytime TV. One of its most adored stars, John Callahan, has died only 66 years of age. The appalling news was affirmed by John’s ex and previous All My Children co-star Eva LaRue, 53. “May Flights of Angels Wing You to Your Rest my Dear Friend. Your greater than life, gregarious character will leave a gap in our souls perpetually,” Eva, who shares girl Kaya McKenna Callahan, 18, with John, composed. “We are crushed My incredible companion, co parent accomplice, and adoring dad to Kaya. That enormous stomach giggle, love squeezes, awful quips, capacity to orchestrate to any tune, extraordinary kitchen table singing-fests, and two steppin terrible a**!” she kept, subtitling a portion of the couple’s more joyful occasions. Here’s 5 things to think about the cleanser legend who endured a gigantic stroke at his Palm Desert, California home.

1.) He was most popular for All My Children. John began the job of magazine distributer Edmund Gray on the long running ABC cleanser All My Children in 1992. Edmund had various sentimental entrapments in Pine Valley — an imaginary suburb of Philadelphia — incorporating one with his genuine ex Eva LaRue, who played Dr. Maria Santos. John stayed on the arrangement on-and-off until 2005, when Edmund was incredibly slaughtered off in 2005. AMC went off the hair following an achievement 41 years in 2011.

2.) He was a father. John wedded his co-star Eva LaRue in 1996, and the pair invited little girl Kaya McKenna Callahan, 18, on Dec. 6, 2001. The youngster was chosen to chip in at the Golden Globe Awards by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in the wake of composing a moving tribute about Robin Williams, and is a functioning explorer simply like her folks. “Kaya and I are past grieved, so shocked, sorry that my musings are a wreck,” ex Eva’s post additionally read. “You gave the best most delightfully composed tributes, and I am at a total speechlessness right now for you. I trust Heaven has baseball and that your group consistently wins! The Yankees has quite recently lost their greatest Fan.”

3.) He was close with previous co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar. Before Buffy, Sarah got her beginning on AMC as Susan Lucci‘s little girl Kendall Hart. Beginning the show as a high schooler, Sarah built up various cozy associations with cast individuals off-screen — including John, who she depicted as a dad figure in her moving tribute on Mar. 28. “Move beyond the frightful eyebrows on me and you will see the unfathomably attractive man, remaining adjacent to, me at my secondary school graduation. That is #JohnCallahan or better know to me as GP (however why I considered him that remaining parts among us and those nearest to him),” she started her enthusiastic post, inscribing a sweet return photograph from her graduate service. “He ventured into a ton of minutes throughout my life since I didn’t have a dad to be there,” she included.”

4.) He showed up on different cleansers. Preceding his time on AMC, John got his beginning in cleansers as masseuse Leo Russell on ABC’s General Hospital. He at that point progressed into primetime with a multi year job on Falcon Crest, before coming back to the daytime world on Days of Our Lives. He additionally showed up on Amazon Prime Video’s well known computerized cleanser The Bay as Detective Mackenzie Johnson.

5.) He was from New York. John was conceived December 23, 1953 in Brooklyn, NY and called the city home all through the vast majority of his profession: All My Children shot at ABC’s studios in the Big Apple for the greater part of its run.