Veteran actor John Reilly, Which included the daytime television credits alone Public HospitalEmotions And the sunset BeachHe died Saturday evening, TVLine learned. He was 84 years old.
One of Riley daughters, actress and TikTok personality Caitlyn Riley shared the news via Instagram saying, “John Henry Matthew Riley AKA Jack. The brightest light in the world is off.” The cause of death has not been mentioned yet.
“Imagine the best person in the world. Now imagine that person is your father,” Caitlin wrote. “I’m so grateful that he was mine. I am so grateful that I love him. I’m so grateful I did it in time to hold him and say goodbye. I honestly don’t know what to do, but I know it will be with me. I love you forever, Dad. “
The early career of the Chicago-born actor began with braces As the world transforms (As Dr. Dan Stewart), How West Won, Quincy Mei And the Dallas (As Roy Ralston).
In February 1984, he did a job GH Debut as Sean Donnelly, former WSB (Global Security Bureau) head of Robert Scorpio, who has proven to be somewhat underrated during Frisco and the Aztec Treasure hunt (see his debut below) after the redemption arc, the superspy Sean is romantically paired with the actress Tiffany Hill (played by Sharon White).
“He was a big brother of mine. The coolest man you could ever find.” GH Veterinarian Finola Hughes, who plays Anna and Alex Devane, tells TVLine. “I cannot express how sorry I am at hearing his death.”
After 11 years of Riley GH Running, voiced by Hawkeye / Clint Barton on Animation Iron Man A series, in which pop music was played by Kelly Taylor Beverly Hills 90210, Then it was run for several years on both sunset Beach (As Dale Douglas) and Emotions (The late David Bailey replaced as Alistair Crane.)
Riley’s acting credits also include The Short-lived Show General Hospital: Night Rose (Where he reprized the role of Sean) and Web Soap Gulf. And yes, it is the reason Talladega NightsJohn C. Reilly professionally uses middle initial.
Riley survived his wife Liz and three daughters.
Watch John Reilly’s debut as GHSean Donnelly