Longtime soap opera actor John Callahan, commonly known for playing a role as Edmund Gray on “All My Children” and featuring on different soaps including “Days of Our Lives,” “Santa Barbara” and “Falcon Crest,” has died at the age of 66.
John Callahan’s ex-wife and previous “All My Children” co-star Eva LaRue declared his demise on her social media account on Saturday. The two, who played a wedded couple on the show, shared a daughter, Kaya.
“May Flights of Angels Wing You to Your Rest my Dear Friend. Your bigger than life, gregarious personality will leave a hole in our hearts forever. We are devastated-My great friend, co parent partner, and loving father to Kaya,” Eva LaRue wrote on Instagram alongside a slideshow. “That big belly laugh, bear hugs, bad puns, ability to harmonize to any song, great kitchen table singing-fests, and two steppin bad ass! ‘Johnny Numbers’, my ‘All My Children’ soap stud, the great time keeper, Beatles fanatic ( I wish to God we could go back to ‘Yesterday’).”
“Kaya and I are beyond broken hearted, so stunned, sorry that my thoughts are a mess. You gave the best most beautifully written tributes, and I am at a complete loss for words right now for you,” she continued. “I hope Heaven has baseball and that your team always wins! The Yankees has just lost their biggest Fan. ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️.”
John Callahan was most popular for the role of Edmund Gray in the TV drama show “All My Children” from 1992 to 2005 and proceeded to show up in excess of 350 episodes. The actor likewise included in the soap opera “Days of Our Lives” as Dr. Cook from 2008 until 2010.
John Callahan additionally showed up on “General Hospital”, “Santa Barbara”, “Falcon Crest”, “Watch Over Me” and “Ladies of the Lake”.