General Hospital alum John Reilly passes away at 84; Hollywood veteran’s daughter confirms the tragic news

John Reilly, the iconic Hollywood TV star, was recently confirmed dead at the age of 84, by his daughter Caitlin, who mourned the loss over Instagram.

Updated on Jan 12, 2021 05:13 PM IST  |  590.3K
General Hospital alum John Reilly passes away at 84
General Hospital alum John Reilly passes away at 84; Hollywood veteran’s daughter confirms the tragic news
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General Hospital alum John Reilly has unfortunately passed away at the age of 84. The star who was known for his roles in TV dramas like Passions and As The World Turns was confirmed dead by his daughter, who shared the news on social media. In addition to the soap operas, John was also known television shows How the West Was Won, Quincy M.E. and Dallas. You might also recognize him as Kelly Taylor’s father on Beverly Hills, 90210.

 

“John Henry Matthew Reilly AKA Jack. The brightest light in the world has gone out,” Caitlin Reilly shared on her Instagram. “Imagine the best person in the world. Now imagine that person being your dad. I’m so grateful he was mine.”

 

She added, “I’m so grateful I got to love him. I’m so grateful I made it in time to hold him and say goodbye. I honestly don’t know what I’m going to do, but I know he’ll be with me. I love you forever Daddy.” At the moment, the cause of death for John’s demise is being kept under wraps. But stay tuned for more information on the story. Our continued thoughts are with John Reilly and his family.

 

Just a week into 2021 and the world has lost numerous stars and icons from all walks of life. In the past week alone, the entertainment industry has lost gems like sports manager Tommy Lasorda, Police Academy star Marion Ramsey, James Bond actress Tanya Roberts, British actress Barbara Shelley and many more.

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1 year ago
May he RIP and my prayers for the family...
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