John Callahan died on Saturday morning after suffering a massive stroke at his home in Palm Desert, Calif. He was 66.
John Kevin Callahan (December 23, 1953 – March 28, 2020) was an American actor, known for his work as Edmund Grey on the daytime soap opera All My Children.
“May flights of angels wing you to your rest, my dear friend,” Callahan’s ex-wife and former AMC screen partner, Eva La Rue, shared on Instagram.
Best known to daytime-TV audiences for his 1992-2005 run as AMC‘s enigmatic and dashing Edmund Grey, Callahan’s soap opera credits also included Santa Barbara(where he played Craig Hunt), Days of Our Lives, General Hospital (as Leo the shady masseur) and the web series The Bay.
His primetime TV credits meanwhile included Falcon Crest, where he played Eric Stavros. plus Watch Over Me and the 2016 miniseries Ladies of the Lake (opposite fellow daytime-TV vets Martha Madison, Lilly Melgar, Marie Wilson and Jessica Morris).