“General Hospital” actor Tyler Christopher, who appeared in around a thousand episodes of the strike daytime soap, has died at age 50, his colleagues from the display verified Tuesday.
Christopher died of a cardiac function in his San Diego condominium, his previous “General Hospital” co-star Maurice Benard declared on Instagram.
“Tyler was an advocate for much better mental health and material use treatment who brazenly spoke about his struggles with bipolar depression and alcoholic beverages,” Benard wrote in a tribute. “We are over and above devastated by the decline of our dear friend and pray for his young children and his father.”
“General Hospital” government producer Frank Valentini also verified Christopher’s demise in a assertion to People, declaring: “I am heartbroken more than the information of Tyler Christopher’s passing. He was type, an unbelievable actor, and [a] dear friend, who was beloved by our GH family and enthusiasts of Nikolas Cassadine” ― 1 of the two figures Christopher played throughout his 3 stints on the clearly show spanning 10 many years.
The 50-year-aged gained a Daytime Emmy for his function on “General Hospital” in 2016.
“Tyler was a definitely talented personal that lit up the display screen in every scene he executed and relished bringing pleasure to his loyal fans via his acting,” Benard ongoing in his tribute. “Tyler was a sweet soul and amazing pal to all of all those who realized him.”
Christopher also acted in “Days of Our Life,” one more lengthy-managing daytime soap, from 2017 to 2019.
He is survived by two kids, a son born in 2009 and a daughter born in 2015.