John Callahan Wiki – Wikipedia
John Callahan was an actor and Soap opera star, best known for the role of Edmund Grey on “All My Children.” He died on Saturday after suffering a massive stroke at his home in Palm Desert, Calif. He was 66.
John Callahan Bio – Biography
He was an American actor, known for his work as Edmund Grey on the daytime soap opera All My Children. He was born in Brooklyn, New York. Callahan was born on December 23, 1953, in Brooklyn. He was a pre-law student at the University of California at Berkley before pursuing a career in acting. He is also known for his role in Falcon Crest and Days of Our Lives.
Callahan portrayed Leo Russell on the daytime soap General Hospital from 1984 to 1985, then as Eric Stavros on the prime time series Falcon Crest from 1986 to 1988, and Craig Hunt on the daytime soap Santa Barbara from 1989 to 1991.
He played Edmund Grey, his best-known role, on All My Children from 1992 to 2005. Callahan also appeared as Edmund, with co-star Esta Terblanche, in a 1997 episode of the sitcom Spin City called “My Life is a Soap Opera”. From 2008 to 2010, he played Dr Richard Baker on Days of Our Lives.
Callahan and his co-star Eva LaRue co-hosted both the Lifetime series Weddings of a Lifetime in 1995 and the 1997 Miss America pageant. Callahan appeared on the 1990 revival of the television game show, To Tell the Truth as a celebrity panellist.
John Callahan All My Children
Callahan played Edmund Grey on “All My Children” from 1992 to 2006 and appeared in more than 350 episodes. He also starred on the soap opera “Days of Our Lives” as Dr Baker from 2008 until 2010. He also appeared on “General Hospital,” “Santa Barbara,” “Falcon Crest,” “Watch Over Me” and “Ladies of the Lake.”
Callahan was married to Linda Freeman from 1982 to 1994 and has two stepsons from the union. He married his All My Children co-star Eva LaRue, who portrayed Edmund’s love interest Maria Santos, on November 30, 1996, on the island of Lanai in Hawaii. They have a daughter, Kaya McKenna, born in December 2001. They divorced in 2005. Callahan died on March 28, 2020, after suffering from a stroke the day before
His EX wife name is Eva LaRue, who is a famous American actress and model. LaRue was also married to fellow All My Children actor John Callahan from 1996 to 2005. She gave birth to their daughter Kaya in 2001. The couple got divorced in 2005.
Death and Cause
He died on 28 March 2020 at the age of 66. his ex-wife Eva LaRue announced on Instagram Saturday.
“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.
She continued: “Your bigger-than-life, gregarious personality will leave a hole in our hearts forever.”
The two enjoyed married life from 1996 to 2005, and have an 18-year-old daughter, Kaya McKenna.
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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. 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. I hope Heaven has baseball and that your team always wins! The Yankees has just lost their biggest Fan. ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼