“General Hospital” star Tyler Christopher has died. He was 50.
Christopher’s rep confirmed the actor’s passing in a statement to Fox News Digital.
“I can confirm that Tyler Christopher has passed away this morning,” Chi Lo began. “This news was incredibly shocking, and I am devastated by his loss. He was a very gifted actor, and more importantly, an amazing friend. My heart goes out to his friends and family who loved him so much.”
The official “General Hospital” Instagram account also uploaded a statement from producer Frank Valentini who honored the late soap opera star.
“I am heartbroken over the news of Tyler Christopher’s passing. He was kind, an incredible actor and a dear friend, who was beloved by our GH family and fans of Nikolas Cassadine. On behalf of everyone at General Hospital, our heartfelt sympathies go out to his loved ones during this difficult time,” the statement, signed by Valentini, reads.
Accompanied by the message was an image of Christopher.
Tyler’s “General Hospital” co-star, Maurice Benard, also took to Instagram on Tuesday to remember Christopher.
“It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Tyler Christopher. Tyler passed away this morning following a cardiac event in his San Diego apartment,” Benard’s caption began. “Tyler was a truly talented individual that lit up the screen in every scene he performed and relished bringing joy to his loyal fans through his acting.”
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