John Callahan Wiki – Biography
John Callahan was an American actor, known for his work as Edmund Grey on the daytime soap opera All My Children. Actor John Callahan, known for playing Edmund Grey on “All My Children” and also starring on other soaps including “Days of Our Lives,” “Santa Barbara” and “Falcon Crest,” has died. He was 66.
John Callahan Age
John Challahan was 66 years old. He was born on December 23, 1953, in Brooklyn.
Wife Eva LaRue
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.
LaRue was born in Long Beach, California to Marcie and Luis LaRuy. She has three siblings, sisters Nika and Lara and a brother, Luis Jr. She is a member of the Baháʼí Faith. She is of Puerto Rican, French, Dutch, and Scottish ancestry.
LaRue began acting at the age of six and was later a teenage beauty queen. She won Danfranc Productions Miss California Empire 1984 title at the state pageant held in Irvine, California. In 1985, she graduated from Norco High School and soon after she started modeling, first working with the Judith Fontaine Agency and eventually with Frederick’s of Hollywood.
His ex-wife and former “All My Children” co-star Eva LaRue announced his death on her social media account on Saturday. The two, who played a married couple on the show, shared a daughter, Kaya,
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. ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
Callahan and his wife have a daughter, Kaya McKenna, born in December 2001.
He 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.
He and his co-star Eva LaRue co-hosted both the Lifetime series Weddings of a Lifetime in 1995 and the 1997 Miss America pageant.
He appeared on the 1990 revival of the television game show To Tell the Truth as a celebrity panelist.
Cause of Death
Actor John Callahan died at the age of 66, his ex-wife Eva LaRue announced on Instagram Saturday.
The cause of death is not released. We will update soon.
Challahan’s net worth is estimated to be $5 Million as of 2020.