Eva La Rue has been the first to confirm the death of the american actor John Callahan, at age 66. The actress and ex-wife of Callahan, has been published this past Saturday, march 28th, a post on Instagram dedicated to him.
The actor was known in the american imaginary, thanks to her roles on television in productions such as ‘Falcon Crest’, ‘Days of our lives’ or ‘murder she wrote’.
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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 taxed, and I am at a complete loss for words right now for you. I hope Heaven has a baseball player and that your team always wins! The Yankees have just lost their biggest Fan. ??????????????????
“Flights of angels carry you to your rest my dear friend”, begins with the LaRue, “your personality will leave a hole in our hearts forever. We are devastated, my great friend, co-parenting, and loving father of Kaya”, referring to the 18 year old daughter have in common and next to that, as she says in the post, continue with the “broken heart”.
Both interpreters met in the filming of ‘All my children’, american television series, which had more than 10,000 episodes from 1970 until its final chapter in 2011.
Next to the series of photos, Eva La Rue also makes reference to his fondness for the Beatles and his favorite sport, baseball. “I hope that heaven has a baseball and if your team always wins, the Yankees have just lost their biggest fan”concludes the actress.
A new yorker by birth, the actor he began his career with a small role in the series ‘Seven brides for seven brothers in 1982, production that also launched to fame at a young River Phoenix.
Despite the fact that his artistic career is focused on the small screen where he also participated in ‘General Hospital’, ‘desperate housewives’ or ‘open Case’; according to his profile Imdb, his last works were for films with titles such as ‘Loyalty’ or ‘Do it or Die’.