John Reilly

Birth Day November 11th, 1936
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
Age 84 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

John Reilly Biography

An American film, as well as a TV actor who made his appearance on soap operas including General Hospital, Sunset Beach, and Passions, was named for John Reilly. He was nominated once for the Soap Opera Digest Awards in the year 1986 for the series 'General Hospital' under the category of Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role on a Daytime Serial. His other name is John D. Reilly. John Reilly dies at 86. He lastly celebrated his 86th birthday as of 2020. Scroll down to know more about his full biography, life story, untold story, interesting facts, wiki, age, personal life & affairs.

John Reilly Death Cause 

On 9th January 2021, John Reilly left this world at the age of 86. His daughter, Caitlin confirmed his death via Instagram post "John Henry Matthew Reilly AKA Jack. The brightest light in the world has gone out," Caitlin Reilly said in an Instagram post. "Imagine the best person in the world. Now imagine that person being your dad," she wrote. "I am so grateful he was mine."  Whereas, the exact cause of death has not been revealed yet. His family is receiving condolences for the loss from his friend, well-wishers, and his co-stars. In a career that spanned more than 30 years, Reilly appeared on "As the World Turns," "Sunset Beach," "Passions" and "Dallas." For 11 years, he starred as Sean Donely on "General Hospital." "The entire General Hospital family is heartbroken to hear of John Reilly's passing," the soap opera wrote on Twitter. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to his loved ones. Rest in peace." "He was the greatest man alive," she told CNN. "A true gentleman. Kind to all. And loved his girls above all else." 

John Reilly, a famous actor dies at 86

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John Reilly was famous for being a film and TV actor. He was best known for his role on General Hospital, Sunset Beach, and Passions.

John Reilly was born on 11th November 1934. His birth name/hometown was in Chicago, Illinois, the USA. He took birth with the full name/birth name of John Henry Matthew Reilly. He held American nationality and her ethnic background was American-White. His race was White. Scorpio was his Zodiac sign/star sign/birth sign. By religion, he was Christian. He lastly celebrated his 86th birthday as of 2020. Talking about his family, he was born to his parents; John Reilly Sr. (father) and mother. Regarding his siblings, he has a brother whose name is still a mystery. Concerning his education, he attended St Mary's College, Winona, Minnesota, the USA majored in BS in Business. 

John Reilly was a very handsome and charming actor with an average body build. He stood tall at the height of 6 ft 1 in or 1.85 m. His tall height matched with his bodyweight of 94 Kg or 207 lbs. His other body measurements have not been disclosed yet. His dashing appearances at the peak of his career elected him being as a soap-opera heart-throb from his era. Sadly, he passed away at the age of 86. 

John Reilly Acting Career

  • John Reilly's career began by acting in the mid-1960s by guest-starring roles on Death Valley Days, Apple's Way, and Gunsmoke. 
  • He then replaced John Colenback as Dr. Dan Stewart on "As the World Turns" in the year 1974 and left after two and half years in September 1976. Later, he was replaced by John Colenback. 
  • In the years 1977 and 1978, he made guest appearances on The Bionic Woman. 
  • Similarly, he had a role in the TV movie 'Lassie: A New Beginning and Secrets of Three Hungry Wives' in 1978. 
  • Additionally, he appeared in feature films including The Main Event (1979) and Gorp (1980).
  • He then had a recurring role in the nighttime soap opera "Dallas" in the year 1983. 
  • He was then cast on 'General Hospital' as WSB agent Sean Donely where he stayed until November 1994. 
  • After then, he returned to daytime television as Del Douglas on "Sunset Beach" for a short-term guest role during 1997-1999. 
  • He then appeared on Kelly Taylor's oft-absentee father, Bill, in several episodes of "Beverly Hills, 90210". 
  • He later appeared on the NBC soap opera "Passions" on 21st January 2005 as Alistair Crane. 
  • He then reprised the role of Sean Donely on General Hospital: Night Shift on 21st October 2008 for the second-season finale. 
  • He also reprised the role of Sean Donely on General Hospital for the 50th anniversary year on 9th August 2013.

John Reilly Film 

  • The Great Waldo Pepper 
  • Deal of the Century
  • Touch and Go

John Reilly TV Shows

  • A Man Called Shenandoah
  • As the World Turns
  • Kojak
  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show
  • Barnaby Jones
  • Hawaii Five-O
  • Wonder Woman
  • The Bionic Woman
  • A Man Called Sloane
  • The Incredible Hulk
  • The Love Boat
  • Quincy, M.E.
  • Madame's Place
  • The Powers of Matthew Star
  • Silver Spoons
  • Remington Steele
  • Tales of the Gold Monkey
  • Three's Company
  • Simon & Simon
  • Cover Up
  • Cagney & Lacey
  • Dallas
  • Paper Dolls
  • Newhart
  • General Hospital
  • Fallen Angels
  • Empty Nest
  • Iron Man
  • Maybe This Time
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith
  • Diagnosis: Murder
  • Pacific Palisades
  • The Naked Truth
  • Beverly Hills, 90210
  • Sunset Beach
  • Mortal Kombat: Conquest
  • Melrose Place
  • Son of the Beach
  • Days of Our Lives
  • Judging Amy
  • She Spies
  • Passions
  • General Hospital: Night Shift

John Reilly Wife, Liz

Moving toward the personal life of John Reilly, he was a married man and he had been married twice during his lifetime. Firstly, he was married to his wife, Donna. From the marriage, he had two daughters. He married his beautiful wife, Liz on 11th July 1981. Altogether, he had three kids/daughters named Caitlin, Dana, and Dawn. By profession, Caitlin is an actress and a social media phenomenon. Caitlin announced her father's death via Instagram on 9th January 2021. She wrote "John Henry Matthew Reilly AKA Jack. The brightest light in the world has gone out. Imagine the best person in the world. Now imagine that person being your dad. I’m so grateful he was mine. I’m so grateful I got to love him. I'm so grateful I made it in time to hold him and say goodbye. I honestly don't know what I’m going to do, but I know he'll be with me. I love you forever Daddy". Prior to his death, he was living a happy life with his wife and kids. His sexual orientation was straight and he was not gay. 


John Reilly Net Worth & Salary

John Reilly was a very successful actor who had acted in numerous films and TV Shows. He had made a huge amount of money during his career span. As of 2021, the net worth of John Reilly was estimated to have $3 Million whereas his exact salary is still to get unfold yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his followers that he was making a good amount of money prior to his death. His major source of wealth was from his acting career and he was satisfied with his earnings back then. 

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