John Reilly
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Birthdate

November 11, 1936

Birthplace

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Date of Death

January 9, 2021 (age 84)

Occupation

Actor

Years Active

1974-2013

John Reilly's daytime career began in January 1974 as Dan Stewart on As the World Turns. Reilly left ATWT after two years. In 1984, Reilly returned to daytime as Sean Donely on General Hospital as role he played until 1995. Reilly appeared on Sunset Beach from 1997 to 1998. Reilly appeared on Days of our Lives in 2001 during their daytime royalty storyline. In 2005, Reilly joined the cast of Passions as Alistar Crane. Reilly appeared on the GH primetime spinoff General Hospital: Night Shift in 2008. Reilly made a brief return to GH in August 2013.

Reilly died on January 9, 2021 at age 84.

Personal Life[edit | edit source]

Reilly was married to Liz from 07/11/1981 until his death in 2021. and they share one child. Reilly was previously married and had two children.

Soapography[edit | edit source]

Awards and Nominations[edit | edit source]

Soap Opera Digest Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1986 Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role - Daytime Sean Donely, General Hospital N
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