‘General Hospital’ star Sonya Eddy dead at 55

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“General Hospital” actress Sonya Eddy has died at 55.

The soap star passed away Monday night, according to her close pal, Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer.

Spencer took to Instagram to share the sad news, penning a heartfelt tribute beneath a photo of Eddy, which read: “The world lost another creative angel.

Her legions of ‘General Hospital’ fans will miss her. My thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones, friends, and fans.”

No cause of death was disclosed.

Eddy — a licensed vocational nurse — had been acting since the mid-1990s, making her debut on “The Drew Carey Show” back in 1995.

She became a familiar face on small screens in the ensuing years, with minor roles on “Seinfeld,” “Home Improvement” and “The Middle.”

The star also scored bit parts in a variety of big-budget movies, including “Barbershop,” “Daddy Day Care,” and “Seven Pounds.”

However, Eddy is best known as no-nonsense nurse Epiphany Johnson in “General Hospital” — a role she started playing back in 2006.

The actress became a regular cast member and appeared in the program until this year, clocking up 543 episodes.

Eddy was previously posted prolifically on her Instagram account, sharing photos with friends and stories about her work.

However, she had not posted to her page since August, with her last upload an advertisement for her film, “Frank & Penelope.”

After news of her passing broke on Tuesday, fans flocked to the comments section beneath the post to share their condolences.

“I’m so saddened to learn of your passing. I loved you on GH. You embody beauty, intelligence, talent, and so much more. Prayers to your loved ones,” one fan wrote.

“‘I’ve been a fan since 2006,” another forlornly penned. “My condolences to your family.”

SOURCE : NY Post

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