Stuart Damon, an actor best known for his role as Dr. Alan Quartermain at General Hospital died at the age of 84. His death was confirmed by the star’s son Christopher.
Damon has struggled with kidney failure for five years and “after all, there are many complications besides kidney problems,” Christopher said of his father’s death early Saturday at the Motion Picture Television Fund retirement community where he lived for seven years.
The actor starred in nearly 400 episodes of the long-running ABC soap opera, according to IMDb, and often appeared as a ghost after his character’s death in 2007.
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He is also known for his role as the prince in the 1965 television film Cinderella, alongside Leslie Ann Warren as the title princess with other Hollywood icons including Ginger Rodgers, Walter Pigeon, Celeste Holm, Joe Van Fleet, and Pat Carroll.
Damon was nominated for a seven-day Emmy for his work at General Hospital and won one in 1999. He most recently appeared on the show in 2013 on the occasion of his 50th birthday.
From 1997-2001 he would also serve in the department of Port Charles General Hospital.
He played Craig Sterling in the short-lived television series The Champions, a plane crash survivor who also gains superhuman powers. Other high-profile television appearances include starring in Diagnostic Murder, Fantasy Island, Days of Our Lives, and more.