Who is Stuart Damon?
Stuart Damon born Stuart Michael Zonis on February 5, 1937 was an American actor. He was known for his 30-year portrayal of Alan Quartermaine, on the American soap opera General Hospital, for which he won an Emmy Award in 1999. Outside the United States, he was better known for the role of Craig Stirling in The Champions.
Stuart Damon Death, and Reason Of Death
Stuart Damon, an actor known for playing Dr. Alan Quartermaine in “General Hospital,” has died at the age of 84.
Damon had been struggling with renal failure for five years and “in the end, it was multiple complications on top of kidney challenges,” Christopher said of his father’s death, which occurred early Saturday morning at the Motion Picture Television Fund retirement community in Los Angeles where he’d lived for seven years.
“What a lovely, funny, talented Prince of a man. He truly was Charming. What a pleasure it was to work with his iconic self,” said Nancy Lee Grahn. “Condolences to his family. RIP Stuie.”
“RIP Stuart,” wrote Laura Wright.
Added Tristan Rogers: “It is with much sadness I heard of Stuart Damon’s passing. He brought a real steadiness to the Quartermaine family. I enjoyed my scenes with him. Rest easy my friend.”
Frank Valentini said, “Stuart Damon played beloved patriarch Alan Quartermaine for 30 years. He was a great actor and even greater man. His legacy lives on through ‘GH’ and all the lives he touched and all those who loved him. He will be missed.”
Stuart Damon Biography, Wiki
Stuart Damon was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Marvin Leonard Zonis, who was a manufacturer. Damon’s parents were Russian Jewish immigrants who made their home in America after fleeing the Bolshevik Revolution.
The actor starred in nearly 400 episodes of the long-running ABC soap opera, per IMDb, appearing as a ghost every so often after his character’s death in 2007.
He was also known for playing the Prince in the 1965 TV movie “Cinderella,” opposite Lesley Ann Warren as the titular princess with appearances from other Hollywood icons like Ginger Rogers, Walter Pidgeon, Celeste Holm, Jo Van Fleet and Pat Carroll.
Damon was nominated for seven Daytime Emmys for his work on “General Hospital,” winning one in 1999. He most recently appeared on the program in 2013 to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
From 1997-2001, he’d also play the role on the “General Hospital” spin-off “Port Charles.”
He starred in the short-lived television series “The Champions” as Craig Sterling, a plane crash survivor who gains superhuman powers, as well. Other high-profile television credits include appearances in “Diagnosis Murder,” “Fantasy Island,” “Days of Our Lives” and more.
The star also appeared in a number of films, most recently, 1998’s “Chairman of the Board.” Additionally, he appeared in 1983’s “Star 80,” 1975’s “A Touch of the Casanovas” and more.
Beyond Hollywood, Damon boasted a number of Broadway credits, including a role in the famed musical “Do I Hear a Waltz?” He also starred in an off-Broadway production of “The Boys from Syracuse” in 1963.
A number of Damon’s “General Hospital” co-stars spoke out after his death on Tuesday.
Stuart Damon’s Career
After a series of appearances on Broadway, Damon’s appearance as the Prince in the 1965 version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella starring Lesley Ann Warren helped pave the way to a long career in television and soap opera. The very same year, he had a prominent featured role in the Broadway musical Do I Hear a Waltz? written by Richard Rodgers (music) and Stephen Sondheim (lyrics). He had earlier appeared in an Off-Broadway revival of The Boys From Syracuse with music by Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Damon is prominently featured on the cast albums of these musicals, as well as the hit Irma La Douce (1960).
In the 1970s, he was cast alongside Gene Barry and Catherine Schell on the series The Adventurer, appearing briefly in two episodes.
In 1977, he began his most famous American role, that of Dr. Alan Quartermaine Sr. on General Hospital. He also repeated the role on the short-lived GH spin-off Port Charles (1997–2003).
In 1999, Damon won the Best Supporting Actor Emmy, for his portrayal of Alan, a physician, addicted to the painkiller hydrocodone. In 2005, Damon was reunited with Alexandra Bastedo and William Gaunt for the first time in almost 40 years, to provide audio commentary on a DVD release of The Champions.
On September 18, 2009, Damon began appearing on As the World Turns as Janet and Teri Ciccone’s “Uncle” Ralph Manzo, a businessman most likely involved with the mob.
Film’s of Stuart Damon
- A Touch of Class (1973)
- Young Doctors in Love (1982)
- Star 80 (1983)
- Silent Assassins (1988)
- Chairman of the Board (1998)
- Rain from Stars (2013)
Stuart Damon Net Worth
Stuart is one of the richest Famous People. Stuart is listed on Richest Famous People. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Stuart Damon net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
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