Nick Benedict, a cleaning soap opera actor who was on “Days of Our Lives,” “All My Kids,” and “The Younger and the Stressed,” has died. He was 76 years outdated.
Barbara Ferrante, the proprietor of Jakes’s Steakhouse in Tehachapi, California, the place Benedict’s spouse Ginger works as a bartender, confirmed the information to Fox Information Digital.
“Nick Benedict’s birthday was July 14. He went to be with the Lord at the present time. Please pray for Ginger,” a Fb submit from Jake’s Steakhouse stated.
A fundraising web page organized earlier than his demise stated Ginger had taken a go away of absence from the restaurant after he underwent emergency spinal twine surgical procedure and was admitted to hospice.
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“All My Kids” actor Nick Benedict died final Friday. (ABC Picture Archives/Disney Common Leisure Content material through Getty Photographs)
“He’s paralyzed from the neck down,” the submit stated, including that the couple had been married for 22 years and reside in Arizona whereas Ginger travels forwards and backwards to California.
Nick Benedict and Susan Lucci performed husband and spouse on “All My Kids” within the Seventies. ( Betty Galella/Ron Galella Assortment through Getty Photographs)
The couple obtained loads of condolences on social media and on the fundraising web page.
One individual wrote, “We have now identified Ginger and Nick since shifting to Bear Valley 19 years in the past. They had been such part of the group in each means, and at all times nice enjoyable. So sorry!”
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Benedict’s credit included “The Dukes of Hazzard,” the “Mission: Unattainable” TV collection and “Knots Touchdown.” (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Photographs)
Benedict performed Phillip Brent, Erica Kane’s (Susan Lucci) husband on “All My Kids” within the Seventies. In 1980, he was on the “Younger and the Stressed.” He went on to play Curtis Reed on “Days of Our Lives” from 1993 to 2001.
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He was additionally on “The Dukes of Hazzard,” “Adam-12,” “Ironside,” “Knots Touchdown” and the “Mission: Unattainable” TV collection from the Nineteen Sixties to Eighties, in accordance with his IMDb web page.