DEIRDRE Ann Ottewill is the wife of actor Stuart Damon.
Stuart, who was best known for his role on ABC’s General Hospital, died on June 29, at the age of 84.
Who is Deirdre Ann Ottewill?
Deidre Ann Ottewill is a former actress, singer and dancer who was best known for being the wife of American actor Stuart Damon.
She was a dancer on TV show Sing Along With Mitch from 1961 until 1964.
The pair wed on March 12, 1961, and remained married for 60 years until Damon’s death on June 29, 2021.
Damon was best knowing for starring on ABC’s General Hospital – the longest running soap opera in the United States.
The 84-year-old died after a health battle with renal failure for the past several years, reports stated.
Did Stuart Damon and Deirdre Ann Ottewill have children?
Stuart and Deidre have two children together, Jennifer and Christopher Zonis.
The pair also adopted their grandson, Alexander.
Stuart’s parental role onscreen was as the beloved character Dr Alan Quartermaine.
His son, Chris, told ABC7’s George Pennachio that being part of the soap General Hospital was “his favorite place to be.”
He added: “He loved playing Alan and was always so appreciative of that role and that job. It was his passion.”
What has been said about Stuart Damon’s death?
As the news of his passing spread, his former co-stars paid tribute to the acting legend.
His TV son, Steve Burton (Jason) shared on Instagram: “Stuart Damon. What a loss.
“The Angels are singing! One of the greatest guys ever. I was so blessed to have this guy play my tv dad.
“He was so kind, generous, giving, funny, selfless and just an awesome guy. He taught me so much. I’m sad beyond words.”
Referring to Damon’s other famous role as Prince Charming in Cinderella, Nancy Lee Grahn, who plays Alexis on the soap, wrote on Twitter: “What a lovely, funny, talented Prince of a man. He truly was Charming.”
General Hospital, executive producer Frank Valentini wrote: “On behalf of everyone at #GH, I want to extend my deepest condolences to Stuart Damon’s family and all who loved him.
“Stuart was an absolute legend of our industry and he’ll be sorely missed.”
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