Deadly Disease Becomes Jerry VerDorn’s Cause of Peaceful Death
We are informed of the heartbreaking news that says one of the dearest actors has passed away on May 2, 2022, at 72. According to the latest updates, Jerry VerDorn’s cause of death might have been related to his cancer which will be discussed in a few more details below. Stay with us.
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Born on November 23, 1949, the talented soap opera actor gained fame for his significant role as Ross Marler in Guiding Light as well as Clint Buchanan in One Life to Live.
Mr. VerDorn is considered to be one of the Guiding Lights’ longest-running cast members as he debuted in the role on March 19, 1979, and portrayed the character of Ross for over 26 years.
For Best Supporting Actor, he received the 1995 Daytime Emmy Awards and again in 1996. This actor portrayed Ross in a 1983 television movie, an adaptation of a book to film using several Guiding Light characters in supporting roles named The Cradle Will Fall.
Dear Jerry appeared as Ross’ soon-to-be first wife, Carrie Todd in the winter of 1982, first husband Todd MacKenzie in Carrie’s flashbacks during Carrie’s murder trial of one of Ross’ former nemeses, Diane Ballard who also appeared in the flashbacks.
He played the humorous lookalike role of Howie “Hoss” in the fall of 1994. Howie was known to be the total antithesis of Ross. His last appearance as Ross aired on October 11, 2005.
The legendary soap actor was known to be the first actor on January 8, 2013, who signed on for the revival of One Life to Live scheduled to air in early 2013 on The Online Network.
Prospect Park announced on January 22, 2013, that eleven other former cast members have signed on as recurring characters, along with three others.
The news came out just days after David Birney’s Cause of Death was released. He sadly passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022, at his home in Santa Monica.
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Cancer Stands Behind Jerry VerDorn’s Cause of Death
About Jerry verDorn’s cause of death must say that he passed away peacefully at home on Sunday after a months-long cancer illness. May he never be forgotten.
Mr. VerDorn and his beloved wife, Beth shared sons and daughters-in-law Jake and Laura verDorn and Peter and Erin verDorn. His sister Bonnie Simpfenderfer and brothers Jim VerDorn and Dan Verdorn, along with several nieces, nephews, cousins, and three young grandchildren.
Soap Opera Network announced: “Guiding Light and One Life to Live actor Jerry VerDorn has died. The 72-year-old actor passed on Sunday, May 1 after a months-long battle with cancer.”
A fan expressed: “Deeply saddened to hear Jerry VerDorn is no longer with us. He was truly the kindest, most generous man. A prince among men! RIP sweet Jerry! Sending heartfelt condolences to his family. You will be greatly missed! 🙏❤️🙏”
Another fan commented: “Oh no. This hurts my soul. Fly High Sweet Soul Jerry VerDorn. 🕊❤️ I am praying for his life and legacy and his wife and children and their family, friends, and loved ones and you all’s health and happiness. RIP Jerry VerDorn. May God Rest His Soul and Bless You All.”
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