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“Dr. Alan Quartermaine” Stuart Damon’s Cause of Death Confirmed


Unfortunately, General Hospital doctor Alan Quartermaine died. Stuart Damon’s cause of death is revealed as renal failure at the age of 84.

Stuart Damon played as General Hospital‘s steadfast Chief of Staff Alan Quartermaine in May 1977, and remained in this role as a series regular until his character’s death in February 2007. However, he continued to appear sporadically as Alan’s ghost until December 2008.

Stuart Damon died of renal failure at 84
General Hospital’s Stuart Damon died at the age of 84

Damon returned for a dream sequence in 2011 and made his final appearance for this series in 2013 to commemorate the show’s 50th anniversary. He won the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in 1999 for his portrayal highly regarded as the Quartermaine family patriarch.

Stuart Damon’s 50-year career, television, film and Broadway, includes a starring role opposite Lesley Anne Warren in the 1965 television production of Rogers’ and Hammerstein’s Cinderella as the Prince. Damon also played Eddie Yaeger in the original Broadway production of the Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim’s musical Do I Hear a Waltz.

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“Dr. Alan Quartermaine” Stuart Damon’s Cause of Death at 84

Alan Quartermaine actor, Stuart Damon’s cause of death is revealed as renal failure at the age of 84.

Stuart Damon was born in New York City on February 5, 1937, and was graduated from Brandeis University, college theatre. He moved to Britain in the 1960s and starred in a variety of projects including: 

General Hospital's Stuart Damon died
Dr. Alan Quartermaine actor, Stuart Damon passed away
  • The Champions,
  • £1,000,000 Bank Note,
  • The Saint with Roger Moore,
  • The Adventure of Black Beauty.

In addition to General Hospital, he appeared on As the World Turns in 2009 as Janet and Terri Ciccone’s shady businessman “uncle” Ralph Manzo. He also portrayed Governor Jim Ford in Days of Our Lives in 2010. Additional TV credits include Fantasy Island, The New Avengers and the sci-fi thriller The Champions.

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Reactions to Stuart Damon’s Death

Following this tragic news, several fans, friends, and supporters reacted and stated their condolences on social media websites.

Tristan Rogers tweeted: “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.”

An online user wrote on Twitter: “So very sorry to hear the passing of Stuart Damon. He was one of the greats in Daytime. He will be missed. #RIP”

Another tweeted: “So sad today…you are forever my “Prince Charming” and my “Alan Quartermaine”. Okay GH….Stuart Damon needs a tribute episode.”

One of his fans wrote: “Really sad that Stuart Damon has gone. I was fortunate enough to interview him twice – including reuniting him with his Champions co-stars. He was larger-than-life, effusive and endlessly enthusiastic; that reunion remains one of the nicest days I’ve ever had. He lit up the room.”

For tributes and prayers, please kindly scroll down and use the comment box to share your feelings about the heartbreaking news.

He leaves behind his wife, Deirdre Ann Ottewill, his daughter, Jennifer, and his son, Christopher, and his grandson, Alexander, whom he and Ottewill legally adopted in 2000. His family needs privacy; please respect them during this difficult time.

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