Soap, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Actor Jed Allan Dies @ 84

Jed Allan, a handsome actor known for his decades of work on daytime and nighttime soaps, died Saturday at home at the age of 84.

Jed Allan: March 1, 1935-March 7, 2019 (Image via headshot)

His son informed fans of Allan's passing on Facebook, writing, "So sorry to post the very sad news of my fathers passing tonight. He died peacefully and was surrounded by his family and loved so much by us and so many others. Thank you for all who are part of this wonderful tribute to my dad on Facebook."

The Bronx-born actor debuted on TV in 1964 on Love of Life, and appeared in a steady stream of iconic soap operas: The Secret Storm (1964-1965), General Hospital (1963), Days of Our Lives (1977-1985), Santa Barbara (1986-1993) and The Bay (2011-2012).

He was busy on episodic TV as well, and was a regular on Lassie (1968-1970) and Beverly Hills, 90210 (1994-1999), on which he played Rush Sanders, the father of Ian Ziering's (b. 1964) character, Steve Sanders.

Allan's wife of over 40 years, Toby, died in 2001. He is survived by his three sons.

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