According to KABC 7, actress Sonya Eddy, known for her role on ABC’s General Hospital, has passed away at the age of 55.
- No details were released regarding Eddy’s death, however, General Hospital Executive Producer Frank Valentini issued the following statement:
“I am heartbroken about the loss of the incredible Sonya Eddy. I truly loved her not only as an actress but as a friend. The lights in the hub of the nurses' station will now be a bit dimmer, but her spirit and light will live on in both the show and our set. On behalf of the entire GH cast and crew, we send our deepest sympathy to her family, friends, and fans. She will be very missed."
- Her friend and fellow actress Octavia Spencer posted a heartfelt message about Eddy on her Instagram:
- Eddy made her General Hospital debut as head nurse Epiphany Johnson in March 2006.
- She has also appeared in several films and television shows over the years, including Fresh Off the Boat, Seinfeld and Glee.