Jed Allan, who acted in quite a few daytime soaps, together with “Beverly Hills 90210,” “Days of Our Lives,” and “Santa Barbara,” has died. He was 84.
“So sorry to submit the very unhappy information of my fathers passing tonight,” Allan’s son, Rick, posted on Fb Saturday evening. “He died peacefully and was surrounded by his household and beloved a lot by us and so many others.”
Born Mar. 1, 1935, Allan’s first cleaning soap roles got here in 1964 as Ace Hubbard and Paul Britton, respectively, on Roy Winsor’s CBS sequence “Love of Life” and “Secret Storm.” In 1971, he joined “Days of Our Lives” as lawyer Don Craig, a task that resulted in 1985 because the sequence’ creators wished to show over the solid of characters to deal with youthful roles. Allan’s work on “Days of Our Lives” earned him a daytime Emmy nod for excellent actor in 1979.
From 1988-1993, Allan performed C.C. Capwell in “Santa Barbara,” the top of the Capwell clan and Robin Wright’s father. After departing the NBC sequence, he joined “Beverly Hills 90210” within the recurring position of Rush Sanders.
Allan additionally had a number of visitor spots on sequence like “Adam-12,” “CSI: Miami,” “Six Toes Beneath,” and “The Streets of San Francisco.” His best-known non-soap work was as Forest Ranger Scott Turner on “Lassie,” a task he performed from 1968-1970.
Allan is survived by three sons, Rick, Mitch, and Dean. He was married to his spouse Toby Brown from Sept. 21, 1958 till her demise in 2001.