Actress Sonya Eddy Cause Of Death – How Did She Die? She was 55

Sonya Eddy, best known for her performance as nurse Epiphany Johnson on the soap opera “General Hospital,” has died, the show announced in a tribute post. She was 55.

“General Medical clinic” leader maker Forthright Valentini said in a proclamation presented on the ABC cleanser’s confirmed Instagram account that he was “shattered about the misfortune.”

“I genuinely cherished her, as an entertainer, yet as a companion,” the post read. “The lights in the center of the medical caretaker’s station will presently be a little dimmer, however her soul and light will live on in both the show and our set.”

She was born in Concord, Calif., on June 17, 1967, and began her foray into acting in college, studying theatre and dance at the University of California, Davis.

 She received her bachelors of arts degree in 1992, but began her acting career with Ruby Dee’s play “Zora Is My Name” in 1990.

Eddy’s additional stage credits include “The Comedy of Errors,” portraying The Witch in Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” and playing Bloody Mary in “South Pacific.”

Eddy had appeared in several TV shows since the mid-’90s, with credits including “Murphy Brown,” “Seinfeld,” “ER,” “Felicity,” “Fresh Off the Boat” and “Pen15.”

She also played small parts in various films over the years, including in “Patch Adams,” “Matchstick Men” and “V/H/S/99.”

Eddy began her time on “General Hospital” in 2006, appearing in nearly 550 episodes of the long-running soap.

Sonya Eddy Cause Of Death

She had scheduled surgery on December 9 & it wasn’t an emergency. He says she was released from the hospital on the 11th, but started to feel ill again, and went back to the hospital on the 15th.

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