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Sonya Eddy Wiki, Cause Of Death, Husband, Family

The tragic and untimely death of General Hospital actress Sonya Eddy has raised so many questions. What was her cause of death? Did she leave behind a husband? Did she have any kids? Who were her family members?

Jump into this article and discover a few details we’ve discovered online.

Sonya Eddy Cause Of Death: How Did She Die?

Prayer’s up for Soap actress Sonya Eddy best known for portraying the role of Epiphany Johnson in General Hospital has died on 19 December 2022. The actress’ close friend Octavia Spencer broke the tragic news on social media on Tuesday. She wrote on her IG post, “The world lost another creative angel. Her legions of @generalhospitalabc fans will miss her. My thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones, friends, and fans.”

The cause of the death of Sonya is currently not public yet.

“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 nurse’s station will now be a little dimmer, but her spirit and light will live on in both the show and our set,” Frank Valentini, “General Hospital” executive producer, said in a statement. “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.”

Likewise, several of her fellow cast members send prayers to her via social media posts. Jon Lindstrom who portrayed Ryan/Kevin on the show wrote, “Mourning the sudden loss of Sonya Eddy. Her smile could light up a soundstage. Her spirit could power a reactor. I loved the few times we worked together, but I REALLY loved the times we would talk in the hallway or on the #GH Nurses Hub set. About life, meditation, acting. God, she was a gift of a human. And she is missed already. Sending my deep condolences to her loved ones.”

Another actor John J. York wrote “Oh Sonya, you beautiful, sweet, funny, adorable and incredibly talented actress…I’m so honored to stand beside you and work with you! I WILL MISS YOUR SMILING FACE! I hope my prayers reach you, your family and friends! YOU ARE ONE OF A KIND, MY DEAR FRIEND.”

Sonya Eddy Husband: Was She Married?

At the time of her death, Sonya Eddy was reportedly single so she had never walked down the aisle or exchanged wedding vows. In addition to that, she didn’t have any kids.

How Old Was Sonya Eddy At The Time Of Her Death?

At the time of her passing away, Sonya Eddy was 55 years old.

Sonya Eddy Family

Sonya Eddy was born on 17 June 1967. She lost her father in 2013 at the age of 74. In October 2012, she posted on her Facebook about her father going through “difficult challenges”.

On Father’s Day following his death, Sonya wrote, “This is my 1st Father’s Day without my Pops. Ain’t gonna lie, it’s been kind if rough for this affirmed Daddy’s Girl. (I was born on Father’s Day. Mom said she worked hard for that 1st Father’s Day gift! LOL) He’s the one who understood me better than I understand myself. He taught me how to be courageous, to take pride in who I am, and to be kind and patient. I miss ya Pops… I’ll always hold you in my heart and soul. Happy Father’s Day.”

Three years later, she took to her Facebook and wrote, “Can’t believe it’s been 3 years today Pops. I miss you every day.” She and her dad had their last father-daughter trip when they traveled to Toronto.

Sonya’s uncle Melvin died in October 2021. She wrote, “Well, Uncle Edward, you three are finally back together again; the Original Big Boys. You, Dad, and Uncle Melvin. I’m already missing the sweet sound of your baritone telling me everything is gonna be alright. Missing our hours-long phone calls, your calm & patient counsel, your optimistic outlook, your “smooth as silk” voice as you sang for me, your warm heart, and your strong & solid wisdom. Rest easy now. I miss you. I love you.💕💕💞💞💔 RIP Uncle Edward. #ilovemyuncles #familyforever #thisonehitshard #brothersforever.”

Sonya Eddy Movies And TV Shows

Sonya Eddy was in college when she delved into acting when she took studying theatre and dance at the University of California, Davis. She graduated with a bachelor of arts in 1992, but she started her acting career in 1990 with Ruby Dee’s play “Zora Is My Name.” The Comedy of Errors, The Witch in Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods,” and Bloody Mary in “South Pacific” are among Eddy’s notable theatre credits.

She has appeared in episodes of “Married… With Children,” “The Drew Carey Show,” “Murphy Brown,” “Seinfeld,” “Home Improvement,” and a recurring part in “Joan of Arcadia” over the course of her television career.

In 2006, Sonya started working as a regular performer at General Hospital. She produced 543 episodes in all, with the most recent one airing on November 25, 2020. In addition, from 2007 to 2008, she was a regular cast member of the short-lived General Hospital: Night Shift spinoff.

Related FAQs

  • Was Sonya Eddy On Instagram?

Yes, Sonya Eddy had an Instagram (@sonyaeddy) and a Facebook (@sonya.eddy.7).

  • Where Was Sonya Eddy From?

Sonya Eddy called Concord, California her hometown. She was a resident of Los Angeles, California.

  • How Much Is Sonya Eddy Net Worth?

Sonya Eddy’s net worth was above $300 thousand.

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