John Reilly, veteran actor and 'General Hospital' alum, dies at 86

Soap opera fans are mourning the loss of a beloved star. Veteran actor John Reilly died Saturday night.

His long list of daytime TV credits includes General Hospital, Passions and Sunset Beach.

Reilly got his start in television in the 1960s with roles on "Gunsmoke" and later starred in six episodes of "Dallas."

One of his daughters shared the news on social media, posting that "the brightest light in the world has gone out."

Reilly was 86.
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