Famous Actor, 'Days of Our Lives' Star Passes Away in California

May 17, 2018May 17, 2018

A famous actor has just passed away. At the age of 92, Joseph Campanella has died at his home in Sherman Oaks, California.

Campanella is most well-known for his work on the hit soap Days of Our Lives, among other films. He had been in the industry for over half a century.


"Among his nearly 200 credits were a regular in the role in the first season of the 1967-75 CBS cop drama Mannix, for which he earned an Emmy nom, and a Daytime Emmy-nominated late-’80s/early-’90s role as Harper Deveraux in the long-running NBC soap Days of Our Lives (right). He also appeared as Jonathan Young in nearly 100 episodes of CBS’ soap The Bold and the Beautiful from 1996-2005," reported Deadline.

Joseph was also fame outside of television. He was an accomplished stage actor who also appeared in three short-lived Broadway shows in the early 1960s. During his later years, Campanella found success in the area of voice acting.



"Campanella had dozens of more roles in the ’90s and into the next century, finding a new vocation along the way: voice acting. He worked on a couple of superhero toons in the mid-’90s before landing a regular role on the 1996-76 series Road Rovers. He also lent his voice to more than 20 episodes of Spider-Man," reported Deadline.


He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jill. Together, the couple has 8 children and 7 grandchildren. Please join us in praying for their entire family during this difficult time.

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