Jennifer Aniston’s Dad, Soap Star Dies at 89

Jennifer Aniston and John Aniston throughout an unveiling ceremony honoring her with the two,462nd star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame
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A devastating loss. Days of Our Lives star John Aniston has died, his daughter Jennifer Aniston confirmed. He was 89.

“Candy papa…⁣ John Anthony Aniston. You had been one of the stunning people I ever knew,” the Mates alum, 53, wrote through Instagram on Monday, November 14, alongside a number of candy images from her childhood. “I’m so grateful that you just went hovering into the heavens in peace – and with out ache. … I’ll love you until the tip of time💔⁣.” In her put up, Jennifer famous that her father died on Friday, November 11, as a result of he “all the time had excellent timing.”

She concluded: “That quantity will ceaselessly maintain an excellent better that means for me now 🕊️. … Don’t overlook to go to 💫🤗❤️.”

After immigrating to the US from Crete when he was simply 2 years outdated, John started performing in 1962 with small roles earlier than being forged as Eric Richards on Days of Our Lives in 1970. After showing on each Love of Life and Search For Tomorrow, he returned to the long-running cleaning soap opera as Victor Kiriakis in 1985. He continued to star on the present on and off for 36 years and earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for his work in 2017.

Earlier this 12 months, John was honored with the 2022 Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award, which was introduced to him by Jennifer.

“That is really a particular second for me. It’s a possibility to not solely pay tribute to a real icon within the daytime tv world, nevertheless it’s additionally an opportunity to acknowledge the lifelong achievements of an excellent and well-respected actor, who additionally occurs to be my dad,” the Simply Go With It star stated through the ceremony in June. “For over 30 years, his dedication to that present has gained him respect and admiration of his fellow actors, deep friendships, and thrilled hundreds of thousands of followers around the globe. His profession is actually the definition of lifetime achievement.”

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