When Will John Aniston’s Last ‘Days of Our Lives’ Episode Air?

Saying goodbye. Days of Our Lives will air John Aniston’s remaining episode after the vacations.

The late actor’s final look as Victor Kiriakis will launch on Peacock Monday, December 26, and the episode will embody a particular tribute to the actor, a rep for Days of Our Lives confirms to Us Weekly.

Aniston joined the long-running cleaning soap opera in 1985 because the villainous character, starring in 1000’s of episodes. The actor was honored with a Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award in June, months earlier than his loss of life. Aniston died at age 89 on Friday, November 11.

“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that we affirm the passing of one among our personal — our beloved and legendary forged member and pricey buddy, John Aniston,” Days producer Ken Corday stated in an announcement to Us. “It’s actually unimaginable to suppose he gained’t be stepping foot on our set once more, however it’s comforting to all of us to know that he’s at relaxation and now not in ache. John was probably the greatest — form, sensible, witty and extremely proficient. It’s enormously becoming that he acquired the Emmy for Lifetime Achievement this previous yr. There isn’t a query that every one of us at Days will likely be mourning this nice and profound loss. John was an icon, however much more so, he was a pillar of energy and unity for our Days of our Lives neighborhood. He, together with our ‘Victor Kiriakis,’ will without end be in our hearts. Our love and help goes out to his household and all those that knew him.”

Wally Kurth performed Victor’s nephew Justin Kiriakis, beginning in 1987, and spent numerous hours working with the legendary cleaning soap star. He echoed Corday’s reward for Aniston.

“Days was my first TV job. I labored with John virtually solely for 4 years. He turned a mentor, not simply an scene companion,” Kurth stated in an announcement to Us. “He taught me issues with out having to say a phrase. So many issues I do now due to him: Utilizing the entrance of my script as a private ‘notepad’ and the way I run strains with actors earlier than scenes. His joke-telling was second to none. He was an authentic and that’s the very best I can say.”

Jennifer Aniston and John Aniston

Jennifer Aniston, John’s daughter, introduced his loss of life on Monday, November 14. “Candy papa…⁣ John Anthony Aniston. You had been one of the crucial lovely people I ever knew,” the Buddies alum, 53, wrote through Instagram alongside a number of childhood photographs. “I’m so grateful that you simply went hovering into the heavens in peace – and with out ache. … I’ll love you until the top of time💔⁣.”

In her put up, Jennifer famous that her father died on 11/11 as a result of he “all the time had excellent timing.” She concluded: “That quantity will without end maintain an excellent larger which means for me now 🕊️. … Don’t overlook to go to 💫🤗❤️.”

Along with Jennifer — whom he shared with the late actress Nancy Dow — John is survived by spouse Sherry Rooney, who he married in 1984, and their 33-year-old son, Alexander. The West Wing alum was additionally stepfather to John Melick.