Tyler Christopher Death – Tyler Christopher, best known for his Emmy-nominated role in General Hospital, has passed away. Tyler Christopher was confirmed dead today on Instagram by Paula Smith, the wife of Christopher’s former GH costar Maurice Benard. He died at the age of 50.
“It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Tyler Christopher,” he wrote. “Tyler passed away this morning following a cardiac event in his San Diego apartment.”
Benard continued, “Tyler was a truly talented individual that lit up the screen in every scene he performed and relished bringing joy to his loyal fans through his acting. Tyler was a sweet soul and wonderful friend to all of those who knew him.”
Benard also noted that “Tyler was an advocate for better mental health and substance use treatment who openly spoke about his struggles with bipolar depression and alcohol. We are beyond devastated by the loss of our dear friend and pray for his children and his father.”
Tyler Christopher obituary and funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by the family.
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