General Hospital Actress Dead at 55

Instagram / Octavia Spencer

General Hospital actress Sonya Eddy passed away last night. She was 55 years old.

Her friend Octavia Spencer posted on Instagram that Ms.Eddy died on Monday. She did not provide any details on what caused Eddy’s death.

Octavia Spencer announced on her Instagram that the “General Hospital” actress died Monday. She didn’t provide any details regarding the cause of Eddy’s death.

“My friend @sonyaeddy passed away last night. The world lost another creative angel. Her legions of @generalhospitalabc fans will miss her ,” Spencer captioned a professional headshot of Eddy.

“My thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones, friends, and fans!”

Eddy came to General Hospital in 2006 and appeared in 543 episodes. She played the character Epiphany Johnson, a practical head nurse who was the mother of the late Stan Johnson, whose character became a mob associate.

Other than General Hospital, Eddy has worked on several films and shows such as “The Drew Carey Show,” “Seinfeld,” “Patch Adams,””Inspector Gadget,” “Reba,” “Monk,” and “Bad News Bears.”

Rest in Peace.