General Hospital's Johnny Wactor dies at 37

The actor was killed in an apparent robbery attempt

Johnny Wactor

Actor Johnny Wactor, known for his work on the series General Hospital, was shot dead during an apparent robbery attempt in Los Angeles on Sunday morning (26). He was 37 years old. ABC7 newspaper was informed by Wactor's family that the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call in the early hours of Saturday to Sunday. There, they found a man who had been shot, who was later identified as the actor. According to authorities, Wactor was shot after confronting three men who were allegedly trying to steal a vehicle's catalytic converter. He was taken to a local hospital, but he did not survive his injuries.

The suspects fled the scene and have not yet been arrested. The police are investigating the case. "Johnny Wactor was an extraordinary actor and friend. The light of the world has dimmed today. Among many of his gifts were generosity, dedication, discipline, empathy, and unparalleled perseverance. Additionally, he was an athlete. Always pushed himself physically, just as he did personally and professionally. He went through ups and downs with grace and optimism in a rollercoaster industry. Johnny had a great moral compass in all areas. knew," his representative, Sarabeth Schedeen, said in a statement.

Born on August 31, 1986, in Charleston, South Carolina, United States, Wactor played the character Brando Corbin on the series General Hospital between 2020 and 2022. He appeared in 164 episodes of the ABC program. Among his credits are the series Army Wives, from 2007 to 2009, the series Siberia, from 2013, and appearances in NCIS: Naval Investigation, The OA, The Passenger, and Westworld. As of 2023, he has been in 7 episodes of Barbee Rehab.