Roscoe Born, identified for his roles in cleaning soap operas together with “The Young and the Restless,” “One Life to Live” and “Days of Our Lives,” has died. He was 69.
The actor’s death was announced by his business partner and friend Deanna Lynne on Fb on Friday.
“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that I share the information of Roscoe Born’s passing,” Lynne wrote.
She continued: “He was an extremely proficient actor and songwriter. Many who knew him know the way devoted he was to social and political causes. He can be missed without end.”
The assertion didn’t point out precisely how or when he died.
Following the tragic information, the official Twitter account of “The Younger and the Stressed” paid tribute to Born.
“Our deepest sympathies to the household and associates of Roscoe Born. He was an unimaginable actor and one that blessed #YR together with his skills!” the tweet learn.
A number of of Born’s co-stars additionally took to Twitter to recollect the late actor.
“Roscoe Born was a proficient and beneficiant actor and a sort man as well. He would typically say that every little thing he did was for his daughter. My ideas are along with her and his household immediately. #RIP,” Greg Rikaart, from “The Young and the Restless,” wrote.
“I can’t put into phrases how extremely coronary heart damaged I’m to listen to of Roscoe Born’s passing,” Melissa Archer, of “One Life to Live,” said. “He was an unimaginable associate to work with and a grasp in his craft. I can say unquestionably that a few of my favourite work on Oltl was with Roscoe. He can be significantly missed.”
And Ron Carlivati, writer for “Days of Our Lives” and who had written for “One Life to Dwell,” tweeted: “Mitch Laurence as portrayed by Roscoe Born was one in every of my all-time favourite TV villains as an adolescent watching One Life to Dwell. I used to be privileged to get to put in writing for him, and whereas I finally despatched Mitch to hell, I sincerely hope Roscoe is in heaven… #oltl #RIPRoscoeBorn.”
The official Twitter account of the Daytime Emmys additionally paid tribute to Born, writing: “We’re saddened to listen to the tragic information that cleaning soap legend Roscoe Born handed away immediately. Our ideas are together with his household and family members throughout this troublesome time.”
Born in Topeka, Kan., the actor began his cleaning soap opera profession in 1980 with “Ryan’s Hope.” He went on to make appearances in “Santa Barbara,” “All My Youngsters,” “The Metropolis,” “Days of Our Lives,” “The Younger and the Stressed,” and “One Life to Dwell.”
In response to Deadline, Born is survived by a daughter, Alberta, from his marriage to “Santa Barbara” co-star Roberta Weiss. The couple cut up in 1997 after three years of marriage. Born was additionally beforehand married to his “Ryan’s Hope” co-star Randall Edwards from 1985 to 1990, per the outlet.