Steve Burton is mourning the loss of his friend and co-star Sonya Eddy.
“At a loss for words. Devastated.💔 @sonyaeddy is one of the greatest,” wrote Burton on Instagram, alongside an image of the pair on set.
“We worked together for a long time 🙂 and we had so much fun,” Ha aggiunto. “I cherished our on-screen relationship but our off-screen relationship much more. Kindred spirits. There was not a time we did not laugh.”
Lui continuò, “Sonya always made me laugh and she would never let me pass without a big hug..Sonya, (I hate using was) is an incredible LIGHT. She touched so many with her talent and just who she is. She will be missed. Prayers and love to her family. 🙏🏻 Fly to the Angels, Sonya. I know the Good Lord has you. Ti amo. ❤️”
Eddy played nurse Epiphany Johnson on the long-running soap opera, beginning in 2006. Her final episode was on Oct. 20, and her impact on those she shared the screen with has been deeply felt.
Another fellow cast mate, Jen Lilley, ha scritto su Instagram che lei “passing hit me like a ton of bricks.”
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“I can’t stop crying,” Lilley added. “I loved that woman. Nel nostro #GH scenes, she always stared at my forehead and I stared at her lips because if we made eye contact, we’d lose it in uproarious laughter.”
Inoltre Policlinico, Eddy appeared in television series and films including Inspector Gadget, Barbershop, Daddy Daycare, Matchstick Men, Bad News Bears, Seven Pounds, The Perfect Game e Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday. Sua 2022 projects included the films Frank and Penelope, V/H/S/99 e Satanic Hispanics.
Eddy’s fellow actress and longtime friend Ottavia Spencer announced the sad news of her death on Tuesday.
“My friend @sonyaeddy passed away last night,” Spencer wrote alongside a headshot of the late star. “The world lost another creative angel. Her legions of @generalhospitalabc fans will miss her 💔🕊️”
PEOPLE reached out to Eddy’s rep. No cause of death was immediately revealed by Spencer.