Michael Levin is an actor best known for playing reporter Jack Fennelli on ABC’s daytime soap opera. Ryan’s Hope, died. he was 90 years old.
Levin’s son, Jason Levin, hollywood reporter The actor died of natural causes on January 6 at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, New York.
popular drama Ryan’s Hope It followed the characters Johnny and Maeve Ryan, who ran a bar called Ryan’s in New York City with their children. According to IMDB, the show ran for 13 seasons from his 1975 to his 1989, and Levin appeared in 1,075 episodes of his.
In the show, Levin’s character falls in love with Mary, the daughter of a famous couple played by Kate Mulgrew, and eventually marries her family. Yes, the duo have become one of the most beloved couples on daytime soap operas.
The role earned Levin three Daytime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series in 1978, 1979 and 1980.
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Levin was born in Minneapolis on December 8, 1932, and later worked on his productions at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. hollywood reporter He acted alongside Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy.
He eventually moved to California and, according to IMDB, attended acting classes with Jack Nicholson and Robert Blake. He also served in the U.S. Navy for two years and was fond of woodworking.
Alongside his role in Ryan’s HopeLevin also appeared in an episode of Soap of the Day All My Children When As the World Turnsand including primetime series Law and order, New York Police Department When equalizer.
He also appeared in several Broadway shows such as royal hunt of the sun, Sam Shepard Operation Sidewinder, Bertolt Brecht Setuan’s Good Woman When Camino Realand he co-starred with Al Pacino. THR.
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In 1978, Levin said on Ronna Barrett’s TV show, “I am very happy to act and I am very happy when I am working.” daytimers magazine“But that’s only when I’m working. I’ve also found that about 90% of what’s available to actors isn’t that good. I don’t like to play
Levin is currently survived by his wife Elizabeth, sons Jason and Aaron, and grandchildren Veronica and Nico. THR.