Sad news in international show business! Actor Tyler Christopher, Eva Longoria's ex-husband, has died. He was only 50 years old and passed away due to heart problems.
Tyler Christopher, an actor best known for his role on the soap opera General Hospital, has died at the age of 15.
Former co-star Maurice Benard said on Instagram that Eva Longoria's ex-husband Christopher died Tuesday morning at his San Diego apartment from a heart problem. His death was also confirmed by his manager Chi Muoi Lo.
He struggled with depression, alcohol and bipolar disorder
Tyler Christopher won the 2016 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in the lead role of Stefan DiMera in another hit soap opera, Days of Our Lives. He is also best known for playing Nikolas Cassadine on General Hospital from 1996 to 2016, and has also appeared in several other series and films.
“Tyler was a truly talented individual who lit up the screen in every scene he played and loved bringing joy to his loyal fans with his artistry,” Benard said. “Tyler was a kind soul and a wonderful friend to all who knew him,” he added, according to the New York Times.
He described Christopher as an advocate for mental health, adding that he had spoken openly about his struggles with bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism.
Christopher wrote about his struggles with bipolar disorder and alcohol abuse in Reader's Digest. He said he regularly saw a psychiatrist and therapist and took medication to treat his mental health.
In a social media post last year, he discussed some aspects of his career and how far he has come doing what he loves most.
“I had a daughter, I won an Emmy, I was the lead actor on four television shows, I completed a dozen movies, I lived in a half dozen states, I relapsed and recovered, I survived a traumatic brain injury,” he wrote. He. while.
Tyler was Eva Longoria's husband
In his personal life, Christopher was not very lucky in love. He has been married twice: to Eva Longoria from 2002 to 2004 and to Brienne Pedigo from 2008 to 2021.
His marriage to Brienne Pedigo produced two children: a son named Graysan James, 10, and a 4-year-old daughter, Boheme.