According to reports, John Aniston, who played a recurring character on Days of Our Lives and was the father of Jennifer Aniston, a Friends actress, died on November 11. He was 89.
Aniston passed away on Friday, and Jennifer shared the tragic news on social media. He was referred to in her note as “Sweet papa… John Anthony Aniston.”. You were among the most alluring individuals I’ve ever known, on the inside and outside. That you did so without suffering and in peace makes me very happy. “.
Your timing was always impeccable and on 11/11. That number now holds a deeper meaning for me in the future. “I’m overjoyed that you entered the heavens painlessly and in peace. “.
Additionally, Jennifer displayed photos of herself from when she was younger and dated Aniston. She promised, “I’ll love you until the end of the earth. Please remember to visit occasionally. “.
Aniston was born on the Greek island of Crete on July 24, 1933. After graduating from Pennsylvania State University, he enlisted in the Navy and became lieutenant commander. By the 1970s, he had established himself in the soap opera industry, having begun his acting career in the 1960s.
Daytime drama Days of Our Lives introduced Aniston in 1970 as Dr Eric Richards. He would later return to the soap opera in the 1980s and play the part of Victor Kiriakis, which he would continue until 2022. He also made television appearances in The West Wing, Journeyman, and Search for Tomorrow episodes.
At a ceremony held at the Pasadena Civic Center in June 2022, Aniston was presented with the Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the television industry.
Despite her father’s inability to attend the celebration, Jennifer shocked everyone in the room by honouring the work he had accomplished.
She said, “This is a memorable occasion for me,” then. In addition to honouring a true legend in the daytime television industry, the occasion offers the chance to recognise my father, an accomplished actor, for his lifetime achievements. “.
She said, “It’s an opportunity to honor a real daytime television star while also recognizing a person’s lifetime accomplishments.”.
She continued, “His career is practically the definition of a lifetime achievement. His commitment to the same show for more than 30 years has earned him the respect and admiration of his fellow actors, as well as close friendships, and has pleased millions of fans worldwide. “.