Gerald Castillo, a well-known actor from “General Hospital” and “Saved by the Bell,” passed away at the age of 90.

Dayna Quinn-Castillo, the actor’s wife, informed the Hollywood Reporter that he passed away on May 4 in his Houston home.

‘Saved by the Bell’ and ‘General Hospital’ star Gerald Castillo passed away at 90

In addition to portraying the title role in the ABC daytime serial opera “General Hospital” from 1992 to 1994, Castillo also appeared in “M*A*S*H,” “Night Court,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” and “All in the Family.”.

For playing Major Slater, A., he is best known.

In the enduring 1990s television series “Saved by the Bell,” played by Christian Slater, from 1989 to 1992.

Castillo began his artistic career at the Goodman Theater in Chicago, where he was raised, shortly after his birth on December 23rd, 1932. The Hollywood Reporter claims that he studied acting and stage direction there in the 1960s before working with celebrities like Rita Moreno, James Broderick, and Jeanne Crain.

‘Saved by the Bell’ and ‘General Hospital’ star Gerald Castillo passed away at 90

Castillo is said to have been inspired to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles by Sherman Hemsley, a fellow actor who unfortunately passed away more than ten years ago. Castillo received his first acting role in 1978 on “The Jeffersons.”. ”.

Later, he made cameos in other motion pictures and television programs, such as “Through Naked Eyes” (1983), “Death Wish 4: The Crackdown,” and “Above Suspicion” (1995).

Castillo, a semi-retired director who worked in Californian theaters, was known as “a charismatic and astute director,” according to his wife. He stopped making appearances on television and in movies in 2012 and moved to Houston.

He is survived by his grandchildren Brian and Stephanie, as well as his great-grandsons Allen and Bernie.