Christopher Pennock


Christopher Pennock Dies: 'General Hospital' Actor Was 76

Broadway and television actor Christopher Pennock has died. Pennock, who starred in a number of daytime dramas including General Hospital, died on Feb. 12 at the age of 76. At this time, Pennock's cause of death is not known, though he had reportedly been hospitalized for several days, according to Broadway World. Deadline reports Pennock was diagnosed with melanoma last summer, though it is unclear if that contributed to his death. He is survived by his wife, Lynn Pennock, and daughter Tara.
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Christopher Pennock, Dark Shadows Actor, Dies At 76

Christopher Pennock, star of the 1970s Dark Shadows TV and the soap opera series General Hospital has died at age 76. Pennock was briefly hospitalized on February 12th, before his passing; he had apparently been diagnosed with melanoma (skin cancer) last summer. Though his list of acting credits runs long, Pennock will best be remembered for his role as Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde characters Cyrus Longworth/John Yaeger in the original Dark Shadows series. However, Pennock appeared in several roles of supernatural soap opera during its run, including those of Jeb Hawkes, Sebastian Shaw, and Gabriel Collins. To say he was a staple of the series would be an understatement.
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Christopher Pennock, Veteran Soap Star, Dead at 76

Christopher Pennock, best known for his roles on Dark Shadows, General Hospital, and Guiding Light, has died. He was 76. Broadwayworld reports that Pennock died on February 12 following several days of hospitalized care. Born on June 7, 1944, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, he appeared on the daytime serial Dark Shadows as the characters Gabriel Collins, Jeb Hawkes, and Cyrus Longworth. He made his big-screen debut in Night of Dark Shadows.