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4 January 22nd, 2010 BREAKING NEWS: AMC’S James Mitchell dies today

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In sad news this evening, we have learned, as tweeted by Soap Opera Digest, that All My Children’s legendary performer, James Mitchell (Palmer Courtlandt) has passed away.  The tweet says “AMC’s James Mitchell (Palmer) died today, Jan. 22, 2010 in LA of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, complicated by pneumonia.”   Mitchell was 89 years old.  More details forthcoming. 

On-Air On-Soaps will continue to bring you updates as information becomes available.   Our thoughts and prayers are with James Mitchell’s family, friends and cast mates.  There was no one quite like him… a true daytime original.  Mitchell last appeared on All My Children in its 40th anniversary episode on January 5th.

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  1. Annie West says:

    Rest in Peace, James Mitchell. Palmer was one of a kind and brought such class and character to the show. I love Michael E. Knight, and his scenes with Uncle Palmer were always priceless. Thoughts and prayers to his family and loved ones and cast mates.

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  2. Brian says:

    James Mitchell was such a terrific presence on All My Children. His portrayal of Palmer as the over protective father were some of my favorite episodes. May he rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.

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  3. Trey says:

    R.I.P. James Mitchel<3
    Such a great, will truly be missed.
    Thoughts and prayers will be with his family and loved ones.

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    Marie replied

    All my children won’t be the same without Palmer he’s good and bad on his own way. he’ll truly be missed a great deal my thoughts and payers goes out to the family and friends. god bless.

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