It was somber day for the world of daytime as soap fans, its stars, and behind-the-scenes personnel, all took time to tweet their reactions and deep love and admiration on the passing of their long-time colleague John Ingle, who played Edward Quartermaine to the hilt on General Hospital!
Many stars of General Hospital‘s past and present, who were involved in scenes or storylines with the beloved actor, either as a member of the Quartermaine clan, or those who shared numerous scenes with him, or who may have just shared a few moments with him were clearly touched by Ingle’s generous soul.
Here now are just a sampling of some of the tweets from some very recognizable names that touched us today and whohonored their cast mate, John Ingle.
Steve Burton: A great husband. A great father. A great friend. A great actor. A great man. We love you John.
Billy Warlock: It’s true. Today is the saddest day of my life. My friend and mentor John Ingle passed away last night. I’ll miss him more than words can say.
Sean Kanan: John Ingle has passed away. He was a kind man who taught me a great deal about what it means to be an actor and a man. Rest well my friend.
Tyler Christopher: John Ingle should be remembered as a man, husband, father and friend we should all strive to be as his kindness was unmatched by any other human being i have ever encountered. #ghlegend
Jason Thompson: I will say it again today more profound than before..John Ingle is a legend. Love this man. RIP my friend. X
Nancy Lee Grahn: I’m holding the most beautiful thoughts of a magnificent man in my heart today. Iknow for a fact that John Ingle loved his fans. Send him a thought full of love when you think of him and think of him often. xo
Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo: So sad today ‘Gmar Chatima Tova’. I love you John Ingle.
Maurice Benard: John Ingle was a class act, a professional and the sweetest man you’ll ever meet.
Laura Wright: Mr John Ingle you will be missed– we were all blessed to know him–and work with such an amazing man.
Bradford Anderson: Mr. Ingle, I have such admiration for the way you lived your life. You will be missed sir.
John J. York: John Ingle my dear friend, so full of love kindness generosity & humor I will miss u dearly love and deep condolences 2 his beautiful family.
Scott Clifton: Oh wow. RIP John Ingle. I wish I had stayed in touch. Never had a granddad, but he was the next closest thing, for me. I’ll miss him deeply.
Jonathan Jackson: Our hearts and prayers are with the Ingle family. John was so loved and will be missed by so many. His gratitude for life was inspiring.
Antonio Sabato Jr. : Rip John ingle you wear truly a class act a fun loving person u will be missed , thank you my friend.
What do you think of this outpouring of respect and love for John Ingle from so many faces that have graced the Quartermaine living room during Ingle’s time in Port Charles? Share your thoughts here!