Quinn Redeker, the actor who played Alex Marshall on Days of Our Lives, died on December 20 at the age of 86. Actor Mark Edward Wilows paid homage to Redeker on Facebook, posting two photos with the caption:
“Quinn photographed me on the set of NBC’s Days of Our Lives with main actresses Gloria Loring (Liz) and LeAnn Hunley” (Anna). Quinn was passionate with photography. Quinn may be seen wearing a white shirt if you peek above Gloria. On the soap, he portrayed Alex Marshall, and on Young and Restless, he played Rex Sterling. Quinn also penned the Academy Award-winning screenplay The Deer Hunter.”
Redeker’s family announced his death, stating that he died of natural causes. More information regarding his funeral will be released shortly.
Quinn Redeker’s character on Days of Our Lives Alex Marshall has a history of criminal activities.
Quinn Redeker portrayed Alex Marshall on Days of Our Lives, a prominent NBC serial drama. From July 25, 1979, through July 23, 1987, the character was on the program. Alex was a figure that kept many secrets and was engaged in a variety of illicit enterprises. He was also suspected of murdering his brother Harley Marshall. He moved to Salem in July 1979 to work for Anderson Manufacturing and married Mary the following year.
He also had a daughter, Jessica, who eventually moved to Salem and Alex paid for her education. He eventually attempted but failed to reconnect with Mary, who divorced him many years earlier. In June 1987, the character was arrested after attempting to burn down the Salem Inn in order to get insurance money. He was imprisoned, but his fate was never discovered. One of the longest-running soap operas is Days of Our Lives. Since 1965, it has broadcast 14,430 episodes.
Quinn Redeker has also starred in other films and television series.
Quinn Redeker, who was born on May 2, 1936, had his acting debut in the action-adventure series Sea Hunt. He also appeared in four episodes of Barnaby Jones, a CBS detective television series. In the ABC action series Starsky & Hutch, he played Dr. Melford. From April 30, 1975, through May 15, 1979, it broadcast 93 episodes over four seasons. In an episode of the NBC police procedural crime drama series Adam-12, Redeker played Officer Charlie Burnside.
In an episode of the NBC series The Virginian, Redeker portrayed Daniel Kroeger. In the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, he played Joseph Taylor, Nick Reed, and Rex Sterling. Quinn also appeared in films such as The Three Stooges Meet Hercules, Spider Baby, Airport, The Christine Jorgensen Story, The Andromeda Strain, The Candidate, The Slams, The Midnight Man, Rollercoaster, and more.