Sonya Eddy, a well-known actress, died on December 19, 2022, at the age of 55. She was well recognized for her role as the iconic ABC serial drama General Hospital’s Head Nurse Epiphany Johnson. According to the most recent report, Eddy’s pal Tyler Ford told TMZ that the actress underwent surgery on December 9 and was discharged two days later.
However, Sonya began to feel ill again and was sent to the hospital four days later when doctors discovered she had an infection. Tyler reported that Eddy was on life support on December 19 due to an incurable sickness. The next day, actress Octavia Spencer announced the news on social media. Spencer’s tweet included a photo of Sonya Eddy, and she noted that Eddy would be missed by General Hospital fans.
Twitter users pay tribute
Eddy has amassed a sizable fan following in recent years as a result of her many appearances in cinema and television. When word of her death spread, Twitter was inundated with tributes.
— Kathleen Gati (@gatitweets) December 20, 2022
‘Proud Reba’ is one of my favorite Reba episodes, and the best part of the episode is this interaction between Reba and Susan.
I swear I laugh every time I see this scene.
RIP Sonya Eddy. ❤️🕊️ pic.twitter.com/jfnaTgjQtg
— Kierra (@trinaswebber) December 21, 2022
Sonya Eddy played Epiphany Johnson In General Hospital.
Sonya played Epiphany Johnson on General Hospital, an ABC soap drama. She worked for a mafia group run by Sonny Corinthos and Jason Morgan. Johnson was the General Hospital’s, Head Nurse. She had type II diabetes, but she never told anybody except Bobbie. The Head Nurse also suffered from breast cancer, an infection caused by treatment, and a heart attack.
Despite being a character that largely featured in the background, Johnson made significant contributions to the main plot’s progression. The character committed a few crimes, including impersonating Marcus Taggert’s death, snatching him, and shoving him into a chamber. The character was originally introduced in 2006 and remained an essential component of the program until Eddy’s death last year. General Hospital is now one of television’s longest-running programs. It initially aired in 1963, and the length of each episode has changed many times, the most recent in 1978.
Sonya Eddy has been featured in a number of films and television series.
Sonya Eddy, who was born on June 17, 1967, attended the University of California. Other information about her upbringing, education, and parents is presently missing.
Her career began with the 1990 film Zora Is My Name. She had a successful theater career before beginning to act in several TV series. Eddy was well-known for her roles in films such as Sour Grapes, Blast from the Past, The Jennie Project, Barbershop, Matchstick Men, One Last Ride, and many more. She appeared in television programs such as Beverly Hills, 90210, Any Day Now, USA High, Providence, The Invisible Man, and others.