Mark LaMura, known for his role as Mark Dalton on All My Children, has died, according to multiple reports.
Deadline reports the actor, who was 68, died Sept. 11 from lung cancer. TV Line confirmed LaMura’s passing with his close friend and fellow actor Donnie Kehr (House of Cards).
Susan Lucci, who played LaMura’s on-screen sister on the long-running soap opera, commemorated the late star in a touching Instagram post on Tuesday.
“How can this be?” she wrote. “I just received the shocking and deeply saddening news that wonderful Mark LaMura has passed away! Mark played my brother Mark on All My Children.”
“He was such a talented and accomplished actor / a bright and charming presence in all our AMC lives — and a really great guy,” she continued. “Mark was loved and he will be missed! RIP, my friend.”
LaMura, who was nominated for a daytime Emmy in 1988 for his work on the soap opera, has several other television credits, including Star Trek: The Next Generation, L.A. Law, One Life to Live, The Sopranos, 30 Rock, Law & Order: SVU and Damages.
In a 2012 interview with We Love Soaps, La Mura reflected on …read more