Mark LaMura, an Emmy-nominated actor best known for his role as Mark Dalton on All My Children, died on Monday after a battle with lung cancer.
He was 68 years old.
The veteran star appeared on the aforementioned soap opera from 1977 to 1989, although he continued to stop by now and then throughout the 1990s.
During his stint as Pine Valley’s Dalton, La Mura’s most memorable storylines included romancing his (at the time unknown to him) sibling Erica (played by the incomparable Susan Lucci) and undergoing an intervention about his drug addiction.
The character was eventually written off the series, but returned at one point to play a role in Erica’s intervention for substance abuse.
LaMura was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 1988.
And he left quite an impression on his famous co-star.
“How can this be? I just received the shocking and deeply saddening news that wonderful Mark LaMura has passed away,” wrote Lucci as a caption to the following image.
“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.
“Mark was loved and he will be missed! RIP, my friend.”
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Source:: The Hollywood Gossip