Veteran soap opera actor and Beverly Hills 90210 star Jed Allan has died at the age of 84.
According to the news outlet, the actor’s son Rick Brown took to social media on Saturday to share the heartbreaking news to followers.
“So sorry to post the very sad news of my fathers passing tonight,” reportedly wrote on Facebook. “He died peacefully and was surrounded by his family and loved so much by us and so many others.”
Allan appeared in a plethora of television shows throughout his career, first paving his way in the industry with a role in program Santa Barbara. The actor appeared on the Emmy-winning soap opera from 1988 to 1993 where he played C.C. Capwell.
Following this Allan moved to show Beverly Hills 90210 where he starred as Rush Sanders. He is also known for his roles in series such as Adam-12, CSI: Miami, Six Feet Under, and The Streets of San Francisco.
Tributes for the great actor have already begun to flow in with stars taking to social media to express their sadness of his passing and share stories of their time together.
Fellow Beverly Hills 90210 star Ian Ziering shared a touching post with the public, highlighting his admiration of Allan whom he worked with for several years.
“So sad to hear we’ve lost another 90210 castmate [sic],” he wrote on Instagram. “I had the pleasure of working with Jed Allan from 94 to 99. He played Rush Sanders, Steve’s father. Such a great guy to work with, he will be missed.”
Meanwhile, American soap opera actress Tracey Bregman also shared her heartbreak writing: “When I was 14, I got my first job as the daughter of Don (Jed Allan) and Marlena (@deidrehall_official) on @nbcdays. There were no two better people to learn from”.
She added: “Jed was not only an amazing actor, he and Dei taught me everything with patience and love. I still hear his notes in my ear when I work today. I am so sad to hear that Jed passed away. He was the nicest man ever. Rest in Peace, I will never forget you”.
When I was 14, I got my first job as the daughter of Don (Jed Allan) and Marlena (@deidrehall_official ) on @nbcdays There were no two better people to learn from. Jed was not only an amazing actor, he and Dei taught me everything With patience and love. I still hear his notes in my ear when I work today. I am so sad to hear that Jed has passed away. He was the nicest man ever. Rest In Peace, I will never forget you. ❤️🦋
Allan is survived by three sons, Rick, Mitch, and Dean.
He was married to his wife Toby Brown from Sept. 21, 1958 until her death in 2001.
Allan is survived by three sons, Rick, Mitch and Dean. His wife Toby Brown passed away in 2001.