‘All My Children’ star James Mitchell dead at 89

All My Children James Mitchell Dead

Actor James Mitchell, who played the role of Palmer Cortlandt on the soap opera All My Children for three decades, has died aged 89.

Mitchell passed away Friday, January 22, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease complicated by pneumonia.

He appeared in more than 300 episodes of the long-running ABC series from 1979 until a 40th anniversary episode earlier this month. He was nominated for seven Daytime Emmy Awards for his role in the daytime soap.

Our deepest condolences to the Mitchell family, our prayers are with them during this difficult moment in their life.