Actor Jack Axelrod Has Passed Away

Written by Henrik Rothen

Dec.17 - 2023 10:10 AM CET

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The American actor, who had nearly 100 roles on his resume, has passed away at the age of 93. He was best known for 'General Hospital' and 'Grey's Anatomy'.

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Jack Axelrod has played his final role.

He is credited with a total of 89 roles over time on the film site IMDB and has acted in various productions such as 'Transformers', 'Hancock', 'Meet The Parents: Little Fockers', 'Modern Family', 'Dexter', 'General Hospital', and 'Grey's Anatomy'. Now, he only acts in heaven.

The American actor Jack Axelrod has died at the age of 93, as reported by People.

Jack Axelrod in his memorable role as Victor Jerome on 'General Hospital'

A representative for the actor, Jennifer Garland, confirmed the news of his death to The Hollywood Reporter and Entertainment Weekly, stating that Axelrod died of natural causes in Los Angeles on November 28.

The death has only now become known to the public.

"I had the pleasure of spending a lot of time with him in his last years, as he had no immediate family," says Garland in a statement to Entertainment Weekly. "We spent a lot of time outdoors, where Jack loved to draw, read news articles, and recite Shakespearean sonnets," she added.

Axelrod appeared in numerous films and TV series over the years and was especially known for his recurring major role as Victor Jerome in 'General Hospital'.

He was also known for his role as 'The Electrolarynx Guy' in 'My Name Is Earl' from 2005.

His latest role was in 2020, when he was 90 years old, in 'Bad Therapy'.

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