A veteran soap opera actor, a professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas who also toured of duty on “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “The Young and the Restless,” “Guiding Light,” and “General Hospital” has died on the 28th of September 2021.
He died at the age of 72.
Michael Tylo was popularly known from 1981 to 1997 as the dashing romantic lead Quinton McCord Chamberlain on “Guiding Light”.
In 2012, Tylo performed with students at the Nevada Conservatory Theatre and in “Stealing Las Vegas,” a feature film produced by UNLV and indie cinema legend Roger Corman.
Tylo was also an actor and educator who voiced the character of Deathstroke in the 2014 miniseries ”Nightwing.”
Michael’s death was confirmed by the University of Nevada situated in Las Vegas. This was where he commences a visiting theater and film prof in the year 2003. Later on, he served as assistant dean for the College of Fine Arts, teaching acting for UNLV Film.
The Dean of the College of Fine Arts, Nancy Uscher mentioned in a statement, “Michael Tylo was a beautiful and caring human being — he was so special.
“He was an exemplary friend, colleague, teacher, and artist. He had such a distinguished and rich career, but he was humble about his accomplishments. He loved his family dearly and lived a joyous life, but he left us way too soon. We will miss him greatly, but feel deep gratitude about all that Michael contributed to the College of Fine Arts, UNLV, and the world.”
He is preceded by his son Hunter, Michael Jr., who died in a drowning accident in 2007, Soap Opera Digest reported.
Tylo is survived by his wife, Rachelle Tylo, and three children: Izabella Gabrielle, Katya Ariel, and Christopher, the latter being his stepson with ex-wife, soap actress Hunter Tylo.
Queen Taylor Hayes wrote
“Ladies and gentlemen, I have no good news 😔😔Michael Tylo died on September 29, 2021. Michael was married to Hunter Tylo from 1987-2005. My sympathy to Hunter and her family.
R.I.P Michael Tylo 😔😢🙏🙏”
Michael Fairman TV
“Soap Veteran Michael Tylo Passes Away at 73 – http://bit.ly/2ZKmrBZ”
“I had the pleasure of knowing and working with #michaeltylo @youngandrestlesscbs #yr my heart and thoughts go out to his #familyandfriends❤️ #rip”
His funeral arrangement was not posted immediately.