Nick Benedict Dies: ‘All My Children,’ ‘The Young & the Restless’ Alum Was 77

ALL MY CHILDREN, from left: Susan Lucci, Nick Benedict, 1974, 1970-2011.
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All My Children and The Young and the Restless alum Nick Benedict has died at the age of 77.

An online obituary confirms the actor passed away on Friday, July 14 — his 77th birthday — in Arizona following complications from a spinal surgery. A July 15 Facebook post from a restaurant called Jake’s Steakhouse also confirmed Benedict’s death. Benedict’s wife, Ginger, is a bartender at the restaurant, according to the post.