Johnny Wactor, General Hospital Actor, Killed During Robbery Attempt


General Hospital star Johnny Wactor fatally shot during a robbery attempt

General Hospital Star Johnny Wactor Fatally Shot in Los Angeles


Johnny Wactor, General Hospital Actor, Killed During Robbery Attempt

Johnny Wactor, Beloved Actor from General Hospital, Killed at 37 During Alleged Robbery Attempt


In a tragic incident early Saturday morning, actor Johnny Wactor, known for his role as Brando Corbin on General Hospital, was fatally shot in Los Angeles. The 37-year-old actor's death has sent shockwaves through the entertainment community and left his family and fans in deep mourning.



According to reports from TMZ, Wactor was with a co-worker when they noticed three men tampering with his car. The suspects were allegedly attempting to steal the vehicle's catalytic converter. Scarlett Wactor, Johnny's mother, confirmed that her son did not resist or try to confront the men, but one of them shot him before fleeing the scene.


Paramedics quickly arrived and transported Wactor to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after. As of now, authorities have not released descriptions of the suspects, and it remains unclear how much is known about their identities. Scarlett Wactor expressed her hope for swift arrests and described her son as a loving young man whose untimely death has left a significant void in their family.



Wactor's portrayal of Brando Corbin on General Hospital earned him widespread recognition and a dedicated fanbase. He appeared in nearly 200 episodes from 2020 to 2022. His character, Brando, was notably married to Sasha Corbin, played by Sofia Mattsson.


Wactor's acting career began in 2007 with a role in the Lifetime series Army Wives. Over the years, he appeared in numerous TV shows, including Siberia, Agent X, Animal Kingdom, Criminal Minds, Training Day, NCIS, The OA, Westworld, Station 19, and Barbee Rehab. His versatility extended to feature films and short films, with credits in Snap Judgment, Menthol, USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, Cold Soldiers, and Trapper's Edge. Most recently, he was seen in the film Supercell and the horror anthology Dead Talk Tales Volume I. He also contributed voiceover work to the video game Call of Duty: Vanguard.


Wactor's connection with General Hospital fans was profound. In a Soap Opera Digest interview, he expressed his gratitude for their support, saying, "So many of [the fans] were so supportive and lovely and I’ve gotten to meet a lot of them through fan events and speak with some of them on [X] and Instagram. I’ve never been on a show that had such a large fan base. It was all new to me and it was a blessing. It made it fun to go to work and then be excited about seeing people react to the storylines you were in. That they actually cared was really cool. I’m grateful for the fans, for fans of General Hospital and Brando Corbin and of mine. They made my time on the show all the sweeter."


Johnny Wactor is survived by his mother, Scarlett, and his younger brothers, Lance and Grant. His untimely death is a heartbreaking loss for his family, friends, and the many fans who admired his work.


As the investigation into Johnny Wactor's death continues, his memory lives on through his significant contributions to television and film. Fans and colleagues alike remember him not only for his talent but for his warmth and dedication to his craft. May he rest in peace.



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