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David Gale from 'Beverly Hills 90210' has died at the age of 58

David Gale from 'Beverly Hills 90210' has died at the age of 58

David Gale, who played Dr. Joe Scanlon on the ABC TV series “Port Charles” and appeared on “Beverly Hills, 90210,” has died. He was 58 years old.

His death was announced on Saturday On Instagram By Katie Colmenares. The cause and date of death were not provided.

“There was not even a day in my life that you didn't have me by my side, always my pilot, always my best friend, ready to take on anything and anyone with me,” Ms. Colmenares wrote, adding: “I will hold you tight.” Every day in my heart, you are a wonderful human being and a fierce and amazing lover, I miss you every second of every day forever, and there will never be anything else.

Mr. Gill was a prolific television actor in the mid-to-late 1990s. His biggest role was in the “General Hospital” spinoff “Port Charles,” in which he appeared as Dr. Joe Scanlon in 216 episodes over one season in 1999 and 2000, according to IMDb. Dr. Scanlon was the love interest of one of the show's main characters, Dr. Karen Wexler, according to “General Hospital” fan site.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Gale starred in eight episodes of Fox's “Beverly Hills, 90210.”

He first made his way onto the show in 1991, during the first season, in a one-time role as a hotel bellhop named Tom after not landing the recurring character role, Mr. Gill said in “The Beverly Hills Show Podcast“In 2021.

Casting directors liked him but said he was “green,” Mr. Gill said his agent told him.

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But the more experienced Mr. Gale will return to the show two years later in Season 4, this time as Stuart Carson, the son of a wealthy businessman who is engaged to Brenda Walsh, played by Shannen Doherty, according to IMDb.

The wedding never took place, and the couple eventually had a falling out, according to “Beverly Hills, 90210 fan site.”

“When I came back, it was a big shock,” Mr. Gale said on the podcast, referring to his concerns about playing multiple characters on the same show. “I was like, ‘How can I come back?’”

“But it worked,” he added.

Mr. Gale also appeared in 22 episodes of the TV show “Robin Hoods” in 1994 and 1995 as Eddie Bartlett, and in 34 episodes of the series “Savannah” in 1996 and 1997 as Dean Collins, according to IMDb. .

A list of survivors and other details were not available Sunday evening. Messages to Mr. Gale's representatives were not immediately responded to.