Days of Our Lives Spoilers: Alex Marshall Portrayer Quinn Redeker Dead At 86
Days of Our Lives spoilers reveal that Quinn Redeker passed away on December 20 in Los Angeles. Redeker’s character, Alex Marshall, is affectionately referred to as a lovable villain. Redeker’s death was announced on Monday, January 9.
Quinn Redeker Was A Staple Guest Star On Many Shows For Decades
Days Of Our Lives spoilers reveal that Quinn was a guest star on many shows for decades, from the 1960s through the 1980s. Redeker played Alex from 1979 to 1987. Marshall was a very shady character believed to have killed his brother Harley Marshall. Of course, Alex was tied to Marie Horton (Maree Cheatham) through their daughter Jessica Blake (Jean Bruce Scott).
Alex was written off the show at the end of his run by going to prison. Alex was convicted of burning down the Salem Inn to collect insurance money. From 1987 to 1994, Quinn starred as wealthy businessman Rex Sterling on The Young and the Restless (Redeker had briefly played two other characters on Restless prior to his casting as Sterling) according to Deadline.
DOOL Spoilers: Quinn Redeker’s Awards
For the role of Alex, Quinn was a two-time winner at the Soap Opera Digest Awards, taking home the 1983 Soapy Award for Best Villain. The daytime star also played Rex Sterling on more than 200 episodes of CBS’s The Young and Restless. His performance in the Rex Sterling role earned Redeker two nominations for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (1989 and 1990).
Quinn also appeared in other shows such as Starsky & Hutch, The Six Million Dollar Man, Cannon, and Kojak. Quinn portrayed Captain Madison in the tv movie, Love Boat II. Quinn also starred in movies including The Electric Horseman, The Candidate and Ordinary People. “Quinn was a screenwriter too, winning a number of Academy Awards in 1978, including best picture, for his writing credit on The Deer Hunter, starring Robert De Niro.”
Days of Our Lives Spoilers: Fans Remember Quinn Redeker Fondly
Quinn’s fans commented on social media about his passing looking back fondly on Alex and his mishaps as a villain.
“That’s too bad about Quinn Redeker. Alex Marshall was such a fun villain,” someone from Twitter commented.
“On Days, Alex was a lovable villain like Stefano or Victor, but much more incompetent and hilarious,” another fan commented.
Another posted: “So sad. RIP to the legend Quinn Redeker. He was around during the golden age of soap. Prayers and love to his loved ones.”
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