‘90210’ star dies aged 58 –leaving fans devastated

The show 90210 has a special place in the hearts of many people. The show is still considered a classic in this day and age. So, the news of a cast member passing away is honestly heartwrenching.

Keep reading to get the latest update on what happened.

David Gail appeared on “Beverly Hills, 90210” and was a heartthrob for many years. His sister has sadly reported that the actor has passed away at the age of 58 years old.

His sister, Katie Colmenares, shared the news on her Instagram this past weekend. She wrote in the caption about her brother, how she would “hold you so tight every day in my heart” and how she’d miss him “every second of every day forever.”

She did not mention a cause of death for him.

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Peter Ferriero who hosts a “Beverly Hills, 90210” rewatch podcast confirmed the news of the death as well.

Gail had a plethora of acting credits including seven appearances on ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ where he played Stuart Carson, fiance to Shannen Doherty’s character. But apart from that, he appeared in a lot of soap operas.

He appeared on 216 episodes of “General Hospital’s” famous spin-off series Port Charles. He played Dr. Joe Scanlon #2, according to IMDb.

Other acting credits for the actor include “Matlock,” “Murder, She Wrote,” “The Round Table,” “Doogie Howser, M.D.,” “Perfect Opposites” and “Growing Pains.” He also starred alongside Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper in the 2002 rom-com “Bending All The Rules.”

Gail was 58 years old at the time of his death. And it is indeed an unexpected loss. His fans will truly be devastated at the loss as he was surely too young to have been gone.


We are sending our condolences to his family as they navigate this massive loss. Share this with others who might have been fans of the show so they can pay their respects to the late actor as well.

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