John Aniston, Days of Our Lives star and Jennifer Aniston’s father, dead at 89

John Aniston, Days of Our Lives star and Jennifer Aniston’s father, dead at 89
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Soap opera legend John Aniston, who is also Jennifer Aniston’s father, has died aged 89.

Jennifer, 53, announced the news on Instagram, sharing a sweet tribute to her Emmy-winning father, who is best known for starring as Victor Kiriakis on Days of Our Lives. He starred on the show for over 30 years.

In her touching tribute post, Jennifer revealed that her father died on Friday, November 11.

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John Aniston arrives at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on Sunday, April 26, 2015
John Aniston has died aged 89. He was best known for his over 30-year role on Days of Our Lives. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

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“Sweet papa…⁣ John Anthony Aniston. You were one of the most beautiful humans I ever knew,” she wrote.

“I am so grateful that you went soaring into the heavens in peace – and without pain. And on 11/11 no less! You always had perfect timing. That number will forever hold an even greater meaning for me now. I’ll love you till the end of time.”

As well as his veteran show, John had a sweeping career in film and television that also included 1950s soap Search for Tomorrow, The West Wing, Gilmore Girls, and Mad Men.

Jennifer is the daughter of John and actress Nancy Dow, who died in 2016 at 79. The pair divorced in 1980, and John remarried actress Sherry Rooney in 1984.

Actress Jennifer Aniston, left, poses with her father, actor John Aniston, after she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Feb. 23, 2012
Jennifer Aniston announced the news on Instagram, revealing her father had died on 11/11. (AP)

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In her recent cover shoot with Allure Magazine, Jennifer opened up about her parents’ divorce.

“I think my mum’s divorce really screwed her up,” she admitted. “I forgave my mum. I forgave my father. I’ve forgiven my family.”

In her tribute post, Jennifer shared a number of photos of her and her Greek father, opening with a sweet one of her as a baby.

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Just this year, John was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the 2022 Daytime Emmys in June, which he was unable to receive in person.

Jennifer received the award in his honour, appearing virtually at the ceremony.

“For over 30 years, his dedication to that show has gained him respect and admiration of his fellow actors, deep friendships and thrilled millions of fans around the world,” she said. “His career is literally the definition of lifetime achievement.”

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