By Obiajulu Chiagoziem
Michael Tylo, one of the best actors of soap operas who was known for his role in playing the archaeologist Quinton Chamberlain on the CBS hit Guiding Light, has been confirmed dead at the age of 73.
His demise was confirmed by The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was working as a professor of films till death. From all indications, no cause of death has been released yet.
The Dean of the College of Fine Arts Nancy Uscher commented on his demise while saying “Michael Tylo was a beautiful and caring human being — he was so special.
Michael, being a major spotlight in soap opera has first featured in Another World in 1980, which led to his career growing up to getting into securing a role for him in Guiding Light.
He’s survived by his second wife Rachelle Tylo (née Reichert) Izabella, Katya and Christopher Morehart.
Michael Tylo being a big name in soap operas, also appeared in films like All My Children (as Matt Connolly), General Hospital (as Charlie Prince), and The Young and the Restless as Blade Bladeson and Rick Bladeson. He also made a brief appearance in The Bold and the Beautiful (as Sherman Gale).
In addition to soaps, Tylo has done several movies and television roles, including two seasons as Alcalde Luis Ramon in Zorro and as Dee Boot in Lonesome Dove.
Tylo was a full-time professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas before his demise, teaching in the film departmentof the College of Fine Arts.
He appeared in several productions at the Nevada Conservatory Theatre, most recently in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Twelfth Night and Come Back, Little Sheba.