Soap opera actor Kamar de los Reyes, known for his role in ‘One Life to Live,’ has passed away.


Kamar de los Reyes, the acclaimed Puerto Rican actor renowned for his portrayal of Antonio Vega on the ABC soap opera “One Life to Live,” has passed away at the age of 56 following a battle with cancer.

According to his spokesperson, de los Reyes succumbed to the illness on Saturday night in Los Angeles. The details of the specific type of cancer and the timing of his diagnosis have not been disclosed, as it seems to have been kept relatively private. While he is best remembered for his role as Antonio Vega in “One Life to Live,” appearing in 287 episodes, video game enthusiasts also recognize him as the voice behind the villain Raul Menendez in the “Call of Duty” series.

De los Reyes lent his voice to Menendez, a prominent character in four ‘COD’ installments, notably the acclaimed ‘Black Ops II,’ where he debuted as a significant antagonist for years to come.

Beyond his contributions to “OLTL” and ‘COD,’ de los Reyes boasted an impressive resume. His television credits include notable roles in shows such as “Sleepy Hollow,” “All American,” “The Rookie,” “Reed Between the Lines,” “Promised Land,” “Four Corners,” “Valley of the Dolls,” “ER,” along with guest appearances on “Law & Order,” “CSI,” “The Mentalist,” and more.

In addition to his television work, de los Reyes also appeared in several films, including “Nixon,” “In Search of a Dream,” “The Cell,” “Cayo,” “Salt,” “LA Apocalypse,” “Amelia 2.0,” “Hot Guys with Guns,” and others.

Kamar de los Reyes is survived by his wife, Sherri Saum, and their children.

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