Exclusive: ‘General Hospital’ Actor Johnny Wactor Shot & Killed in Alleged Theft Gone Wrong – Mother Speaks Out

Los Angeles, California – Actor Johnny Wactor, known for his role in “General Hospital,” tragically lost his life in a shooting incident in downtown Los Angeles early Saturday morning. His mother, Scarlett, shared that Johnny was with a coworker when they encountered three individuals tampering with his car. The situation escalated, resulting in Johnny being shot despite not resisting the suspects.

Paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after 3 AM PT, but Johnny succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. No descriptions of the suspects have been provided by the authorities, leaving his mother hopeful for a swift resolution to the case.

Johnny Wactor began his acting career in 2007 on the Lifetime show “Army Wives” before landing various roles over the next two decades. His repertoire includes appearances in popular series such as “Westworld,” “The OA,” “NCIS,” and “Criminal Minds,” among others. Many fans will remember him for his portrayal of Brando Corbin on ‘General Hospital.’

Described as a loving individual, Johnny’s untimely death has left a profound void in his family. He is survived by his mother and younger brothers, Lance and Grant, at the age of 37. Friends, colleagues, and fans mourn the loss of a talented actor whose presence will be sorely missed in the entertainment industry.