Quinn Redeker, the actor who became a fixture on daytime television with roles on the long-running soap operas Days of Our Lives and The Young and the Restless, died Dec. 20 in Camarillo, Calif. He was 86.
His daughter, Arianne Raser, confirmed his death to PEOPLE.
Born in Woodstock, Ill., Redeker was best known for playing schemers like Alex Marshall on DOOL (from 1979 to 1987) and Rex Sterling on Y&R (from 1987 to 1994). He won two Soap Opera Digest Awards — for Best Villain on Days of Our Lives in 1983 and for Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role on Young and the Restless in 1989 — and earned two Daytime Emmy nominations for his work on Y&R.