Actor Kamar de los Reyes, ‘One Life to Live’ & ‘Call of Duty’ Star, Dies at 56

Actor Kamar de los Reyes, known for roles in ‘One Life to Live’ and ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II,’ passes away at 56 after a brief battle with cancer.

Renowned actor Kamar de los Reyes, celebrated for his versatile performances in television, movies, and gaming, has passed away at the age of 56 in Los Angeles, as confirmed by his family.

His publicist, Lisa Goldberg, revealed that de los Reyes succumbed to a short bout of cancer on Sunday. He leaves behind a legacy marked by memorable portrayals, notably as Antonio Vega in the soap opera “One Life to Live” alongside wife Sherri Saum, and as the antagonist Raul Menendez in the widely popular video game “Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

Beyond these iconic roles, de los Reyes graced screens in various series including Fox’s “Sleepy Hollow,” ABC’s “The Rookie,” and CW’s “All American.” At the time of his passing, he was actively involved in filming for “All American” and had contributed to Marvel’s upcoming “Daredevil” series and Hulu’s unreleased “Washington Black,” featuring Sterling K. Brown.

Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Las Vegas, his passion for acting burgeoned in Los Angeles in the late ’80s. His career spanned diverse platforms, from off-Broadway plays like “Blade to the Heat” to significant film roles in Oliver Stone’s “Nixon” and alongside Angelina Jolie in “Salt.” Notably, de los Reyes remained committed to Puerto Rico, actively participating in Hurricane Maria’s recovery efforts in 2017.

Survived by his wife Sherri Saum and three sons, de los Reyes leaves a lasting legacy in the entertainment industry, his versatile talents deeply appreciated and mourned by fans worldwide.

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