Born in July 1998 in Los Angeles County, Evan Taylor Ellingson was an actor and a sports extremist who loved mountaineering, scuba diving, skating, snowboarding, and surfing. He was often referred to as the former child actor.
Reportedly, Evan did not marry but was in a long-term relationship with Kaysha Dial at the time of his death. They announced their relationship in July 2023 but did not plan for a wedding. General Hospital actor’s daughter, Brooklyn Ellingson, was born in 2008, though her mother’s name is unknown.
According to Daily Mail, Evan announced his vacation while posting a picture of the destination. He also claimed to be with his soon-to-be wife through an Instagram post in 2014. However, he did not reveal her name.
Who Did Evan Ellingson Play On General Hospital?
Evan Ellingson played Young Luke Spencer in General Hospital Season 38 Episode 215 on 05 November 2001, which brought him into the limelight. However, Young Luke Spencer’s story was highlighted on 07 November 2001 when he fought with Stavros over Laura.
Luke did not want Laura to go with Stavros, but the latter was adamant about taking her. Luke taunted Stavros, which led to a fight. Laura tried to hit Stavros with a vase, which was useless.
So, Laura promised Stavros to do whatever he wanted, and the angry Stavros left the room. Laura loved Luke, who confessed to loving his ex-wife, after which they got captured and had an adventure.
All About Young Luke Spencer
Lucas Lorenzo Spencer, aka Luke, is a fictional character from General Hospital. He was born to Len Eckert and Tim Spencer in Port Charles, New York. Luke had two sisters, Patricia and Bobbie. However, all of them used to get beat by alcoholic Tim Spencer.
Luke, who intended to keep his abusive father away, accidentally hit his mother with a baseball bat, which resulted in her death. However, he intentionally killed Tim, who taunted him for doing so. He separated from his sister Patricia for fifty-two years for unknown reasons.
Luke suffered from mental trauma due to the killings. His prostitute aunt took him and Bobbie to Florida. As they grew up, Bobbie got attracted to a guy named Scott Baldwin and asked Luke to Break Scott’s upcoming marriage with Laura.
Luke could not break Laura’s marriage but managed to make a place in her heart. He refused to hurt her according to one of Bobbie’s plans to separate her from Scott. It is how their love story started, and they married in Port Charles after a series of incidents.
Grown-up Luke Spencer was played by Anthony Geary (1978-2017), which brought him several nominations and awards. He also played Luke’s cousin and look-alike for a change. Further, Luke Spencer was played by Guy Wilson (2006) and Joey Luthman (2015).
Evan Ellingson’s Death
Evan, 35, was doing better till he reportedly died on 05 November 2023 (Sunday) at his house in California. Thus, his family was shocked. He struggled with substance abuse but became sober later. However, his cause of death is not revealed yet.
Recently, Evan went through a dental procedure and was prescribed to consume opioids for the same. He lost his brother, Austin Ellingson, in 2008 due to a drug overdose.
Evan was only thirteen when he debuted on television. Thus, also gets referred to as the former child actor. After appearing in General Hospital, he appeared in television series and films.
For instance, Evan appeared in a Fox Sitcom, Titus, from 2000 to 2004 in a recurring role. He played Kyle Savage, a chaotic, unruly, and rebellious teenager in ABC’s sitcom Complete Savages. The character is reckless, proud, and never guilty of his mischief.
Evan also played Kyle Harmon in an American police procedural television drama, CSI: Miami, from 2007 to 2010. It followed the cases handled by the Miami Police Department’s Crime Scene Investigation unit. However, the series ended due to increasing production costs and decreasing ratings.
The television series 24 portrayed him as Josh Bauer in 2007. He played David Cook in Bones from 2005 to 2017. He became famous and appeared as Jesse Fitzgerald in My Sister’s Keeper (2009) and had an uncredited appearance in Letters From Iwo Jima (2006).