John Dye Celebrity Watchlist

Fast Facts

  • First stage role was in his high school's production of The Sound of Music.
  • Directed a production of Grease while in high school.
  • Was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at Mississippi State.
  • Made his big-screen debut in the 1984 comedy Making the Grade.
  • Appeared in the 1985 video for ZZ Top's "Sleeping Bag."
  • First major TV role was on long-running soap the Young and the Restless.
  • His Touched by an Angel role as Andrew the Angel of Death was originally a recurring one, but he was made a regular in the third season, and remained with the show until its conclusion in 2003.

Relationships

  • Glynn Dye — Brother
  • Jim Dye — Father
  • J.L. Duvall — Grandfather
  • Jerre Duvall Dye — Brother
  • Lynn Dye — Mother
  • Irene Duvall — Grandmother
  • James David Dye — Brother
  • Carroll M. Dye — Grandfather

College

  • Attended Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS; Memphis State, Memphis, TN (BFA in Theater)

Details

  • Birth Name: John Carroll Dye
  • Birth Place: Amory, MS
  • Birthday: January 31, 1963, Aquarius
  • Died: January 10, 2011
  • Profession: Actor
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