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General Hospital actress Sonya Eddy has died aged 55.

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Her close friend Octavia Spencer has announced.

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Oscar winner Octavia, 52, revealed the tragic loss of Sonya on Tuesday.

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The actress and lauding her 'creative angel'.

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'My friend @sonyaeddy passed away last night.

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The world lost another creative angel.

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The cause of death is currently unknown. 

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Parks and Recreation star Retta commented: ‘Oh noooo. So sorry Octavia.'

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She appeared in  543 episodes in her recurring role.

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Eddy was born in Concord, California.

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She majored in Theatre and Dance at University of California, Davis.

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One fan noted that General Hospital "will not be the same without her," and added that Eddy "will be deeply missed."

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Eddy was best known for her role as Nurse Epiphany Johnson on General Hospital.

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She joined the soap in 2006.

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Eddy's last episode as the nurse aired in November.

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