Jerry Douglas ( Actor ) : Family, Net Worth, Wife, Parents, Children, Grand Children and Cause of Death

Jerry Douglas was an American television and film actor know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Wife, Parents, Children, Grand Children and Cause of Death

Jerry Douglas ( Actor ) : Family, Net Worth, Wife, Parents, Children, Grand Children and Cause of Death
Jerry Douglas American television actor
  Bio
Name Jerry Douglas
Birthdate ( Age) 12 November 1932
Place of Birth Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality American
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Kymberly Bankier (m. 1985), Arlene Martel (m. 1962–1973)
Children Hunter DouglasAvra DouglasJodaman Douglas
Grand Children Molly Rose Brutsman
Education Not Known
Profession American television actor
Net Worth $4 Million
Last Update Nonember 2021

Jerry Douglas was an American television and film actor. For 25 years Douglas reigned as patriarch John Abbott in the fictional Genoa City on the daytime television serial The Young and the Restless. In 2006, his character was killed off, but his character later made special appearances.

Jerry Douglas with Family

Early Life and Family

Douglas was born as Gerald Rubenstein in Chelsea, Massachusetts in November 1932 to Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. Raised in Chelsea, Massachusetts, he attended Brandeis University in pursuit of an economics degree. Eight months into law school in Boston, he gave up the books and began auditioning for acting roles. However, his lack of training frustrated him, and he eventually moved to California.

Jerry Douglas Wife

Jerry Douglas married his his first wife Arlene Martel in 1962, who had a young son by the name of Adam Palmer. They went on to have two children of their own, Avra and Jod.They eventually divorced. He remarried, to Kymberly Bankier, whom he met at a Muscular Dystrophy Association event. They were married from April 6, 1985, until his death in 2021, and have a son, Hunter.

Jerry Douglas Net Worth 

Jerry Douglas was an American television and film actor has an estimated Net Worth around $4 Million at the time of his death.

Professional Career

In March 2006, after 25 years on the show, Douglas departed The Young and The Restless in a storyline-dictated exit revolving around his character's involvement in the Tom Fisher murder case. Douglas claimed that former headwriter of The Young and The Restless Lynn Marie Latham killed his character off because she could not understand why a man would run a cosmetics company.

He continued to recur on the show for the next few months and was put back on contract with the show in June to play his now-deceased character's ghost. He left the show for good on August 18, but continued to make appearances once in a while. In March 2008 he began appearing as a new character Alistair Wallingford, a drunken hack actor involved in a gaslighting plot, but was written out a few months later.In 2007, Douglas released a CD, The Best Is Yet to Come, a collection of jazz standards, and has performed around the United States and Canada.For several years, Douglas appeared on such TV shows as Mission: Impossible and The Feather and Father Gang, often portraying villains. 

Cause of Death

Douglas died after a brief illness in Los Angeles, California on November 9, 2021, at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife Kym Douglas, as well as his sons, Jod and Hunter, and daughter Avra.

Douglas' death was first reported by TMZ and is said to have come after a "brief illness," but it remains unclear what that illness was.The news comes just one month after his family and former co-stars gathered to celebrate his upcoming 89th birthday.“[I] feel so lucky to have been included in this unbelievably special birthday lunch for Jerry Douglas!” actress Lauralee Bell wrote on Instagram at the time.