Frank Parker, best known for his role as Days of Our Lives’ Shawn Brady, passed away in California at the age of 79. He played the popular owner of the Brady Pub from 1983 to 2008. Shawn died while saving his son Bo by giving him oxygen on a plane that was about to crash.
Parker also appeared on The Young and the Restless, General Hospital, and Never Too Young. His acting credits include several popular primetime roles that aired from the 1960s to the 1980s.
He died from problems related to Parkinson’s disease and dementia, according to Legacy.com.
A clip from the plane crash is below: