TRIBUTE TO 'Y&R' ALUM DONNELLY RHODES!

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WE HERE AT DAYTIME INDULGENCE WERE SET TO INTERVIEW FORMER YOUNG AND RESTLESS ACTOR DONNELLY RHODES ON FRIDAY FEBRUARY 2ND. HOWEVER, THE ACTOR HAS PASSED AWAY. BECAUSE OF HIS UNEXPECTED PASSING, WE HEAR AT DISOAPS HAVE PUT TOGETHER A MEMORIAM OF MR. RHODES.

Donnelly Rhodes was born in the year of 1937. The soon-to-be-actor was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Rhodes was a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada. In the year of 1998, Donnelly would become best known to Canadian TV audiences in the role of Detective Leo Shannon in the series, Da Vinci’s Inquest. From 1985 to 1990, he played Dr. Grant Roberts on Danger Bay.

For most of his career, Rhodes would rack up a string of guest star roles on popular American television shows, such as, Laredo, The Trap, and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

In the year of 1974, Rhodes landed the role of Phillip Chancellor II on CBS’ The Young and the Restless. Donnelly Rhodes stayed in the role for a year. Most of his scenes were opposite late Y&R star Jeanne Cooper who played Phillip’s alcoholic wife Katherine Chancellor.


After he left The Young and the Restless, Rhodes continued to rack up several more guest star credits. But, then, he landed another big role on an NBC sitcom titled Soap. There, he played the
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role of Dutch Leitner from 1978 to 1981. Decades later, Rhodes would land another career defining role. From 2004 to 2009, Rhodes played Dr. Cottle on Battlestar Galactica.

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His last television appearance was on Legends of Tomorrow in 2016.

Donnelly Rhodes will be deeply missed by everyone in the entertainment industry. Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones. May he rest in peace.


ARTICLE BY: CASEY HUTCHISON
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