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David Gail, the Beverly Hills 90210 star, has died at the age of 58.

On the hit 1990s drama, the American actor played Brenda Walsh, Shannen Doherty’s former fiancé.

David Gail’s death was confirmed by his sister, Katie Colmenares on Instagram.

“There’s barely been even a day in my life when you were not with me by my side always my wingman always my best friend ready to face anything and anyone w me,” she wrote, alongside a photo of the two siblings hugging.

“I will hold you so tight every day in my heart you gorgeous loving amazing fierce human being,” Colmenares continued, “missing you every second of every day forever there will never be another.”

No cause of death or more information were provided.

David Gail, who played Dr. Joe Scanlon on the “General Hospital” spinoff soap “Port Charles,” was lamented by his colleagues in the comments area of Colmenares’ post.

Director and producer Peter Ferriero described Gail as a “kind human.” Someone I wish I had spoken with more.

He continued, “He was (full) of life and incredible stories. I am grateful I got to know (him). I am so saddened for your loss, and the world’s loss. He was a gift to us all.”

A Tampa, Florida, native, Gail played Doherty’s fiancé in the teen drama series “Beverly Hills, 90210,” for eight episodes. He was the second actor to play Dr. Joe Scanlon in “Port Charles” and took over the role from Michael Dietz in 1999.

Gail’s credits also include playing Dean Collins in the 1996 Warner Bros. TV drama “Savannah,” and appearances on “Growing Pains,” “Doogie Howser, M.D.” and “Murder, She Wrote” in the early 1990s, according to his IMDb page.