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John Aniston, Star of 'Days of Our Lives,' Dead At 89

John Aniston with daughter Jennifer in 2012. 

John Aniston with daughter Jennifer in 2012. 

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New York (AP) -- John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89.

The actor's daughter posted a tribute to him Monday morning on Instagram, announcing that he had died Friday, Veteran's Day. John Aniston served in the U.S. Navy.