Remembering Eddie Driscoll: A Tribute to the Versatile Actor



Remembering Eddie Driscoll: Sex and the City Star Passes Away at 60 After Battling Cancer

Eddie Driscoll, known for his roles in iconic series like Sex and the City and Mad Men, has sadly passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 60 after a brave battle with cancer. Fellow actor Jimmy Palumbo confirmed the news, revealing that Eddie succumbed to a pulmonary embolism following his courageous fight against stomach cancer.

A versatile actor, Driscoll left his mark on both television and film. He graced the screens of popular shows such as Days of Our Lives, CSI: Miami, and Desperate Housewives. His talent wasn’t confined to television, as he also appeared in notable films like Lansky (1999) and Cellular (2004).

Born on September 26, 1963, in New York, Edward Driscoll began his journey into acting after graduating from Lenape Valley Regional High School in Stanhope, New Jersey, in 1981. He honed his craft at the University of Miami and furthered his skills at the Burt Reynolds Institute for Film & Theatre in North Palm Beach, Florida, under the guidance of industry legends like Charles Nelson Reilly and Carol Burnett.

Driscoll’s collaboration with Burt Reynolds extended beyond the classroom, as he appeared in films like Physical Evidence and Breaking In (both in 1989), as well as on Reynolds’ TV shows B.L. Stryker and Evening Shade.

Aside from his acting career, Driscoll also made a mark as a host, spending over two decades entertaining crowds at karaoke bars like Dimples in Burbank and the Fox Fire Room in Valley Village. A celebration of his life was held at the Fox Fire in January, where friends and loved ones gathered to honor his memory.

Eddie Driscoll leaves behind a legacy of memorable performances and cherished memories. He is survived by his brother, Danny.