Hollywood is saying goodbye to an inspiring soap opera star.
According to a post on his Instagram profile on November 9, Johnny Ruffo, who portrayed Chris Harrington on "Home and Away" from 2013 to 2016, passed away at the age of 35 after a protracted fight with a rare brain cancer.
Ruffo passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family and partner Tahnee Sims, according to the statement.
"It is with a heavy heart that today we had to farewell our beloved Johnny," the message read. "He was a very talented, charming and sometimes cheeky boy.
Johnny was very determined and had a strong will."
In the tribute post, his loved ones also praised his strength and positivity.