Tyler Christopher sister, Susan Asmo Baker, became a significant figure in his life during his moments of struggle and vulnerability. Notably, she was granted temporary guardianship when Tyler faced a severe head injury in 2020.
However, in recent developments, Tyler accused her of improper financial conduct. Susan Asmo Baker’s role in his life has been complex, as she played a pivotal part in his legal battles, but it’s clear that their relationship had its share of challenges and complications.
The soap opera world was left in mourning when the news of Tyler Christopher’s passing broke. His dear friend and “General Hospital” co-star, Maurice Benard, delivered the heartbreaking news on Instagram. Tyler Christopher passed away following a cardiac event in his San Diego apartment. He was not only a talented actor but a kind soul and advocate for mental health and substance use treatment.
Tyler Christopher’s journey in the world of soap operas began in 1996 when he portrayed Nikolas Cassadine in “General Hospital: Twist of Fate.” His portrayal of Nikolas captivated audiences and became a defining role in his career. He continued to light up the screen on “General Hospital” until 2016 and later graced “Days of Our Lives” as Stefan DiMera from 2018 to 2019. His outstanding performances earned him critical acclaim, including a Daytime Emmy win in 2016 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Susan Asmo Baker Tyler Christopher Sister
Tyler Christopher’s life took unexpected turns, including a guardianship battle initiated by his sister, Susan Asmo Baker, during his hospitalization for a brain injury.
Tyler Christopher had been married to former ESPN reporter Brienne Pedigo, and they had two children, Greysun James Christopher and Boheme Christopher. He was previously married to “Desperate Housewives” alum Eva Longoria from 2002 to 2004.
Throughout his life, Tyler Christopher faced personal challenges, including his battles with bipolar depression and alcohol. He candidly acknowledged the role alcohol played in his departure from “General Hospital,” a period he described as crushing, as he took for granted the thing he loved the most. His struggles extended to legal challenges and encounters with the law for public intoxication.
Tyler Accuses His Sister Susan
Soap actor Tyler Christopher has made accusations against his sister, Susan Asmo Baker. He claims that she took advantage of him when she was in charge of his finances, allegedly using $40,000 of his money for her own needs. Christopher’s accusations stem from the time when he was placed under her care due to a serious head injury he suffered in January 2020. The legal battle has taken a turn as Baker has hired a forensic accountant to review her expenses, responding to the allegations.