When the soap ended, Allan joined the cast of "Beverly Hills, 90210" as Rush Sanders, the father of Ian Ziering's Steve.
The show's official Instagram account posted a tribute to the actor, writing, "We send our deepest condolences to Mr. Allan's close loved ones".
In 1994, he went primetime to play Ian Ziering's dad, Rush, on Fox's Beverly Hills, 90210 for five years.
His death came less than a week after Luke Perry's tragic passing. Allan's work on Days of Our Lives earned him a Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Actor in 1979. Among his many unforgettable roles was that of CC Capwell, the powerful patriarch around whom the tempests of story swirled in NBC's daytime drama Santa Barbara for many remarkable years.
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Allan is survived by three sons - Mitch, Dean, and Rick - from his marriage to Toby Brown, who passed away in 2001.
Born March 1, 1935, Allan's first soap roles came in 1964 as Ace Hubbard and Paul Britton, respectively, on Roy Winsor's CBS series Love of Life and Secret Storm. I LOVED working with him, as did everyone else who got the chance.
"In loving memory of the great Mr. Jed Allan".
Allan was best known to television viewers as Don Craig, his character on Days of Our Lives from 1971 until 1985.
He began his journey playing the infamous Edward L. Quartermaine on General Hospital back in the 1960s.