Granted John Lennon didn’t sleep here, but for a diehard soap fan, buying this house on Upper Mountain Ave offers the chance to score some serious bragging rights. In it resided not one, but two, soap stars from All My Children. Eva La Rue and John Callahan (pictured below) played soap characters Maria Santos-Grey and Edmund Grey. The pair were married on the show and lauded as one of the soap’s all-time favorite couples. In an art imitates life move, La Rue and Grey married and lived here in Montclair with their young daughter. Like the soaps, the story has a twist. Callahan’s character was recently killed off the show; La Rue’s character is slated to exit this summer. And in real life, the couple have separated. Meanwhile the colonial, listed at $1,799,900 and located on Upper Mountain near Watchung Ave, is set on 1.5 acres, and boasts NYC views and a carriage house. Taxes are $31,915. Fans of All My Children (and realtors who like to rattle off the names of various luminaries that live among us to excite potential buyers) can take solace in the fact that Vincent Irizzary, the actor who plays Dr. David Hayward, still resides in Montclair’s estate section, and recently did a show for fans at Rascals on Bloomfield Ave.
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