ALL SOAPS Comings & Goings
Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
* Roscoe Born (ex-Mitch Laurence) will not be returning but made a ghostly return to The Young and the Restless as Tom Fisher on March 31!
* Mandy Gonzalez played a representative named Lauren Hoffman from a drug treatment center on March 26.
* Soaps.com received official word from Kamar de los Reyes' (Antonio Vega) camp who confirmed that the actor would be leaving the show in March 2009. He taped his last scenes on January 27. More on that in our News Room! Update: Kamar returned briefly to tape some scenes involving BethAnn Bonner's (Talia) exit. Antonio last aired on March 25.
* Though there were rumors that Erika Slezak (Viki Davidson) is leaving the show, at this point, these were just rumors. More on that in our News Room!
* Soap actor Real Andrews had an audition with the show. More on that in our News Room!
* Hadley Delany played a cancer patient named Frankie on March 19.
* Though a body-double was used for a scene with Evangeline Williamson, Renee Elise Goldsberry will not be returning to the show.
* Tim Hopper played Dr. Shinseki starting on March 13.
* Dan Gauthier (ex-Kevin) appeared on the March 11 episode of ABC's LOST as a co-pilot. Stay tuned, as we'll keep you posted with the details! More on that in our News Room!
* Tuc Watkins (David Buchanan) left Llanview through his revolving door on March 2, but will return in April!
* Shenell Edmonds appeared as Destiny beginning February 27.
* Jacqueline Hendy (Vanessa Vega) left the show on February 26.
* With a cast change-up, Brett Claywell has now been cast as a police Lab tech named Kyle Lewis and first appeared on February 24. More on that in our News Room!
* A. Martinez (Ray Montez) returned on February 20!
* Justin Paul Kahn (Wes Granger) exited the show during the week of February 16. More on that in our News Room!
* Jackie Hoffman played a ticket taker named Eunice at the Go Red Ball on February 12. More on that in our News Room!
* James T. Lane played a James Brown impersonator on February 9. More on that in our News Room!
* Eric Martin Brown appeared as Stan in early February.
* Scott Evans returned as Oliver Fish on February 6.
Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
* Soaps.com hears from SOD that Jon Prescott (ex-Mike, As the World Turns) has auditioned for a role as a Horton!
* Days is casting for one bad-boy teen who may be the father of Mia's baby, Grace and a 25 year old medical student who will become Melanie's beau.
* Gordon Thomson will be coming to the show with a recurring role as Walter, Owen the gardener's father.
* Roy Vongtama is starting a recurring role on April 20 and 21 as Dr Richman. Incidentally, Roy is not only an actor, but a Board Certified Radiation Oncologist!
* Darin Brooks (Max) will be leaving the show in early May. His movie, Blue Mountain State, was picked up and that's why we'll see the last of him in May.
* Kinsey, played by Shelby Young, fills Will in on Mia’s past on Thursday, May 7.
* The Kiriakis gardener Owen, played by Wes Ramsey, helps Philip set up a romantic evening on Friday, May 8.
* Mia and Will run into Mia’s friend Tad, played by Brendan Coughlin, on Wednesday, April 29th.
* The DiMera hitman Masi, played by Frederico Dordei, returns to finish the job on Thursday, April 30th.
* Nicole is surprised by the new DiMera thug "Marco", played by Steve Bruns, on Thursday, April 23.
* Kate’s assistant Chris, played by Ross Matthews, alerts her of a crisis on Tuesday, April 14.
* Felisha Terrell joins the cast as "Arianna" on Wednesday, April 15. She'll know Rafe.
* DiMera enlists a new hitman, Masi, played by Frederico Dordei on Thursday, April 16.
* John Callahan returns April 3 as Dr Baker, to stir up more trouble!
* April 7, a new shady character turns up in Salem. Is this our boy Wes Ramsey?
* Laura Stone is playing Irene, a girl Maggie tries to set Daniel up with. She'll be in Salem April 10.
* Weeks ago, we informed you there would be a casting call for a new butler for an influential family. They've cast him and you'll see him on Thursday March 19. We'll share who Alfred is played by, as soon as we get word!
* Some of you have asked about the babies playing Grace and Sydney. Ava and Grace Greeson play Grace. (Since Feb 24) Hailey and Lauren Sinnema took over for Sydney on Feb 25.
* Funny nurse, Aloma Wright returns as ‘Nurse Maxine’ Thursday, March 26.
* Sami questions ‘Sister Agnes’ about Rafe on Friday March 27. Sister is played by Pat Crawford Brown.
* Leann Hunley, Anna DiMera is departing. More on that here.
* We're told Wes Ramsey is already taping scenes at DOOL. The role he's playing is not yet known, but some of you may remember his days as Sam, from Guiding Light. Find out what else Wes is up to. Could he be Eric Brady or a new character or ...what are your thoughts? To the boards you go!
* Mia's back! Taylor Spreitler read her interview here will be back in Salem, soon! No word on which date, yet, but we will keep you posted! We hear she'll have some scenes with Will!
* In an interview,James Scott (EJ DiMera) says he's staying with the show. He signed for another two years!
* Ralph Waite returns as ‘Father Matt’ on Monday, March 16.
Sunday, March 1st, 2009
This is a complete list of ins and outs or comings and goings for As The World Turns:
*Cady McClain returns as Rosanna Cabot on May 20. Read about that here.
*Charissa Chamorro plays a woman with psychic abilities beginning in March.
*Adam LeFevre plays the judge who decides Parker's fate in March!
*Danielle Ward plays the Oakdale District Attorney assigned to Parker's case in March. Read more about Danielle's role here.
*Tom Kemp plays a judge at Parker and Liberty's wedding in March!
*Welcome Nicholas Galbraith and Melissa Sullivan - the pair will begin playing twins Zac and Zoe soon! Soaps.com has learned that the pair will be intertwined with Luke, Noah and Casey!
*Mo Kanekoa plays Cesar, an associate of Lucy's, on March 16.
*Allen McCullough plays a landlord who discriminates against Luke and Noah on March 16.
*Patrick McNulty playes Parker's lawyer beginning March 11!
*Lannon Killea, Mark, returns on March 3. Mark was Kevin's homophobic campaign manager.
*Anne-Marie Cusson plays Johnny's babysitter, Olga, beginning March 9.
*Estes Tarver plays Carly and Craig's business partner beginning March 3.
*Welcome Chloe Cmrada who plays Ashley on February 25. Ashley will help Paul.
*Welcome back, Sarah! Soaps.com has learned that Sarah Glendening will reprise the role of Lucy Montgomery on February 26! You can read more about Sarah's return by clicking here.
*Randy Kovitz plays Seigler on February 17; Seigler has information for Craig and Carly.
*Paolo Seganti (Damian Grimaldi) is returning to Oakdale! Watch a video preview of Paolo's return here.
*Karl Girolamo (Kevin Davis) returns to Oakdale in February.
*Laurence Lau (Brian Wheatley) is returning! The recently outed ex of Lucinda returns to the scene in March! Welcome back, Laurence!
*Welcome back, Eric! Soaps.com has learned that Eric William Morris (Matt O'Conner) will return from the clink in January. Matt was last seen being carted off to jail after Grey Gerard's plans went south. His first airdate is set for February 2!
*Mark McCormick plays Mr. Jaggers, who helps Dusty, on January 26.
Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
*Two newcomers will first be seen on Friday, March 6. They are coffeeshop owner Ralph (played by Louis Giambalvo) and a femme fatale named Cassandra (played by Erin Cahill). Both are short-term roles.
*Soaps.com has learned that Bruce Weitz (who plays Anthony Zacchara) will wrap up his two-year stint by month's end. (His last air date is March 2.) It's like that no one in Port Charles will miss him, but Bruce's fans will. Good luck Mr. Weitz, it's been fun! So fun,in fact, that he has said he would return any time they ask him to.
*NASCAR driver Jeff Burton will appear in a scene with Patrick Drake in Mid March. For more details click here!
*Apparently, GH is looking for a strong-willed beauty around the age of sweet sixteen. Are they aging Kristina? Someone new? Stay tuned!
*Stephen Macht will be departing his role of Trevor Lansing on February 16. Word is that Trevor will not die of toxins, however! Stephen's been with the soap since 2007 and Soaps.com wishes him luck!
*Tom Pelhrey is still in the running for a GH role, but not necessarily Dante. Stay tuned!
*Although Nazanin Boniadi's character (Leyla Mir) has been killed off, the actress is happy with the writing of her final scene. She's happy with what she was able to do during her two-year stint on the soap.
*Congratulations go out to Tony Geary (Luke Spencer) for his shiny new contract!
*Claire Coffee (Nadine Crowell) has been taken off contract, but reports are that nurse Nadine will be around when needed. Her last air date (for now) is February 8.
*Grifter Ethan Lovett is being played by a newcomer to TV, Nathan Parsons. Has Luke met his match? Welcome Nathan and congratulations on your recurring role.
*Mark Pinter is back on the set to reclaim his role as Agent Rayner.
*Also leaving for good (although he hasn't been on camera in months!) is Ron Melendez who played anesthesiologist Dr. Andy Archer.
*The actor who played the devilish Earl Bragg was Kelly McCracken.
Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
* New babies Riley, Olivia, and Isabelle, will be playing Chloe's new daughter, Cordelia! See photo!
* Stacy Haiduk update: She will first appear as Jack's new love interest, Mary Jane, on March 18! Read about it here!
* Elena Lyons appears as Social Worker, Marisol, who deals with Ana and Tyra's case, on February 23.
* Sarah Buehler appears as a character named Imogene on February 24.
* Karen Hensel appears as Sharon's mom, Doris Collins, on February 26. Nice to see her back on the canvas!!
* Clyde Kusatsu appears as Dr. Dennis Okamura, Chloe's doctor, who does a great job of ignoring all the drama going on around him, on February 25.
* Marcia Wallace, the voice of Bart's teacher on The Simpsons, will debut as Annie Wilkes on February 16! Read about it here! Same last name as Roger!
* Tonya Lee Williams appears as Dr. Olivia Winters on February 16, 17
and 18! Who will she be giving advice to this time?
* Clyde Kusatsu appears as Dr. Dennis Okamura on February 17, 18, 19 and 20.
* A new love interest for Jack has been cast - she will be portrayed by veteran actress Stacy Haiduk. Read about it here!
* Beth Maitland appears as Traci comes to support Colleen and to grieve her ex-husband, Brad, on February 9 and 10.
* Karen Hensel appears as Doris Collins on February 9 when Sharon in an emotional state heads home to see mom.
* David Leisure appears as Roger Wilkes on February 12 when he tries to convince Esther to elope - but it may not be as easy as he hopes!
* June Squibb appears as Pearl, and Louis Mustillo appears as Joe Jr. on February 12, as the diner sees some more action!
* James Michael Gregary appears as conniving Clint Radison on February 12.
* Don Diamont's last airdate on Y&R as Brad Carlton will be February 5 - this is straight from Don.
* Actor Ted Mattison appears as the park ranger that goes to tell Nick and Sharon they are snowed in at the cabin. He will appear on February 2 and 5.
* When Noah has a near miss, Scott Alan Smith plays Dr. Lancaster, the physician that treats him in the hospital on February 2.
* Can the pawnbroker be persuaded to help Katherine's case, or will he prove to make things more difficult? Richard Wharton portrays the pawnbroker on February 5.
* Watch for yet another appearance from the sweetest Abbott, as Beth Maitland plays Traci on February 6.
* Watch for Richard Wharton appears as the pawnbroker on Monday January 26. Will Amber and the gang get away with the b&e?
* Things heat up in the quest to find Katherine's ring as Ivar Brogger appears as the gem dealer on January 28!
* David Leisure as Roger Wilkes will shock Esther and her relatives on January 27!
* This can't be good! James Michael Gregary appears as con man Clint Radison again on January 27.
* Tom Casiello is back writing for the show in two weeks!
Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
* Kate sits next to a nosy passenger, on a plane. The passenger is played by Edie McClurg on Tuesday, March 17.
* Rafe gets advice from ‘Sister Agnes’, played by Pat Crawford Brown, on Thursday, March.
* As we reported here, Rachel Melvin has opted out of her contract and will be leaving the show. Click the link for more details. More information added Feb 26!
* Father Matt is played by Ralph Waite on Wednesday, Feb 18.
* Sorry this took so long in coming...I asked the show and found out Kevin, the computer guy that helped Charlotte find out who broke into her computer, was played by Timothy Horner.
* The show rep tells me that little Johhny is being played by Aaron & Griffin Kunitz. while darling Alli is played by Ella & Anna Gietzen.
* Something new for us. We accepted an anonymous tip from a person claiming there's a casting call for 'Alfred', "a 50-60 year old character. Alfred is the longtime butler of a very rich and powerful man. He is smart loyal and formidable. He sees all and knows all." Who could this be?
* Rumor control. Word around the net has it that Emily Harper is coming to Days, but I spoke with her publicist who says that's not true. A little tip: her website is updated consistently. If it's not up there, it's not factual.
* Mia is being played by Taylor Spreitler. Remember her from Malcolm in the Middle?! Yes? No? Maybe? *wink*
Tuesday, February 17th, 2009
This is a complete listing of ins and outs or comings and goings for All My Children
*Eden Riegel (Bianca Montgomery) returns to Pine Valley on April 24th!
*Welcome Adam Mayfield who begins playing Scott Chandler in April.
*Jamie Luner takes on the role of Liza Colby in April. Read about that here.
Coming to Pine Valley:
*David Canary returns as Adam Chandler on April 3; David has been on hiatus. Read more about that here.
*Brittany Allen will begin playing Marissa Tasker, a woman who crosses paths - and gets arrested! - with Krystal beginning April 21!
*Lauren Singerman joins AMC in March as 'Tori', a psychology student who makes friends with Annie.
*Get ready for more of Reese's family! Soaps.com has learned that Frank Runyeon (Forrest Williams) and Laila Robbins (Claire Williams) will return on March 16th!
*Adam-Jon Fiorentino (Simon) returns as Reese's ex-fiance on March 16!
*John Behlmann arrives in Pine Valley as Annie's new therapist in February.
*Welcome back, Anna! Soaps.com has learned that Anna Stuart (Mary Smythe) will return in Pine Valley on January 29!
*Welcome back, Alicia! Alicia Minshew (Kendall Hart Slater) will return to the canvas in January. Kendall has been languishing in a coma since the tornados struck Pine Valley in October 2008. Find out what kept Alicia away from her role as Kendall by clicking here!
*Welcome Adam-Jon Fiorentino who will play Reese's ex-fiance Simon on December 30. Adam-Jon is starring in the Broadway production of "Mary Poppins" as Bert.
*Bobbie Eakes, Krystal, has renewed her contract and will be staying in Pine Valley!
*Soaps.com has learned that Walt Willey, Jack, is staying in Pine Valley!
Monday, February 2nd, 2009
* Ian Buchanan returns as Dr. James Warwick on February 6.
* Robin Riker pops up again as Beth Logan on February 5 and again at the end of the month.
* Andrew Collins portrays Jarrett again on February 5.
* Dan McVicar returns as Clarke on January 26 and January 29.
* Courtney McCann and Celesta Hodge portray the Jackie M models on January 29.
* Crystal Wong, Amber Lindauer and Erin Guzowski portray the Forrester models on January 30 and February 2. Katie Edell will join them on January 30.
* Andrew Collins returns as reporter Jarrett on January 21, January 22 and January 26.
* Courtney McCann plays a Jackie M Model on January 19 and will join fellow ‘models’ Celesta Hodge, Katherine Edell, Karen Manco and Selina White on January 21 and 22.
* Cary Adams plays a waiter again on January 19.
* Your wishes for the new year have been granted as Daniel McVicar returns as Clarke beginning January 19!
*Robin McGraw portrays herself on January 14.
* Trevor Algatt plays a bartender on January 14.
* Look for David Grant Wright to inhabit the role of a banker on January 14.
* Madison pops up again when Stephanie Wang steps back into the recurring role on January 12.
* Cary Adams caters to some members of the cast as a waiter on January 16.
Monday, February 2nd, 2009
* She just got here, but Sandra Robinson will be leaving the show from her role as Dr. Charlotte Taylor on January 22. Storyline related.
* You asked and we found out! Who plays "Sasha", the girl from Titan? Crystal Lightning is her name. She's seen briefly in a few scenes with Melanie and Stephanie.
* We once again welcome back Hilda, Diane Delano, but this time, her character is put to rest as Hilda is murdered by the killer who wants to claim Sami's life.
* Say goodbye to Blake Berris, who plays Nick. He'll be leaving in January 2009, when he goes off to jail or to a psychiatric ward for his crimes. Read more here. Read about what he has to say about his exit, in an interview with Soaps.com.
* Tuesday, January 27th, Maggie and Bebe Vose make their debut in Salem as Nicole’s desired baby!
* Sami’s baby, played by Avery and Cade Seger, is revealed on Thursday, January 29th!
* Wednesday, January 14, Marsha Clark (Judge Fitzpatrick) returns for Nick's hearing.
* Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but I've gotten word that Deidre Hall (Marlena) and Drake Hogestyn's (John Black) last airdate is January 23rd. Let the countdown begin. On her website, in a video post, Ms. Hall confirms her character has been "retired". She says her firing is not a publicity stunt.
* In our recent interview right here on Soaps.com with Sandra Robinson (Ferguson), we found out that she's not on contract. Find out why by reading the whole interview!
* Though scenes were written for Frances Reid for Christmas, Alice Horton will not be seen this Christmas episode. I am told by a contact at the show that this is "Due to her fragile state." There will also be no pre-empt this year, so don't forget to watch, at Christmas!
* Jay Kenneth Johnson was said to have quit the show, but he is actually staying! Read full story here. We'll have more for you in a few days....
* Philip Boyd will be seen playing Arthur at the Cheatin' Heart. (Bartender, I think.) Coming up next few weeks.
* Staying...Days of our Lives. They've signed for an 18 month deal, which means we'll be watching through September 2010! Read the story here.
* The role of "Sister Theresa" will be played by Marsha Waterbury. Marsha
will first air on Wednesday, November 26. She'll interact with Sami at a convent.
Saturday, January 31st, 2009
* Bryan Friday is playing the part of the masked man, stalking Marlena, starting August 5. This comes directly from my pal at DAYS. Interestingly enough, Bryan is well known for his work as a stunt man, stunt driver or stunt double. Perhaps this is evil Bart?
* Susan Seaforth Hayes, Julie, returns for Hope and Bo's wedding, August 6.
* Brandon DeShazer will play Harry, the detective we've seen work the computer at the Salem PD.
* The role of “Young Stefano” is going to be played by Davide Schivone. He will air Wednesday, August 20th
* There have been rumors flying around that Eric Martsolf is coming to the show as 'Brady Black. I spoke with a pal at the show today who tells me there is no truth to this. I contacted Eric's publicist. Direct quote from Eric himself, "First I've heard about it." (Few months down the road, the show actually did contact him! Your letters must help!!)
* Several have asked who Eddie is. Jeff Chase played Ava's goon, Eddie Friday July 25. He shot Phil!
* Linden Ashby is on his way back as "Paul"! Tune in July 30, or read our article on Linden's return to find out what really happened to him.
Tuesday, January 13th, 2009