Full detailed profile on Johnny Zacchara Played by Brandon Barash on General Hospital Daytime Soap Opera.
Brandon Barash (ABC)
Birthday: October 4 1979
Sonny interrupts Johnny's weightlifting at Pentonville to demand some answers about Ric. As he tries to choke Johnny, two Zacchara thugs run over and drag him off. Johnny explains that he knows where Ric is and that Lansing was just a patsy for Faison. He hands him evidence and explains that Ric's life is in his hands. "You have to play ball," Johnny suggests. Corinthos refuses so Johnny threatens to kill Ric. Sonny wonders if his brother is just partnering with Johnny. "You'll have to trust me," Johnny says with a smirk. He makes it clear he's not really giving Sonny a choice.
In Pentonville, Johnny teases Sonny about Carly. Then he taunts him about being 'at the mercy of a couple of crazies'. He mocks until Corinthos threatens him with his sharpened toothbrush. Johnny keeps mocking so Sonny threatens to cut his tongue out. Johnny's thugs show up. Sonny pushes Zacchara away. Johnny suggests that Corinthos hand over his organization to him. Sonny turns him down. Johnny is sure he will change his mind, just like the Jeromes will. He explains that Ric is alive. He has him and will cut him up piece by piece.
In Pentonville, Sonny comes face to face with Johnny. The two seem to make peace, even bonding over their hatred for Ava and love for Connie. However it turns out that Johnny is running the show in Pentonville, and he says he can’t appear weak to anyone on the inside. Johnny has his men rough Sonny up while he sits back and makes jokes.
Sonny is in the prison gym mulling over his fights with Michael. Carlos begins taunting him and reminding him of their past. Corinthos wonders why he confessed. Carlos did it for Sabrina and explains why before adding that he is getting out today. "There are a lot of people in here who hate the hell out of you," Carlos warns with a wink. After he wanders off, Johnny pops up and smirks at Sonny.
At Pentonville, Olivia tells Johnny that Connie told Sonny about the situation when she couldn't find Carly. She wants him to swear this isn't a setup. He calls her on being worried about Sonny instead of Morgan. Olivia tells him he doesn't know what he's talking about. She explains she's just being a friend to Sonny after all they've been through recently. Johnny doesn't want her to get hurt. She apologizes for thinking he'd set Sonny up.
Connie meets Johnny at Pentonville. He wants to get a message to Carly. Connie refuses to get them back together. Johnny claims he just needs to warn Carly. Connie asks if Carly is in danger. Johnny replies, "Not Carly, Morgan." Johnny shares that Morgan is being targeted by online gamblers that may be enemies of Corinthos. Johnny encourages her to see Carly when she refuses to go to Sonny. Before leaving Connie apologies for what she did. He tells her to take care of herself and kisses her hand.
Olivia catches Sonny at Kelly's to tell him Lulu is okay but still missing. She offers to take him out to dinner for his birthday. Inside, TJ tells Shawn he and Molly are back on track. Shawn wants to lend him some money to take Molly out. TJ asks for $500 to take her to the prom. Shawn says he'll help out but TJ has to pull extra shifts.
AJ sees Carly at the Metro Court. She's mad at him because of Brenda. He apologizes but Carly says whatever he wants the answer is no. AJ asks for a favor anyway. She makes him confess his troubles with Elizabeth before telling him she's too busy to give him a quiet table for two. He grabs Carly, begging her to act like a human being for once. Outside the dining room Sonny hears them arguing and rushes in to break it up. Olivia announces they are there for Sonny's birthday. AJ baits Sonny about Michael sleeping with Brenda until Sonny punches him. He tries to stand up as their argument continues but collapses during an anxiety attack. Carly takes him out of the dining room. Meanwhile, Connie can't find Carly at the Metro Court and sees Sonny and Olivia dining. Olivia asks Sonny to make a wish. He blows out the candle and Connie is standing there when he looks up.
Patrick finds Britt crying at his door. She says she couldn't do it. He asks if that means she decided to keep the baby. Britt tells him she can't go through it alone and wants to take him up on his offer. She apologizes for the short notice and explains there is no one else in her life to ask for support. Patrick agrees to go after he cancels his date with Sabrina. Britt smiles to herself as he starts to make the call. She offers to go alone but he says it's okay.
Carly denies a collect call from Johnny Zacchara as Felix confirms a reservation for Sabrina for a hot date with the man of her dreams. Carly compliments Sabrina while Felix points out his fashion successes with Sabrina's new look. Felix leaves Sabrina in Carly's hands. Sabrina asks Carly for advice. Carly thinks Felix overstated her qualifications. She exclaims she's the last person Sabrina should ask for advice on men. Sabrina doesn't let her off the hook and Carly shares what she learned from her mistakes. Sabrina wants to know what happened in the end. Carly explains she's made enough mistakes in love that now she is getting phone calls from prison. Sabrina is sorry Carly's been so unlucky but compliments her on her confidence. Carly remembers how Jason played a part in that. She tells Sabrina Patrick is a great guy, she had her own fun when she dated him. A worried look crosses Sabrina's face. Carly adds it was a long time ago and leaves to get her champagne. Sabrina receives a call from Patrick cancelling their date. She apologizes to Carly for the cancellation. Carly sits down with the bottle of champagne. She has a glass alone. While conversing with Jason she deletes Johnny's info from her phone.
At Patrick's, Felix tells Britt, "Nice play," before they leave. Sabrina joins Felix to babysit. He hugs her, sorry that her date is ruined.
Patrick waits with Britt at the clinic.
Maxie confronts Ellie at GH threatening to fire her. Ellie pleads that she was only trying to help Maxie. Her pleading turns confrontational and she verbally attacks Maxie sure that she is hiding something. Maxie decides Ellie heard nothing and rudely dismisses her. Ellie receives a call from Spin as she's trying to get into the online hospital records. He asks if there is a problem. She confirms there is and he is just the person who can help. Ellie makes up a few lies convincing a hesitant Spinelli to help her gain access to the hospital mainframe before they hang up. She copies files to a flash drive and leaves.
Connie welcomes "New Maxie" after Maxie didn't show up at work. New Maxie is overwhelmed when Connie receives a phone call from Johnny. He asks to see her about something important. Connie explains things have changed and she's not the old Connie anymore. He doesn't care and wants her to come to Pentonville. Maxie arrives at Crimson and asks the new girl who she is. She introduces herself as the "New Maxie." Maxie confronts Connie who tells Maxie she's fired. Bits of old Kate rattle Maxie as she tries to explain. Connie corrects her a few times when she calls Connie "Kate." Connie decides to give Maxie another chance doubting New Maxie can handle it. On her way out she fires New Maxie in classic Kate fashion. Maxie learns Gwyneth's name and tells her to stick around as a fill-in when the baby comes. She's startled when she feels her baby move.
At Pentonville Johnny tells Connie she's there because someone's life depends on it.
Kristina stumbles upon Johnny at Pentonville. She tells him about Connie in court and Johnny wonders why she would do anything to help anyone but herself. Kristina thinks she did it for Sonny. Johnny scoffs but Kristina tells him things are changing between them. She is led off to sign in and he thinks 500 hours of the next 20 years won’t be so bad.
Johnny asks Starr to come to his cell before he goes to Pentonville. He is happy for her and Michael. She admits Michael saved her, but she will always think about what her life would have been like with her first great love. Johnny hands her some papers. He wants her to do something good with it.