Kathleen to GH: Night Shift!

It looks like things are going to heat up quickly on GH: Night Shift. Soaps.com has learned that soap vets Kathleen Noone (ex-Edna, Passions and Christine Elise McCarthy (ex-Emily Valentine, Beverly Hills, 90210) are going to log in some time on the nighttime sudsier.

Kathleen will play Patricia Julian, mom to at-war docs Leo and Kyle.

Most recently, Kathleen played Edna on Passions but she has a long history with soaps. She is probably best known for her roles as Ellen on All My Children and Claudia on Knots Landing. She also starred on the short-lived soap Sunset Beach and in 2001 made a short-term appearance on Days of Our

The second addition to Night Shift is best known as Brandon's crazy ex-girlfriend on the 1990's hit Beverly Hills, 90210. Christine Elise McCarthy will play Sylvia. Since leaving the high-school soap, Christine as starred in shows such as "ER" and "The Strip". She is currently working on a film called "Route 30" which is set for release in 2009.

Our sources tell us that Kathleen's role will likely only be a one day appearance; it is set for September 23, 2008. Christine's role as Sylvia
will last for a few episodes. Sylvia is Eric's sister.

Soaps.com welcomes these soap vets to GH: Night Shift.

- Kristina Knight