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Billy Miller from General Hospital
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Updated August 23: Billy Miller‘s final appearance on General Hospital as Drew Cain was on the August 21 episode, as recapped by Soaps.com, in which Drew left to return Shiloh’s money to Afghanistan.

On July 29, Soaps.com reported that Billy Miller is leaving General Hospital and the role of Drew Cain. Miller’s departure from GH has been rumored for months. The actor joined the ABC soap in 2014 as a recast Jason Morgan, but was given the identity of Jason’s long lost twin when Steve Burton returned to resume the role of Jason. Miller’s exit was confirmed by his rep Marnie Sparer with a video showing balloons in his dressing room, a copy of a handwritten goodbye letter, and then the final typed and signed letter. In it Miller ponders what goodbye means and ends suggesting they part by saying until next time. A last air date is not yet available. Soaps.com will update readers when known, and if there are plans to recast the role.

– Dustin Cushman

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

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Soaps.com readers can expect to see a new face when Michelle Argyris joins General Hospital the week of August 26 as Kendra in scenes with Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn). Argyris played a flight attendant named Margo on The Bold and the Beautiful back in 2016. She has also appeared in the shows Hellcats and Big Top Academy.

– Dustin Cushman

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Nadia Bjorlin exits days as chloe
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Soaps.com recently reported the rumor that Chloe Lane’s days were numbered, on January 25 and now the actress has confirmed she’s, in fact, leaving the NBC soap opera. Nadia Bjorlin, who returned to Days in March 2018 and has played the role since 1999, confirmed her departure on Instagram and stated, “Oh, I nearly made it as a master of soaps… #sandymeisner #19years #dool …….Thank you @nbcdays for the memories. #andthecurtainfalls #farewell.” The actress’ final air date is August 29.

– Amy Mistretta/Christine Fix

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Hayley Erin on General Hospital
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Hayley Erin is making a brief return to General Hospital as Kiki Jerome this week to visit her grieving mother Ava (Maura West). Erin left General Hospital in November of 2018 when her character was murdered by Ryan Chamberlain (Jon Lindstrom), as Soaps.com previously reported. Ava has been trying to contact Kiki through a series of psychics recently. Since leaving General Hospital, Erin appeared as Taylor Hotchkiss on The Perfectionists, a spin-off of Pretty Little Liars which airs on Freeform. The news of Erin’s return was reported by EW.

– Dustin Cushman

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Michael E Knight on General Hospital
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Michael E. Knight, who many Soaps.com readers may know for playing Tad Martin on All My Children from 1982 until 2011, is joining General Hospital in an unnamed role, Soap Opera Digest is reporting. He recently played Dr. Simon Neville on Young and the Restless from 2015 until 2016, and his character of Tad crossed over to One Life to Live from 2002 until 2005. Soaps.com will keep you updated when a first airdate and character information is made available.

– Dustin Cushman

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Robin Strasser days appearance
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Updated May 31: Robin Strasser took to Twitter to reveal her first Days of our Lives air date. Viewers can expect to see the actress’ to appear starting on September 3, for approximately 15 episodes. Soaps.com can confirm that the actress is a recast of Vivian Alamain, who wasn’t available to return in the role due to the short notice. As Strasser stated, “I’ve been given approval to reveal: BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER-I will begin my guest stint on #DOOL Yes the character I play will meet brilliant @KassieDePaiva’s EVE but the old gal is definitely not Eve’s “Auntie”-more like her “ANTI”-haha-Any more coming from me would be DE TROP;-)”

Originally posted March 29: Soaps.com watched actress Robin Strasser, who played the indomitable Dorian Lord on One Life to Live, turn to Twitter to tease about an opportunity she couldn’t pass up. On February 7, we saw a photo of her in the hair and makeup room, getting made up at the Days of our Lives studio with her dog. March 24, letting fans know on Twitter that “#DOOL has been EYE-OPENING:) translation: #Salem has been so EXCITING you ain’t going to be taking any naps;-)”

– Candace Young/Christine Fix/Amy Mistretta

Friday, August 16th, 2019

William Utay as Rolf days of our lives
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Once again, Soaps.com can confirm that William Utay will return to Days of our Lives as the mad scientist, Dr. Wilhelm Rolf in September 3. Rolf was last seen on Days during the Halloween 2018 episodes and in flashbacks in November. The actor has been portraying the creative and intelligent doctor over 21 years, since his debut, July 21, 1998.

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Vernee Watson of General Hospital
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Vernee Watson’s General Hospital character Stella Henry departed Port Charles this week to visit a cousin in England, as detailed in Soaps.com’s recaps. However the actress will return to the ABC soap. Recently Vernee Watson was cast in the sitcom Bob Hearts Abishola, which will debut on CBS this the fall.

– Dustin Cushman

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Jay Montalvo joins Young and Restless
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Actor Jay Montalvo has been cast on The Young and the Restless as Adrian Rosales, the estranged father of Lola, Arturo, and Rey, and ex-husband of Celeste. The actor previously appeared in daytime on General Hospital as D.A. Benjamin Lazaro, and has done stints on television series such as 10,000 Days and Hacienda Heights. Soaps.com can confirm that he will debut on the Friday August 16 episode.

– Candace Young

Friday, August 16th, 2019

doug davidson back at yr
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Updated August 15: Soaps.com readers can expect to see Doug Davidson back on Young and the Restless as Paul Williams very soon. The actor took to Twitter to alert fans of his character’s return date and stated, “Thank you for all your support and inquiries. “Paul” will be back September 10th in the US., a day earlier in Canada.” Paul was last seen in Genoa City on Wednesday July 31.

Back on February 15, Soaps.com confirmed that Doug Davidson (Paul Williams) has returned to The Young and the Restless and is currently taping new scenes and will first appear back in his Genoa City role, sans contract, on Monday March 26. Today Young and the Restless’ Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) tweeted a photo of himself and Davidson with the caption, “He’s back!!” A little later, a tweet from Davidson himself came in where he said, “Okay! So, the cat is out of the bag. NONE of any of this would happen without all of your undying loyalty, support and kindness. All of you are the reason “Paul” is back on the canvas. THANK YOU SO MUCH. @EBraeden has been incredible the entire time. A huge thanks to him as well!”

– Christine Fix/Amy Mistretta

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

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