Roselyn Sánchez Teams Up With Husband, Days Alum Eric Winter As Their Characters Butt Heads on ‘The Rookie’
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Soap opera alums and spouses co-star opposite each other in cop drama.
In fun casting news, Soaps.com has learned Roselyn Sanchez (Pilar Domingo, As the World Turns) will guest-star on her husband Eric Winter’s (Rex Brady, Days of our Lives) TV show The Rookie. Per TV Line, Sanchez will appear as a reporter who goes up against Winter’s character, Tim Bradford, a police officer on the Los Angeles Police Force. The episode is expected to air this spring. The Rookie, about a man who reinvents himself as a police officer at the age of 40 years old, also stars Nathan Fillion (Joey Buchanan on One Life to Live) as the titular character.
Over the years, The Bold and the Beautiful’s Aaron D. Spears (Justin Barber) has also guest-starred, along with soap alums Annie Wersching (Amelia Joffe, General Hospital), Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas, Days of our Lives; Mike Kasnoff, As the World Turns), Mario Lopez (Christian Ramirez, The Bold and the Beautiful), Seamus Dever (Ian Devlin, General Hospital), Dot-Marie Jones (Chili, Days of our Lives), Kim Johnston Ulrich (Ivy Winthrop, Passions), Alicia Coppola (Meredith Gates, The Young and the Restless; Lorna Devon, Another World), Tamara Braun (Kim Nero/ex-Carly Corinthos, General Hospital; Ava Vitali, Days of our Lives; Reese Williams, All My Children), and Rib Hillis (Jake Marshak, Port Charles). The Rookie airs Sundays on ABC.
Sanchez and Winter met at a party in 2005 and married in Puerto Rico in 2008. The couple has two children, Sebella Rose and Dylan Gabriel. They first starred opposite each other in the Hallmark movie A Taste of Summer, wrote the children’s book Sebi and the Land of Cha Cha Cha together and were co-executive producers on Death of a Vegas Showgirl, in which Sanchez also starred. Prior to The Rookie, Winter was in the TV shows Rosewood, Secrets and Lies and Witches of East End. Sanchez most recently appeared in Grand Hotel, as well as Devious Maids and Without a Trace.