General HospitalComings & Goings

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Lynn Herring from General Hospital

Lynn Herring will be back on General Hospital as Port Charles realtor Lucy Coe on January 9 in the New Year. As detailed in Soaps.com’s General Hospital recaps, Herring last appeared on October 25 when Lucy told Peter the condo he wanted on the docks was available. She has also actively been trying to revive her perfume line Deception and has been trying to convince Sasha Gilmore (Sofia Mattsson) to be the face of the brand.

– Dustin Cushman

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Matt Cohen on General Hospital

Updated December 12: Matt Cohen’s brief return to General Hospital as Griffin Munro has come to an end, as Griffin told Anna and Maxie he was leaving Port Charles. On December 6 Soaps.com reported that Matt Cohen returned to General Hospital as Dr. Griffin Munro today, December 6, when Carly (Laura Wright) asked him to come to Port Charles to oversee Lucas’ (Ryan Carnes) care. Cohen was cast on the show in February of 2016 and departed earlier this year. Soaps.com recently reported that Matt Cohen joined Entertainment Tonight as a correspondent. He is also appearing in the upcoming Hallmark Channel film Holiday Date.

– Dustin Cushman

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Vernee Watson of General Hospital

Updated December 12: Vernee Watson’s brief return to General Hospital as Stella Henry has ended and she’s returned to London to resume visiting her long lost cousin. On November 11 Soaps.com reported that Vernee Watson will return to General Hospital as Stella Henry during the week of November 18. Back on August 16 we reported that. 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/Amy Mistretta

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Parry Shen of General Hospital

Updated December 4: It turns out that Parry Shen is not leaving General Hospital as Brad Cooper after all. The actor appeared to be having fun with the speculation he was being written off, citing a website article on his personal Facebook account, and thanking the show for seven great years. On December 2 Soaps.com reported that Parry Shen has confirmed his departure from General Hospital as Brad Cooper in a Facebook post. Following online speculation that his character has found himself in a no-win situation and his days were numbered, Shen commented, “Well, it certainly feels like I should be paraphrasing Chris Evans’ Endgame tweet, doesn’t it? So, with that said… Playing this role over the last (almost) 7 years, has been an honor. To everyone in front of the camera, behind the camera and in the audience, thank you for the memories! Eternally grateful.” Shen joined the ABC soap opera in 2013.

– Dustin Cushman

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Kendra sneaks around on General Hospital

Updated December 3: Michelle Argyris’ role as Kendra Lennon, aka Kendra Bowen, came to an end on December 3. As reported in Soaps.com General Hospital recap, Kendra died shortly after Lucas hit her car.

Soaps.com reported on August 23 that readers could expect to see a new face when Michelle Argyris joined 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

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Anthony Montgomery

Andre Maddox unconscious on General HospitalUpdated November 22: Anthony Montgomery will be back as Andre Maddox on General Hospital the week of November 25. In Soaps.com’s recaps for Monday November 18, “Drew” decided to have the memory-mapping procedure which is likely what brings the doctor back on screen.

On September 3 we reported that Anthony Montgomery returned to General Hospital on September 3 as Dr. Andre Maddox. As detailed in Soaps.com’s recap, Andre stumbled into the ER at General Hospital alone and collapsed. He has yet to regain consciousness.

On March 8, Soaps.com reported that Anthony Montgomery returns to General Hospital the week of March 11 as Dr. Andre Maddox when Anna seeks him out for information on Dr. Cabot’s memory transfer process among twins. Montgomery was moved to recurring status in 2017, and appeared briefly in early 2018, after being released from prison and warning Drew that to try and regain his memories could result in losing all the new memories he’s made.

– Dustin Cushman

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Jane Elliot of General Hospital

Jane Elliot is returning to General Hospital as Tracy Quartermaine in December for the holidays. As Soaps.com reported back in 2017, Elliot left General Hospital to retire from acting. She last aired on May 4, 2017 when Tracy headed for Europe and met Luke Spencer in a little cafe. Entertainment Weekly was the first to report the news. Soaps.com will update readers when a first airdate is made available, along with information on how long her return will be.

– Dustin Cushman

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Rebecca Budig exits general hospital

Soaps.com has learned that Rebecca Budig will once again be leaving General Hospital as Hayden Barnes on November 27, though she could return in the future. When a fan questioned this casting news, William deVry (Julian Jerome) replied, “Yep. She’s awesome.” Budig returned to General Hospital back in July.

– Amy Mistretta

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Tamara Braun from General Hospital

Updated November 18: Tamara Braun announced via Instagram that her last day on General Hospital was Monday November 18 and stated, “Want to see Kim Nero one last time? Tune in today to say goodbye. Thank you to all you wonderful people for your love and support. 💖” On October 16 Soaps.com reported, Tamara Braun’s days at General Hospital as Dr. Kim Nero may be numbered. Braun returned to General Hospital in November of 2017, as previously reported by Soaps.com. She previously played Carly Corinthos on the show from 2001 until 2005. Daytime Confidential reported that the actress has taped her final scenes and the show, and has not been replaced, indicating Kim Nero might be headed out of Port Charles. With the death of her son Oscar (Garren Stitt) and the exit of the real Drew Cain (Billy Miller), there is little keeping the doctor in town. Soaps.com will continue to monitor this developing story.

– Dustin Cushman

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Wally Kurth of General Hospital and Days of our Lives

Wally Kurth returns to General Hospital the week of November 18 as Ned Quartermaine. As Soaps.com previously reported, Ned’s daughter Brook Lynn Ashton played by Amanda Setton is coming to Port Charles. Kurth was also recently put back on contract as Justin Kiriakis on Days of our Lives, but continues to recur on General Hospital.

– Dustin Cushman

Friday, November 15th, 2019

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