General HospitalComings & Goings

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Cynthia Watros joins General Hospital

Cynthia Watros will take over the role of Nina Reeves after Michelle Stafford departs General Hospital this May. Watros is probably best known for playing Libby Smith on Lost from 2005 until 2010. She has also played Annie Dutton Banks on Guiding Light from 1997 until 1998, and Kelly Andrews on Young and the Restless from 2013 until 2015. Watros begins taping in June. Soaps.com will update with Watros’ first air date when it is made available. The news was first reported by PEOPLE.

– Dustin Cushman

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

As of April 10, Soap Digest has reported that Michelle Stafford’s contract with GH ends in a month, in May. It’s likely the actress could be seen for a month or more, though Soaps.com will update with her final airdate soon. Originally posted March 30: In a surprising twist, Michelle Stafford is leaving General Hospital as Nina Cassadine, according to a report made by Daytime Confidential and will be returning to Young and the Restless as Phyllis Summers Abbott. Gina Tognoni left the role once originated by Stafford.

– Christine Fix

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Paulina Bugembe joins General Hospital as a recast of Detective Valerie Spencer. Brytni Sarpy exited the role and joined The Young and the Restless where she plays Elena Dawson. Bugembe has had several small roles on shows such as Scandal and The Good Place. Soaps.com will update readers when her first air date is released. Below you’ll find a photo of Bugembe from her Instagram page.

 

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– Dustin Cushman

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Hillary B Smith returns to General Hospital

General Hospital took to Twitter to reveal the upcoming April 1 return of actress Hillary B. Smith as Nora Buchanan, the character she originated on One Life to Live. While she was pictured with Valentin Cassadine actor, James Patrick Stuart, the show teased she may also be in business with someone else this time around. As Soaps.com previously reported, Smith last appeared on General Hospital in November 2018 after her initial introduction to the show in March.

– Candace Young

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Denise Alexander return to General Hospital

Actress Denise Alexander is set to reprise her role of Laura’s mother, Lesley Webber, on General Hospital in the very near future. Soaps.com is thrilled to share the news that Alexander, who originated the role in 1973, and was last seen in 2017, will be back in Port Charles to help honor Dr. Gail Baldwin as part of the episodes marking General Hospital’s 56th anniversary. Entertainment Weekly reports that Alexander will return on April 2.

– Candace Young

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

Drew Cheetwood as Milo on General Hospital

On March 18, Soaps.com began to wonder if both Derk and Drew Cheetwood would be making an appearance on General Hospital as Sonny’s bodyguards Max and Milo Giambetti. Drew, who met Derk out recently, posted a photo with the following tease on Instagram, “This guy called me about an operation with the boss. How could I say no🤷🏻‍♂️ #MaxMilo #GH.” However, a General Hospital rep confirmed to SID that there were no plans to bring the actors and characters back currently. This past weekend though Drew Cheetwood was in L.A. and posted a photo outside the General Hospital set, suggesting he might be returning as Milo captioned, “This should be fun.” Soaps.com will continue to monitor the situation.

 

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– Dustin Cushman

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Matt Cohen exits General Hospital

Soaps.com has learned that Matt Cohen, who plays Dr. Griffin Munro on General Hospital, has decided to leave the ABC soap opera. Cohen joined General Hospital in February of 2016. His final airdate is March 22.

– Dustin Cushman

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Ingo Rademacher returns to gh

Updated March 20: Soaps.com has learned that Ingo Rademacher is back in the studio and begins taping next week as Jax on General Hospital. There is no first airdate yet, but viewers can expect to see him appear around three weeks from now in mid-April.

Soaps.com reported on February 12, Eden McCoy teased some big upcoming news via social media, followed by her confirmation on February 14, and Soaps.com is excited to report that Ingo Rademacher will be returning to General Hospital as Jax, father to McCoy’s Josslyn Jacks. The show posted a throwback video (below) of Jax and Carly (Laura Wright) where Rademacher appeared at the end to announce his return by stating, “Jax’s legacy is going to continue in a big way… see you soon.” Rademacher announced his Bold and the Beautiful exit as Thorne Forrester on the CBS soap in late 2018 and was last seen on General Hospital  on August 24, 2017. Stay tuned for his Port Charles return date.

– Dustin Cushman/ Amy Mistretta

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Chris Van Etten on General Hospital

Chris Van Etten returns to General Hospital as Maxie’s (Kirsten Storms) friend and Nurse Amy’s (Risa Dorken) brother Chet Driscoll the week on March 18. As Soaps.com previously reported, Chet was last seen in December when he returned and ran into Maxie over the holidays.

– Dustin Cushman

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Finola Hughes as Alex Marick on General Hospital

Soaps.com has learned that Finola Hughes will once again be pulling double duty on General Hospital as she takes on the role of Anna’s twin sister Alex Marick the week of March 18. Anna is seeking answers about which memories she has that belong to her sister due to Dr. Cabot’s memory transfer. Alex was last seen in 2017 when Alex locked Anna in a hospital and impersonated her sister.

– Dustin Cushman

Friday, March 15th, 2019

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