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Head writer Ron Carlivati welcomed Rebecca Budig to “General Hospital” on Twitter this afternoon and soon after a rep from the “GH” studio confirmed with that Budig would debut in March, though they could not reveal her character. Executive Producer, Frank Valentini also took to Twitter and described Budig’s role as a “killer,” and “a real spitfire.” Take a look at some of their tweets, welcoming the actress to Port Charles.

For those not in the know, Rebecca Budig portrayed Michelle Bauer from 1995 to 1998 on “Guiding Light” in addition to Greenlee Smythe Lavery on the now defunct “All My Children” off and on from August 1999 until the series finale in September of 2011. In 2014 Budig gave birth to a healthy baby girl and has been busy as a proud mamma ever since. The actress let her followers know how excited she is to be a part of another ABC soap on her Twitter page.

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– Christine Fix