Recast.

Richard Burgi (“Desperate Housewives”) debuted on “General Hospital” today as Paul Hornsby, a role originally played by Paul Satterfield. Paul came to Port Charles in 1991 to help restructure ELQ and quickly became the CEO. He went on to marry Tracy Quartermaine (Jane Elliot) and father her son Dillon (Robert Palmer Watkins). After divorcing Tracy, Paul married Jenny Eckert (Cheryl Richardson) and left town with her and Sly Eckert (Glenn Walker Harris, Jr.) in 1994.

Burgi is no stranger to soaps, having played Chad Rollo on “Another World” from 1986 until 1988, and Phillip Collier on “Days of our Lives” from 1991 until 1992. He is also known for his primetime roles playing Karl Mayer on “Desperate Housewives” from 2004 until 2012 and D.A. Dan Russell on Body of Proof in 2013.

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– Dustin Cushman