General Hospital actor heads to primetime.

Soaps.com has learned that General Hospital’s Anthony Montgomery (Port Charles’ Andre Maddox) is going to guest star on OWN’s Greenleaf when it returns for its third season this summer. Montgomery posted a photo of himself on set on Instagram and remarked, ” Having a fantastic time shooting an episode of @greenleafown in Atlanta. Such a great cast and crew. Love the energy. And I worked with one of my #startrek #enterprise directors, Allan Kroeker. It was like a homecoming. @owntv #blessed??” The actor played Travis Mayweather on Star Trek: Enterprise from 2001 until 2005 before joining GH in 2011.

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Greenleaf, created by Craig Wright and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and Lionsgate Television, premiered on OWN in 2016. The show revolves around the Greenleaf family who runs their sprawling Memphis megachurch, Calvary Fellowship World Ministries. The drama focuses on the journey of estranged daughter and disillusioned preacher Grace Greenleaf (Merle Dandridge) who returns home after 20 years due to the mysterious death of her sister Faith. She is sucked back into her family’s church, run by her parents Bishop James Greenleaf (Keith David) and Lady Mae Greenleaf (Lynn Whitfield), and quickly learns things are not as virtuous as they seem. The Greenleaf family carefully hides their sins and misdeeds from the world. Patti LaBelle is set to recur in the third season as Maxine Patterson, a famous Christian motivational speaker and the CEO of a global Christian self-help empire.

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The show has been nominated for several NAACP Image Awards. In 2017 Lynn Whitfield won for best actress in a supporting dramatic role, and in 2018 the show’s second season soundtrack won for outstanding gospel/Christian album. Soaps.com will keep you updated on Montgomery’s role on the show as more information is made available.

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