Gina Tognoni Leaves Guiding Light
Guiding Light‘s final air date is less than three months away but some of its actors have already moved on. Crystal Chappell (Olivia Spencer) has moved back to her old home on Days of Our Lives, but she will be sticking around in Springfield until the finale. The same doesn’t appear to be true of her Emmy winning co-star, Gina Tognoni (Dinah Marler).
Tognoni’s contract with the series was due to expire in June and sources have reported that no deal could be reached to extend her stay with the series. Her final shooting date was reported to be June 26. This means that the actress will continue to appear in episodes over the coming weeks, but the intended ending for her character will need to be revised.
It is widely expected that Tognoni will continue in Daytime with a role on an ABC soap.