Soaps.com’s Comings And Goings
Entrances and exits.
In January, the soap opera casting news featured the return of many favorites with just a few departures…
The Bold and the Beautiful:
January 16 marked the debut of Reign Edwards as Maya’s sister, Nicole Avant. This month also saw the return of many favorites including Aaron D. Spears as Justin, Theodora Greece as Alison, Andrew Collins as Jarrett, Zach Conroy as Oliver, and Kelly Kruger as Eva. Katherine Kelly Lang was back as Brooke after a three-month hiatus in Italy, and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood reprised her role of Steffy Forrester at month’s end. Find out which actor returns to his role as February kicks off through The Bold and the Beautiful Comings and Goings.
Days of our Lives:
Salem’s Theresa, Jen Lilley, assured fans in January that she is not leaving the show, though she is shooting a movie in February. Sal Landi returned as Dr. Mandrake, Greg Jackson appeared as Jeremiah, Spencer Neville was back as Derrick, and Paul Clausen played Bob. Lucas Kerr debuted as bad boy, Clint, Naomi Matsuda appeared as Paul’s mother, Tori, and Mr. Damon was played by Paul Telfer. Find out which actress’ character is set to leave the canvas in March through Days of our Lives Comings and Goings.
Maurice Benard renewed his contract to continue playing Port Charles' Sonny Corinthos, and news came that Kimberly McCullough would once again return as Robin, though there in no airdate as of yet. Robin Mattson was back as Heather, Parry Shen returned as Brad, and Tony Stark filled the role of Kevin Collins because Jon Lindstrom was unavailable to tape due to his role on HBO's "True Detective." Robb Derringer concluded his run as Agent Sloane and Grayson McCouch took over that part. He appeared in scenes with former "Guiding Light" co-star Marshall Hilliard on January 21 when he played Officer Marshall. Kristen Alderson announced she would be vacating her role of Kiki Jerome. Find out more about her departure through General Hospital Comings and Goings.
The Young and the Restless:
Aly Lind returned to her role of Genoa City's Faith after being away to do a pilot. Ravi Kapoor debuted as Dr. Jain, Patrick Cronen appeared as the GCAC desk clerk, J. Paul Boehmer returned as Dr. Cutler, and Kelly Hazen appeared as Dr. Bettencourt. Tristan Rogers signed on for another year as crafty Colin, Robert Gant will be back as David Sherman in early February, and news came that the role of Kyle Abbott had been recast. Find out which actor will play Kyle beginning February 25 through The Young and the Restless Comings and Goings.
- Candace Young