Who’s coming and who’s going from the casts of The Bold and the Beautiful (BB), Days of our Lives (DAYS), General Hospital (GH), and The Young and the Restless (YR)?
Soap Opera Casting For The Week of August 9, 2021
Here’s a list of the top exit and entrance news from all four daytime dramas. Find out if any of your favorite performers from yesteryear are returning to the shows you follow, or if any new actors or actresses have been cast in contract, recurring, or day player roles.
The Bold and the Beautiful
A major and diabolical character is returning to The Bold and the Beautiful fold. Kimberlin Brown reprises her role as Sheila Carter, soon-to-be-revealed as Finn’s (Tanner Novlan) birth mother, on Monday, August 9. The character, who originally debuted on The Young and the Restless in 1990, last appeared on B&B in 2018.
Meanwhile, on Friday, August 13, Mike Waters plays an assistant manager involved in Sheila’s shenanigans; and Gabriella Tranchina, last seen as Justin’s (Aaron D. Spears) assistant in July, appears as a nurse.
Days of our Lives
On the Days of our Lives front, Alison Sweeney wraps up her latest run as Sami Brady DiMera on Wednesday, August 11, when the character is kidnapped. Sweeney will be back and, in fact, is currently filming scenes that will air in the upcoming months.
Right after Freddie Smith announced he won’t be returning to Days in the future, the soap announced a Sonny Kiriakis recast. Zachary Atticus Tinker, who also plays Fenmore Baldwin on The Young and the Restless, will be taking on the role in the Peacock spinoff, Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem.
Gigi Bermingham has taken over the role of Naomi Dreyfus, Hayden’s (Rebecca Budig) mother, on General Hospital. The actress has a daytime past, having played Dr. Lois Banks on Days from 2005 to 2006. Naomi was originated by Robin Riker in 2016.
Marc Anthony Samuel pops back in as nurse Felix Dubois on Tuesday, August 10. Look for the character to share scenes with Rebecca Herbst’s Elizabeth and Katelyn MacMullen’s Willow.
Please note that air dates may be subject to change.