Two leading men are on the move, an original DAYS star passes away, and another GH alum lands on primetime… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world –with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: Men on the Move
Daniel Goddard (Cane, The Young and the Restless) just made an announcement that’s sure to stun viewers of the CBS soap. And, sadly, it’s not in a good way. It looks like the end of Cane. Read the details here.
A setside sighting — and an Instagram photo that’s since been removed — has Days of Our Lives fans wondering if a fan favorite could be returning to Salem. Soap Hub has the details on who it is.
Farewell to a Salem Original
The last of DAYS original cast members, John Clarke (ex-Mickey), has passed away. The actor, who appeared on the soap’s 1965 premiere, was 88.
Hello, Goodbye… for Now
A Days bad girl will be back for a special episode. And the occasion totally suits her. Also, a leading lady from The Bold and the Beautiful will be MIA for a month or more. Find out the reason why.
Soap Opera News: Branching Out
General Hospital alum Matt Cohen, remembered as Dr. Griffin Munro, has a brand new gig. It’s a full-time gig on a popular entertainment show.
Camryn Grimes (Mariah, YR) just made a powerful guest appearance on NCIS. She plays a Marine Corporal, who’s suspected of murder.
Add Melissa Ordway (Abby) the list of YR stars heading to The Price Is Right. And an actress from BB, Rena Sofer (Quinn), is about to follow suit.
Actress’ Cancer Scare
A recent doctor’s visit revealed a health scare for Martha Madison (Belle, Days). Now she’s turned it into a PSA, of sorts, for her fans.
Mother and Son Collaboration
Vanessa Marcil (ex-Brenda, GH) lost her best friend and podcast partner when Suzanne Whang passed away. But the show will go with Marcil’s son, Kassius, stepping in has her new co-host on LoveStop.
Congratulations recurring BB actress Theodora Greece, aka Her Royal Highness Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark. She just announced her engagement and tentative wedding date
Good news for fans of GH’s James Patrick Stuart; particularly his singing. His new CD, The Apple Tree, is available for order. And to promote the project, he’s put out a music video featuring a couple of Port Charles leading ladies. Rome Flynn (ex-Zende, BB) is singing, too. In fact, he just released the single, Brand New.
A Little Too Friendly Skies
Everybody’s had a bad experience going through TSA checkpoints at the airport, right? But former Days’ star Gilles Marini (ex-Ted) just endured a very unprofessional pat-down.
Soap Opera News: Kids Corner
BB’s Henry Joseph Samiri, who plays young Douglas, never shies away from a challenge. Soap Hub has pictures of his latest adventure.
Heather Tom (Katie, BB) just wrapped her directorial debut on Freeform series Good Trouble. It’s the special Valentine’s Day episode of the series.
Meanwhile, offscreen, the actress is the proud mama of a karate kid. She shared a video of her son, Zane, in class, chopping wood planks in half.