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
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. Here’s the latest casting news from all the soaps.
Days of Our Lives
A legacy character is back at Days of Our Lives. Jaime Lyn Bauer reprises her role as Laura Horton, Jennifer’s (Cady McClain) mother, on Monday, February 1. She last appeared on the soap in 2018.
Meanwhile, soap vet Linda Dano debuts as Vivian Alamain on Wednesday, February 3. She’ll share scenes with Ivan G’Vera, who’s also back as Vivian’s man servant, Ivan.
Stacy Haiduk begins another double-duty stint on DAYS, when Susan Bank reappears in Salem.
Over at General Hospital, Lexi Ainsworth is set to resurface as Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Alexis’s (Nancy Lee Grahn) daughter, Kristina Corinthos-Davis. The character was last scene attending her grandfather Mike’s (Max Gail) funeral in October of 2020.
Actress Tiffany Daniels is temporarily replacing Briana Nicole Henry as Jordan Ashford. She first aired on January 26. Henry is recovering from COVID-19.
The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful
The Bold and the Beautiful/The Young and the Restless crossover continues with another prominent performer. Don Diamont will bring his B&B character, Bill Spencer, to Y&R later this month. Diamont, of course, portrayed Brad Carlton on Y&R from 1985 to 2009
Tyler Johnson, who left YR as Theo Vanderway last December, returns to the soap this week. He’ll share scenes with Courtney Hope’s Sally.
Also back at YR is Tricia Cast, who makes an appearance as Nina Webster on Thursday, February 4.
Ashley Jones resurrects her role as Bridget Forrester, Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) and Eric’s (John McCook) daughter, on BB later this month. Jones last aired on the soap in November of 2020.
Joe LoCicero is back on the BB scene as Thomas’s (Matthew Atkinson) pal, Vinny Walker, on Wednesday, February 3.