Who’s coming and who’s going from General Hospital (GH) ? Are any favorite performers from yesteryear returning to the daytime drama, this week, or in the near future?
Have any new actors or actresses been cast on the show in contract, recurring or day player roles? Are any well remembered or beloved stars from other soaps, past or present, about to join the General Hospital fold in surprise new parts? Here’s the latest casting news from the ABC soap.
The week of August 19, 2019
Constance Towers is resurfacing as the queen of mean, Helena Cassadine, on Monday, August 19. The deceased character is set to appear in flashback scenes with Drew (portrayed by Steve Burton) and Shiloh (Coby Ryan McLaughlin) during their time in Afghanistan. Towers was last on the soap in 2017, when Helena appeared to young Jake (Hudson West) via a hallucination during the annual Nurses’ Ball.
Patrick J. Gibbons is returning for several episodes as boy scout Wyatt Hoover. The character made his initial appearance last summer, helping Peter (Wes Ramsey), who was being held captive by Liesl Obrecht (Kathleen Gati).
Soma Mitra portrays Ms. Amira on Tuesday, August 20. Karl Philip Michael Westerberg was on the GH set as his stage persona, Manilla Luzon, who’ll be appearing in an upcoming episode of the soap.
Vernee Watson will be off the canvas for a bit. Her alter ego, Stella Henry, headed to London to meet her recently-found relative. Time Winters wrapped up his latest stint as Arthur Cabot, the unscrupulous doctor who transferred Drew’s (Billy Miller) memories to Franco (Roger Howarth). General Hospital (GH) airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtimes.