General Hospital C&G News
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 February 8, 2021
A trio of favorites is headed back to the Port Charles fold. Lexi Ainsworth returns to the screen this week, as Kristina Corinthos-Davis, Sonny (Maurice Benard), and Alexis’ (Nancy Lee Grahn) daughter. She last aired in October of 2020.
Meanwhile, Réal Andrews, who was temporarily on leave from the soap, is back on set taping scenes as Marcus Taggert. And Briana Nicole Henry, who was out after contracting COVID-19, should be resuming her role as Jordan Ashford, momentarily.
The two actors who subbed for the aforementioned duo, Asante Jones and Tiffany Daniels, have both completed their respective stints as Marcus and Jordan.
General Hospital History
GH made its debut in 1963 and is the second longest-running daytime soap opera in American history. The longest-running sudser is Guiding Light. While it’s not the longest-running sudser, General Hospital is the longest-running soap opera currently on air.
The daytime drama outlasted other soaps to become a mainstay for many households! From Luke (Tony Geary) and Laura’s (Genie Francis) gripping romance and wedding, to Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and his mobster activities, GH knows how to please their viewers.
Bringing the Drama
More than five decades of gripping drama has kept the daytime sudser on the air as other soap operas were axed. It is one of only four remaining soap operas currently on the air. The other three daytime dramas include Days of our Lives, The Young and the Restless (YR), and The Bold and the Beautiful (BB). GH airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for air times.