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 November 18, 2019
Wally Kurth is back as Ned Quartermaine, this week, and gearing up for a new storyline that will involve his long missing GH daughter.
The role of that daughter, Brook Lynn Ashton, will now be played by Amanda Setton. Daytime fans will remember Setton as Kimberly Andrews on One Life to Live, a role she played from 2009 to 2011. The actress also portrayed Penelope and the primetime series Gossip Girl from 2008 to 2012.
After a long break, Vernee Watson returns to Port Charles as Stella Henry, Curtis’ (Donnell Turner) aunt. The character has been in Europe since August, when she flew off to meet a relative she’d discovered on an ancestry site.
Bradford Anderson pops back in as Spinelli on Tuesday, November 19, when Steve Burton’s Jason summons him for help. Again.
It looks like Jessica Tuck’s run as villainess Cassandra Pierce has officially wrapped. The character appeared to blow up after being set up on a boat with a bomb on board.
More About General Hospital
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.
Hooked On Port Charles
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).
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