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 July 8, 2019
After nearly two years away from the fold, Rebecca Budig returns as Hayden Barnes, Finn’s (Michael Easton) former fiance, this week. When last seen, the character was pregnant. Budig, who debuted in the role in 2015, last aired in 2017.
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Veronica Cartwright, star of The Alien, makes her premiere as a mystery character involved with Ava (Maura West). Might she be the medium Ava finds to try to make contact with her dead daughter, Kiki?
Maysoon Zayid is back as Zahra Amir, Shiloh’s (Coby Ryan McLaughlin) attorney. Look for pair of WSB agents to surface. Jason Ryan Lovett is playing Agent Evans and Marilyn Camacho is portraying Agent Jacob. Both actors appear on Thursday, July 11.
GH has recast and aged the character of Emily “Scout” Cain, Sam (Kelly Monaco) and Drew’s (Billy Miller). Ella Ramacieri made her first appearance in the role on July 1. Scout was previously played by twins Palmer and Poe Parker. General Hospital (GH) airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtimes.