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 June 17, 2019
Michelle Stafford has wrapped up her stint as Nina Reeves. She first debuted as the character back in 2014. Stafford chose not to renew her contract with the soap.
Meanwhile, daytime vet Cynthia Watros takes over the role of Nina on Monday, June 17. Watros is best known to soap fans for her portrayal of Annie Dutton on Guiding Light (1994 to 1998), a role for which she won the 1998 Daytime Emmy award as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She also played Kelly Andrews on The Young and the Restless from 2013-2014.
Veteran film and primetime actress Veronica Cartwright (Aliens, L.A. Law, Resurrection) is joining GH for a five-episode arc, slated to begin airing next month. While the specifics of the role have not been disclosed, her character will appear in scenes opposite Maura West’s Ava.
General Hospital (GH) airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtimes.