General Hospital

General Hospital Comings and Goings: Key Heroine Recast

Who’s coming and who’s going from General Hospital (GH)? Are any of your favorite performers from yesteryear returning to the daytime drama, this week, or in the not too far off future?

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 28, 2022

Jordan Ashford is alive and well and resurfacing in Port Charles, this week. Tanisha Harper is taking over the role of Curtis Ashford’s (Donnell Turner) ex-wife and TJ Ashford’s (Tajh Bellow ) mother. The character, previously played by Vinessa Antoine and Briana Nicole Henry, was last seen in September of 2021 when she was sent to a medical clinic in Albany after a brush with death.

Harper, whose credits include Netflix’s Dear White People, Hulu’s Dollface, and HBO Max’s Hacks, as well as the feature Forgetting Sarah Marshall. The former model also made two appearances as a model on The Bold and the Beautiful in 2005 and 2010.

Wes Ramsey wrapped up his four-year run as Peter August. The villain met his demise last week at the hands of Kristina Wagner’s Felicia.

General Hospital History

GH made its debut in 1963 and is the second longest-running daytime soap opera in American history. The longest-running soap is Guiding Light. While it’s not the longest-running serial, 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 legendary Laura’s (Genie Francis) many decades on and off and back on as the show’s leading heroine to Anna Devane’s (Finola Hughes) exploits to Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and his mobster activities, GH certainly knows how to please its viewers.

Current Soap Operas

It is one of four soap operas currently on the air. The other three daytime dramas include Days of our Lives (DOOL), The Young and the Restless (YR), and The Bold and the Beautiful (BB). General Hospital (GH) airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtimes.

General Hospital (GH) airs weekdays on ABC. Check your local listings for airtimes. For more about what’s coming up in Port Charles, check out all the latest that’s been posted on GH spoilers, and for an in-depth look at the show’s history, click here.

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