Who’s coming and who’s going from the casts of The Bold and the Beautiful (BB), Days of Our Lives (Days), General Hospital (GH), and The Young and the Restless (YR)?
Soap Opera Casting
Here’s a list of the top exit and entrance news from all four daytime dramas. Find out if any of your favorite performers from yesteryear are returning to the shows you follow, or if any new actors or actresses have been cast in contract, recurring, or day player roles. Here’s the latest casting news from all the soaps.
The week of February 15, 2021
Days of Our Lives
Three villains are returning to Days of Our Lives. George DelHoyo is back as Orpheus on Monday, February 15 in scenes with Jason Downs’ Rhodes, the man holding Ciara (Victoria Konefal) captive.
Meanwhile, James Read reprises his role as Clyde Weston, Ben’s (Robert Scott Wilson) father, this week. And Brock Kelly returns as Evan Frears, Orpheus’s son on Friday, February 19.
On the exit front, Jaime Lyn Bauer made her final appearance as Laura Horton on February 9. Also, get ready for Cady McClain’s departure as Jennifer Horton Deveraux. The character will head to Boston after attending Laura’s funeral on Wednesday, February 17.
There’s a surprise return on the agenda at General Hospital. Chad Brannon, who portrayed Zander Smith from 2000 to 2004, was spotted on set taping scenes on February 12. He’s slated to begin airing in March.
There’s no word as to whom he’ll be portraying since Zander was killed off the soap, but speculation is he’s likely appearing as a ghost. The character is the biological father of Elizabeth’s (Rebecca Herbst) son, Cameron (William Lipton).
Lexi Ainsworth’s GH return as Kristina Corinthos-Davis has been pushed to Wednesday, February 17.
Tatum Shank has been playing Ralph Finchley, the state trooper who picked up Sonny/“Mike” (Maurice Benard).
The Young and the Restless
Due to last week’s preemptions, Don Diamont will now appear on The Young and the Restless as The Bold and the Beautiful’s Bill Spencer on Thursday, February 18. It’s part of a crossover plot playing across both soaps.
Ptosha Storey reprises her role as Naya Benedict, Amanda’s (Mishael Morgan) long lost mother, on Wednesday, February 17. Krystal Mosley plays a desk clerk at The Grand Phoenix hotel on Friday, February 19.
Tyler Johnson wrapped up his one-day visit as Theo Vanderway and headed back to Paris, after revealing Kyle’s (Michael Mealor) big secret to Sally (Courtney Hope).