General Hospital Comings and Goings: A Temporary Replacement, A New Doctor and More!

ABC General Hospital spoilers reveal that we have some spectacular news about the comings and goings in Port Charles, NY. It wasn’t that long ago that we saw the departure of three characters courtesy of the Floating Rib explosion. In the past few days Ashton Arbab departed as Dev Corbin and Mark Lawson departed as Dustin Phillips. Both characters were killed after Julian Jerome (William deVry) detonated a bomb on the orders of Cyrus Renault (Jeff Kober).

Later we had to say goodbye to Lulu Spencer (Emme Rylan) who was wheeled off in a coma so that she could get treatment at a longterm care facility. And, diehard GH fans know that it is just a matter of time before we see the last of Julian. Fresh on the heels of all of that change, we have more news about cast changes for the ABC sudser.

General Hospital spoilers – Marcus Taggert appears with a new actor on Thursday, December 17

Asante Jones takes on the role of undercover agent Marcus Taggert on Thursday, December 17. We can tell you that Real Andrews is set to return to the role but expect to see his temporary replacement for a few weeks.

Jones has starred on the primetime series Shameless and Hawaii Five-0 as well as Scandal and Rosewood.

General Hospital spoilers – There will be a new face in Port Charles

Real Andrews had to take a break for undisclosed reasons but he will definitely return as loveable, irascible Taggert. Fans loved it when Andrews returned to General Hospital this year after a 17-year absence from the soap, and they hated it when it looked like the hunky lawman was killed in yet another Cyrus Renault explosion.

For whatever reason (and we’re not complaining) Taggert was brought back to life and is now skulking around in hilarious disguises as he tries to keep his daughter Trina Robinson (Sydney Mikayla) safe from Cyrus.

General Hospital Comings and Goings: A Temporary Replacement, A New Doctor and More!

General Hospital spoilers – What happens next in the town of Port Charles, NY?

There was also an unannounced switch up this week when Jamison Jones took over the role of Dr. Kirk who had been treating Dante Falconeri (Dominic Zamprogna) in Switzerland.

Dante’s doctor debuted in June 2020 with Christopher Cousins in the role. In the December 10 episode of GH fans saw Jones instead, and he didn’t seem to be in good health when the Friday Cliffhanger ended. Is he dead or alive? Be sure to tune in this week to find out!

Be sure to catch up on everything happening with GH right now. Come back here often for General Hospital spoilers, news, and updates.

By Tanya Clark

Tanya is a freelance writer, educator, and therapist. She spends the days of her life caring for her bold and beautiful loved ones, she's young at heart, very restless, and made her debut at L.A. General Hospital.

7 thoughts on “General Hospital Comings and Goings: A Temporary Replacement, A New Doctor and More!”
  1. I hope the real be back soon love him and I think gh is some ppl dirty that’s so unfair that’s ain’t right that’s not right gh do you know the sacrifice ppl made it was a hard choice but they did it for love can you see that smh

  2. […] General Hospital viewers will recall that Sonny and Jason had been dealing with Julian Jerome (William DeVry). Sonny had threatened to kill Julian if he didn’t go to the police and confess what he knew about Cyrus Renault (Jeff Kober). Julian didn’t seem inclined to, even though Sonny was actually giving him a chance to live! Julian could have gotten into witness protection again! But before any meeting of the minds could take place, suddenly a shot rang out – and it wasn’t from either Sonny or Jason! Julian hit the ground, but survived, because he was gone after Sonny and Jason looked for the shooter! […]

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