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General Hospital is the longest running American television serial drama, airing on ABC. Created by Frank and Doris Hursley, the series premiered on April 1, 1963. The longest-running cast member is Leslie Charleson, who has portrayed Dr. Monica Quartermaine since August 17, 1977, also making her one of the longest-tenured actors in American soap operas.[2][3] Former cast member Rachel Ames was previously the series' longest-running cast member, portraying Audrey Hardy from 1964 to 2007, and making guest appearances in 2009 and 2013, the latter for the series' fiftieth anniversary.[4] Ames made a special appearance on October 30, 2015.[5] Actors Genie Francis and Kin Shriner, who portray Laura Spencer and Scott Baldwin, are the second and third longest-running cast members, having joined General Hospital in February and August 1977, respectively.[6][7] Actresses Jacklyn Zeman and Jane Elliot, who portray Bobbie Spencer and Tracy Quartermaine, are the fourth and fifth longest-running cast members, having joined General Hospital in December 1977 and June 1978, respectively.[8][10] Former cast member Anthony Geary, who portrayed Luke Spencer, was the sixth longest-running cast member, having joined General Hospital in November 1978.[11] The following list is of cast members who are currently on the show: the main and recurring cast members, or those who are debuting, departing or returning to the series.

Current cast members

Main cast

ActorCharacterDuration
Vinessa AntoineJordan Ashford2014–
Maurice BenardSonny Corinthos1993–
Rebecca BudigHayden Barnes2015–
Teresa CastilloSabrina Santiago2012–
Tyler ChristopherNikolas Cassadine1996–99, 2003–11, 2013–
Connor Bishop2004–05
Matt CohenGriffin Munro2016–
Bryan CraigMorgan Corinthos2013–
William deVryJulian Jerome2013–
Chad DuellMichael Corinthos2010–
Michael Easton
John McBain2012–13
Stephen Clay2013
Silas Clay2013–15
Hamilton Finn2016–
Jane ElliotTracy Quartermaine1978–80, 1989–93, 1996, 2003–
Hayley ErinKiki Jerome2015–
Genie FrancisLaura Spencer1977–84, 1993–2002, 2006, 2008, 2013, 2015–
Nancy Lee GrahnAlexis Davis1996–
Rebecca HerbstElizabeth Webber1997–
Jessie Brewer2015
Roger HowarthTodd Manning2012–13
Franco2013–
Finola HughesAnna Devane1985–91, 1995, 2006–08, 2012–
Liesl Obrecht2013
Lisa LoCiceroOlivia Falconeri2008–
Billy MillerJason Morgan2014–
Kelly MonacoSam Morgan2003–
Alicia Montenegro2005
Anthony MontgomeryAndre Maddox2015–
Ryan PaeveyNathan West2013–
Emme RylanLulu Spencer Falconeri2013–
Brytni SarpyValerie Spencer2015–
Michelle StaffordNina Reeves2014–
Kirsten StormsMaxie Jones2005–
B.J. Jones2009
Donnell TurnerCurtis Ashford2015–
Robert Palmer WatkinsDillon Quartermaine2015–
Maura WestAva Jerome2013–
Laura WrightCarly Corinthos2005–
Lena Spencer2015
Dominic ZamprognaDante Falconeri2009–

Recurring cast

ActorCharacterDuration
Jesica AhlbergDarby Collette2015–
Lexi AinsworthKristina Davis2009–11, 2015–
Bradford AndersonDamien Spinelli2006–
Harper Rose BarashGeorgie Spinelli2015–
Nicolas BechtelSpencer Cassadine2013–
Shari BelafonteJanice Lomax2016–
Ian BuchananDuke Lavery1986–89, 2012–
Cesar Faison2012
Richard BurgiPaul Hornsby2015–
Molly BurnettMaxie Jones2016–
Ryan CarnesLucas Jones2004–05, 2014–
Phil Brewer2015
Leslie CharlesonMonica Quartermaine1977–
Derk CheetwoodMax Giambetti2002–
Drew CheetwoodMilo Giambetti2006–
Gina CoconatoWaitress Alicia2015–
Noshir DalalRaj2015–
Trent DawsonHuxley Lynch2016–
Diane DelanoMargarethe2016–
John DeLucaAaron Roland2016–
Risa DorkenAmy Driscoll2016–
Sonya EddyEpiphany Johnson2006–
Kathleen GatiLiesl Obrecht2012–
Nathaniel HarrisSergeant Robinson2006–
Rick HearstRic Lansing2002–09, 2014–
Carolyn HennesyDiane Miller2007–
Lynn HerringLucy Coe1986–2001, 2004, 2012–
Ashley JonesParker Forsyth2016–
Braiden and Dylan KazowskiDanny Morgan2015–
Ilene KristenDelia Ryan Coleridge2013–
Wally KurthNed Ashton1991–2007, 2012–
George LakoFrankie2015–
Michael LeoneCameron Spencer2013–
Jon LindstromRyan Chamberlain1992–95
Kevin Collins1993–97, 2004, 2013–
Verity Jann LoCiceroLeo Falconeri2015–
Charles and Ethan LosieRocco Falconeri2015–
Christine LozanoNurse Christina2012–
Robin MattsonHeather Webber1980–83, 2004, 2012–
Eden McCoyJosslyn Jacks2015–
Kimberly McCulloughRobin Scorpio-Drake1985–2000, 2004–
Jeffrey Vincent PariseCarlos Rivera2013–
Tom ParkerBaxter Corbin2016–
Haley PullosMolly Lansing2009–
Tequan RichmondTJ Ashford2012–
Matt RiedyMatthew Mayes2016–
Robin RikerNaomi Dreyfus2016–
Troy RuptashLandon Dixon2016–
Tristan RogersRobert Scorpio1980–92, 1995, 2006, 2008, 2012–
Marc Anthony SamuelFelix DuBois2012–
Ava & Grace ScarolaAvery Jerome2014–
Parry ShenBrad Cooper2013–
Kin ShrinerScott Baldwin1977–83, 1987–93, 1998, 2000–04, 2007–08, 2013–
Brooklyn Rae SilzerEmma Drake2011–
Nick StabileNikolas Cassadine2016–
Linda Elena TovarRosalie Martinez2014–
Anthony VitaleAldo2015–
Kristina WagnerFelicia Scorpio-Jones1984–2005, 2007–08, 2012–
Hudson WestJake Spencer2016–
Bergen WilliamsAlice Gunderson2001–
Bree WilliamsonClaudette Beaulieu2016–
Emily WilsonEllie Trout2012–
John J. YorkMac Scorpio1991–
James Meadows1998
William Allen YoungDavid Walters2014–
Jacklyn ZemanBobbie Spencer1977–2010, 2013–

Cast changes

Debuting

ActorCharacterDateRef.
James Patrick StuartTheo / Valentin CassadineJuly 8, 2016[12][13][14]
Jazmyn Skye ValeAthenaWeek of July 25, 2016[15]

Returning

ActorCharacterDateRef.
Ingo RademacherJasper JacksJuly 29, 2016[17]