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Jane Elliot's Final General Hospital Airdate And Story Arc Announced!

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As enduring fans of General Hospital prepare themselves to say goodbye to Jane Elliot as the one and only Tracy Quartermaine on the ABC Daytime Drama series, the show is planning a story arc for her that will begin today on April 11th, and conclude on her final airdate on May 4th.

In a posting on Twitter on the official GH Twitter handle, late yesterday they related: “Bittersweet news alert — it’s our honor to announce the beginning of Tracy Quartermaine’s last escapade.  Tune in tomorrow to witness the beginning of Jane Elliot’s final GH arc, a month-long story that will culminate on 5/4/17.”

Fans of the series have been brokenhearted at Elliot’s upcoming departure, as it will certainly be another exit featuring a legacy character of the series.  There has been much speculation that Tony Geary (Ex-Luke Spencer) is coming back in a story that will take Tracy off the canvas.  Geary, also had a major departure from the series a few years back.

So, ready to say farewell to Jane as Tracy? Will Luke be back in the story? How do you think Tracy’s story will conclude?  How do you want it to? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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kmayne

I hope GH gives her final bow a story arc that is as remarkable as she is

nancy dillingham

Afraid they won’t!

Christine

I’ve always loved Jane’s portrayal of Tracy, and I agree I hope they do it with dignity, style and class. I love the way Tracy has become more human over the years but still has nerves of steel and that edge. We will miss Jane and what she gave to GH greatly!

Max Daddee

I agree with all that Christine said. As far as the article’s speculating that Tony Geary will come back, if that happens, I hope she only kicks him to the curb. Luke always acted like a clown in a man’s body in his relationship with her. He wasn’t worthy of her.

ppage

No need to overshadow Jane’s exit with the return of Tony Geary.

Timmm

No overshadowing, Tony only has to show up as the driver of a car, boat, plane, ect. He doesnt have to say a word.

nancy dillingham

You’re right. Even Jane said in an interview that “Tracy is an addict, and Luke is her addiction.” We don’t want her to leave with her “addiction.” We want her to leave with her strong character–and her dignity–intact, don’t we?

rebecca1

I’d like her to leave with love…and if Tracy is still in love with Luke and vice verse…than that’s a happy ending…

mikein ma

Hes not overshadowing Tony is there anyway for Jane Be nice he mnakes an appearance

Mark

I really wish Joe Scully were still alive. I think he and Tracy riding off into the sunset would be the best. They really had a connection. Alas . . .

I hope that GH honors Tracy Q and Jane Elliot the way they deserve. Flashbacks of Tracy’s life from when she arrived in PC all the way through to the present. Maybe even a nod to her time on The City. Her men, her husbands, her children, the battles with her father and Alan. Tender moments with Lila. Tender moments with Monica. All in all send her off with the pomp and circumstance of a Queen!

nancy dillingham

You said it, Mark! Let us see her greatness as an actor and as a strong Quartermaine.

janet

I totally agree.I would watch that. GH bores me to death lately so I don’t watch. I don’t really want to see Luke return, no where no way never. . I also liked the chemistry of Tracy and Joe Scully. They blew that one big time.

nancy dillingham

I’m with you on that one, Janet! She and Joe Scully were great. Yeah, they blew it –big time.

m

I love Joe Scully, they were great together. I wish they didn’t kill him off.

Shay

@Mark, et al….Even though Tracy did have undeniable chemistry with Joe Scully, their pairing always made me gag because he was such a lowlife criminal thug contemporary to Sonny….For a high-born woman who grew up with the best of everything to have settled in her later years for the likes of this wise guy, not to mention, Anthony Zaccara, Gino Soleito and yes, LUKE!, just beggared belief for me. I always believed that Ms. Quartermaine needed an equally-brilliant, business-minded society gent with his own legitimate empire for her “better-half”..at least someone with a modicum of taste, respectability and class, but, alas, that never happened. In the scheme of things, Lord Larry made some sense…as one could see a person in Tracy’s rarified atmosphere falling for a madcap, debauched aristo, and even her early failed union with the devious politico, Mitch Williams, was no great stretch given her unsatisfied craving for power and position…(I always wondered why we never heard again from him…he was a dandy do-wrong of a dude!) Then, of course, there was Paul Hornsby, who proved to be a total lout, not to mention, killer, but again, he was a charming and educated go-getter, so one could certainly understand the attraction there. As for as how Tracy Angelica Quartermaine’s soap “journey” will end, I suspect she may very well walk into the sunset with that loser Luke…which is not the destiny I would have ever chosen for this dynamic character, but that’s just another in a long list of disappointments in this lady’s life–and GH, in “general,”—that we will have to learn live with.

JK

GREAT ACTRESS…..SHE DESERVES A WONDERFUL LAST STORYLINE…..DONT BOTHER TO BRING BACK GEARY……GH AND THE FANS WILL MISS THIS POWER
HOUSE…..

KansasGuest

Agree! Tracy is awesome just by herself. Why make her happy ending tied to a man? Any man? The best ending would be if Tracy was finally fulfilled by the life she has. Really, the best partners Tracy ever had were Monica & Alan. It’s going to be sad watching Monica say goodbye.

rebecca1

There’s no reason that she needs to leave by herself to show she’s a strong woman. Romantic love is not the only road to happiness, but why not have Tracy FINALLY find everlasting love. If it’s Luke…great. Makes “her” happy, lol, makes me happy!

Michelle

I’ll miss Jane Elliot as Tracy. But, I really don’t want her riding off into the sunset with Luke! I’m sorry, but it will ALWAYS be Luke and Laura for me!

Cheryann

Definitely agree!!!!!

Jan

Tracy has become more likable, but no Luke for her. If he takes anyone away, it has to be Laura. Never will there be such a great chemistry between two actors as they were.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

I hope the emmy awards honor her in some way-life time achievement?…talent like Jane’s is hard to come by in daytime these days…She may have taken sometime off from GH and done other soaps but GH will never be the same…hope the door is left open for at least a visit…for the holidays!…The Q mansion is getting lonelier and lonelier…

Joan Faist

I am going to really miss this fantastic lady. Loved her character of Tracy.

Robynne

Oohhhhh, I am so sad to see her go. I will miss Tracy’s presence terribly, but wish Jane nothing but the best. Really hope they give her a worthy send off. With or without Luke.

Maureen Lynch

I don’t want Tony Geary back either. She’s part of the GH institution and should get a solid and proper send off. She spoke her mind regardless of whether or not it was politically correct. Going to miss Jane a lot.

LIn

Am I missing something. How did this announce the story? I wish Tracy and Jane a wonderful story line, one that is in keeping with the character and able to visit again if she chooses. I hope they give a retrospective as Mark , above, suggested.

Ray

I would list JE has one of the Top 10 giants in daytime history. From Guiding Light to Days of our Lives, The City, and General Hospital, she has NEVER phoned it in. I talent that has been under-appreciated for years. Selfishly, I would love to see her return to “DOOL” as Angelica, but I do not think she would leave “GH” to go back that far in history. I hope this is not the last we see of her. Thank you for a lot of “soap” memories.

Tina F. Gray

So terribly sad to lose an actress of Jane Elliot’s caliber. There are so few left in daytime like her. Wishing you all the best whatever you do next, Jane – and thanks!

Dawn

I am so sad that Jane and her character are leaving that I have no idea how I’d like to see her go. So long as she isn’t killed. Leaving with Luke would be very nice though. Even if he’s off camera.

Steve

If Geary shows up only on her final episode (perhaps just a cameo) & is featured in scenes with Tracy and nobody else in PC, that would be fine.

I imagine Tracy saying goodbye to the Qs in the mansion foyer, gazing up the stairs in homage to Edward, Lila and Alan. Then, after the break, Tracy is shown on a plane with Luke starting their grand adventure.

Hopefully, fake Larry is dispatched this week. It’s been over a year since we’ve seen Bergen Williams (Alice). She should definitely be there to wish “Miss Tracy” happiness on her journey with “Mr. Luke”.

su0000

Jane and Tony are quite close friends.
I believe Jane wants Tony to exit her out.
It is befitting to have Luke and Tracy be together in the end.

All the great ones have left GH… it is becoming empty 🙁

Now question is;
Can J&S give Jane a great unforgettable exit …

Patricio

Only problem is that Luke and Laura the greatest romance in soap history gets a curve ball. But I see them together too.

Shay

Exactly, Patricio…and that is why I’m sure the notion of a “happily ever after” with Tracy would prove an irresistible impetus for Geary’s brief return as Luke to the GH canvas…it would be the ultimate indignity to the “done and dusting” of the “Luke and Laura” phenomenon that he has treated with such unabashed animosity for most of his career.

nancy dillingham

Good question! 🙂

Debbie Twohig

I really hate to see Tracy go..I know everyone deserves to retire..and Tracy has worked a long time for GH..I just wish she would be able to come back when she wants to for visits..To think about never seeing her again makes me so sad..Hoping Luke comes back to start his life with Tracy again and they ride off into the sunset together..That would give Tracy the closure she needs..

Pat

Perhaps Jane finally could no longer take the hideous writing, focus, and pacing that has turned this once iconic show into a grade A dumpster fire raging out of control. Jean and Shelly need to be shown the door ASAP and someone young and fresh needs to be brought in who doesn’t write stories like it’s still 1987.

Steve

While I share your frustration with the current writing situation, both Jelly & Ron get credit for giving Jane storylines that focused on Tracy. During the later Guza years, Tracy’s main purpose was as Luke’s sidekick. The past five years have made her (and her boys) more prominent.

nancy dillingham

Wish they had someone (like Pat Falken Smith, for example) who writes stories LIKE 1970s or 80s. What a boon that would be.

rebecca1

Apparently you’re not a happy camper. But, no, Jane has been talking about retiring for a very long time. She said she no longer has the acting bug…has been in front of the cameras for years and is interested in pursuing other interests and places…

Loss for us…win for her.

nancy dillingham

Hi again, rebecca! You’re right–and I think Jane likes it that they have “softened” her character a bit before Tracy plays her swan song–though leaving her a strong woman.

rebecca1

Hey Nancy…yep! Sigh…going to miss her.

Lee (Phyllis)

Just want a happy ending for a wonderful actress. I will miss her very much. She left GH before for a period of time and I kept thinking that she has to come back one day….and she did. I love how at times she lets her guard down and shows her sweet and caring side, like she did with Finn and Hayden even though she can be tough. I love her humor with Monica and down deep they love each other because when something happens, their each right by the other’s side for comfort. So many things to miss about her….All your fans hate to see you go but you are wished the happiest future ever!!

Carole Nelson

I have watched GH almost from the beginning and Tracy is so much a part of it. I will definitely miss her!! She is an AWESOME actress!!

nancy dillingham

So have I.

Deelo

she deserves a respectful, passionate, hilarious exit and it would be wonderful to see her ride off into the sunset with Luke. A wonderful actor leaves GH and the exit should be with style. Thanks for the memories.

nancy dillingham

As I’ve said often, she used to refer to who-know-who as “chewing gum stuck to the bottom of her shoe.” THAT’S what Tracy thought of him early one. 🙂

vinman

Hope Madame Jane receives the BEST possible storyline exit! No need for Luke to return….would rather see her off to help people in need & find the peace of mind to finally do good for herself.LONG LIVE TRACEY QUARTMAINE….THE GREAT AND BEAUTIFUL JANE ELIOT!

aria

Her departure really bums me, i think she’s one of the greats and not seeing her on screen is depressing.
Alas, if Jane is happy i’ll be happy for her too, but i pray she comes back for visits. just can’t imagine GH never mentioning Tracy ever again its just really depressing..

Patricio

I agree with you Aria! It will not be the same. Like losing and old friend who is leaving town. Will will remember the great stories Ms. Elliot brought us. She was the first to make a soap villain multi-dimensional, one that we loved to hate.

Suzanne Taylor Stephan
Suzanne Taylor Stephan

Yes I have said since I heard she was leaving that Luke should arrive healthy and clear headed to take her to Ansterdam LOL MAYBE the letter Luke gave to Laura that was never read was about Tracy!

nancy dillingham

“Clear-headed”? Don’t bet the house on it!

Shay

Well, if Luke were to arrive back in Port Charles FROM “Amsterdam,” I can hardly imagine it would be in “clear-headed” condition!!!!!

Suzanne Taylor Stephan
Suzanne Taylor Stephan

Yes Luke should take her away

eso

I am sad to see the old guard leave; much richer acting and I hope that if she came out of retirement she coems to the B and B We need more Dillon in hte mix though

Lisa

Tears will be shed…….that is all !

Patricio

For so many years I was hoping Tracy would have a long lost daughter show up! Too late for that I suppose!

Steve

But she might get a long-lost half sister if that last scene in Turkey follows soap norms

Sandy N

I am trying to prepare myself. It is hard. I am hopeful she will be going on an adventure worthy of Tracy.
Last night I re watched all of Alan’s death episodes. That was just as painful as the first time I saw it. Please don’t let Tracy die!

fginaspy

I felt the last story arc began when she received Ashton’s letter that Tracy promptly burned. Tracy and Ned scenes today were great. JE will be greatly missed. I hope GH will use LC as Monica more once Tracy is off canvas. Legacy characters are so important to the history of the show. More so in these days of dwindling daytime serials.

Nik

I will truly miss her since the Quartermaine family is vanishing before our eyes. Grant it, the next generation is suppose to take over and it looks like Monica will be the matriarch to head the family. Sadly, I miss the Quartermaine’s influence on this show and that appears that this show no longer has any “roots” to it & that is very sad. Good luck Ms. Elliot, I will miss you.

James R. Poissant

May 4th will be a day I have some hankies. I am really going to miss Jane and the character she played so well. She made Tracy full of piss and vinegar that set her apart from any other character in daytime. You earned your retirement, Jane!!!

Connor (AvidSoapFan)

Will miss Jane Elliot on my TV screen on one of my favourite all-time Television shows EVER! Wonderful actress! Hope she has a great “send-off” for these next couple to a few weeks! <3

Jan

I will miss her also, what a great actress, she brought lots of laughs over the years for us, it would be nice for Luke 2 take his spanky buns with him! Good luck 2 u Jane Elliot in whatever u do!

Geoffrey-Martin Cyr

I join the chorus of accolades and praise this incomparable Emmy-winning powerhouse is receiving as she winds-down her iconic role of “Tracy Quartermaine Spencer”. I join the party late (…after more than 42 yrs being a die-hard fan of the CBS Daytime line-up, and still mourning the loss of my 32-year addiction that was GUIDING LIGHT. Any of you longtime daytime historians like myself know that (in interviews), Jane admits that in addition to her affection for her many roles (GH, KL, DAYS, AMC and CITY), her favorite role remains her one-year stint as “Carrie Todd-Marler” (1981-82), because it was written by her dear friend, the late Douglas Marland. It was the first time she really knew she could act because she was able to deliver in a way she never thought she could on-screen. I remember her vividly in that role; it was truly transformative and I urge all of you unfamiliar with her work on GL to YouTube clips of her portrayal of a woman struggling with multiple personalities. Daytime has been much richer with Jane in its midst for the past four decades…

Shay

Mr. Cyr….I have also enjoyed Jane in some of her earlier primetime appearances…I recently caught her in a featured performance in a late night rerun of Kojak, and I’ve read that she had many roles on episodic ’70’s tv shows before becoming a resident daytime diva of distinction.

Minnie Mead

I DON’T WANT HER TO GO !!!!!!!!!!!! SHE IS A PIVITAL PART OF THE SHOW AND A GREAT ACTRESS. I AT LEAST HOPE WE WILL SEE HER DO OTHER THINGS , SO WE CAN ALL BE ENTERTAINED BY HER. LOVE YOU TRACY. I WISH YOU ALL THE BEST.

Maureen F

I know that TPTB will send her off with as much class as she gave them for all her years on GH !!! Jane E. you will surely be missed but your legacy of Tracy will remain with us a life time! We GH family/fans know that there will never be another Jane Elliot/ Tracy Quartermaine ..Sending much love and happiness and good health and relax have fun! By the way my retirement starts May 4th also so we have that in common ! xoxoxoxoxoxo

Mark Y

Now she can return to Guiding Light as Carrie Marler. Oh, wait ….

Patricio

She was great in GL !

Ann

I hate to see Jane Elliot leave – I will greatly miss her portrayal of Tracy Quartermaine

sonniorsolita

I don’t mind Tracy leaving to be with Luke, but I don’t want Tony Geary to appear. No matter how quickly or much of a cameo it is, his presence will take away from what should be Jane Elliot’s very deserved moment in the sun. Hope they can make it clear that Tracy is going to see Luke, but let Jane have those final moments to herself.

Leah Lauer

Well I want Luke and Tracy to go away together… but I can’t Imagine Replacing Her as Tracy Either

sandra igneri

Why is Jane leaving

Patricio

Hi Sandy-

I’m not sure why the the great Ms Elliot is not continuing. I’ve heard retirement, salary issues and unhappiness with storylines!

I Just wish her happiness and that she is not being pushed oug

Karen

She will be sorely missed. She is one of the best daytime actresses of all time.
I do hope she will have a wonderful send off and I wish her well. Thanks for all the great performances.

rocky83

A huge void, the show will never be able to replace. Thank You for many hours of entertainment

Charday

Very disappointed to see Tracy Q leave GH, but best wishes to the actress in her retirement.

Andree

She is a wonderful actress. A true legend to General Hospital. I wish her all the best in her future endeavors.

Patty

All the best to an amazing actress. You have made me cry and laugh
Then any actress I know. You will be so missed all the happiness
Enjoy all your adventures. Please GH keep Ned on!!!!

dmr

I, for one, will miss the incredible, comedic performances of the fabulous Jane Elliot! Jane is just an incredible force of nature and I love her as the Matriarch of the Quartermaine Family! She delivers such funny one-liners to Ned about Olivia (“Mama Celeste”), about Scotty (calls him an “ambulance chaser”), etc. I actually liked Tracy’s relationship with Luke because I thought it was fun. I loved the scenes of their drunken wedding in Vegas, loved how he referred to her as “Spanky,” and loved how he bought her a pony, “Skittles.” I wasn’t born during the Luke and Laura days, and I didn’t care for them, as a couple, during their return in the ’90’s. If Luke came back, in a comedic storyline and Tracy were to leave with Luke, then sobeit. Regardless, I hope that TPTB give Ms. Elliot a proper and memorable send-off with A LOT of fun flashback scenes!

BARB

I want to wish Tracy(JANE) a wonderful restful retirement and hope she comes back periodicly, just to make an appearance. Wish she was staying long enough for NED AND OLIVIA”s wedding, but she will be her for the engagement party. I will miss her,she is wonderful actress.

jaybird369

OK…you know what: It’s BAD ENOUGH that Jane Elliot wants to retire (or whatever). The LAST THING that I wanna watch/see is that OVERRATED Tony Geary come back for Tracy Q.’s sendoff. NO, NO AND MORE NO!!!!!

Later.

k/kay

Hey look at it this way the queen is taking the queen off daytime! He looks awful I am so over this guy

Tomas Torquemada

ROFL. I made a crack like that and have been on moderation ever since.

But, yes, what you said!

k/kay

You know what I call it as I see it I don’t much give a shit if I offend Geary fans he looks awful he is a joke and tired of everybody singing his praises

k/kay

If he is coming back please leave my beloved Genie out if this fiasco

Dean_Morgan

I had hoped we would have a scene with Tracy laying on the floor and one of her (or many of her) many enemies standing over her holding her heart medication… fade to black..and a few weeks later we hear Ned has moved his mother, who is in a coma, to another state. I hope Tracy “goes away” fiesty… that is what most of us love about her!

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GH’s Laura Wright and Wes Ramsey Talk Their Love Connection & The Demands Of Daytime

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After presenting for the first time together, at the 45th Annual Daytime Emmys since they’ve been a couple, Laura Wright (Carly) and Wes Ramsey (Peter aka Henrik) of General Hospital have certainly been in the throes of a romantic, fun, and cherished relationship. The two former stars of Guiding Light reconnected last year at Emmy time. Now, sharing their over one year anniversary, Michael Fairman TV caught up with Laura and Wes to get some insight into what makes their relationship work amidst the hustle and bustle, and pace of both being on a network television daytime drama series, and with the pressures of Hollywood where often relationships between two actors seem to start hot and heavy but then fizzle out.

If you caught this week’s GH, you witnessed that the town of Port Charles has found out that Peter is the notorious Cesar Faison’s son, and the ramifications that will be felt for weeks and months and potentially years to come. Meanwhile, Carly is in all sorts of trouble, thanks to naughty Nelle (Chloe Lanier). Nelle is making Carly look awfully unstable and what happens next could change Carly’s life forever.

So, what do these two lovebirds have to say about their relationship and their passion for working on the soaps? Check out what they had to share below. 

Wes, you had met Laura originally years ago on Guiding Light.

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Wes: Yes, 15 years ago in New York.

And what did you think of her then?

Wes: Well, I was smitten, but I had to keep it to myself.

You had to keep it under wraps, huh?

Wes: Yep!

Laura: I was married then.

Wes: She was pregnant with her second child.

Laura: And he’s a good Kentucky boy.

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Wes: Uh-huh! But we would run lines in the green room and I would try very hard to make sure she didn’t catch me staring at her… too often. But we laughed, and had great conversation.

Laura: I would always say, “Wes, will you run lines with me?,” because I would want to run my lines.

Wes: We never had story together, but she always knew I was game to hang out with her for a moment.

It’s good when you’re in a relationship with someone and you can laugh with them. You seem to be able to do that a lot!

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Laura: Oh, gosh. I think that’s all we do.

Wes: Yes, yes, yes, yes…

Laura: Like, we belly laugh. It gets to the point where people would think we were ridiculous. We’ll say things and just think it’s the funniest thing ever and people would be like, “You guys have a problem …” and we’re like, “Yeah.” (Laughs)

Laura, and then he comes back into your life years later…

Wes: That’s right, it was Emmy weekend 2017.

Laura: I totally was not expecting it at all. Even when I gave him my number I walked away going “huh…”

You mean you thought he wouldn’t call?

Laura: No, I didn’t feel that… because he hit on me hard. He’ll tell you that.

Wes: I still am hitting on her.

Laura: I remember I walked away quick after he got my number. I was like, “Oh, my God … I gotta go.”

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Wes: There was an assertiveness on my part that was for sure 15 years in the making. I did not expect to run into her. I also did not expect for her to tell me that she was recently single. In that split second, it was one of those, “stop the presses!” moments. Like, you need to give me your number, I’m taking you to dinner.

Laura: I go, “Oh, be quiet! Are you like, 32, because I can’t do that.” (Laughs)

Wes: And I said, “Far from it.”

Laura: He’s like, “I’m getting ready to be 40.” And I’m like, “I can do that!”

Then, on top of all of this, Wes, you land a primo role on General Hospital. That of Henrik aka Peter, Cesar Faison’s son.

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Wes: Yes, a dream come true.

Laura: I’m going to jump in and say it’s a role that he worked all on his own for. He had to screen test against 8 plus guys, 3 different auditions, 2 different days.

Wes: That’s true.

Laura: I can’t say strong enough that the best actor got the role. Meaning, Wesley is so talented and has the ability to give this character the depth, and emotion, and layers that it needs to tell the story that needs to be told. I just think he’s incredible.

So, did you know from the get-go who you were going to be playing?

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Wes: I did not.

Laura: I did! (Laughs)

Wes: I’m thrilled that the writers have been giving me such incredible material to dive into.   Each month that goes by, it becomes more and more complex, and more and more layered and intense. I love the depth… I love the conflicts… I love the humanity… I love the desperation… I love the psychology behind it. It’s a very interesting story and a great journey to tell.

Laura: I was getting ready to say, where you mentally have to go to be the son of Faison and Anna Devane (Finola Hughes)! To blend that together is amazing. It’s incredible to watch.

You used to run lines together on Guiding Light. Do you run lines together now on GH? It’s like a full circle moment.

Laura: We do, and we carpool.

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Wes: Something we were trying to manifest together. We thought it would be a lot of fun to work together one day.

Laura: The last week we worked, we didn’t. He worked all afternoon. I worked all morning. I was like, “Are they doing this on purpose?” I was so mad! I was like, “Why are you in the afternoon everyday?” (Laughs)

Wes: She lost her chauffeur. (Laughs)

Laura: I did! He always drives us to work. I also love when we both have afternoon calls, because we love having mornings together. So, I didn’t get my morning, nor did I have my chauffeur!

So, two actors can have a good relationship? You see so many Hollywood relationships with actors and they go bust. But that’s not always the case …

Wes: Oh, my God, yes.

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Laura: I’m going to say this; I think I can see it being more difficult for daytime

actors, because the work we do is so intense. I know the weeks he’s getting ready to go into, and I’m getting ready to go into. Where we go emotionally and psychologically to tell these stories, on the level that we tell them, as quick as we tell them, you kind of have to become really in a headspace. The fact that we can …

Wes: … the long hours …

Laura: Yes, and exhaustion! You really have to go, “Wow! It’s not about me right now. It’s about us individually as actors.” Thank God, we know the workload. I know what he’s getting ready to go through.

Wes: I have always had so much respect for Laura’s work. On Guiding Light, I’ve always been in awe of what she’s capable of doing. So, the level of respect is obviously there. But also, the understanding whatever it is that you need from a personal assistant in one moment… or a life partner in another moment … or a best friend in moment … or whatever it is in order to get through the day-to-day and the week-to-week, so we can do what we love to do. We know we’re very lucky to have the opportunity to do what we love.

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Laura was such a great co-host on my Soap Nation Live! Daytime Emmy Nomination Specials, in particular when she talks about acting. It’s so rewarding to hear the other actors who are guests on the show listening to what Laura has to say about her craft and respecting the hell out of her.

Wes: Without a doubt. You can’t watch her work and not be in awe. It speaks for itself.

Laura: I just love the journey of going to the places that we go; to bleed for it.

Wes: Leave it all out on the floor.

Laura: I know that process. So, when I see another actor that’s bleeding, I just bow to them, because I know what it takes to go there. I know the work that Wesley does. When I see that he’s spent at the end of the day, I’m like, “Babe, I so get it.” So, I can see where it could be really difficult for people that haven’t been there, because it’s a lot of work and you’re spent. It’s hard! For us, that works.

What do you think of Laura and Wes’ love connection? What do you think of the latest developments for GH’s Carly and Henrik? Comment below.

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GH Nurses’ Ball 2018 Conclusion: Anna Learns Henrik Is Her Son, Maxie Has Her Son, Ava Wows, Mike & Sonny Duet!

In the most moving and exciting episode of this 2018 GH Nurses’ Ball, all roads lead to the truth about Henrik and how he is really living his life as none other than Peter August (Wes Ramsey).  First, Robert (Tristan Rogers) who has punched out by Valentin (James Patrick Stuart) on stage drags him outside of the ballroom for his part in the cover[up.  Robert is worried about Anna’s (Finola Hughes) safety. Nina (Michelle Stafford) confronts her husband about how long he’s known who Henrik is.  She later figures out why he has been trying to whisk her and Charlotte out of the country.

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Onstage Mike (Max Gail) takes a mic, and makes a moment of saying he has Alzheimer’s and then launches into the song he remembers,“The Summer Wind.” As he sings, he imagines being accompanied by a big band as he proceeds to deliver a showstopper.  Suddenly, in reality, Mike is lost and disoriented … scared he stares around at the audience.  Sonny (Maurice Benard) gets up to the stage to help his dad by cluing him into the lyrics.  Sonny sings with Mike and gets him through the song.  They receive a standing ovation.

Ava (Maura West) who is preparing to perform her number comes across a moment between Kiki (Hayley Erin) and Griffin (Matt Cohen) backstage where they are in a hug.  Little does Ms. Jerome know that Griffin was consoling Kiki after her lewd run-in with Dr. Bensch (James DePaiva).   Then it is Maura West, who truly brings down the house for this year’s ball with her Ava’s rendition of “You Don’t Own Me.”  That tune was certainly a nod to all those that Ava feels have wronged her.  Yup! Sonny, Griffin and Kiki we think are some on her list!   Dressed in a white pant suit and accompanied by a bevy of male dancers, West knocked the interpretation of the song out of the park, to make it work for her character and the Nurses’ Ball.

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Elsewhere, Maxie (Kristen Storms) has gone into labor, and Peter is right there safely delivering her baby boy. Maxie is taken by paramedics to the hospital, while Peter calls Spinelli (Bradford Anderson) at Maxie’s urging to let him know what happened.  Spinelli has just found out, through Sam (Kelly Monaco) and Jason (Steve Burton) that Peter is Henrick!

Anna is walking into a trap on the pier as she waits for Henrick. When he appears, he has no idea that Anna is his mother, and thinks it’s all been a set-up.  He points a gun to eliminate her once and for all, but Anna says she has something to tell him.

The Nurses’ Ball concludes with a touching finale of “Champion” featuring: Epiphany (Sonya Eddy), Felix (Marc Anthony Samuel), Bobbie (Jackie Zeman), Amy (Risa Dorken) and the other nurses.

So, what did you think of the final episode of the GH Nurses’ Ball 2018?  What did you think of the musical performances? Do you think Maxie’s baby will be OK? Will Anna be able to tell Henrik that she is his mom? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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Ryan Paevey Sends Out Touching Tweet On The Birth Of His TV Son On General Hospital!

On yesterday’s GH, viewers saw the tender moment when Maxie (Kirsten Storms) delivered her baby, who is the bio-son of her late husband, Nathan West.

When Maxie finds out she had a boy to carry on the legacy of her beloved husband, she is overcome.

Ryan Paevey (Ex-Nathan), who left the series earlier this year, took to Twitter upon seeing the episode and the image of the little baby that is his on-screen offspring.

He expressed: “Welcome to the world, little one …. it’s a scary place sometimes, and i so wish i could have been there to show you all the good stuff. Your mother loves you,and will take care of you and teach you …. watch out for her her for me will ya?”

Aaawww.  So many GH fans have been touched by the gesture, and how nice it is that it makes the whole journey and end of Nathan’s West story heartbreaking and bittersweet.

Were you touched by Ryan’s tweet?  Missing him on GH? Comment below

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