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TODAY: AMC’s Jennifer Bassey Makes Her General Hospital Debut!

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So, just who is Jennifer Bassey playing when she enters the canvas on General Hospital today?

The former All My Children star, where she played Marian Colby Chandler from 1983-85, 1995-2009 and 2011, is seen in a sneak peek clip from Tuesday’s episode of the ABC daytime drama series.

In the clip, Jennifer Bassey’s character wants to meet the man behind “Ask Man Landers”! Enter Nathan West (Ryan Paevey) alongside Amy Driscoll (Risa Dorken).

Now based on this storyline so far, and that of what we know of Marian Colby’s penchant for younger men, remember Tad Martin (Michael E. Knight)? Might this be Marian?

If not, it will be interesting to see just who Bassey is playing in her guest star role.   Watch the clip here.

Then, let us know what you thought of Bassey’s appearance on GH today in the comment section below!

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Paul
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Paul

Sounds like another version of Marian from “AMC” hot for hunk Nathan, zzzzzzzz. Was hoping rumor she was Julian and Olivia Jerome’s mother true, then she could have visited her deranged daughter at the loony bin, also getting us another return for Tonja Walker – oh, well…………………..

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

That still could happen…

Paul
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Paul

Boy, I hope so. After watching it, what a let down. A throw-away character in a silly story, I would have even preferred her as Marian. Then they could have at least also brought Liza (Jamie Luner) to town as well. Marcy Walker (ex-Liza) now DEEPLY into religion and not acting at all, so it’s Luner as a good option.

Steve
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Steve

Heck no to Luner ever playing Liza again.

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

ya, she should had been Marion…she could still be in this silly plot but have the hots for Nathan

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Not a very auspicious beginning; that said, it’s never what it seems, is it? So, is she Helena’s sister or not? 🙂

Harry Lime
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Harry Lime

Love her, and she looks GREAT!
That said, am I the only one who is hearing “Ass Man Landers”?
It make s Nathan sound like a proctologist.
No wonder he looks so uncomfortable.

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Harry…hahahhaahaha!!! I guess they could take a photo shoot of his ass…he could keep his identity a secret and voila! Everyone’s happy!

By the way, I’m thinking perhaps the photo shoot goes wrong and his face is plastered everywhere!!!

Morgan860Farantino
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Morgan860Farantino

marian, from all my children is on GH. and i think you’re looking beautiful as ever. god bless you,you have aged-so well,Marion God bless you.
NATE is so cute, a big nudnik with maxie.I hope they stay apart.

Celia
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Celia

Do your thing, Miss Jennifer. You do it best!!!! My arms are wide open, in welcome. ….love you!!
Make a dent, Madame…leave your indelible mark on the shores of PC.

Her appearance, as introduced by Mr. Fairman, makes one wonder if Jennifer’s character is Nathan’s bio mom, as well as Valentin’s?
I was more inclined to believe that Valentin was Nathan’s father, but, they could be brothers, instead. I know, I know…nuts.

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

Alexis mom who isnt really dead…

Shay
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Shay

Oh come on, jimh….Even the formidable and talented Ms. Bassey couldn’t wax crazy enough for that role…..and besides, who would want to play the woman responsible for bringing Alexis into this world??? (Plus, she has far too much style sense to have spawned that pathetically unfashionable creature with a taste for tartwear…) Then again, if this new character is a sexually voracious one…well, you could be on to something!!!!!! LOL.

sharon
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sharon

UNFORTUNATELY, this clip is not available in CANADA. But I will be thinking of Tad while watching Nathan, Amy and Jennifer’s character.

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

Marian will become obsessed with Nathan…she will be his stalker!!!

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

ok, im wrong…lol

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

there is a few 1970 clips of AMC on youtube…they are kinescopes but one is in color and features Ann Tyler Davis in her dress shop!

Celia
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Celia

Speaking of daggers, Jimmy, Sam is the one obsessed with knives, right now. If she follows Jason, who is on his way to save the day in PR, her mental malady may return. I guess whatever is wrong with Sam, comes sporadically. Seriously, I am not trying to be facetious. Obviously, something triggers her behavior. I get the sense that she is ‘propelled’ in protecting Jason. While under her ‘spell’, she may turn on Sonny and Carly, as she will see them as a threat to Jason for dragging him to the island, especially if that other mobster is there,… Read more »

Sara Barrow
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Sara Barrow

I was a long, long time fan of All My Children and it was the only I watched and I was so very disappointed and I still miss it and I’m still mad that they took it off the air! I loved all the characters, some more than others though, and I really liked Jennifer as Marion. I was so surprised and so pleased when I saw her on GH today! I started watching GH about a year later and it is still the only soap I watch. I sure hope that Jennifer will be a regular member of the… Read more »

Lou Piikes
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Lou Piikes

You can watch Susan Lucci (Erica) on the Progressive Insurance Commercials.

rebecca1
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rebecca1

I love that commercial. “Who was there for you when you had am-ne-si-a?” “You know I can’t remember that!” LOL…

James R. Poissant
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James R. Poissant

I know some of the actors want to play different characters but I would love it if Jennifer turned out to be Marian. We need a sense that Pine Valley and Llanview are still around especially since that mess with ABC and Prospect Park is over.

Jake Martin
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Jake Martin

Yes, and while ABC-TV has regained the rights to the characters from ALL MY CHILDREN and OLTL I just don’t feel that they have that much interest in a re-launch or even character crossovers right now – but I certainly could be wrong. I would LOVE to see the characters return in some form or another –

su0000
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su0000

She has guest star role.. a short stay.
Anyways, I never heard of her her so ehhh ..

And– the Man Landers thing is more than lame, I mean really lame.
It is even embarrassing for GH to have that much stupid lame .

Shay
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Shay

The GH bunch seems to have outdone themselves in terms of lame and embarrassing storylines this time around, su0000….and that is saying SO much given their stellar previous attempts!

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

Reply here,,,i wanted her to be Alexis mom who kills Alexis with that same dagger but before that she has an affair with Julian who causes him to have a fatal heart attack while they are in bed together…she could be the soaps most infamous (and my favorite)serial killer by knocking off most of the cast…hey, if Ava can get away with murder she could to!!!-lol

Celia
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Celia

Do I detect a hint of sarcasm, my Shay?….”….stellar previous attempts?”……love it. I think, you and I, can pretty much finish each other’s sentences or thought….never mind my twin. LOL. But, to be fair; I do enjoy most of the storylines on GH. I wait with expectation Valentin’s arrival. We all know it’s inevitable. He and Nina will get back together. I, also, anticipate how the writers will ‘handle’ Lulu’s absence. She is so big, she may give birth in the studio parking lot. What is in store for Julian? I like him a lot more than Sonny, albeit if… Read more »

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Yes, lame! Maybe you could give GH some advice? LOL!

Celia
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Celia

….Never know, su. Many actors are cast in short stints and stay for years. Best example, Greg Rikaart (Y&R).
I suppose GH has a full house, and then some….yet;… maybe ” diluvial Cindy” will take care of a few on the island of PR—reducing some of the cast, in one fell swoop.

Jimmy
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Jimmy

Jennifer Bassey’s introduction to GH might be the only good thing to come out of this barely watchable “Ask Man Landers” nonsense. I hope this story with Amy is temporary and will end once Kirsten Storms returns, I can’t stand her character and I don’t understand why the writers are building a story around her. Utilize the vets and the characters we care about, not the peripheral characters with no ties to the canvas, especially one as intolerable as Amy.

Celia
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Celia

I understand, Jimmy. If it weren’t for Ryan and Jennifer, I’d FF every Amy scene. I just do not trust that bubbly-thing going on. As I said previously, she will get Nathan in some trouble. I don’t know what; but, Amy has “no good” on her mind.
I cannot wrap my head around this storyline. What is the point? Absolute nonsense.

Shay
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Shay

Utter complete tosh, CeeCeeGirl! Makes one wonder if this storyline is intended as camp, comic relief because it sure is playing out that way…except it isn’t one bit funny!

dmr
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dmr

AGREED! Yet, TPTB named the character Amy (as a way to what, endear her to longtime viewers?), have her living with Kristina (another annoying character, IMO), have her working at the hospital, and have given her a backstory with Dillon and Maxie (which is really annoying, what do I care if the girl made the cheerleading squad?). Also, now it appears as though she will be getting a family. STOP THE INSANITY! Focus on the veteran characters. Clean house of the bloated cast!

Soaphound
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Soaphound

Celia, doesn’t it make you visualize the story meeting about this asinine tale? Someone positing a story where an annoying sub character gets to hang with the town dreamboat to push a 1950-ish advice column? If they greenlight this one, makes you wonder what they’re turning down.

rose
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rose

Celia and Rebecca…Precocious probably wasn’t the word I should have used for Spencer, even though he does have inspired moments. As do many kids. Its just that, for me, he has always been written as the spoiled, entitled, “Prince,” who is sometimes a little over the top. Like his “acting out” since he landed in Port Charles. Many fans don’t mind, but it’s just something that has always bothered me. Also want to add Nicolas/Spencer has done a great job playing the role. I think Laura and Kevin can really help him adjust, but in retrospect maybe not such a… Read more »

rose
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rose

I am liking the Amy/Nathan story as a bit of departure from everything else that’s going on at GH. Like more Sonny/Carly, and now Sam’s dillusions. Maybe Ask Man Landers is just a summer bridge story until Maxie comes back and they get a new writer?

If anything I find precocious Spencer just way too over the top. Can you imagine what he could be like as an adult! Go Laura and Kevin in straightening out this entitled kid.

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Well, you know I like Amy…and I think her story with Nathan is cute and refreshing. If they don’t have the budget to bring back the vets…and there are times because of said budget they have to rotate the regular players to give them ample time, or maybe the actors who play Molly, TJ, Kristina are busy doing other projects, then I think this is the perfect light summer fare. Whether it turns into a more serious story or peters out remains to be seen. Perhaps Nathan’s photo shoot doesn’t go as planned and his face winds up all over… Read more »

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Oh…and Rose…Spencer has always been over the top but that’s his M.O. But he’s always been spoiled on the surface, vulnerable and insecure on the inside. He’s always missed his mom and now, if we believe that Nicolas is truly dead, or at least if he isn’t but Spencer thinks he is…he’s a kid acting out. He’s got “personality” albeit a tad dramatic. He’s a great little actor. Broke my heart when he confessed to Nina he misses his dad every day. When Laura reigns him in, which is what he needs, he’s quite sweet. But, I like the precocious… Read more »

rose
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rose

Rebecca…I really like your idea of Amy having her column in the Crimson magazine. For a soap that seems to have had a lot of downer moments recently, this is just a nice, light , probably short-arc story where the characters are acting decent for a change…at least so far. There is a part of me that deep down likes Spencer, but sometimes he can be like chalk on a blackboard for me. And I do like him with Emma. Even Nina used to to do that for me sometimes, but since she took over Crimson I’ve seen flashes that… Read more »

rebecca1
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rebecca1

Haven’t watched “Suits” yet; tried “Twin Peaks” and couldn’t get through the first episode. Maybe I’ll try again…Oh! Another good show to “add to our list?” The Oprah Channel…”Queen Sugar” (Greg Vaughn is in it; not sure if he’s returning.) And…Hallmark Channel…another show I really liked is returning with Treat Williams, Diane Ladd, Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory…really heartwarming show…stumbled upon it by accident when it premiered and I loved it. Quaint, picturesque town, family-oriented vibe. I think you’d like it. Not sure what you mean about the ads “selling” things with a catch. All advertising is the “hook”…I love that… Read more »

Celia
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Celia

“Precocious Spencer” is acting out his pain, Rose. So….hopefully it’s not a dig? I am not really a fan of spite. LOL. We could look at Spncer’s behavior as a rebellion against the world; specifically, Valentin for killing his father, albeit, I think that entire episode on the Cassadine island will be explained away, somehow. You know what I mean, Rose; the typical soapy stuff…it wasn’t really Valentin; he was hypnotized; it was someone else wearing a Valentin mask…..whatever TPTB say, we will accept—soap norm. Spencer should not have free rein. But, he is not your typically average kid. My… Read more »

rebecca1
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rebecca1

correction! t-mobile ad…not geico! lol…(I may love the commercial but apparently paid no attention to what it was advertising!)

Steve
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Steve

What a waste of a fine actress! Unless they are going to connect her to the canvas in another way, the role could have been filled by any day player.

Bassey’s resemblance to Constance Towers should be embraced. If not, they could have easily have her portray a widowed Marian, who took over the publishing arm of Chandler Enterprises.

Worse, I don’t think she said “dah-ling” once in the entire episode!

Celia
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Celia

Exactly, Steve. This go-between-rep job is too plebeian for an actress of Ms Bassey’s caliber.
As I mentioned, I hope TPTB do tie her into a compelling storyline. They must…..a futile venture if they won’t.
As you said, we haven’t even heard her say, “Dah-ling”, yet.

Shay
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Shay

Just the show’s latest (failed?) attempt at “stunt-casting,” Steve! Been there, done that too many times before…such a shame for this talented actress whose trademark sassy pizzazz could have provided such a marked contrast in character to the coolly-elegant evillainess that is our beloved Helena.

Celia
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Celia

Elegan; Exqisite. Absolutely, Shay. I liken Miss Constance to Miss Jennifer—-especially when making a fashion statement; which is so very lacking in Port Charles….
….though, I must commend on Vinessa’s (Jordan, albeit not a one of my favorites) tailleur—gorgeous in its simplicity.

Celia
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Celia

Shay:Oh, my!!! Elegant, exquisite, comment ( albeit, I commend that look, as well)…oopsies. I really wish I could like Amy. She’s too spastic and annoying….like a mosquito. Maybe, she is a good friend to both Nathan and Maxie? Should we give her the benefit of the doubt? dmr and Soaphound, I cannot think of a single, reasonable thing compelling this writing team to pen such a nonsensical story….no beginning and no end. It just sprouted like a weed. WHY? As I had said to Shay; will Nathan fall prey? I doubt it. ….unless she drugs him and he hallucinates ;… Read more »

Paul
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Paul

Couldn’t agree more! My first choice for her was as Julian and Olivia Jerome’s Mom, so we could get some good Jerome history of why she ran away from Victor and her children and maybe pay a visit to her deranged daughter (please give us more Tonja Walker) in the loony bin. Even the 2nd rumor as Valentin’s Mom better then this silly throw-away character, as would the return of Marian even be………………….

JK
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JK

THIS STORY IS A WASTE OF EVERYONES TIME…END IT SOON…PLEASE.

Harry Lime
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Harry Lime

WHAT? You’re not enjoying the idea of Nathan being an Ass Man? Hey everybody, look, it’s a bird, it’s a plane, no, it’s Ass Man Landers!!!
Sounds like the name of a gay porno super hero.
Can the writers and director not hear this?

Shay
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Shay

Oh, Harry!…Nobody could slam this latest GH absurdity in a better fashion than you just have! Kudos!

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

(Laughing and applause!)

Steve
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Steve

I’d rather watch Mac & Felicia do the books or put away supplies at The Floating Rib than this lackluster storyline.

andrea
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andrea

I amost choked when i saw her. this show is in bad shape. my husband was with me and i just stopped what i was doing and he said what happened. i don’t want to hear anything but her right now. bravo you are on the right track if you do her justice.

Soaphound
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Soaphound

So much hype over so little. To put a gifted actress into a DEVIL WEARS PRADA knockoff character is just another example of lousy storytelling. Does ANYONE care about this ludicrous Amy/Nathan story? An advice column? Is this 1960?

Steve
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Steve

And does anyone under 40 even know who Ann Landers was?

Celia
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Celia

I do now, Steve. LOL.

MissySnow
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MissySnow

No, I don’t care about Amy when we don’t even see Molly, TJ or Krissy who are at least characters that have been around for several years.

MissySnow
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MissySnow

I love the actress, but GH cast is so bloated that we don’t even see Molly, Kristina, Felix, Piph, Mac, Felicia, Monica, Lucy, TJ and a host of other characters that have been around for years.

Patricio
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Patricio

Soap royalty! What a treat to AMC fans!

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