Another highly respected primetime episodic actor is joining the ranks of daytime soaps. TVGuide.com announced today that actor, Daniel Benzali (Jericho, Murder One, NYPD Blue) is headed to General Hospital to play the role of patient Theo Hoffman. Benzali will first seen on the December 6th episode, when the character will be admitted to the hospital and develop a friendship with Robin Scorpio (Kimberly McCullough). However an ABC rep tells TVG, “There is more to Theo than meets the eye.”
Over the past year GH has brought to their canvas: James Franco, Bruce Davison, Adrienne Barbeau and Michael Learned. And, over at Y&R they are also bringing in some heavy hitters from primetime and film.
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