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82 March 25th, 2013 General Hospital 50th Anniversary Cast Photo Revealed!

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Now here is a piece of soap history!  The cast of General Hospital posed for this very special photo celebrating the shows upcoming 50th anniversary which kicks-off the week of April 1st and goes all the way through to the Nurses’ Ball episodes the following week!

So to help you identify all the cast members, here is where everyone is standing in the photo! Pictured, Back row: Bergen Williams, Sean Kanan, Kelly Sullivan, Carolyn Hennesy, Lisa LoCicero, Sean Blackmore, Derk Cheetwood; third row: Drew Cheetwood, Tyler Christopher, Rebecca Herbst, Bradford Anderson, Kelly Monaco, Brandon Barash, Kirsten Storms, John J. York, Kristina Wagner, Jack Wagner, Sonya Eddy; Second row: Lynn Herring, Jacklyn Zeman, Ian Buchanan, Kimberly McCullough, Finola Hughes, Leslie Charleson, Jane Elliot, Anthony Geary, Genie Francis, Maurice Benard, Laura Wright, Jason Thompson, Nancy Lee Grahn; Front row: Marc Anthony Samuel, Teresa Castillo, Emily Wilson, Chad Duell, Haley Pullos, Tequan Richmond, Jimmy Deshler.

On-Air On-Soaps was on set the day of the photo shoot and we can tell you it was fantastic moment in history to see all of these returning fan favorites, and all the citizens of Port Charles in one room and in one spectacular memento for all-time! Let us know what you think of the GH 50th anniversary photo?

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  1. su0000 says:

    Well, that is nasty;
    No—
    Starr
    Todd
    McBain

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    Ronnie replied

    No kidding. Why didn’t they include ME, KA and RH. I mean come on…they all were on GH were one full year before all the PP/ABC/Disney got all complicated. Can’t believe that they weren’t apart of the 50th anniversary photo shoot even though they were asked to leave back in February. Go figure!!

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    Michael replied

    Probably because Roger Howarth is in Connecticut shooting One Life To Live.

    Tarlyfan replied

    LOL

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    su0000 replied

    The 3 are still with GH with contracts..
    It was nasty not to include Todd, John and Starr ..

    BOOOO BOOOOO/throw tomato !

    bmonika replied

    Because they are not part of GH’s 50th history – they have only been on GH for a short period of time and have no reason to be included. Stop acting like a two year old because you can’t have your own way. How pathetic.

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    bmonika replied

    They are a part of OLTL and that is how it will remain – get over it

    1loveabcsoap replied

    Can you believe these idiots expecting Todd, Starr and McBain to be in the pivotal cast photo? These 3 actor’s and character’s had nothing to do with the ratings bonanza of General Hospital over the years. I can’t believe the nerve of some people.

    Those character’s are the face of OneLife. Pivotal player’s on that show! They DONOT belong in the cast photo of GH.

    Lynn replied

    OMG! Really??? John/Todd/Starr have been on OLTL over 10yrs those are OL characters and NOT Gh characters errrrr they have been on verily a year and not even that if you include all the months john did even appear on GH no they are not part of GH esp the 50th!!!!!!

    Ces replied

    I agree — kept looking for them! They were definitely pivota in storyline to get them to 50!

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    susan M. replied

    I they didn’t include Todd,John,or Starr that is strange to me. They have been on
    for a while and should have been in this cast picture.

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    1loveabcsoap replied

    That’s wonderful. They DONOT belong in the 50th anniversary of GH. They had nothing to do with the ratings bonanza of GH over the 50 years!!!!!

    Hurray! I don’t have to see their face in the cast photo.

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    AJ replied

    They probably were not around. Nothing to do with time there – the actor who plays Rafe is in the picture. You people need help – there’s no conspiracy!

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    Christy replied

    Ha! that is the first thing I looked for as well!

    well since the stars are still GH actors, they should have been there… doesn’t matter what name they’ll go by when they return, they are still part of GH now!

    what is up with that, ABC?

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    Troy Turner replied

    the photo was taken about 2-3 weeks ago-well after the last day of filming for the OLTLer’s for now. Quit looking for things that aren’t there

    Sophia replied

    Forget Todd, Starr, and John. How about Dante, Lulu, Jax, Brenda … all important characters who have been on the show for a long timE!

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  2. Judy says:

    love it! Is it available for purchase?

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  3. jim says:

    Maybe they could make lamented copies of the photo to sell to fans as part of a fundraiser effort for amfar?

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    jim replied

    By the way Kim M.(ROBIN! ROBIN! ROBIN!) is in the photo!!! Doubt that was taken b4 she left, and i doubt ABC deliberately stuck in a cardboard figure of her. Would she do it if she had any sort of problem with the current regime? And i also doubt shes only back for just a photo shoot. Even if she isnt seen as much i feel she is still very much part of the show, and will return…full time or recuring. This is a soap, and not a show where everything is done in an hour. Soap viewing requires people with patients! Besides i see Sabrina more with someone like Milo or maybe Micheal now that the character of Starr will no longer be shining in PC. Meanwhile, i wonder if Rafe will turn out being related to Sabrina…Sabrinas cousin Juan Santiago did have an affair with Rafes mom Alison years ago, so there is always the possibility Juan could later turn out to be his daddy and not Caleb. Then Sabrina could be Rafes guardian.

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  4. Tarlyfan says:

    Where is Jax, Brenda, Lulu, Dante, and Kevin?

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    10261991des replied

    Ys there should be another photo taken

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    Jules replied

    I was looking for little Emma :( .

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    Jeffrey Anderson replied

    I agree no Emma be found

    Marnie replied

    I wonder the same thing. This is just sooo wrong. Julie was there almost eight years and is excluded. Not good at all!!!!!!!!!Jax was there for years as well. All of these who are mentioned should have been included.

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    susan M. replied

    A lot were excluded from this cast picture!

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    Christy replied

    they left out quite a few faces!

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  5. Jewell says:

    Why are some dressed up and some not? Y&R had a beautiful 40th cast photo.

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  6. aria says:

    this is the cast photo? how dissappointing, i thought they would all be dressed up for the photo? this looks like a picture of everyone put together after work. not a photo shoot of the stars together celebrating the 50th anniversary of a show.

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    Lin replied

    agreed, and everyone currently on cast should be in it. Julie Berman is gone so I understand why she’d not in there. I really think they should have one in Nurses Ball garb.

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    1loveabcsoap replied

    Julie (Lulu) should have returned for the photo, just as Robin did. Jax, Brenda, Lucky, Dante, Keven and Steve burton should be in the cast photo as well.

    THIS IS WRONG.

    These people should understand that WE are invested in these people and their character’s. If nothing else, we are looking forward to that cast picture wth ALL our favorites. I don’t care if they HAVE TO PHOTO SHOP ALL OF THEM IN.

    Patrick replied

    I agree! I mean no art director! It looks like some were working in the yard and others wear a tuxedo! It’s ridiculous!

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    Jules replied

    Lynn Herring dressed up on the left side actually makes her look OUT of place!

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    Ellen replied

    I agree….think it would have been a more glamorous shot befitting the 50th anniversary!! It looks like they took it between taping or before they left for the day…..kind of disappointing!!

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    Ellen replied

    you can tell it was taken during taping for the nurse’s ball…..some and gowns and tux’s….some not!! not a very classy pic for the 50th!!:(

    Brenda replied

    I agree. The Y&R 40th cast photo looks like they are going to dinner at the White House with most in suits and gowns. Don’t they have a wardrobe dept. that could have found something more appropriate for the 50th anniversary photo.

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  7. Anna says:

    Is that Kimberly McCoullough I see standing by IB?

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    Lin replied

    It looks like her, but I find the photo to be poor quality. Don’t know why it’s so hard to see.

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    jim replied

    Its kim…and she is listed.

    jim replied

    Its her, and her name is mentioned!

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  8. Cathy says:

    Great shot glad that Kimberly is included missing is actress who plays kristina n Dominic

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  9. Cr8z13 says:

    No Kelly Thiebaud? What’s up with that?

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  10. Candice says:

    there’s many people who I feel should be in this but since they are just temporarily back I’ll excuse their absence (Jax, Brenda,Robert, Kevin the OLTL characters) but Where’s Dante, Lulu, Kristina??? They are all regular characters on the show :(

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    Lin replied

    “Lulu,” Julie Berman is gone. She quit and will not be back on. But don’t understand about Dante and Kristina. :(

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    Joanne replied

    I wish they had been dressed up too like the Y&R pic. As for the absences, Julie and the OLTL folks had already taped their last scenes. I saw Dominic at an event the weekend after the photo was taken and he said he forgot about it since he wasn’t taping that day.

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  11. MK says:

    I was expecting a Bigger and classier photo that Y and R. I am more disappointed that Rachel was not included, it shows that Luke is still the front and center of the show. Audrey should have been honored, she was there for 45 yrs.

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  12. Chantal says:

    I have a feeling Lindsay Morgan is out…

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  13. caroldee says:

    Yeah major player missing..sad..no lulu or dante..what?? NO..Audrey Hardy..really bad ABC!!

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  14. Jeffrey Anderson says:

    Zowie!!!!! I love this picture right into my yearbook.. Thank u so much.. I’m real life journalis to kept track or keep it updates on GH!!!! this is incredible picture

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  15. shan says:

    No DZ or Kelly Monaco. JMB left but so did BB . I think all of them should of been in the picture

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    Marnie replied

    BB left but he is in the pic. hmmmm

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  16. Robert says:

    It’s not fair that Kristen, Roger and Michael got excluded because of the stupid disput between ABC (All aBout Commission) got greedy and cancelled two soaps they KNOW they should NEVER have cancelled and now the common actor paid the price! It’s a small honor but sad at the same time that corporate greed made what is suppose to be a special occassion suck!!

    Oh, ABC take a note from the #1 Daytime Soap network CBS when it comes to putting an anniversary together! The week leading up to Y&R 40th was absolutely wonderful. ABC and GH you are hitting it with the stories, but MISSING it with the history and characters!! Take a note from you competitors!!!!!!!! Oh also ABC, you don’t deserve to profit from Prospect Park!!!!!!!!

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  17. Dan says:

    My god, people will complain about anything. Wonderful photo. They probably took it while as many cast members as possible were on set taping the Nurses Ball. Unfortunately, not everyone is going to be there at the same time. That’s why a few people are missing, and some are dressed up and some aren’t.

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    jim replied

    I agree Dan…no one seems pleased about anything GH does, and it makes me wonder why so many complainers even watch. Sometimes i think most of them would be happier if the show was cancelled.
    My only complaints are usually with the conplainers, and if there is something i dont like i usually make harmless suggestions and dont say hardly anything negative because there is much more positive things happening on GH to keep me happy and satisfied, so on with the show!!!

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    Tristan replied

    Thank you!!! Let’s just be thankful that GH IS celebrating its 50th. As for those not in the picture? It is just a picture!!!!! Wouldn’t it be worse if all those mentioned weren’t even being invited back (like Rachel Ames)? The OLTL Three were probably legally enjoined from being so photographed, since at the time of the picture their status had not yet been legally determined. As for Kelly Thibaud? Probably taken while she was out with her broken leg. Everyone seems to be looking for political motivations to various appearances (or not) in the picture. They clearly took the picture with whomever was on the set that day.

    Really…sometimes a picture is just a picture, and not a conspiracy.

    I also do not get the CONSTANT complaining about GH. It is the best it has been in years, AND, it is still on the air. Can’t we be grateful for that, and for ALL THE LOVE Frank and Ron are putting into the 50th???? The previous regime would have ignored the 50th, and would have kept on pumping out shows about Sonny, Jason, and the Mob, and ONLY Sonny, Jason, and the Mob. We have Frank and Ron to THANK for the returns of Frisco, Laura, Scotty, Lucy, Kevin, Heather, Nicholas, Brenda, Jax, Noah Drake, Bobbi, Audrey, Rick, Alan, A.J., Faison, Robert, Duke, Helena and a few surprises not yet revealed (Robin? Lucky? Blackie? Leslie? Jeff?). We have much to celebrate and we owe Frank and Ron our gratitude for what they ARE giving us. One year ago this was even TOO MUCH to hope for.

    As for myself, I CANNOT imagine a more lovely, faithful tribute to GH’s 50th. THANK YOU FRANK AND RON!!!!!!!!!

    Dzz Dee replied

    We are are talking about ABC, soaps… we should be happy that they are celebrating!

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    aria replied

    totally right dan, jim and tristan,enough with the complaining GH is great, i ‘m loving it everyday, and i’m so grateful its on and Celebrating this milestone. thank the universe for the team of FV and RC if not for them, GH would not be this good.

  18. Jake R. says:

    What about Tristan Rogers aka “Robert Scorpio”? I love what the “new” writing team and EP are doing with the show but why is Robert Scorpio always left out?

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  19. Jerrica says:

    JEEZ! Some ppl commenting r just ridiculous..Y’all want some cheese w/ ur whine??? Quit complaining so freaking much and just enjoy.
    Great pic (^_^)

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    Karen replied

    I agree that Robert Scorpio was the best character he is so good now he is in a dumb coma, Maybe they will surprise us since Robin is in the photo.

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  20. Kollene says:

    I think this has been semi photo shopped. Front row: Marc Anthony Samuel and Tequan Richmond look like the same person…….

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  21. Tony Tedesco says:

    Where’s Rachel Ames?

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  22. Denise I. Quigley says:

    That is a wonderful picture,where can I get this picture,please let me know

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    jeanette burns replied

    please send me a copy of my favorite show on tv for the last 35 years

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    jeanette burns replied

    i dont know what that means

  23. heidi says:

    Great photo!!!

    Best Cast!!!

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  24. liz says:

    I see Robin, Please make her stay, Love love love Kimberly McCullough please bring back our scrubs.

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  25. tbs says:

    The photo’s are always taken on a work day and everyone is invited to take part in the photo but if an actor doesn’t want to show up on his/her own time them that’s that. the actors who are dressed in street close are the ones that came on there own time so hats off to them for showing up. as for the OLTL people I’m sure it had to do with the lawsuit pending. It would had been nice if everyone was all dressed up but most likely they didn’t put that in the memo

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    1loveabcsoap replied

    No OneLifer’s in the photo.

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  26. Angela says:

    Definately need a redo here. Too many left out! :(

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  27. Ces says:

    *pivotal* sheesh

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  28. Terry says:

    Where was Rachel Ames? She was brought back for the 50th?

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  29. Dzz Dee says:

    I agree, there is missing characters, however, we have to realize that this is ABC they aren’t serious about Soaps.. I suppose it was asking too much to get Jason, Jacks, & Lucky to travel.

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    jim replied

    Whats abc got to do with or who isnt there…if they werent serious about GH they wouldnt hired FV or RC to save it after realizing how foolish they were to allow Brian Frons to convince them to cancel the other two. And i doubt we’d be seeing the nurses ball if they werent serious. Lucky is doing Nashville and Jax is in Hawaii with his family…these two might not have the time to fly in on what looks like a photo done in a moments notice. And it might have been too much work, lol, for Jason(steve burton) to do the photo shoot. Now im just pointing out all this in a friendly way as much as possible so i hope you dont take my reply the wrong way like some others might.

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    Ava replied

    Dzz Dee – Steve Burton no longer qorks for GH. In fact, he works for Y&R now. GH isn’t going to promote his new soap. Ingo is doing DWTS and recently said in an interview that he can’t juggle both DWTS & GH the way Kelly did. It is too hard, he said. As for Jonathan, he said he couldn’t fit GH into his Nashville schedule. The actor himself said it. Please stop blaming the show until you have your facts straight. Ron and Frank are trying to give fans a 50th anniversary to remember. Let’s try to enjoybit without being critical of things out of GH’s control.

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    DzzDee replied

    Exactly, You said , What I meant about those long ago key characters..another life & they moved on. ABC is still lacking in common sense! They could of easily back slide there decision to keep OLTL on ABC. As I am a fan of GH & OLTL.. But……… ABC has one soap.. I don’t think they are that serious!

  30. jim says:

    People, get over it. ive been to parties and reunions where everyone didnt show up! There are dozens of reasons why? One reunion i attended we did a group photo: some dressed like they were from Dynasty and others dressed like they were from The Waltons. It was no big fuss…everyone was just grateful who were able to attend and it didnt stop the party because of some who couldnt commit: other committments, on vaction, illness or just didnt feel like it. Geez, sure a lot of unhappy people when there neednt be.

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  31. Tam says:

    It’s just a photo, no big deal. Lots of the ‘regulars’ are missing. The fact that GH is still on the air is the important part. I’m just glad none of the oltl crowd is in the photo. My critique is the poor photo backdrop. Sean and Sonya appear to be beheaded bodies.

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  32. jag8950 says:

    Thrilled to see Robin in the picture, there is still hope for her yet.

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  33. kinda says:

    There’s a lot missing from this photograph and that’s the main reason I don’t watch this one-sided show anymore.

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  34. Karen says:

    Why dont they bring Tristan Rogers back for the 50th and his daughter Robin get him out of the comma they can figue it out. All his fans want him back more then once every 4-5years it is ridiclous. Even if he is on another soap he could do it for the anniversary show.

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  35. jeanette burns says:

    waiting for my copy of this cast picture

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  36. Cheryl says:

    Why wasn’t Tristan Rogers in this photo?. He was and is still an important character at GH.!!. Not the same without him, I can’t believe they put him in a coma and left it like that!!!! , Tristan Rogers made GH and I don’;t know why he isn’t: back on the set celebrating their 50th!!! He alway’s gets shafted, so not right!!! You need to bring him back or you will loose ratings again !!!!!

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