Starting on Wednesday’s episode of General Hospital, Richard Burgi has stepped into the role of Tracy Quartermaine’s ex-husband Paul Hornsby! When viewers last saw Paul he was played by Paul Satterfield from 1991 to 1994.
Burgi is no stranger to soap operas having appeared on Another World, Days of our Lives, One Life to Live and As the World Turns. The talented actor who has made a name for himself in primetime roles including on Desperate Housewives. Paul re-enters onto GH at a key point in Tracy’s story with the upcoming on-screen departure of the love of her life, Luke Spencer (Tony Geary).
Richard related to Soap Opera Digest about his conversation with General Hospital EP Frank Valentini that helped him decide to come back to soapland: “He liked the idea of me bringing what I can to the part and working with him and the writers to bring out who this fellow might be.”
What do you think of Richard Burgi coming to GH as the new Paul Hornsby? Exciting new story for Tracy ahead? Comment below!