Today, ABC put out an official press release on the return of Daytime Emmy winning actor Jordi Vilasuso to the soaps. Vilasuso has joined the cast of All My Children playing the role of Dr. Griffin Castillo. Brian Frons, president, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group sent out this statement in the release from AMC’s EP, Julie Hanan Carruther. ”We are excited to welcome Jordi Vilasuso to the All My Children family and look forward to introducing a new character on our canvas with Mexican heritage. With Jordi’s talented portrayal, the entrance of Griffin Castillo to Pine Valley promises to be filled with joy, passion and mystery.”
In story, Griffin Castillo is a doctor and is originally from Mexico. He comes to the town of Pine Valley after working with doctors without borders on humanitarian missions. Mr. Vilasuso has extensive television and film roles to his credit. In television, he won the 2003 Daytime EmmyAward for his portrayal of Tony Santos on Guiding Light.