General Hospital Cast

Saturday, August 20 by Frances Smith

The General Hospital cast makes up actors who are soap opera pros. "General Hospital" is a daytime soap opera on ABC and is shown at night on SOAPnet. "General Hospital" is about a hospital and the lives of the employees and citizens surrounding General Hospital, a hospital in the fictional town of Port Charles, New York. The soap opera aspect of "General Hospital" features mayhem of all kinds from the mob, murder, and problems of the rich. "General Hospital" has been on the air continuously since 1963, and it has won several Emmy awards.

  1. Rebecca Herbst. This talented actress started her role as Elizabeth Webber on "General Hospital" as a teen in 1997. Elizabeth Webber is now one of the best "General Hospital" cast members popular with the loyal audience who tune in to watch regularly. Rebecca Herbst began acting as a child and also figure skated. She acted in "Beverly Hills, 90210," "Boy Meets World" and "Sister, Sister." 
  2. Tyler Christopher. Tyler Christopher plays Nikolas Cassadine on "General Hospital." He began the role in 1996. Tyler Christopher began acting in 1997 using the name Tyler Baker. He has acted in television movies such as "One for the Money" and "Sam's Circus." He also acted in numerous television series like "The Division," "Jag" and "Crossing Jordan."
  3. Vanessa Marcil. This "General Hospital" cast member portrays the character Brenda Barrett. She began acting in "General Hospital" in 1992. Vanessa Marcil, born in 1968, started acting in other roles in 1996 and has acted in "NYPD Blue," "Crossing Jordan," "Lipstick Jungle" and "Las Vegas" to name a few of her television show credits. She left "General Hospital" in 1998 then returned in 2002. She won an Emmy for her role in "General Hospital."
  4. Jackie Zelman. Jackie Zelman has played the character of Bobbie Spencer on "General Hospital" since 1977. Her character is a registered nurse at General Hospital. Before playing Bobbie Spencer, Jackie Zelman acted in numerous television movies. She also guest starred in the comedy television show "Sledge Hammer!," "Chicago Hope" and "The New Mike Hammer." She also was cast in several roles but used the name Jackie Zeman.
  5. Anthony Geary. Anthony Geary is the actor famous for the role Luke Spencer, one of the most popular "General Hospital" cast members. His character's onscreen wedding to Laura was the most watched daytime show in television history. Anthony Geary was born in Coalville, Utah, in 1947. Anthony Geary acted on the television shows "All in the Family," "Starsky and Hutch," "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "The Six Million Dollar Man." He also has acted in several movies since 1970.

- Peggy Hazelwood