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Billy Miller Joins the 'General Hospital' Cast as Jason Morgan

Billy Miller will play Jason Morgan on General Hospital.
Billy Miller is joining the cast of ABC soap opera General Hospital as Jason Morgan, the role played for over two decades by current The Young and the Restless actor Steve Burton, it was announced today by executive producer Frank Valentini.

As Miller steps into the role of Jason, his character is presumed to be dead but his body was never found. With his imminent return, fans can look forward to an exciting new story that will be full of the twists and turns along with shocking revelations that have made General Hospital infamous for over five decades.

"I am really excited to be working with such a talented and acclaimed actor as Billy," said Valentini in a statement. "Our cast is thrilled that he will be joining our General Hospital family, and I know that he will be an amazing addition to our talented cast."

Miller has received three Daytime Emmy Awards. In 2010 and 2013, he won for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, and in 2014, he won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Burton now plays Dylan McAvoy on Y&R.

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Comments

Anonymous said…
This was expected by good for GH. What is Y&R's problem? They could have worked around Billy's schedule. It can't be money because GH can't possibly have more money than Y&R.
Roger Newcomb said…
Will JaSam reunite? Will Liason get another shot? It's going to be an interesting fall on GH.
I want Liason! Billy and Becky= fire!
Anonymous said…
Jason's true soulmate is Sonny. I can't picture Billy Miller with Maurice Benard.
He could do better than Sonny :)
Unknown said…
Jason's true soulmate is CARLY!!
Roger Newcomb said…
Jason and Robin!! How many women/men/soulmates can Jason have? LOL It's going to take two months for Billy Miller to get around to sharing scenes with all these people. That is if he ever gets out of that cryogenic chamber.
Don't mess with Carly when she learns he is alive!!!

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