Three-time Emmy® Award-winning actor Jonathan Jackson returns to the daytime drama “General Hospital” in the role of Lucky Spencer – son of super couple Luke and Laura – which he created as a teenager. His first airdate is Tuesday, October 27.
“We are very excited to welcome Jonathan back to Port Charles,” says executive producer Jill Farren Phelps. “His return will be sure to captivate the audience and be pivotal to this ongoing love story between some of the show’s most popular characters.”
In storyline, Lucky wants his former wife, Elizabeth, to remarry him, but unbeknownst to him, Elizabeth has strong feelings for Lucky’s brother, Nikolas. When Luke finds out what’s going on between Elizabeth and Nikolas, will he tell Lucky the truth?
Jackson has appeared in both feature films and television series, including “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles,” “The Deep End of the Ocean,” “Tuck Everlasting,” “Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights,” “Camp Nowhere,” “Trapped in a Purple Haze,” “Insomnia,” “Boy Meets World” and “Riding the Bullet,” among others. In addition to his Emmy wins, he won two Soap Opera Digest Awards. He is also the frontman for the band Enation with his brother, actor Richard Lee. Together they’ve released several albums and garnered a Top 10 single on the iTunes Rock Charts.
“General Hospital” airs at 3:00 p.m., ET, 2:00 p.m., PT on the ABC Television Network, and on SOAPnet at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Winner of a record-setting 10 Emmys for Outstanding Daytime Drama, the program celebrated 46 years of broadcasting on April 1, 2009, and is the longest-running dramatic serial on ABC, having aired over 11,500 episodes. “General Hospital” consistently rates as one of the top-rated Daytime programs in the key demographic of Women 18-49.
“General Hospital” was created by Frank and Doris Hursley. Jill Farren Phelps is the executive producer. Mary O’Leary, Mercer Barrows and Michelle Henry are producers. Bob Guza is the head writer.