Sean Blakemore Leaving 'General Hospital'

Sean Blakemore
General Hospital executive producer Frank Valentini revealed today during the live behind-the-scenes video broadcast on Periscope that Sean Blakemore would be leaving the show and the role of Shawn Butler. Today was his last day.

Blakemore tweeted a message for fans: "Thank you all frm my heart 4 all ur immeasurable spprt/luv during my time on GH! It was a great ride! Ur support is overwhelming. ..such beautiful people u all are...much love 4 each and everyone of you"

Today was also the final episode for Jeffrey Vincent Parise (Carlos Rivera), whose character was shot and killed by Anna Devane (Finola Hughes). Parise guest-starred on last night's Mad Men series finale.

Blakemore previously taped additional scenes that will keep Shawn on the canvas for a few more weeks.

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4 comments:

  1. awe bummer I'm going to miss Shawn - What's next for Mr. Blakemore

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    1. same, hate to see him go, he is actually one of my favorites on the show

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  2. Always sad to see a good actor leave GH. There doesn't seem to be and bad feelings about his departure so I wonder if he has another gig lined up or if he's just ready to try some other things. Best of luck to him!

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  3. Shocked to hear that Sean is leaving - totally unexpected !!! He's been. Great addition to GH , I'm really sorry to see him go !! I wish him the best of luck in what ever he chooses to do next

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