Monday, December 9, 2013

Thaao Penghlis Returning To GENERAL HOSPITAL

Left: Thaao Penghlis and John Colicos as Victor and Mikko Cassadine
on GENERAL HOSPITAL in 1981; Right: Thaao Penghlis
Thaao Penghlis is returning to GENERAL HOSPITAL as Victor Cassadine, a role he played in 1981.  Victor came to town in 1981 along with brothers Mikkos and Tony, and was a part of their plan to steal the Ice Princess diamond and use it to power a weather machine that would allow them to control the world. Victor had a brief romantic relationship with actress, Tiffany Hill. After their plot was foiled by Luke Spencer, Victor was sent to prison and never heard from again.

Penghlis will be begin taping early in the new year and his first air date is tentatively set for January 30, 2014.

Penghlis is best known for his portrayal of Tony DiMera in DAYS OF OUR LIVES on and off from 1981 to 2009. He also played Tony's lookalike cousin Andre).

Check out a classic clip of Penghlis on GENERAL HOSPITAL in 1981 below:

- GENERAL HOSPITAL Classic Photo Of The Day (Gloria Monty and the 1981 Cast)
- FLASHBACK: "A Day In the Life of GENERAL HOSPITAL" Sneaks "Backstage" in 1981


  1. Finally someone returning from the past but not returning from the dead.

  2. Ahh i love Thaao P. He was great as Tony DiMera on DAYS can't wait to see him on GH!!!

  3. So happy to see Thaao back in daytime. DAYS' loss is GH's gain!