Get ready for Dominic Zamprogna to return to GENERAL HOSPITAL as Dante Falconeri! The actor shared a quick selfie from his dressing room which sent fans into a major tizzy. When Lulu was nearly murdered by Ryan, everyone immediately tried to track down her husband so he could come home and protect his wife. And whether or not Dante is the one to finally stop Ryan’s reign of terror in Port Charles, at least this return will be longer than the single episode Zamprogna came back for in 2018.
Zamprogna joined the cast of GH in 2009 as Dante, receiving a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in 2014 for Outstanding Supporting Actor. Fans of the soap were saddened to learn in the spring of 2018 that he had chosen to leave GH and filmed his last scenes. Thankfully, the writers didn’t have Dante fall in the line of duty like Nathan West, and instead sent him out of town on an important mission.
Zamprogna made an appearance in the Nov. 12 episode that showed the alternate reality that would have occurred if Sonny hadn’t made the decision to join the mob, and he teased that appearance much in the same way on social media. On Oct. 29, Zamprogna tweeted at Maurice Benard (Sonny): “Big day tomorrow.” And when William deVry (Julian) replied: “Um, you forgetting someone?” Zamprogna joked: “Yes. Will, thanks for reminding me. Lisa LoCicero (Olivia), see you in the AM, ma!” Things became a whole lot clearer the following day when the actor shared a photo of himself outside of the GH studio. “Dante for a day?” he shared. “Happy to be back with the GH fam.”
Then, on the same day, LoCicero shared a photo of herself with her on-screen son joined by deVry and Benard at a restaurant. “Good (not so) old days,” she captioned it. Looks like everyone was having fun seeing each other again and catching up! (And the food doesn’t look half-bad, either!)
The actual date of Zamprogna’s first episode back has not yet been revealed, so stay tuned as the exciting storyline unfolds in anticipation of Dante’s return to Port Charles! And for more GH casting news, keep reading the ABC edition of Soaps In Depth!
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