Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 1:00 PM ET by Scotty Gore


Photo: ABC

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — One week after the former ABC soap star jumped ship to CBS, the name of the character Scott Clifton will play on “The Bold and the Beautiful” is revealed.

Best known to soap fans for the roles of Dillon Quartermaine on “General Hospital” (2003-2007) and Schuyler Joplin on “One Life to Live” (2009-10), Clifton will makes his “B&B” debut on Monday, July 19th, in the newly created role of Liam Cooper.

Earlier this month, Clifton was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor for his work on “OLTL.” He was also nominated in the same category in 2004, 2005, and 2006, while still on “GH.” And in 2005 he received a Soap Opera Digest Award for the role of Dillon.

“The Bold and the Beautiful” airs weekdays on CBS. Anytime on CBS.com. Check local listings.

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