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Cliff Lipson/CBS
Cliff Lipson/CBS

In a not so surprising development, SoapCentral.com is reporting that CBS’ “” has dropped veteran actor (Thorne Forrester) to recurring status.

Harmon, who joined the cast of the drama series in December 1996, has had relatively nothing to do on the soap since his character’s relationship with ‘s Brooke Forrester fizzled some years back, which was expected as Brooke’s world always revolved around Thorne’s older brother Ridge Forrester () anyway.

Prior to joining the cast of “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Harmon enjoyed a successful run on the ABC soap “” as Del Henry, Dixie Cooney’s () brother, from 1994-1995. The actor exited along-side , who originated the role of Kendall Hart, when she left the soap in order to pursue a career in primetime and movies. Gellar got her big break courtesy of a little show on The WB called “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”

A “B&B” representative had “no comment” when questioned for this article.

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