Friday, August 20, 2010 at 11:45 PM ET by Errol Lewis


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(SoapOperaNetwork.com) – We previously reported that actress Erin Chambers was joining the cast in the recurring role of Siobhan, and now it looks like Wednesday, September 15 is turning into a big day on ABC's "General Hospital" as a number of other recurring characters swarm into the town of Port Charles on that same day in what appears to be a Port Charles High School related storyline.

Maitland McConnell will begin airing on Friday, September 3 in the role of Ali. The actress has appeared in numerous CBS series including "Ghost Whisperer," "CSI: NY" and "Rules of Engagement."

Relative newcomer Chad W. Smathers is set to start airing on Wednesday, September 15 in the role of Bryce. Smathers' TV credits includes roles on such series as "Zoey 101" and "Without a Trace." He also appeared in the Robert De Niro and Cuba Gooding Jr. film "Men of Honor."

Michael Chieffo, who just completed filming on the upcoming 2011 film "Beginners" starring Ewan McGregor and Goran Visnjic, will play the role of Mr. Buckley starting on Wednesday, September 15.

Newcomer Simon Potter will play the role of Liam beginning with the Wednesday, September 15 episode.

"General Hospital" airs Weekdays on ABC. Anytime on ABC.com.

  • General Hospital
  • GH
  • Ghost Whisperer
  • Zoey 101
  • Without a Trace
  • Erin Chambers
  • Maitland McConnell
  • Chad W. Smathers
  • Michael Chieffo
  • Simon Potter
  • Robert De Niro
  • Cuba Gooding Jr.
  • Ewan McGregor
  • Goran Visnjic
  • CSI: NY
  • Beginners
  • Men of Honor
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