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EXCLUSIVE! Ryan Bittle Is New JR Chandler on ‘All My Children’

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Soap Opera Network has learned exclusively that “” has cast veteran actor in the contract role of JR Chandler. Bittle replaces , who is currently appearing on CBS’ “” as Rick Forrester.

Bittle first broke out into television in 1994, when he starred in the teen series “Sweet Valley High.” He portrayed Todd Wilkins on the popular series. Bittle’s other television credits include recent appearances in “Shameless,” “The New Normal” and “Bones.”

In a bit of irony, Bittle appeared on “AMC” in 2010 in the role of “Logan.” He will return to the series when it becomes available on Hulu and iTunes later this spring.