Maura West Heads to ‘General Hospital’

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An ABC representative has confirmed to Soap Opera Network that (ex-Carly Snyder, “”; ex-Diane Jenkins, “”) is joining the cast of “” as Ava Jerome. West is scheduled to debut during the week of May 6, which promises viewers will see “tons of exciting things happening that week.”

On Saturday, April 13, Daytime Confidential first reported they were hearing rumors of West joining the cast of the series. Soap Opera Digest reported on Wednesday, April 24 that West had joined the series in a newly created role.