The duo will portray Jeff and Carolyn Webber, Elizabeth’s (Rebecca Herbst) parents, who’ve been missing from the canvas for an extended period. In the case of Liz’s mother, Carolyn has never appeared on the show but has been mentioned from time to time. Richard Dean Anderson played the role of Jeff from 1976-1981.
Moses is making his daytime debut on the ABC series, although he does have a prior connection to the soap via his older brother, Rick Moses, who appeared as a hit man named Hutch in 1980 during the Luke and Laura “Left-Handed Boy” storyline. Also in 1980, Crosby appeared as Lisa Davis on “Days of our Lives.” The actress has appeared in numerous shows since her breakout role as Lt. Tasha Yar in “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” including her reprising the character in voice form in several “Star Trek” themed video games. She recently played the Secretary of the Navy in an episode of “NCIS” and had a recurring role as Faye Richardson during the final season of “Suits.”
In addition to “Falcon Crest,” Moses’ credits include “The Love Boat,” “Melrose Place,” “Fame L.A.,” “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” and more recently “How to Get Away with Murder,” among others.
No first air date was announced at press time.