AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals “I thought about it,” Springfield says, “and it seemed like it was too good an opportunity to miss.” Springfield is set to be in about a dozen episodes of the soap and made his first appearance Friday. He’ll save the singing for his tour dates in Japan this month and in the U.S. next year. – Associated Press For singer Rick Springfield, it’s a little strange to be back on his old soap-opera stomping grounds. “I don’t know if there has ever been a character that reappeared after 23 years,” he says. Springfield is back as Dr. Noah Drake on “General Hospital,” a role he first played in the early 1980s when his hit song “Jessie’s Girl” was a radio staple. The singer-actor was looking for innovative ways to promote his new album, “The Day After Yesterday,” and started pursuing guest appearances on several soaps. “General Hospital” liked the idea of his return but asked him to leave the band at home. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
Gone 23 years, soap doc returns
Last Updated on: December 25th, 2019 at 10:15 am, by