Sneak Attack! Jack Wagner Returns to General Hospital as Frisco Jones

General Hospital Frisco ReturnsMake me believe it — Jack Wagner is reprising his role as General Hospital rocker-turned-adventurer-turned-spy-turned-cop Andrew “Frisco” Jones. And you won’t have to wait long to see him back on your screen.

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As first reported by TV Guide Magazine‘s Michael Logan, Wagner has already covertly begun taping scenes as Frisco, whom he first played in the mid- to late 1980s, then reprised for a stretch in ’94/’95 (when the character’s daughter Maxie received a heart transplant from his brother Tony’s little girl B.J. All together now: Sob).

But is he really returning as Frisco or is it Domino in a rubber mask?! I kid. All I need…. now is to track down his first airdate.

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Wagner is but the latest GH blast from the past to sign on for an encore as ABC’s sole surviving daytime sudser turns 50 this spring. In recent weeks, Genie Francis (who plays Laura) and Kin Shriner (Scotty) have booked returns, while Lynn Herring recently returned as Lucy and Jon Lindstrom is due back soon as Kevin.

Wagner’s other TV roles include the original Melrose Place, a nine-year run as The Bold and the Beautiful’s Nick, a spin on Dancing With the Stars and recent guest spots on shows such as Hot in Cleveland and Castle.

Does this news give anyone else “Island Fever”? Is the weatherman saying it’s gonna get hot in Port Charles? And does Mac, who recently reconnected with Felicia, always get the short end of the stick or what?

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37 Comments
  1. theresa sawyer says:

    Wow he was a fox back in the day.I’m glad he’s back though.

  2. Dixie says:

    It’s “All I Need” ed to hear :-)

  3. wrstlgirl says:

    Great news!!

  4. Ralph says:

    Felicia has been back on the GH canvas for a while now.

  5. Shari says:

    AWESOME!!! But seriously, where is Vanessa Marcil!?!?

  6. Cat says:

    Someone really knows their Jack songs!!!

  7. Caffeinated Joe says:

    PLEASE tell me this is just a temporary visit???

  8. kd8604 says:

    god, i can’t wait for maxie to ream into daddy-dearest about his absence. if we thought the attack she gave on felicia during georgie’s funeral was good, million bucks says this one is going to be EXPLOSIVE. can’t wait!

  9. Kat says:

    OMG! I totally owned his album, cassette tape. I haven’t watched GH in years, but I may have return to it. It can be prep work for my high school reuni… soooooo olllld.

  10. Jimmy says:

    Sure, this is great news for GH, but Jack Wagner should not have been let go at B&B last year. He really brought a great deal to the show, and since he (and the rest of the Jackie M crew have vanished with no explanation) the show hasn’t been the same. That might also be because of the never-ending overflow of Leffy/Lope. Regardless, it’ll be great to see him back on GH!

  11. Linda Bond says:

    Woohoo, haven’t seen Jack in so long! Hope he comes back as Frisco – there is nothing worse than a deadbeat dad, which is what I have dealt with for 17 years now – step up and do the right thing!!

  12. Sandy Floyd says:

    forget about frisco bring back jason

  13. Kathy says:

    It is about time!! We we have Friscoand Felica, Anna, AJ, Laura and Duke. Robert needs to recoup and come back then we can say the gangs all here. Please GH write good plot lines and do these characters justice. Don’t let them go and please give them more air time!!!

  14. Jojo says:

    Sooooooooo glad this man is back on this soap, this is where he belongs. And as far as everyone that wants Felicia and Mac to stay together instead of bringing back frisco and Felicia together obviously were not true G H fans…..those two were the soap!!!!!!!

    • Love comments like this. “Either you like what I like, or you aren’t fans of the show.”

      GH is an ensemble, always has been. Fans rooting for different characters, pairings and stories is what make it interesting.

      Being a true GH fan from the 70s, I have seen my share of couples. Haven’t liked them all, haven’t hated them all. The old saying is an old saying for a reason: “To each their own.”

  15. Kaylin says:

    I love Frisco and Felicia and hope that they can both stay on the show awhile!

  16. Silvia says:

    Jack wagner is still the handsomest, most charismatic actor in America..and i hope he reunites with Kristina. On Gh and in real life. She looks terrific for her age…her role should be expanded.

  17. Jj says:

    I have never liked him outside of the realm of Frisco and Felicia. He just seems different to me. Being paired with Kristina Wagner as Frisco and Felicia made him easier to watch and like. Never cared for him on other soaps or those horrid movies of the week and Lifetime movies he did. Always thought those movies made him look cheap.

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