David Gregory, who has played Robert Ford since 2009, announced on Facebook that he won't be joining OLTL when it moves online in 2012. He posted, "Hey Everyone, just note to say that I will not be joining Prospect Park. It was a very hard decision to make. But I am very excited to shoot the final episodes this next week. Thank you all for all your support. It means the world.bI'll never forget this experience. All my love to all you wonderful fans." The other Ford brothers — Lenny Platt (Nate) and Nic Robuk (James) — have not announced their future plans.