“Obviously, we are very fond of the actor,” says GH Co-Head Writer Shelly Altman of the decision to bring Jeffrey Vincent Parise back to the show as a new character, Joe, the heretofore unknown twin of murdered Carlos, a role Parise created in 2013. “Joe is not Carlos. He is a very different man from Carlos. He actually even looks different from Carlos — sort of [laughs]!” Adds Co-Head Writer Jean Passanante, “It’s fun to see a different side of this actor and to give the audience a chance to see him do something completely different.” For more on Joe — and his potential as a Michael/Sabrina spoiler — check out the new issue of Soap Opera Digest, on sale tomorrow.
Exclusive: GH’s Writers — Spoiler Alert! — Dish Jeffrey Vincent Parise’s New Role