Heather Webber recast Alley Mills speaks out on her new role. General Hospital fans were stunned by the return of the iconic town crazy. The role of Heather Webber was played by Robin Mattson after taking over from a couple brief predecessors. Robin made Heather a daytime drama icon. Now Mills is ready to fill her shoes.
Heather Webber’s outlandish antics harmed many, causing fear among the people of Port Charles. The mere whisper of her name sends chills down Olivia Falconeri’s (Lisa LoCicero) spine. Robin Mattson created Heather’s big personality, which made for some big shoes to fill. Alley Mills knew she had a reputation to maintain as Heather. General Hospital spoilers reveal Alley opens up about her plan to stay true to character.
According to Soap Opera Digest, Mills explains how she snagged the role, admitting, “Offers come in and I’m like, ‘Nope, nope, doesn’t feel right, doesn’t feel right.” But her feelings changed when she received an unexpected opportunity. She went on to explain, “And when the GH offer happened, I went ‘Yep!’ And it just feels right. I feel like something Orson would want me to do, you know? To just be brave.”
After her husband Orson passed away, stepped away from the scene for a while. The Wonder Years star began her role as Pam Douglas on The Bold and the Beautiful in 2006. In 2019 she dropped to recurring status until the death of her husband in 2020. GH’s offer to play Heather Webber brought Alley back into the spotlight.
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General Hospital news reports reveal the reason Heather Webber recast Alley Mills took over from Mattson. Robin Mattson was recast as Heather Webber due to medical issues. Read the full story HERE at GENERAL HOSPITAL BLOG.
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