Any time a newcomer arrives in Port Charles, the focus is around discovering the background and family connections of the new face in town.
General Hospital recaps recall Cody Bell’s (Josh Kelly) unforgettable impression on Dr. Britt Westbourne’s (Kelly Thiebaud) mother Dr. Obrecht (Kathleen Gati) and her boyfriend Scott Baldwin (Kin Shriner). Things were going well until Cody recognized Scott and gave him a swift sucker punch to the nose.
General Hospital news and spoilers reveal Josh Kelly opens up about his new role on ABC’s General Hospital and how he came to know his character’s background, including his parentage. Josh touches on dealing with the fast paced schedule of daytime and how he’s adjusting.
General Hospital news and spoilers confirm Josh’s first daytime role was on ABC’s One Life To Live, admitting that the pace he is now on at General Hospital is even faster than when he was part of the OLTL cast.
General Hospital spoilers reveal that Cody’s portrayer, Josh Kelly revealed he didn’t know much about the role at the time of his first day on the job. He explained, “They told me that Cody knew Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) and that they were friends from childhood. They didn’t tell me [much else], which kind of makes it more exciting when you get a new script.”
General Hospital spoilers indicate that in a recent interview, Bell admitted how co-star Kin Shriner, who plays Scott Baldwin, filled him in on some background information about Cody, his biological mother Dominique Stanton (Shell Danielson), and Scotty and Dominique’s daughter Serena Baldwin (Carly Schroeder).
It’s obvious that Josh’s character will be paired with Kelly Thiebaud’s role as Dr. Britt Westbourne. The two have shared many scenes together including Cody’s debut as he made a splash in the Metro Court pool, almost landing directly on Britt. Regarding his scenes with Emmy nominated actress Kelly Thiebaud, Josh revealed, “Kelly’s great and a really fun scene partner. It was a little nerve-wracking in the beginning. My first day was the day the Daytime Emmy nominations came out. Working with great actors like Kelly, I think, makes you better. Steel sharpens steel.”
When discussing Cody’s intentions with Britt, Josh Kelly admits he has ulterior motives for getting close to the strong, witty doctor, which will also serve as his reason to genuinely get to know her. Josh explained, “I think they both had a ‘wild child’ side to them. That appeals to Cody. He does have some ulterior movies, but I think he’s using them as an excuse to pursue her. He’s really attracted to her.”
When it comes to Cody’s biological parents, we know his mother is Dominique. General Hospital spoilers reveal Josh Kelly spilled some major tea regarding Cody’s father. When discussing the future reveal of Cody’s dad’s identity, Josh admits, “Yes. And I think we’ll think we know in the near future who [his dad] is…” General Hospital rumors hint that the people of Port Charles will believe Cody’s dad to be a certain someone but things won’t turn out as they seem. There will be some twists and turns as we get to know Cody Bell, and how he will navigate through finding family, love, and a stable life in a new town.
Cody’s journey in Port Charles will be one you don’t want to miss as he connects the dots from his past to his future, building relationships along the way.
Marie is an avid General Hospital fan. Her passion for writing and the compelling nature of the storylines is a perfect equation for writing a GH blog. Micki has a Bachelor of Science degree from Oakland University and spends time writing poetry and song lyrics.