General Hospital News: Caitlin Reilly Cast In Tribute Episode Honoring Her Late Father, John Reilly (GH’s Sean Donnelly)

John Reilly joined the cast of General Hospital back in 1984, as an ex spy and has it out for Luke Spencer (Anthony Geary) and Robert Scorpio (Tristan Rogers).

Earlier this year, General Hospital Blog sadly reported news of GH vet, John Reilly’s death. General Hospital news and spoilers confirmed that General Hospital would create and air a special tribute episode to Reilly.

General Hospital spoilers reveal the upcoming episode will feature Sean Donnelly’s life, which includes his daughter, Anna. In a recent statement with Soaps In Depth, Caitlin Reilly revealed she will be playing Sean’s daughter. She said, “Words can’t describe how honored I am to be playing my dad’s daughter on the show,” Reilly said. “I grew up on the set of GH watching him work for years, so it’s exciting to dive into a new character in honor of him. He’ll absolutely be by my side in spirit rooting me on. It fills my heart with gratitude to be a part of this tribute to him, and to feel so close to him working on a show he loved so much doing.”

General Hospital comings and goings reports indicate that John Reilly’s real life daughter, Caitlin Reilly has been cast in the role of Anna, now Annie, daughter of Sean and Tiffany.

General Hospital news reports have not yet announced an air date for the upcoming episode which will honor John Reilly and his character, Sean Donnelly. GH Blog will keep fans up to date on any developments.

General Hospital News: GH Actor John D. Reilly Dies

General Hospital has been on television for 57 years. Some cast members have been a part of the story for many years, some from the very beginning, and others for a good chunk of time, creating unforgettable memories.

Actor John D. Reilly joined the cast of General Hospital in 1984, and played Sean Donnelly from 1984-1994. Sean and Tiffany (Sharon Wyatt) were the It couple back in the day. Reilly is also know for his roles in Passions and Sunset Beach.

General Hospital Blog regretfully reports the passing of GH star, John D. Reilly, at age 84. General Hospital spoilers reveal, Reilly’s daughter, actress and TikTok influencer, Caitlin Reilly, made the announcement of her father’s passing on her Instagram page.

John will truly be missed!


Remember Sean Donely?

If you have been a General Hospital fans since the 1980s and 1990s, you’ll definitely remember the name of the man who popped up on Holly’s computer screen yesterday. If you are sort of a newbie to GH, here is a little history lesson:

Sean Donnelly was best friends with Robert Scorpio. Together the two worked at the World Security Bureau and Sean was Robert’s boss. Sean and Robert were such good friends that Anna and Robert chose Sean has Robin’s God Father.

Sean had a personal mission to take down Cesar Faison, as Faison poisoned his wife Tiffany, leaving her in a comatose state. Sean then joined forces with Anna and Robert to take Faison down and get the cure Faison was holding for Tiffany.

Sean’s character left the show after being send away to Boston to recover from a  gunshot wound as a result of a shootout. At the time, Sean was police commissioner and his mission was to take down crime Lord, Frank Smith. After all was said and done, he and his pregnant wife Tiffany left together so he could recuperate. Sean and Tiffany haven’t been seen around Port Charles since.

Yesterday we got a little cameo from Sean on Holly’s computer. Are Sean and Tiffany on their way back to PC? Stay up to date on General Hospital to find out!