General Hospital (GH) fans take note – Coby Ryan McLaughlin, who played Shiloh Archer on the soap, will appear on Hawaii Five-O in January 2020.
McLaughlin will be playing a character named Luke on the episode, entitled Loa‘a pono ka ‘iole i ka pūnana.
Other soap stars have also appeared on the hit CBS show. Days Of Our Lives alum Christopher Sean played a recurring villain named Gabriel Waincroft in 2015. GH’s Ingo Rademacher (Jasper Jacks) played government agent Robert Coughlin on several episodes in 2017.
General Hospital News – McLaughlin Also Appeared On The Young And The Restless
GH was not McLaughlin’s first stint on a soap opera. He appeared on the Young And The Restless in 2018 as Andrew Lynford. Andrew had helped Ashley with Jack’s paternity test. His soap breakthrough came a few months later, when the mysterious Shiloh arrived in Port Charles.
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It turned out Shiloh was the leader of dangerous cult called Dawn Of Day and he had a mysterious past with Drew Cain (Billy Miller).
He quickly became GH’s main villain and was responsible for several kidnappings and and other Port Charles mayhem. Eventually though, Shiloh met his demise at the hands of Sam McCall (Kelly Monaco) in October.
General Hospital News – McLaughlin Has Appeared On Many Other Prime Time Shows
The actor is also known for appearing in the films You Again, Polaris and Heritage Falls. He has also been on the following TV series: Parenthood, , Graceland, NCIS: New Orleans, Two And A Half Men and Bones.
McLaughlin will appear on Hawaii Five-O on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 8 p.m.
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