‘General Hospital’: Réal Andrews Is Returning and It’s Possible That He’s Bringing Taggert Back from the Dead

by Jeremy Spirogis
Réal Andrews in 2012

General Hospital viewers had been thrown for a loop when Réal Andrews returned to the present as Marcus Taggert for the primary time in years, solely to be written off not that lengthy after. It has been confirmed that the actor is bringing again the character to the present and we’re already questioning if he’s actually lifeless or alive.

Réal Andrews in 2012
Réal Andrews in 2012 | Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images

His first return was years within the making

Andrews was off the present for nearly twenty years earlier than making a shock look and return to the present. Back in January, he got here again to the present as Taggert, a police officer who had a feud with Sonny Corinthos. The character’s different prior storylines on the present included his relationship with Dara Jensen, his rivalry with Justus Ward, and his relationship together with his sister, Gia Campbell.

The actor first performed Taggert from 1996-1997, after which once more from 1998-2003. He additionally appeared on the General Hospital spinoff, Port Charles. Other than General Hospital, Andrews has appeared in different cleaning soap operas, together with All My Children and Days of Our Lives.

Taggert’s return was launched by way of a then-unknown connection that he has with Jordan Ashford. Soon viewers be taught that prison Cyrus Renault has a vendetta in opposition to Ashford and Taggert, who took him down years in the past.

A go to that was extremely too shot

Trina Robinson, an important member of the present’s teen scene, is revealed to be the daughter of Taggert. However, he’s shot and killed quickly after they reunited. He will get shot by one in every of Cyrus’s henchmen after saving Trina and Cameron Webber after they had been kidnapped.

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Taggert apparently dies from a blood clot as a result of the capturing. However, again when he died numerous followers aren’t satisfied that Taggert was actually gone from the present, hoping it was only a ploy to make it seem to be he was lifeless. Many thought that Sonny may have helped Tagget faux his demise. Still, Andrews took to social media and seemingly made it official, except he was in on it too.

The actor wrote on Instagram, “RIP Taggert. Thanks everyone for all your support I appreciate you all it was a great run and I am extremely grateful for the opportunity. Although I appreciate your support more than you know I am great Gods got me.”

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He continued, “It has been a honor and privilege working with Maurice, Steve, Sidney, Brianna, Donnell, Rebecca, Roger, Max and Genie. Thank you to Frank, the Producers and Writers for the opportunity. Thanks to Mark Teschner for always believing in me and thanks to all the crew and Staff for making my stay and amazing one. God Bless.”

The actor is returning as soon as once more

Soaps.com is reporting that the actor is returning to the present. However, not a lot is understood about his return. It shouldn’t be certain if this will probably be a brief stint or if he could possibly be returning on contract. It additionally hasn’t been decided but if Taggert will probably be again from the lifeless or if the character is again on the present as a ghost.

Sooner or later, we’ll discover out if Taggert will simply be a ghost or if the theories about him nonetheless being alive could possibly be true,

General Hospital airs weekdays on ABC.

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