GENERAL HOSPITAL Star Laura Wright Reveals What She Thinks About Recasting Bryan Craig as Morgan!
Laura Wright has been a fan favorite since she took over the role of GENERAL HOSPITAL‘s Carly in 2005, so it’s only natural that those same fans would have plenty of questions for the actress when she took to Twitter to answer them during a special Q&A session!
Click through the gallery below to find out how she prepares for such powerfully emotional performances, how long it takes her in hair and makeup to become Carly, what she thinks about the idea of replacing Bryan Craig with a Morgan recast, and so much more!
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Q: How long does it take to go from Laura to Carly?
A: About 40 minutes for hair and 25 for makeup.
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Q: How did you prepare for the scenes with Morgan’s death?
A: I think we all have things to mourn in life. I really felt the storyline deeply.
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Q: What is the longest day you’ve ever worked and what shoot was it for?
A: Four a.m. on GUIDING LIGHT. Shooting the baseball stuff.
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Q: Please tell me Carly will go medieval on Ava when she finds out what she did to Morgan’s meds!
A: Ha! Well, I look forward to playing the fallout with Maura [West, Ava]. She is amazing!
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Q: What’s your favorite part about playing Carly?
A: Her depth of feelings. And how she justifies anything she does. Carly cracks me up!
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Q: Do you have any advice for an aspiring actress?
A: Be truthful. Honest. There is always a place that is honest… in every story. And it’s always love.
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Q: What breeds are your super cute dogs? Love all the pics you post of them.
A: A lab and border collie/shepherd mix.
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Q: How difficult is it to do these emotional scenes day after day? You’ve been incredible!
A: Thank you. It takes its toll.
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Q: Funniest on-set moment both on GH and GL?
A: Oh, working with Bradley Cole (Richard/Jeffrey) — I always laughed. And Roger Howarth (Franco) is so funny!
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Q: You and the entire cast deserve Daytime Emmys for this heartbreaking storyline!
A: It’s been a great story with amazing actors. I’m grateful.
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Q: You’ve been amazing in this storyline. Emmy-worthy stuff. That being said, would you like the show to recast Morgan?
A: I think right now — no.
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Q: Joss singing was amazing during Morgan’s funeral. She did a good job. Love Eden McCoy as Joss. Hope we see more Joss/Carly scenes.
A: Oh, it was so, so good! It killed us on set.
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Q: Are Sonny and Carly gonna make up? I can’t stand watching them be so angry.
A: Oh, I love them, too! Keep watching. It’s all a journey.
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Q: If you weren’t acting, what would your job profession be?
A: Life coaching. And inspirational speaker. And I kind of do these as another job.
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Q: Good to see Jax back, even if only for a short time. How has it been working with Ingo [Rademacher, Jax] again?
A: Super fun! I love Ingo!
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