Talk about making an entrance! Cody Bell made his debut on GENERAL HOSPITAL in the June 1 episode in dramatic fashion, and some soap fans might find the guy a little familiar, particularly if they’re an ABC Daytime fan. Actor Josh Kelly is best known for playing Cutter Wentworth on ONE LIFE TO LIVE from 2010-11 and again in 2013 for the short-lived online revival. Although viewers might also recognize him from primetime series like UNREAL, MIDNIGHT, TEXAS, and BLUFF CITY LAW.
Some of Port Charles’ singles were at the Metro Court rooftop pool attending the Society Setups charity party, and while most were enjoying themselves, Britt Westbourne was getting drunk and lamenting how there was no such thing as love in Port Charles. However, her remark about how finding true love was as likely as Mr. Right falling out of the sky turned out to be a little prophetic as a plane flew overhead and a guy parachuted right down into the party, accidentally knocking Britt into the pool with him!
Dante Falconeri was startled to recognize Cody, and Britt insisted that he be arrested. Cody laughed it off, but Dante cuffed him and took him away, charging him with reckless endangerment. However, he really just took him to Charlie’s Pub with Sam McCall where they informed her they were old childhood friends who used to get into trouble together.
Cody was still quick to get into trouble when he blackmailed Damian Spinelli after learning that he and Zelda were working together on Society Setups. He also won a lot of money during one of Selina Wu’s backroom poker games so she had her henchmen beat him up. As Britt tended to his injuries at the hospital, he was intrigued to learn that she was Cesar Faison’s daughter and decided to stick around Port Charles for a while. He landed a job at the Quartermaine estate working as their new stable hand and tried wooing Britt on a date, but she saw right through his fake charm and walked out.
Not willing to take no for an answer, Cody continued to pursue Britt and even got her to agree to a second date where he promised to be himself. Although things got sticky when she introduced him to her mother, Liesl Obrecht. Cody got along just fine with her but when he met her beau, Scott Baldwin, he hauled off and punched the guy before revealing that he was Dominique Stanton’s son!
Stay tuned to see what happens next!
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