Jula Mond's time as Lisa Niles, Patrick Drake's ex-girlfriend, was short. The new staff member at GH, that potential spanner in the works of the Robin-Patrick liaison, and potential new love interest for Matt Hunter (Jason Cook) has been replaced by actress Brianna Brown.
The 30-year-old beauty has been seen in the films Knocked Up, The 40-Year Old Virgin, and Conversations with Other Women, but has most prolific on television, most recently on Criminal Minds, The Closer, and Without a Trace.
No reason was given for the replacement, but these instant recasts are a tradition on GH. Both the characters of Zander Smith and Sage Alcazar were orignally "here today-gone tomorrow" actors. The reason is usually a change in the direction of the character. And it looks like General Hospital has big plans for Lisa Niles.
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