General Hospital fans have had to say goodbye to Johnny Wactor as his character, Brando, faces a tragic death in hospital following a vicious encounter with the hook-handed killer.
Many viewers were left unhappy with Brando’s ending, as many felt as though him and his wife, Sasha, had already been through enough. Others were sad to see Wactor leave the show.
Let’s take a look at Wactor’s departure from the show as well as what he will be doing next…
Brando leaves General Hospital
On September 20th, General Hospital fans were left shocked after the episode showed the death of Brando Corbin. He had been in the hospital for a week, after being hooked by the killer terrorising the local community.
While he appeared to be getting better, and even awoke to talk to his wife, Sasha, Brando quickly went downhill.
Brando was seen coughing up blood and seizing, and quickly takes a turn for the worse.
Portia eventually tells Sasha that her husband didn’t make it in an emotional scene, and reveals that they may never truly know why he died, as it appeared that there was something attacking him from the inside.
What will Wactor be doing next?
Wactor is currently making a film called American Sognare. Over the past few months, Wactor has been asking fans and followers on Instagram for donations to help make the film, with 51% of proceeds going to a cancer charity.
The film will be hitting our screens in 2023 and tells the story of a son who returns home for his mother’s funeral after living away. He finds out that his entire family had been keeping his mother’s terminal illness a secret from him.
Wactor will be playing the role of Marco in American Sognare, and is also serving as a producer.
According to soapoperanews.net, Wactor will also be featuring in one film called Nightmare Diaries, and one titled Trapper’s Edge.
Wactor is also doing shows across the US with fellow actor Marcus Coloma. According to Coastal Entertainment the events will feature questions and answers, laughs, General Hospital discussions, and “the chance to chat it up with Marcus and Johnny live.”
Fans react to Wactor’s departure from GH
Following Brando’s death on the show, fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the episode, and the departure of Wactor’s character.
“This is sad! Johnny Wactor is a great actor who played a wonderful character! Sorry to see him go. I will miss him and his character, Brando! Best wishes to him,” someone else tweeted.
Wactor reminisces over GH memories
Wactor has been looking back at his memories and experiences with cast mates from General Hospital.
Lexi Ainsworth, who plays Kristina, shared a story on Instagram which read: “Sad day for Brando… but honestly had fun filming a rain scene and working with @johnnywactor.”
Johnny re-shared the story and added his own caption which read: “Bittersweet.”
David Lautman, who plays Grant, also posted an Instagram story about Wactor’s character. He said: “RIP Brando Corbin, could not have been played by a better actor. Love ya Johnny!”
Johnny re-shared this story as well, and wrote on the post: “Thank you brother. Enjoyed working with you. And may Smoltz live on to wreak more havoc!”