World news – General Hospital: Chad Brannon Returns – Like the late Zander Smith?


Chad Brannon, General Hospital alum who played Zander Smith from August 2000 to March 2004, returns to ABC Sudser in an unknown role (since Zander is long dead).

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For the uninitiated, Zander is Cameron Webber’s biological father to Elizabeth Webber (played by Rebecca Herbst). Zander died in March 2004 when he held Emily Quartermaine hostage and a SWAT team moved her location, even though he was becoming increasingly mentally unstable. Zander died of suicide by a police officer pretending to be reaching for a gun.

Brannon was a two-time Daytime Emmy nominee for the role, winning a second time for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series. </ In addition to his GH run, Brannon's TV credits include guest appearances at Bosch, CSI, Friday Night Lights and Cold Case as well as voice recordings in series such as American Dad and The Cleveland Show. Most recently he appeared with John-Paul Lavoisier (Rex, One Life to Live), Chris McKenna (Joey No., OLTL) and Morgan Obenreder (Crystal, The Young and the Restless) in the indie thriller Killer in the suburbs.