Yvette Nicole Brown to Visitor Star in Tribute to Actual-Life Pal Sonya Eddy
Later this month, General Hospital is ready to honor each the late Sonya Eddy and her character, no-nonsense GH head nurse Epiphany Johnson, in a particular episode.
TV Insider has discovered completely that Yvette Nicole Brown (Community, The Odd Couple), who’d been pals with Eddy for 20 years, will seem on GH as a part of the present’s tribute to the late actress. Eddy handed away on December 19 attributable to issues from a scheduled surgical procedure that she had underwent earlier within the month.
The actress joined the ABC cleaning soap opera in March 2006 as Epiphany, turning into GH’s new head nurse, succeeding Audrey Hardy (Rachel Ames) within the place.
Brown shared on Instagram final 12 months how she and Eddy turned friends. “[I] first met @sonyaeddy again in 2003 once we each had been testing for the sitcom #TheBigHouse,” Brown wrote. “From that second on she turned an expensive buddy of mine. I collected her.
“Sonya, @octaviaspencer, @thecurvycritic [Carla Renata] and I walked with one another through the ‘salad’ days of our careers,” Brown continued. “Supporting one another as we chased this dream. Usually auditioning for a similar issues, all the time celebrating whoever received the gig. Sonya was a drive. She was unapologetically joyous and a loyal buddy. The world misplaced an actual one final night time. @generalhospitalabc won’t ever be the identical with out her and none of us who knew and cherished her will likely be both. Thanks @dionimichellecollins for all you probably did. You took excellent care of our buddy. Relaxation nicely, Sonya #RIPSonyaEddy.”
GH is maintaining below wraps precisely what position Brown will play within the episode, which is ready to air on Wednesday, March 29.
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