Actor Jeff Kober Exits General Hospital

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It’s official: Jeff Kober, who portrays Cyrus Renault, has wrapped up his time on General Hospital. His final scenes aired on June 16th. 

The actor, who is nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor, shared warm memories from his time on set. 

“It was such a treat for me,” Kober told Soap Opera Digest. “You know, this was a three-month job that turned into a year-and-a-half.”

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“The level of education that I’ve gotten from working on this show and the level of writing, the level of directing, the level of everything that goes into a show like this, and the room that they gave me to just do whatever came out of me — all of that was just eye-opening to me,” he reflected. “And I couldn’t be more delighted about it.”

Kober also wanted to direct a message to the millions of General Hospital fans, as well.

“Thank you for hating me in such a lovely fashion,” he said. “And for watching closely enough that when we found out I had mother issues, it made it harder for you to hate me.” 

The streets of Port Charles are getting safer by the minute. Just last week, it was announced that Wes Ramsey (who portrayed Peter August) had left the canvas, and now we’re saying goodbye to Cyrus! Who will rise up to claim the next great villainous role on GH? We still don’t know a thing about Cameron Mathison’s character, do we…?

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