According to Soap Opera Digest, actress Alley Mills is joining General Hospital’s cast in a mystery role and is scheduled to appear later this month.
A little background on Alley.
Allison, also known as Alley Bean, is best known for playing Norma Arnold, the mother, in the coming-of-age drama The Wonder Years and for her current role as Pamela Douglas, the sister of the late Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery), the matriarch of the Forrester family, on the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.A Chicago, Illinois, native. She attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art to study acting after graduating from Yale University in 1973. Alley received a small part in the movie “Diary of a Mad Housewife” while still a college student (1970). She starred with a then-unknown Martin Short in the brief-lived legal drama “The Associates” (1979), which was about young attorneys. After another unsuccessful sitcom in 1982, she eventually scored a major break when she was cast as the matriarch in the highly acclaimed family dramedy “The Wonder Years”(1988), which is set in the nostalgic 1960s. After the series finished in 1993, Mills maintained her career in television and was cast as Jane Seymour’s sister in a recurring role on the western drama Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. She also frequently appeared as a guest on episodes including Yes, Dear (1993), Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996), and NYPD Blue (2000). With a guest appearance in 1987 as Pamela Douglas alongside Susan Flannery and Betty White on the CBS serial opera “The Bold and the Beautiful”, she made the transition to daytime television. She soon received a contract after winning over the producers with her performances. She periodically takes time off to work in theater in the Los Angeles region, before his death frequently alongside her husband. She was married to actor Orson Bean from 1993 until his death in 2020.