Laurence Lau (Greg Nelson) is the latest "legacy character" return to All My Children. The actor, who was part of a wildly popular 1980s on-screen pairing with Kim Delaney (Jenny Gardner), returns for a handful of episodes next month.
) returns to All My Children next month, marking the first time the actor will step into his former role since leaving the show in 1986. During that time, Lau was one-half of one of the ABC's soap's most popular couple.
"Greg and his sweetheart, Jenny Gardner [played by Kim Delaney], were one of AMC's greatest love stories: He the privileged boy next door, she the girl from the wrong side of the tracks," says an All My Children spokesperson.
| Lau, with Delaney|
It's been nearly 22 years since Greg last set foot in Pine Valley, but Lau has kept himself busy. The actor appeared as Sam Rappaport
on One Life to Live from 2001 to 2003
. He also enjoyed a four-year run on NBC's Another World
, tackling the role of Jamie Frame from 1986 to 1990. Lau's work has not been limited to daytime television. He has guest-starred in numerous primetime television series, including Frasier
and Law and Order
Lau's alter-ego returns to Pine Valley to catch up with his friends, Jesse and Angie Hubbard.
"Greg returns to Pine Valley in the midst of a life-altering event for Jesse and Angie--something that will change Tad, Jesse and Angie's lives forever," a show spokesperson says cryptically.
Lau's brief return begins on May 20th
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