Springfield was born the son of a Lieutenant Colonel in the British Army and spent his childhood on various army bases in Australia and Britain. As a teenager, he fronted many music bands, which later paved the way for his success as a solo artist. Springfield earned a #1 hit with "Jessie's Girl" in 1981. During the same time, Springfield appeared on General Hospital, ending a two-year run with the show in 1983.
When last spotted in Port Charles back in 2008, Noah left town amid concerns that he needed help for alcohol addiction.
Springfield will return to the GH set in February, and his first episodes will air beginning in March.