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Joanna Johnson Returns to Bold and the Beautiful


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Original cast member returns as Karen Spencer

 

Original cast member Joanna Johnson will guest star on two episodes of THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL in the role of “Karen Spencer,” Executive Producer and Head Writer Bradley Bell announced today. “Joanna has been such a significant part of B&B’s twenty-two-year history,” says Bell. “I am excited to have her back to reprise this role. Karen’s return to Los Angeles after the death of her father, Bill Spencer, Sr. will have a dramatic impact on the lives of many characters and will lead the Forresters, Logans and Marones into unchartered and exciting new territory during May Sweeps.” 

Johnson returns to the role which she played from 1991 through 1994. The character of Karen Spencer is the long-lost twin sister of the late Caroline Spencer, who was also played by Johnson from 1987 through 1990. Johnson did make one additional appearance, in 2000, as the ghost of Caroline, appearing to the character of Ridge (played by Ronn Moss).

In 1994, Johnson left B&B to pursue a career on the other side of the camera as a television writer.  Using her real-life as an inspiration, Johnson created the hit sitcom, Hope & Faith, based on her life after leaving B&B. Besides donning the hat of creator, she also served as executive producer on the series.  The sitcom aired between the years of 2003 – 2006 and starred the ever popular (and former soap star) Kelly Ripa (ex Hayley, All My Children, Live With Regis and Kelly) and Faith Ford. 

Other behind-the-scenes credits that Johnson boasts are as associate producer on the Peter Berg film Very Bad Things, starring Cameron Diaz and Jeremy Piven. Additionally, Johnson wrote the screenplay, The Shrink is In, starring Courtney Cox and David Arquette. 

Before joining the cast of B&B, Johnson made guest-starring appearances on hit dramas such as The Twilight Zone, Riptide, and Mike Hammer.

Johnson taped her episodes on February 27. They will air on Tuesday, April 28 and Wednesday, April 29.

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