‘General Hospital’: Eden McCoy Dishes on Working With Laura Wright and Max Gail
General Hospital‘s Eden McCoy, who portrays legacy character Josslyn Jacks, is a crucial part of the teen scene on the daytime soap opera. Discussing the show in a recent interview, McCoy talked about portraying Josslyn and working with two cast members in particular.
Josslyn Jacks so far on ‘General Hospital’
Born on-screen in 2009, Josslyn is the third child of Carly Corinthos and Carly’s only child with Jasper “Jax” Jacks.
McCoy stepped into the role in 2015 and has portrayed the character since then. She has portrayed the character as a child up through her teen years.
Most of the character’s solo storylines have revolved around her romance with Oscar Nero and how she mourned him when he passed away after battling an illness. The character also had involvement in the storyline surrounding her adoptive aunt, Nelle Benson, who was trying to take down her Carly and her brother Michael.
She is friends with Cameron Webber, Trina Robinson and Dev Cersi. Potential romances have been possibly on the horizon for Joss and Cameron and Joss and Dev.
Eden McCoy speaks about her time so far on the show
In an interview with Soaps in Depth, McCoy talked about being on General Hospital, relationships with cast members and more.
On Laura Wright, who portrayed Carly, McCoy said, “She is everything. I don’t know what I would have done without her support. And I feel like as I’ve gotten older, we’ve become closer as friends and not just castmates. She really is a mother figure to me, and I’m always honored when she trusts my acting choices and offers me her perspective to make them better.”
She also spoke about being able to be a part of the Alzheimer’s storyline of Mike Corbin.
“Oh man, I cannot say enough about Max Gail and Maurice Benard. When they are together on-screen, everything else just fades away. Their emotion and talent are overwhelming, and honestly, I’m just happy to be in the room,” she said.
General Hospital airs weekdays on ABC.