‘General Hospital’ News: Hudson West Joins Dancing With The Stars Junior

General Hospital fans will watch Hudson West on Dancing with the Stars Junior. The talented young actor that plays Jake Webber will be joining the first-ever season of Dancing with the Stars Jr. Will Hudson take home a little disco ball trophy? If so, he can compare it to co-star Kelly Monaco (aka Sam McCall) who won season 1 of DWTS.

General Hospital By Day – Dancing with the Stars Jr By Night

The impressive tween will be General Hospital’s Jake Webber by day, but he’ll jump out of character to be himself. After hospital hours he’ll be Hudson West, dance partner to a junior pro.

West will join the cast of the up and coming Dancing with the Stars Junior season alongside other young talents. The other cast members will include:

  • Alana Thompson (better known as Honey Boo Boo)
  • Miles Brown (Blackish)
  • Sophia Pippen (daughter of NBA baller Scottie Pippen)
  • Arianna Greenblatt (Stuck in the Middle)
  • Mandla Morris (Stevie Wonder’s son)


But that’s not all! Other junior stars also joining the DWTS Jr cast include:

  • Tripp Johnston (Sarah Palin’s grandson)
  • Mackenzie Ziegler (Dance Moms – sister of phenom Maddie Ziegler)
  • Jason Maybaum (Raven’s Home)
  • Addison Osta Smith (MasterChef Junior winner)
  • Akash Vukoti (Spelling Bee Champ)
  • Sky Brown (Pro kid skateboarder)

This news leaked on Pure DWTS with info on mentors, judges, cast, and more.

Hudson West was nominated this year for a Daytime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series category. Rome Flynn, who plays Zende on Bold and the Beautiful won, but General Hospital fans were pulling for Hudson West.

General Hospital Kid Actor’s Impressive Resume Now Includes DWTS

The 11-year-old, Hudson West, has quite the resume already. First, he is a regular on General Hospital, but that is just one of his many credits to his name. He might be best known for his role of Travis Clark, son of Marcia Clark, in American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson.

West also appeared on The Eric Andre Show and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, & Dawn. The young soap actor was also in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 playing opposite Kevin James in 2015. This was his movie debut. Catch Hudson West in his dancing shoes when the first-ever season of Dancing with the Stars Junior premieres on Sunday, October 7 at 8 pm.

Stay tuned to GH for more on upcoming couple splits and the long-awaited departure of Nelle Benson (Chloe Lanier). Check back to Soap Dirt often for the latest General Hospital spoilers.