General Hospital spoilers promise new hunk in town Dustin Phillips has an eye for Lulu Spencer (Emme Rylan). But who plays Dustin and what are the plans for him on the ABC soap? It’s Mark Lawson that plays Dustin Phillips and he’s handsome, a soap veteran, and has instant chemistry with Lulu. Of course, longtime fans want her back with Dante Falconeri (Dominic Zamprogna), but since that’s off the table, maybe Dustin’s the best guy for Lulu. Let’s find out more about Mark Lawson and Dustin Phillips.
General Hospital Spoilers: Who Is Dustin Phillips?
GH spoilers remind that Dustin Phillips first popped up as part of Lulu Spencer’s investigation into the blind date robbery scam. She didn’t find the perp but found a sexy school teacher. Then, he popped up again recently when Jasper Jacks (Ingo Rademacher) hired him as a new driver for Crimson. That way, he could play as a ringer on the company baseball team. Lulu Spencer was on hand batting for The Invader.
Not much is known about the hunky schoolteacher other than he’s also earning side money as a Port Charles Uber driver. That’s how he met Hayden Barnes (Rebecca Budig) who got Jax to give him a job so he could help them win the softball tournament. That occasion led to some good-natured trash talking and then a heated moment post-game at the Floating Rib with Lulu, remind General Hospital spoilers.
GH Spoilers: Mark Lawson’s an Old Soap Pro
General Hospital spoilers say if you’re asking who’s Dustin Phillips and feel an inkling of recognition, that makes sense. He’s a veteran of OLTL and many other shows. Mark Lawson starred on One Life to Live as Brody Lovett. On that soap, Brody was a cop and Navy SEAL. That’s a nice similarity to Dante on GH, right? Mark Lawson’s 39 and grew up in Virginia.
Later, Mark got a Bachelor of Fine Arts in musical theatre at the prestigious Boston Conservatory and studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. From there, Mark Lawson ventured to LA to pursue an acting career. He also started a personal trainer business and is a retired semi-pro mixed martial arts fighter. So, that explains the muscles that we should see more of soon, hint General Hospital spoilers.
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General Hospital’s Newest Actor Has Long Career
Before landing at GH as Dustin Phillips, Mark Lawson acted and directed. His first role was in a 2005 Cold Case episode. Then, it was a dry spell before he got his break on One Life to Live playing Brody Lovett. He landed this role right before he was about to give up on acting. Other projects included Breakdown, Dear Diary I Died, and some other low budget thrillers. And now he’s back on soaps.
Mark also wrote, directed, and acted as the Dad in Peek-A-Boo in 2015. Mark’s happily married and a dad and joked about having common ground with scene partner Emme Rylan as parents. So, while he may not be crafting backstage with her like Kirsten Storms does, at least they can talk about their kids when the cameras aren’t rolling on General Hospital.
Spoilers for Dustin Phillips and Lulu Spencer
General Hospital spoilers confirm Dustin Phillips caught Lulu Spencer’s eye and their chemistry is obvious. Working for Crimson puts Dustin on Maxie Jones’ radar. She already noticed the connection between Dustin and Lulu at the Rib. Sparks flew with Dustin and Lulu at the ball field. Then, a few days later she caved and decided not to fight Dante’s divorce proceedings.
So, that means she’s single although probably not ready to mingle. But since the ABC sudser’s keeping Dustin Phillips around, maybe he’ll either be a steamy rebound to get Dante out of her system – or her next love match. We’ll see when Mark Lawson’s back as Dustin Phillips for two new episodes September 13 and 14. Will Dustin heal then steal Lulu’s, broken heart? Stay tuned.
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