There's a new female officer joining the Port Charles Police Department this fall. GENERAL HOSPITAL has cast daytime newcomer Rebeka Montoya in the recurring role of Delores Padilla. Although the initial casting notice indicated that it would be a contract role, a show rep says that the rookie cop is now a recurring role.
Born in Florida and raised in Puerto Rico, Montoya has been acting since she was 7 years old. She was a finalist on a Telemundo music competition series, starred in the Spanish-Mexican soap opera PRISIONERA, and even hosted her own show. The actress/singer's American credits include starring as Gina in the HEROES webseries spinoff GOING POSTAL opposite GH alum Kiko Ellsworth (ex-Stan), the miniseries THE STORM along with Erin Chambers (ex-Siobhan) and appearances on LAS VEGAS, CASTLE and SOUTHLAND. Montoya will first air on Tuesday, September 27.