HomeTagsComings & GoingsMichelle Ray Smith Returns to Guiding Light Melodie July 16, 2009 17 Comments Ava Peralta returns to Springfield! According to the print edition of Soap Opera Digest, Michelle Ray Smith is back on Guiding Light taping Jeffrey’s funeral. Her first airdate is Friday, July 24th. 17 Responses rocki345 July 16, 2009 Is she back for one day or will she have more appearances? Log in to Reply nathan77 July 16, 2009 Uh oh! I imagine the bad comments are gonna start almost immediately about this! I will say Smith did her best work during the post partum stuff with baby Max. So I am not gonna throw tomatoes at my tv screen with her making a day or two appearance. Log in to Reply RBD July 16, 2009 Pleased to hear the Spencer girls unit are back together again. I hope she sticks around for a while. I’d love to see her join in the current Otalia situation. I want to see Ava interact with both Rafe and Natalia if possible. Log in to Reply Luke Kerr July 16, 2009 Ugh…just ugh. Log in to Reply californiaguy888 July 16, 2009 Yuck! I don’t blame the actress for this David Kreizman disaster of a character (AVA), but she certainly didn’t do much for the show. Those lackluster Coop/Ava scenes were among the most boring I had ever seen on GL (I’ve watched since 1978). I can understand why Ava should ‘come back’ for the funeral. BUT…. with precious few GL air dates remaining….I would rather See Nola and Quinton visiting Vanessa and Matt or some other return…some GL character that means something to the viewers…Maybe India Von Holkein or someone like that returning for a last visit? Thank God Maureen Garrett is returning!!!!!!!!!!!! Log in to Reply Columbus July 16, 2009 I would love to see an Ava/Rafe smackdown for the horrible way the Asshat has been treating her mother. Log in to Reply ardentLESS July 16, 2009 I’m in the minority I know but I’m excited Michelle is returning… she grew on me leaps and bounds with the work she did at the end of her GL run. if I could get a few (one even) good Remy/Ava scenes for the road I would be a happy camper:) Log in to Reply troymcclure July 16, 2009 Ugh!!! I hope it is just for a VERY short time. I can’t stand Ava, what a pointless and boring character she is. MRS is a beautiful girl but Meryl Streep, she ain’t. Just because she had one good last scene I’m not about to forget the how awful she was in every other episode she was on before that. Log in to Reply josser July 16, 2009 I’m happy to see he back to say good bye. I’m looking forward to her scenes with Crystal C. and Lawrence S. Since leaving GL, Michelle has had several guest starring roles on TV, including Law & Order: SVU. Log in to Reply troymcclure July 16, 2009 Which ones are the others? I knew about SVU but I must have missed all the other several gust stars roles she’s had. I think she is in a Olive garden commercial but I could be wrong. Log in to Reply CGat July 16, 2009 If you dare come near Bill and Lizzie, I will personally fly to New York, and hit you upside the head. Come for your mother, and help mend her broken heart. DO NOT touch Bill Lewis. If Ellen Wheeler makes some kind of plot twist where she breaks up that marriage, ooh. Log in to Reply troymcclure July 16, 2009 If she as much as glances at Bill Lewis I will throw the damn tv out the window. She got off WAY to easy with that whole mess she pulled last year. Bill should have destroyed her for the crap she pulled. I’ll never forget the scene where pokes holes in the condom, what a disgusting character she is. YUCK Log in to Reply kgbmc July 16, 2009 Is Jeffrey really dead? Log in to Reply californiaguy888 July 17, 2009 from troymcclure “Which ones are the others? I knew about SVU but I must have missed all the other several gust stars roles she’s had. I think she is in a Olive garden commercial but I could be wrong.” Perhaps YOU DO remember her from such fine work as “Olive Garden, fresh salads and more”. She played Woman Laffing hysterically at her salad, for no apparent reason”…….. Ah yessssssss. Log in to Reply troymcclure July 17, 2009 LOL californiaguy, that’s what I thought!!!! Log in to Reply blake3b July 17, 2009 LOL Troy! Is She really in OG commercial? I knew the girl who plays Michelle was in one that is showing recently and she laughs in that one also, is that who you are thinking of? Log in to Reply CGat July 17, 2009 Okay, if they’re going to bring her back, could you bring Cassie back? As much as I made fun of her, I kinda miss good ole Cassie! Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.