Ex-Soap Hunk Ignacio Serricchio Gets Lost in Space

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Ignacio Serricchio

Ignacio Serricchio

Ignacio Serricchio continues to make a name for himself in Hollywood. The General Hospital, The Young and the Restless and The Bay alum has booked a plum role in Netflix's upcoming Lost in Space reboot, reports Deadline

Serricchio has been cast as intergalactic luxury goods smuggler Don West. Toby Stephens, Molly Parker and As The World Turns alum Parker Posey have also been cast in the project from Legendary TV.

Serricchio got his big break playing mob prince Diego Alcazar on GH is the mid-00's. Diego was eventually revealed to be the infamous "Text Message Killer", who slaughtered beloved soap citizens from fictional Port Charles, New York.

He later played cocky police officer Alex Chavez on Y&R, where he was involved in a romance with spoiled heiress Abby Carlton Newman (then played by Emme Rylan). Fans also enjoyed Alex's unintentional chemistry with Greg Rikaart's criminal-turned-geek character Kevin Fisher on the CBS Daytime soap opera. 

Serricchio portayed Manny Ramos on The Bay, where his character had an extramarital affair with Marley Garrett (played by Martha Madison). The in demand actor has also recurred on primetime series PrivilegedBones, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce and Zoe Ever After.

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