Kurt McKinney |
Ann Marcus |
|First appearance||September 7, 1988|
|Last appearance||November 27, 2012|
CEO of L&B Records |
Former CEO of E.L.Q. Industries
Former Tennis Instructor at Green Meadows Spa
Edward "Ned" Lawrence Ashton is a fictional character on the ABC soap opera, General Hospital. The character is first introduced in the fall of 1988; soap opera veteran, Wally Kurth steps into the role in 1991.
Actor, Kurt McKinney originates the role of Ned Ashton on September 7, 1988. After 3 years with the series, McKinney last appears on August 30, 1991. The role is quickly recast with Kurth making his first appearance on September 9, 1991. In February 2005, Kurth is dropped to recurring status and departs from the series in July 2007. Kurth reprises the role for a brief stint in November 2007, and again in November 2012.