Drew Cain (2024)

Drew Cain
Drew Cain (1)
Cameron Mathison as Drew Cain
General Hospital
PortrayedbyBilly Miller (2014-19)
Steve Burton (photo; 2017-19)
(flashbacks; 2019)

Unknown Actor (2014, 2017)
Cameron Mathison (2021-present)
Duration2014-19, 2021-23
First appearanceAugust 12, 2014
Last appearanceJuly 3, 2023
Cause/reasonReplaced by an unnamed sniper at the Metro Court Hotel Pool wanting revenge for The Hook, the late Victor Cassadine, and Linc Brown
CreatedbyShelly Altman
Jean Passanante
IntroducedbyFrank Valentini
Birth nameAndrew Moore
Alias(es)Andrew Frank
Patient 5
Jason Morgan
BornSeptember 14, 1981
(Revised to 1973, then to November 11, 1976, then to September 14, 1978, then to March 7, 1970, back to September 14, 1973)
Our Lady of Mercy Hospital
New York, New York
ResidenceQuartermaine Mansion
66 Harbor View Road
Port Charles, New York
FamilyMoore, Morgan, Quartermaine
ParentsAlan Quartermaine
Susan Moore
(both deceased)
ChildrenScout Cain (with Sam)
Aunts and unclesTracy Quartermaine
Drew Cain (2)
Billy Miller as Drew Cain

Chief Andrew "Drew" Cain is a fictional character on the ABC soap opera, General Hospital. He is the son of the late, Dr. Alan Quartermaine and his late mistress, Susan Moore and the newly adoptive son of Dr. Monica Quartermaine. He is the identical twin of former mob boss Jason Morgan, and the illegal adoptive brother of the late reformed serial killer turned art therapist, Franco Baldwin.

He was portrayed by Emmy award-winning actor Billy Miller from October 1, 2014 to August 21, 2019, although the character was originally conceived as recast of Jason Morgan from 2014 to 2017.

Before Miller joined the series, a stand-in actor played Jason from August 12, 2014 until September 25, 2014.

In 2019, Steve Burton portrayed Andrew Cain in flashbacks from July 19 to July 22 and again on August 19. Burton also appeared as Drew in various old photos since Drew and Jason used to look alike.


  • 1 Storylines
  • 2 Crimes Committed
  • 3 Health and Vitals
  • 4 Relationships


On November 24, Drew finally returned to Port Charles and went to Sam's apartment after getting cleaned up and shaved three weeks after Sonny visited Cyrus Renault at Flatland Federal Prison and two weeks after Linc Brown returned to Port Charles over a year later. When he knocked on Sam's door, Sam answered it and was surprised to see him before he deported Yuri Tamashevich for identity theft and illegal adoption with the help of ICE after Cyrus Renault was sent to prison for his crimes against the citizens of Port Charles. Drew now replaces Cyrus Renault after being visited by Laura Collins in Flatland Federal Prison revealing that Drew is much friendlier than Cyrus. One month later; Shawn became a publisher of The Invader who wants to change the reputation of the publication after Yuri's deportation by ICE since Yuri was a fan of The Invader.

On June 29, it is revealed that he will be meeting Cyrus Renault at Pentonville Penitentiary as his new cellmate after it was revealed that Paul Hornsby changed cellmates as Paul is now cellmates with Johnny Zacchara.

On July 3, Drew meets Cyrus Renault for the first time in person at Pentonville giving the fact that Drew had been missing in action and was replaced by music producer Linc Brown and foreign national Yuri Tamashevich.

Crimes Committed[]

Health and Vitals[]

  • Held hostage at gunpoint during his and Sam's party at the Metro Court by two suspects in revenge for Cesar Faison [Oct 26-27, 2017; as Jason as the suspects later surrendered and were later arrested, lawyered up, pleaded guilty, and sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole as the aftermath left Dante's partner Nathan West and General Hospital Art Therapist Franco Baldwin unharmed]
  • Held captive in a holding cell by Jim Harvey and his men (along with Franco) in revenge for Cesar Faison one month after the deaths of Cesar Faison and Nathan West [Mar 14-21, 2018]
  • Had his plane hijacked by Bryce Henderson under Peter August's orders [Aug 23, 2019; Drew's plane was revealed to be missing on Sep 5, 2019; more details revealed on Sep 10, 2019; Bryce's involvement revealed on Dec 13, 2019; hijacking aspect indirectly revealed on Sep 27-28, 2021]
  • Had his death faked by Dallas Kirby, who was hired by Hank Archer to have her team scatter identical plane parts to make it look like Drew's plane had crashed over the Gulf of Aden for a third party (Peter) [Aug 23, 2019; Drew was declared dead in absentia on Oct 9, 2019; Drew was revealed to be alive on Aug 16, 2021; Dallas and Hank's involvement revealed on Oct 5, 2021]
  • Knocked out by two men, kidnapped and held captive in a prison on a Cassadine Compound in Crete, Greece under orders of Victor Cassadine, who planned to reactivate Drew's conditioning and use him for his own purposes as he's been replaced by Linc Brown, Cyrus Renault, Yuri Tamashevich, and Esme Prince [Aug 23, 2019-Oct 18, 2021; revealed on Aug 17, 2021; Victor's involvement revealed on Sep 27, 2021; more details revealed on Sep 28, 2021; full plan revealed on Oct 5, 2021]
  • Beaten by more guards following a failed escape attempt and replaced by Yuri and Esme for longer periods of time [Sep 14, 2021]
  • Programmed by Peter to eliminate Robert Scorpio and Anna Devane in revenge for Cyrus Renault, Nelle Benson, and Elijah Crowe [Oct 5, 2021; revealed on Oct 7, 2021]
  • Shot in the shoulder during the shootout against Anna and Robert [Oct 7, 2021]
  • Held hostage on Cassadine Island in a wine cellar by Peter whenever his conditioning is inactive and was replaced by Linc Brown, Yuri Tamashevich, and Esme Prince [Oct 19-Nov 16, 2021; revealed on Nov 8, 2021]


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Drew Cain (2024)


What happened to the actor who played Drew Cain on General Hospital? ›

However, Mathison's appearances as Drew on GH weren't affected. On June 20, 2023, it was revealed that Mathison will temporarily exit GH but will return at a later date. He made his last appearance for the time being on August 1, 2023.

How many actors played Drew Cain on General Hospital? ›

Andrew "Drew" Cain
Portrayed byBilly Miller (2014-19) Steve Burton (photo; 2017-19) (flashbacks; 2019) Unknown Actor (2014, 2017) Asher McDonnell (Young Andrew; 2017) Dexter Hobert (Young Andrew; 2018) Cameron Mathison (2021-present)
Created byJean Passanante Shelly Altman
Introduced byFrank Valentini
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Who is the new Drew Cain on General Hospital? ›

Also, Asher McDonell played Drew in a scene from his childhood. Unfortunately, in July 2019, the actor broke fans' hearts by announcing his departure from GH. But this wasn't the end of his story because in August 2021, Cameron Mathison revealed that his mysterious new role on the soap was actually going to be Drew!

Who are Drew Cain's parents on General Hospital? ›

Chief Andrew "Drew" Cain is a fictional character on the ABC soap opera, General Hospital. He is the son of the late, Dr. Alan Quartermaine and his late mistress, Susan Moore and the newly adoptive son of Dr. Monica Quartermaine.

Is Lulu coming back to General Hospital? ›

Yes, Lulu is back in Port Charles. As I said it's been a long time since Lulu has been mentioned, so this really feels like we are getting closer to Lulu waking up, which Charlotte pleaded with her mom to do.

What happened to Lulu on General Hospital? ›

Following an explosion at the Floating Rib, Lulu had scarcely had time to mourn the death of boyfriend Dustin and come thisclose to reuniting with ex-husband Dante when injuries that she sustained in the blast sent her into a long-term coma. There, she's remained ever since.

Why are two actors playing Michael on General Hospital? ›

As fans may recall, Adamson originally filled in for Duell for several episodes airing in June and July. At the time, Duell assured fans that he was "good" and that the temporary recast "was COVID-related." I'm good.. I'll be back filming next week.

Is Drew Garrett leaving General Hospital? ›

ABC has confirmed to Soaps.com that Drew Garrett is leaving the role of Michael Corinthos on General Hospital.

Who is the father of Willow's baby on General Hospital? ›

It then came out that Willow was a former member of the Dawn of Day cult and its leader, Shiloh, was her baby's father! Her mother, Harmony, tried to get her to come back to the group, but Willow wanted nothing more to do with them.

Why did they replace Jordan on General Hospital? ›

Henry took over the role from September 13, 2018 to September 13, 2021, when she announced that she felt it was time for her “to move on” from the series. When we last saw Jordan, she was sent to a medical clinic in Albany, NY. With only one kidney, she was close to renal failure after a near-death experience.

Why did they change Jordan on General Hospital? ›

Antoine chose to leave the series after she was cast in the lead role of the upcoming Canadian drama Diggstown. Regarding Antoine's departure, an ABC rep told Soap Opera Digest, "Vinessa Antoine exercised her pilot out and is choosing to leave the show.

Why did Griffin Monroe leave General Hospital? ›

After getting his bruised hands treated by Lucas, Griffin decides to leave town and grieve Kiki on his own by quitting his job at General Hospital. On December 6, Griffin returned to Port Charles to check on Lucas, who was rendered comatose at GH following an accident.

What part will Cameron Mathison play on General Hospital? ›

He is best known for his portrayal of Ryan Lavery on the ABC soap opera All My Children. Mathison is currently playing a recast of Drew Cain on the ABC soap opera General Hospital.

Who is Leo's real father on General Hospital? ›

He is the son of late mob boss, Julian Jerome and Olivia Quartermaine, and adoptive son of Ned Quartermaine.

Who is Nelle and Willows father on General Hospital? ›

Willow is born to CEO of Crimson, Nina Reeves and her late ex-husband Dr. Silas Clay along with her fraternal twin sister, the late Nelle Benson. Willow's paternal half-sister the late Kiki Jerome. Willow also has a late paternal half-sister named Kiki Jerome from her father's affair with Ava Jerome, who died in 2018.

Why was Cameron written out of General Hospital? ›

Cameron was written out of the series in 2023 when he decided to attend Stanford University. The decision for this departure comes because Lipton, who, like Cameron, wanted to focus on his studies.

Did Nikolas on General Hospital leave the show? ›

“I knew that the end was coming.”

Recently departed General Hospital actor Marcus Coloma (ex-Nikolas) made an appearance on his former fellow castmates' online show, That's Awesome with Steve Burton and Bradford Anderson, where they talked about his run on the ABC soap, as well as his exit.

Why did Jonathan Jackson leave General Hospital? ›

Jackson explained that while he is thankful for being given so much work, “There was just no reprieve. I have a wife and three kids and other things in life I have to think about. I just knew I couldn't sustain the schedule at “GH” and that kind of emotion for much longer. It was just too intense.”

How did Griffin Munro leave General Hospital? ›

After getting his bruised hands treated by Lucas, Griffin decides to leave town and grieve Kiki on his own by quitting his job at General Hospital.

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