November 30, 2015
Shelly Altman Jean Passanante
Curtis Gooden Dr. Ashford Father Curtis Harris Harrison Ed Winters Marc Ross  Dale Coyle
Private investigator (Partner at Ashford and McCall along with Sam) Former DEA agent
Ashford Apartment Port Charles, New York
Curtis Byron Ashford  is a fictional character on the ABC daytime  soap opera .
He has been portrayed by actor Donnell Turner since the character's debut on November 30, 2015.
On November 19, 2015,
Soap Opera Digest broke the news that Donnell Turner had been cast as Curtis Ashford, who would prove to be a valuable resource for a scheming Hayden Barnes-Cassadine ( Rebecca Budig).
While his character is not a doctor, Turner appeared in the recurring role of Dr. Aiden Williams on
in 2010. Days of Our Lives
Turner's other credits included recurring role of a doctor on
, as well as appearances on prime time dramas The Young and the Restless and How to Get Away with Murder . Revenge
He made his first appearance on November 30, 2015.
Curtis had been recruited by Jordan to work for the DEA, but it didn't end well.
It was revealed that he is a friend of
He is also
T.J. Ashford's uncle because T.J.'s legal father, Thomas was his older brother, meaning that Jordan Ashford is his former sister-in-law. He and his older brother Thomas were raised by their maternal aunt, Stella.
He is close friends with
Hayden Barnes, Nina Reeves, Sam McCall, Drew Cain, Dr. Hamilton Finn, and Dr. Griffin Munro.
Currently, he is in a committed relationship with his former sister-in-law
Jordan Ashford and during the 2018 Nurses Ball, he and Jordan got engaged. In November, he and Jordan got married.
On May 30, 2018, Curtis and Sam opened up a P.I. business together and they named it, Ashford and McCall but unfortunately Curtis dissolved his partnership with Sam on June 26, 2019, leaving the P.I. business to become head of security at Aurora.
Curtis and T.J.
Curtis comes to town in November 2015 to help Hayden Barnes find evidence about the shooting the landed her in a coma.
On January 21, 2016 he calls Hayden and tells her to pay up or he will tell Nikolas everything. Hayden, later meets him outside of Kelly's to give him the money and he gives her information on the shooting.
Later on, Curtis runs into to Jordan at Kelly's and he tells her that he has every right to see his nephew. Jordan wants Curtis to leave town. Later on, T.J. finds out his uncle is in town when he runs into him and his mother at the Metro Court restaurant.
Curtis and Hayden
On February 4, he and Valerie play pool at the Floating Rib and she kicks his butt. Later on, he asks Valerie out on a date and she accepts. Curtis meets Valerie for a date at the Floating Rib. When Jordan finds out that his date is Valerie, she gets angry because she does not want him to hurt Valerie. Then he tells Jordan, that he "won't hurt Valerie like you hurt Thomas and Shawn". Later on, Curtis introduces Valerie to his nephew T.J..
Curtis meets Andre. Later on, when he continues his date with Valerie he asks her if Jordan was bothering her. She tells him no then, she asks if he has a cocaine problem. To, which he replies, "I used to but not anymore". On February 25, he runs into Hayden on the docks.
Eventually he and Valerie start dating and end up having sex but she breaks up him because he lied to her.
After Morgan is killed in a car bombing, Curtis starts working with
Drew Cain (aka Jason) to find the killer.
Curtis and Jordan kiss
It was also revealed that Curtis and Jordan have a thing for each other and they kiss. The two eventually start dating and she offers him a job at the PCPD, which he turns down to continue working as a PI (and with Drew aka Jason).
Curtis learns Drew can't be his best man
In November 14, 2018, Curtis asked Nina to become his "best person" in his wedding to Jordan after Drew had to step down so he can deal with his family issues.
Former drug addict
Entered the PCPD evidence locker with help from a friend who worked there [Nov 2015]
Broke into Claudette Beaulieu's room at the Metro Court [Jul 2016]
Broke into Sonny's office [Oct 27, 2016]
Took a picture of a confidential file [revealed Nov 2, 2016]
Broke into an Asian Quarter (along with " Jason") [Jan 9, 2017]
Broke into the tomb that Olivia Jerome was supposedly laid to rest in (along with "Jason") [Feb 24, 2017]
Punched Jared Preston, Jr. [Aug 16, 2017]
Fought with Dr. Andre Maddox [Nov 29, 2017]
Arrested for breaking and entering [Mar 1, 2018]
Break and entering; broke into Wyndemere (along with Sam) [Jun 13, 2018]
Briefly held Ryan Chamberlain at gunpoint to stop him from picking up the knife [May 24, 2019]
Assaulted Ryan [May 31, 2019]
Conspired with Kevin Collins, Hamilton Finn, Franco Baldwin, Elizabeth Webber, and Valerie Spencer to steal Ryan's kidney and donate it to Jordan Ashford [revealed Jun 12, 2019]
Held Shiloh in a chokehold so he would not escape custody [Aug 9, 2019]
Assaulted, disarmed, and tied the hands of Cassandra Pierce in defense of himself and Laura [Sep 17, 2019]
Health and Vitals
Recovering drug (cocaine) addict [prior to his 2015 arrival]
Shot in the chest [prior to his 2015 arrival; revealed Jun 15, 2016]
 Thrown from "Jason Morgan"'s back and punched when he tried to stop a fight between "Jason" and Nikolas [Apr 6, 2016]
Was trapped in a burning building but got out with minor smoke inhalation [Jan 2017]
Voluntarily got in an elevator with "Jason", while he ("Jason") was on a pressure plate (land mine) [Mar 10-13, 2017]
Suffered a leg injury following the earthquake and had to be taken to the hospital [Mar 5, 2018]
Knocked out by Ryan Chamberlain [May 15, 2019]
Held hostage by Ryan in a cabin rigged with explosives (along with Laura) [May 15-17, 2019; revealed May 17, 2019; they escaped]
Jumped into cold water to save Liesl Obrecht (along with Jax) [Jul 9, 2019]
Held hostage at gunpoint by Cassandra Pierce (along with Laura) and was ordered to tie himself to her [Sep 17, 2019]
Had a gunshot fired in his direction by Cassandra as he went to disarm her [Sep 17, 2019]
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