Juan Santiago
Michael Saucedo as Juan Santiago
General Hospital
Portrayed by Valentino Moreno (1994–95)
Michael Saucedo
(1999–01, 2013, 2014)
Duration 1994-95, 1999-01, 2013-14
First appearance 1994
Last appearance June 16, 2014
Cause/reason Went back to Puerto Rico with Sabrina
Created by Claire Labine
Introduced by Wendy Riche (1994)
Frank Valentini (2013)
Ethnicity Puerto Rican
Gender Male
Born 1988
Puerto Rico
Age 32
Occupation Singer
Residence Puerto Rico

Juan Santiago was a fictional character on the ABC soap opera General Hospital. He was the biological son of Miguel Morez and Lily Rivera Corinthos and the adopted son of Armando Santiago.


He was played by Valentino Moreno from 1994 to 1995, and then by Michael Saucedo from 1999 to 2001.

It was announced on October 23, 2013 that Saucedo would be returning to GH. He appeared for one episode, on November 25, 2013. On March 28, it was announced he would be returning to GH. [3] He appeared for one episode on June 16, 2014.


He dated Emily Bowen-Quartermaine. He also is a singer who has a recording contract at L&B Records that is ran by Ned Ashton and his ex-wife Lois Cerullo and her friend Brenda Barrett. Juan left Port Charles in 2001 for South America.


In 2012, a new character named Sabrina Santiago, who is a nurse at General Hospital, during a conversation with Elizabeth Webber reveals that she (Sabrina) is the adoptive cousin of Juan Santiago, which reveals her last name. Sabrina reveals that Juan was the one who encouraged her to join the nursing program at General Hospital.

On November 25th 2013, Juan showed up at Felix' and Sabrina's apartment to give Sabrina her mother's wedding dress. He tells Elizabeth that he is married to a wonderful woman named Becky (In real life, Michael Saucedo is married to Rebecca Herbst, the actress who plays Elizabeth). Juan then leaves town to go back on his singing tour.

On June 16, 2014, Juan came back to support his cousin, Sabrina and to attend her son, Gabriel's funeral. He also invites her to come back to Puerto Rico with him to heal and she takes him up on his offer.

Crimes Committed

  • Ran away from home [1999]

Health and Vitals

  • Admitted to a alcohol rehab program
  • Nearly died of alcohol poisoning and admitted to a detox program [Oct 2000]

Family tree



External links

Template:Rivera family

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