Prunella Witherspoon is a fictional character on the ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital.
She is super spy, Robert Scorpio's cousin from Australia.
Prunella arrived from Australia to visit her cousin Robert in America, he received a letter from her announcing her impending arrival. She finally arrived in May 1988 and moved in with Sean and Robert into the penthouse.
She eventually moved into the brownstone and started working at Duke's. On August 5, 1988 she helped steal the Aquarius Diamond which was on display during the Port Charles Arts Festival. It ended up in the hands of Vito Cabot, who had stolen it for Victor Jerome . The day after stealing it (August 9) her and Vito leave for the Bahamas. Victor has Anna try and fence the diamond with a Witherspoon, Olivia tips off Robert and he catches Anna redhanded in New York. He covers for her and doesn't arrest her. On August 17, Robert catches up with Vito and Prunella on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, Vito was going to leave Prunella with a waitress, Bambi for Miami but Robert stopped them. Robert arrived at her hotel and surprised her. She said she didn't know what was going on and she brought them out and Prunella finally admitted what happened to Robert.