Bold & Beautiful Comings and Goings: Naomi Matsuda Returns to B&B as Li

Soaps Spoilers has the Bold and the Beautiful comings and goings for 2022.

Casting for B&B will be updated with airdates when they become available. Readers can find the Bold and Beautiful spoilers for this and next week updated weekly and early. Stay in tune with what’s coming on the show by following our daily B&B recaps which go live at 2:00 PM EST. Now, without further ado, who is coming to Bold and Beautiful in 2022?

Naomi Matsuda

Naomi Matsuda makes a return to Bold and Beautiful once again as Dr. Li Finnegan, starting May 23. The reason behind her return is in the B&B spoilers.

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Piper Harriot

B&B is bringing back Piper Harriot to play the part of Hayes. First appearance is May 2.

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Sophia Paras McKinlay

B&B has a new Kelly Spencer in Sophia Paras McKinlay. The show decided to SORAS (soap opera rapid aging syndrome) the little tyke, who will first be seen Thursday April 21. She’ll return May 2.

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The little actress’ mother posted about her introduction to Bold and Beautiful on Instagram. “She’s BOLD and she’s BEAUTIFUL so it just makes sense 😊 Tune in tomorrow to watch Sophia’s debut on The Bold and the Beautiful!”


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Dan Martin

Dan Martin is back to Bold and the Beautiful as Deputy Chief Baker this coming week of April 11. He’s there to investigate the crimes against Steff and Finn and viewers will see him return again on April 22.

Naomi Matsuda

SoapsSpoilers has learned from the Bold and the Beautiful spoilers that Naomi Matsuda will be returning to B&B as Finn’s (Tanner Novlan) mother, Jack Finnegan. Li Finnegan will be back on April 6.

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Ashley Jones

Take a look at who returned on March 31 in a surprise appearance of Bold and Beautiful? Ashley Jones will be seen again, though she popped up in a phone call to Brooke.

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Abdur Wyatt

Viewers can expect to see Abdur Wyatt as a bartender December 29 at Il Giardino. He’ll return again March 15 in scenes with Kimberlin Brown (Sheila).

Darin Brooks and Katrina Bowden

According to Bradley Bell, Darin Brooks was supposed to be back at Bold and Beautiful as Wyatt Spencer along with Katrina Bowden as Flo Logan. This couple hasn’t been seen since July 2021 and Bell stated that they were “still very much a part of the makeup of the show.” He said they’d be seen in upcoming storylines that will air later this year, though the couple’s names have been removed from the credits. Darin Brooks finally popped up on the Friday March 4th episode of B&B as Wyatt in scenes with $Bill (Don Diamont) and Liam (Scott Clifton).

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Jack Wagner & Winsor Harmon

Jack Wagner & Winsor Harmon return to Bold and Beautiful as Nick Marone and Thorne Forrester, during the special episode dedicated to Brooke Logan (Katherine Kelly Lang), who has been on the CBS soap since its inception March 23, 1987. B&B’s special episode takes place March 24th. Read more about that and the big storyline that’s coming up that is supposed to shake things up.

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Dick Christie

Dick Christie is back on Bold and the Beautiful as Charlie Webber on February 3. The reason behind that is in the B&B February Sweeps.

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Akbar Gbajabiamila

Former NFL player and commentator, host of American Ninja Warrior, and co-host of The Talk, Akbar Gbajabiamila, will be seen on Bold and the Beautiful January 18 as a work confidant of Carter’s (Lawrence Saint-Victor) named Max.

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Alfonso Caballero

Watch for Alfonso Caballero to appear on B&B. He’ll be in scenes on January 10 with Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke). Caballero plays a meeting leader named Bryan.

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Alexis Gaube

Model Alexis Gaube is back again as Andi, the Forrester model on Bold and Beautiful. She’ll be seen January 14.

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Cassandra Creech

Cassandra Creech will be making an appearance on Bold and the Beautiful as Dr. Grace Buckingham, according to Soap Opera Digest. Grace is Paris Buckingham’s mother.

For those who remember her but can’t place her, Creech was known as Keisha/Diane on Days of our Lives. She also portrayed Denise Maynard on As the World Turns, and Dana Kramer on Another World.

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Erika Medina

Taylor has a new assistant on Bold and the Beautiful. Erika Medina is seen January 3. The character name has yet to be given out.

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Shireen Crutchfield

Shireen Crutchfield will return to Bold and Beautiful as Sequoyah as a model that works for Forrester Creations on December 21. Crutchfield is a model and actress.  She was seen on Dark Angel as Jace, Jane the Virgin as Mom, and was last seen as Sequoyah on B&B July 29, 2021.

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Younger set returns

River Davidson (Beth), Avalon and Collette Gray (Kelly), Piper Harriot (Hayes), and Henry Joseph Samiri (Douglas) return to Bold and the Beautiful for the holidays. Viewers will start to see the kids on December 23.

Emma Smith

Emma Smith will make another appearance on Bold and the Beautiful on December 3 as a Forrester Creations model, Charlene. Smith is a real-life model who has appeared in Maxim Magazine. Viewers will remember seeing her in the September 1 episode of B&B. Smith is represented by Axle Management and has a large following on Instagram and Tik Tok. In November, folks watched Alexis Gaube appear as a Forrester model. It looks as though the show is finally getting back to their fashion roots. Maybe we’ll get a fashion show at some point.

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Krista Allen

Recast alert! The role of Dr. Taylor Hayes has been recast, according to EW, and with Krista Allen. Allen is no stranger to soaps, in fact, she played Shelley on Bold and Beautiful in 1995.  The actress also portrayed Billie Reed from 1996-1999 on Days of our Lives. Allen will begin taping the role of Taylor on October 28 and her first airdate is December 10. Hunter Tylo originated the role in 1990 and played the character off and on through until 2019. Like Allen, Tylo also had a small role on Days as Marina Toscano from 1989-1990. For those who forget, Taylor’s absence has been explained as her being doing missionary work in another country. Viewers have wanted Steffy’s mother to return especially since so much has happened to Steffy and Thomas that made their mother’s absence difficult to understand.

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Naomi Matsuda

Naomi Matsuda returns to B&B as Dr. Li Finnegan on November 16. Li is in for a big shocker when she makes her return. Look for the fallout from that to last for some time to come. Folks haven’t seen much of Matsuda and social media has been outspoken about how much they like the actress and Li’s strength since her first August 2 airdate on the CBS soap. Matsuda has been busy beyond B&B. She recently finished portraying a Japanese woman in Bullet Train, which is in post-production, she worked on All American as a doctor this year, in addition to playing Principal Susan Maeda in The Uncanny, which is also in post-production.

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