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Steve Burton officially returns to the 'General Hospital' set

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Karen Butler
Steve Burton holds up his Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series backstage in the press room during the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on April 30. The actor has returned to General Hospital after a five-year hiatus. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI
Steve Burton holds up his Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series backstage in the press room during the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on April 30. The actor has returned to "General Hospital" after a five-year hiatus. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI | License Photo

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Steve Burton has returned to the set of General Hospital after a five-year hiatus.

"Hey, guys! Steve Burton here. At home. At General Hospital. I just wrapped my first day. It was amazing. It was really great seeing everybody and I really have to say that this story is going to be so kick beep that you are not going to want to miss it. Alright, tune in. I'll see you soon," the actor said in a brief video the show tweeted Friday.

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Burton played Jason Morgan on GH from 1991 to 2012. After he left, he played Dylan McAvoy on The Young and the Restless 2013-17. Billy Miller has been playing Jason on GH since 2014.

Burton has not explicitly said he is returning as Jason, but he is wearing his iconic character's signature black T-shirt in the clip.

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