The cast and crew of GENERAL HOSPITAL said goodbye to a member of their family on Jan. 31 when longtime cameraman Dale Carson retired after nearly four decades with the soap. In addition to GH, he also worked on spinoffs PORT CHARLES and GENERAL HOSPITAL: NIGHT SHIFT as well as operating cameras for CBS sudser THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL. And in the May 22 episode of GH, the soap payed a little tribute to him when Lucy mentioned Donna and Dale at the end of the Nurses Ball.
Carson’s career behind the camera began in the ‘70s where he worked on series such as WHO’S THE BOSS, FAMILY FEUD, BENSON, THE GOLDEN GIRLS, DIFF’RENT STROKES, and THE FACTS OF LIFE. He also was on the crew for a couple broadcasts of The Academy Awards!
Everyone at GH came together to congratulate their dear friend on his amazing career and wish him all the best in his retirement. Check out the gallery below for heartfelt messages from the GH stars he worked with every day!
For more GH news, keep reading the ABC edition of Soaps In Depth magazine!
Love GH? Be sure to join our We Love General Hospital Facebook group to chat about all the latest storylines and juicy gossip!