Valerie also starts working as the police administrative aid for the police station.Stricken with grief, Valerie bonds with Dante who was also raised by a single mother and they eventually have a one-night-stand.Valerie briefly dates Lulu's ex-lover Dillon Quartermaine (Robert Palmer Watkins) and she eventually confides in him only for Dillon who is still hung up on Lulu to publicly expose the affair at a party.
The following is a list of characters that have appeared on the soap opera in 2015, by order of first appearance.
All characters through October are introduced by executive producer Frank Valentini and head writer Ron Carlivati; characters after October are introduced by Valentini and co-head writers Jean Passanante and Shelly Altman.
Valerie Spencer, is the niece of Luke (Anthony Geary) and Bobbie Spencer (Jacklyn Zeman), the daughter of their estranged sister Pat (Dee Wallace) portrayed by Brytni Sarpy who made her unannounced debut in March 2015.
Following her mother's death, Valerie takes refuge with her cousin Lulu Spencer (Emme Rylan) her husband Dante Falconeri (Dominic Zamprogna).
However, Budig continued, "this one is much more out there then Greenlee." Budig admitted that she was even surprised by some of Hayden's actions.
The actress expected fans backlash considering she'd cause trouble for popular heroine Elizabeth Webber (Rebecca Herbst) in her romance with Jake.
Logan described Hayden as a "maneater." Budig later left the series on May 19, 2015, after her character went into a coma. Hayden is hired by (Rick Hearst) to pretend to be the wife of Jake Doe (Billy Miller).
Budig's casting was announced on Twitter by executive producer Frank Valentini and head writer Ron Carlivati on February 10, 2015.
"I've always loved GH and I love Frank, so it’s really exciting to get to go over there and play" Budig said to Soap Opera Digest.