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The Saved By The Bell Stars You Likely Forgot Starred On The Bold And The Beautiful

Originally a sister show to fellow soap "The Young and the Restless," CBS daytime mainstay "The Bold and the Beautiful" has been on the air for more than three decades. Recastings and COVID outbreaks (via Deadline) haven't been able to stop the drama from coming, and it's even been renewed for the 2023-2024 television season by the network, meaning longtime fans will get even more episodes of the trials and tribulations of the Forrester family (via Deadline).

The wealthy clan runs a successful multi-generation haute couture business called Forrester Creations. However, things are often turbulent for the business owners, whether it's Eric Forrester's (John McCook) difficult marriage to Stephanie (Susan Flannery) until she dies of cancer, the questionable paternity of favorite son Ridge (Thorsten Kaye), or the rivalry with middle class family the Logans. Add in a star-crossed romance between Ridge and Brooke Logan (Katherine Kelly Lang), and you have all the ingredients for a beloved soap opera.

A lot of talent has appeared in "The Bold and the Beautiful," including a pre-superstar Usher, but you may not know about these "Saved by the Bell" actors who also popped up in the long-running series. 

Mario Lopez created sparks as Dr. Christian Ramirez

After becoming famous to Saturday morning audiences as jock teen A.C. Slater in "Saved by the Bell," Mario Lopez eventually joined the cast of "The Bold and the Beautiful" in 2006 for a rather dramatic love triangle.

Lopez plays Christian Ramirez, a doctor brought in to save the life of Felicia Forrester (Lesli Kay) from colon cancer. Ramirez quickly develops feelings for her, even sharing a kiss with the patient after he shaves Felicia's head for chemotherapy. However, Felicia decides to get back together with Dante (Antonio Sabato Jr.), who is in turn involved with her half-sister Bridget (Ashley Jones). This causes some conflict, but ultimately Felicia makes her choice.

Later, Christian is involved in more storylines, including Ridge's heart attack and his brother Hector's (Lorenzo Lamas) injury in a house fire, but eventually he disappears from the series. This was because — after only four months in the show — Lopez and the network mutually agreed that the actor would leave for other projects (Soaps). Nevertheless, CBS emphasized that they enjoyed having him on the series and that "Christian could show up again." 

With the nature of soap operas, who knows? Maybe after Lopez is done with the new "Saved by the Bell" revival, he could return to "The Bold and the Beautiful."

Lark Voorhies' religion supposedly affected her career in The Bold and the Beautiful

Lark Voorhies has guest-starred in numerous network dramas and sitcoms, and she's even appeared in music videos like "On Bended Knee" by Boyz II Men. But the actress' biggest claim to fame is the part of rich kid Lisa Marie Turtle in "Saved by the Bell," a role she finally revisits in the recent Peacock revival. Voorhies first appeared in a daytime drama shortly after "Saved by the Bell" ended in 1993, when she played a single mother, Wendy Reardon, in "Days of Our Lives." Then, in 1995, she joined the cast of "The Bold and the Beautiful" to play Jasmine Malone.

An aspiring fashion designer, Jasmine works at Forrester rival Spectra Fashion House and begins a complicated on-and-off friendship with owner Sally Spectra (Darlene Conley). She also becomes entangled with the romantic affairs of Jessica Forrester (Maitland Ward) and Irving "Sly" Donovan (Brent Jasmer), especially after Sly plots to get Jessica pregnant so that he can live off her. Eventually, Sly attempts to kill Jasmine and Jessica by burning down the Bikini bar for insurance money, but he accidentally immolates himself while Dylan (Dylan Neal) helps the two women escape the fire.

After this episode aired in 1996, unfortunately, Voorhies was reportedly released from her contract because she wouldn't do sex scenes as a Jehovah's Witness (via Bustle). Jasmine hasn't been mentioned or seen in "The Bold and the Beautiful" ever since.