Christopher Morley was an actor and female impersonator who specialized in cross-dressing roles in the 1970s and '80s. Morely also specialized in playing either female or cross-dressing roles. He played numerous parts in television and movies, most known for his part in Freebie and the Bean (1974) in movies, and General Hospital in 1980. Morley's character was a friend of Laura, and attracted the flirtatious interest of Luke. The role was played straight until Morley's character finally revealed she was a woman. The latter role in General Hospital was believed to be the inspiration for Tootsie, since the name of the show there is Southwest General Hospital. Chris's role in General Hospital was is the owner of a bar, named Sally Armitage. Once revealed as a male, Sally became part of a plot to hold Luke and Laura's lives as ransom, in exchange for hidden gold. After the gold was found, however, Sally was killed in a gunfight.