Soap Opera Digest: Who's Staying: Maurice Benard (October 2002)

"It's a few more years of the mob life for popular actor Maurice Benard, who recently re-signed. 'It starts in January for two years,' reveals the actor of his new contract. 'It's all good. If Vanessa (Marcil, Brenda) stays, then that's going to be...wow. We can just keep rolling. I'm happy."