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Days of Our Lives is a long-running American television soap opera drama, airing on NBC. Created by Ted and Betty Corday, the series premiered on November 8, 1965.[1] The longest-running cast member is Suzanne Rogers, who has portrayed Maggie Horton since August 20, 1973, making her one of the longest-tenured actors in American soap operas.[2] Original cast member, Frances Reid, was previously the soap's longest-running cast member, portraying Horton family matriarch, Alice Horton, from 1965 to 2007.[3] Actresses Susan Seaforth Hayes and Deidre Hall, who portray Julie Olson Williams and Dr. Marlena Evans, are currently the second and third longest tenured actors on Days of Our Lives, joining in 1968 and 1976, respectively.[4][5] The following list is of cast members who are currently on the show: the main and recurring cast members, or those who are debuting, departing or returning to the series.

Cast

Main cast

Actor Character Duration
Kristian Alfonso Hope Williams Brady 1983–87, 1990, 1994–
Gina Von Amberg 1998–2001, 2012
Camila Banus Gabi Hernandez 2010–
Brandon Beemer Shawn-Douglas Brady 2006–08, 2016–
Nadia Bjorlin Chloe Lane 1999–2005, 2007–11, 2013, 2015–
Daniel Cosgrove Aiden Jennings 2014–
Mary Beth Evans Kayla Brady 1986–92, 2006–
Billy Flynn Chad DiMera 2014–
Galen Gering Rafe Hernandez 2008–
Rafe Hernandez 2 2011
Deidre Hall Dr. Marlena Evans 1976–87, 1991–2009, 2011–
Samantha Evans 1992, 2008
Hattie Adams 2004
Drake Hogestyn John Black 1986–2009, 2011–
Vincent Irizarry Deimos Kiriakis 2016–
Vivian Jovanni Ciara Brady 2015–
Olivia Rose Keegan Claire Brady 2015–
Lauren Koslow Kate Roberts 1996–
James Lastovic Joey Johnson 2015–
John-Paul Lavoisier Philip Kiriakis 2015–
Jen Lilley Theresa Donovan 2013–
Martha Madison Belle Black 2004–08, 2015–
A Martinez Eduardo Larson 2015–
Eric Martsolf Brady Black 2008–
Peggy McCay Caroline Brady 1983, 1985–
Casey Moss JJ Deveraux 2013–
Stephen Nichols Steve Johnson 1985–90, 2006–09, 2015–
Thaao Penghlis Tony DiMera 1981–85, 2007–09
André DiMera 1983–84, 1993–96, 2002–05, 2007, 2015–
Kyler Pettis Theo Carver 2015–
Melissa Reeves Jennifer Horton 1985–95, 2000–06, 2010–
James Reynolds Abe Carver 1981–
Suzanne Rogers Maggie Horton Kiriakis 1973–
Christopher Sean Paul Narita 2014–
Freddie Smith Sonny Kiriakis 2011–
Josh Taylor Chris Kositchek 1977–87
Roman Brady 1997–
Jordi Vilasuso Dario Hernandez 2016–
Arianne Zucker Nicole Walker 1998–2006, 2008–
Helena Tasso 2016

Recurring cast

Actor Character Duration
Réal Andrews Robert Parry 1995
Hal Michaels 2016–
John Aniston Eric Richards 1970
Victor Kiriakis 1985–
Julian Barnes Harold 2009–
Bryan Dattilo Lucas Horton 1993–2010, 2012–
Alma Delfina Adriana Hernandez 2016–
Ximena Duque Blanca 2016–
Judi Evans Adrienne Johnson Kiriakis 1986–91, 2007–08, 2010–
Bonnie Lockhart 2003–07
Siena Goines Carol Michaels 1997
Simone 2016–
Bill Hayes Doug Williams 1970–84, 1986–87, 1993–96, 1999–
Byron Carmichael 1979
Alla Korot Janet Bernard 2016–
Wally Kurth Justin Kiriakis 1987–91, 2009–
Mark Laursen Petrov 2016–
Ron Leath Henderson 1987–2004, 2008–
Meredith Scott Lynn Anne Milbauer 2012–
Jonathon McClendon Chase Jennings 2015–
Paige Searcy Jade Michaels 2016–
Susan Seaforth Hayes Julie Olson Williams 1968–84, 1990–96, 1999–
Harper & Sydnee Udell Arianna Horton 2013–
Connor Weil Mark McNair 2016–
Aloma Wright Maxine Landis 2008–

Cast changes

Debuting

Actor Character Date Ref.
Dot-Marie Jones Role TBA TBA [6]
Marci Miller Abigail Deveraux [7]

Departing

Actor Character Date Ref.
Martha Madison Belle Black September 2016 [8][9][10][11]
Brandon Beemer Shawn-Douglas Brady TBA [8][9][10][11][12]
John-Paul Lavoisier Philip Kiriakis [13]
Jen Lilley Theresa Donovan [14][15]
Jonathon McClendon Chase Jennings [16]

Returning

Actor Character Date Ref.
George DelHoyo Orpheus Week of August 22, 2016 [17][18]
Kassie DePaiva Eve Donovan [19][20][21]
Patsy Pease Kimberly Brady [14][22][23][24][25]
Charles Shaughnessy Shane Donovan [14][22][23][24][25]
Paul Telfer Xander Cook [17][26]
Jaime Lyn Bauer Laura Horton September 2, 2016 [27][28][29]
James Read Clyde Weston September 2016 [30][17][31]
Patrika Darbo Nancy Wesley TBA [32]
Leann Hunley Anna DiMera [33]

See also

References

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