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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 1999–2001, 2012
Shawn Christian Dr. Daniel Jonas 2008–
Daniel Cosgrove Aiden Jennings 2014–
Kassie DePaiva Eve Donovan 2014–
Judi Evans Adrienne Johnson Kiriakis 1986–91, 2007–08, 2010–
Bonnie Lockhart 2003–07
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–
Hattie Adams 2004
Drake Hogestyn John Black 1986–2009, 2011–
Lauren Koslow Kate Roberts 1996–
Wally Kurth Justin Kiriakis 1987–91, 2009–
Jen Lilley Theresa Donovan 2013–
James Lastovic Joey Johnson 2015–
Kate Mansi Abigail Deveraux 2011–
Eric Martsolf Brady Black 2008–
Joseph Mascolo Stefano DiMera 1982–85, 1988, 1993–2001, 2007–
Peggy McCay Caroline Brady 1983, 1985–
Casey Moss JJ Deveraux 2013–
Stephen Nichols Steve Johnson 1985–90, 2006–09, 2015–
True O'Brien Paige Larson 2014–
James Read Clyde Weston 2014–
Peter Reckell Bo Brady 1983–87, 1990–92, 1995–2012, 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–
Josh Taylor Chris Kositchek 1977–87
Roman Brady 1997–
Greg Vaughan Eric Brady 2012–
Guy Wilson Will Horton 2014–
Robert Scott Wilson Ben Rogers 2014–
Arianne Zucker Nicole Walker 1998–2006, 2008–

Recurring cast

Actor Character Duration
John Aniston Eric Richards 1970
Victor Kiriakis 1985–
Julian Barnes Harold 2009–
Riley Bodenstab Cole Hines 2013–
Alisha Boe Daphne 2014–
Lauren Boles Ciara Brady 2008–
Brendan Coughlin Tad "T" Stevens 2009–
Bryan Dattilo Lucas Horton 1993–2010, 2012–
Bill Hayes Doug Williams 1970–84, 1986–87, 1993–96, 1999–
Byron Carmichael 1979
Greg Jackson Jeremiah 2014–
Connor Kalopsis Chase Jennings 2014–
Ron Leath Henderson 1987–2004, 2008–
Meredith Scott Lynn Anne Milbauer 2012–
Spencer Neville Derrick 2014–
Allison Paige Bev Walters 2013–
Kevin Riggin Rory 2013–
Susan Seaforth Hayes Julie Olson Williams 1968–84, 1990–96, 1999–
Harper & Sydnee Udell Arianna Horton 2013–
Aloma Wright Maxine Landis 2008–

Cast changes

Debuting

Actor Character Date Ref
Sal Stowers Lani September 25, 2015 [6][7][8][9]
Vivian Jovanni Ciara Brady October 30, 2015 [10][11]
Jonathon McClendon Chase Jennings [10]
TJ Hoban Role TBA October 2015 [12][13]
Kyler Pettis Theo Carver November 3, 2015 [10][14]
Olivia Rose Keegan Claire Brady November 25, 2015 [10][15]
Alexander Bruszt Finn November 2015 [16][17]
John-Paul Lavoisier Philip Kiriakis December 2015 [18]
A Martinez Eduardo TBA 2015 [19][20]
Vincent Irizarry Deimos January 2016 [21][22][23]
Jordi Vilasuso Role TBA TBA [24]

Departing

Actor Character Date Ref
Lauren Boles Ciara Brady TBA 2015 [10][25]
Connor Kalopsis Chase Jennings [10][25]
Daniel Cosgrove Aiden Jennings TBA [26]
True O'Brien Paige Larson [27]
James Read Clyde Weston [28]

Returning

Actor Character Date Ref
Martha Madison Belle Black November 25, 2015 [29][30]
Jason Cook Shawn-Douglas Brady November 2015 [31]
Tamara Braun Ava Vitali December 9, 2015 [32][33]
Camila Banus Gabi Hernandez TBA 2015 [34]
Thaao Penghlis André DiMera [19][20]
Alison Sweeney Sami Brady [35]

See also

References

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