Days of our Lives cast (present)

M = Main cast member
R = Recurring cast member
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“ M: Det. Hope Brady
(1983-1987, 1990, 1994-)
- 1985 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Younger Actress ” - ajc91995
“ R: Victor Kiriakis
(1985-) ” - ajc91995
“ M: Eli Grant
(2017-) ” - ajc91995
“ M: Gabi Hernandez
(2010-2014, 2015-)
- 2015 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Younger Actress ” - ajc91995
“ M: Shawn-Douglas Brady
(2006-2008, 2016-) ” - ajc91995
Nadia Bjorlin
Nadia Bjorlin was born the fifth out of six children. Her parents Ulf Björlin (a Swedish conductor and composer, known to be the worlds most active opera composer during the 20th century) and Fary Bjorlin. Her siblings are Katja, Kaj, Kamilla, Ulf J:r and Jean Paul. (Each sibling have a history of artistic or creative work in their background...
“ M: Chloe Lane
(1999-2005, 2007-2011, 2013, 2014-2015, 2016-) ” - ajc91995
“ R: Lucas Horton
(1993-2010, 2012-) ” - ajc91995
“ R: Adrienne Kiriakis
(1986-1991, 2007-2008, 2010-)
- 2008 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actress ” - ajc91995
Mary Beth Evans
Mary Beth Evans was born in Pasadena, California. She is an actress and producer, best known for her roles on Days of Our Lives, General Hospital and As the World Turns. She has been married to Dr. Michael Schwartz since Nov. 3, 1985 and they have three children. One of daytime television's most beloved personalities for nearly 30 years...
“ M: Dr. Kayla Brady
(1986-1992, 2006-)
- 2016 Emmy winner for Outstanding Lead Actress ” - ajc91995
Billy Flynn
Billy Flynn was born in Minnesota. He studied at the St. Cloud State University where he earned a degree in Finance and major in Economics. After completing his studies, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, he debuted on a short movie 80 in 10. In March 2014, he starred in an episode of hit television drama, Hawaii Five-0 playing the role of Nick Spitz...
“ M: Chad DiMera
(2014-) ” - ajc91995
Galen Gering
Actor, Passions
Galen Gering was born on February 13, 1971 and raised in Los Angeles, California by hippie parents, Michele de Oñate, an artist, and Alan Gering, a sculptor. His father is from a Russian Jewish family, and his mother is of Basque descent (from Spain). He has an older sister named Charissa. Galen remembers...
“ M: Det. Rafe Hernandez
(2008-) ” - ajc91995
Deidre Hall
Deidre Hall has emerged as one of America's most beloved actresses, who delighted her fans in August 1991, when she returned to NBC-TV's number one daytime program, Days of Our Lives. Hall created the role of "Dr. Marlena Evans" in 1976, a character whose popularity has created a furor and a fan following...
“ M: Dr. Marlena Evans
(1976-1987, 1991-2009, 2011-)
- 1985 & 1984 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress
- 1980 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actress ” - ajc91995
“ M: Jade Michaels
(2017-) ” - ajc91995
Bill Hayes
Throughout the 70s and a good part of the 80s, Bill Hayes and his second wife, Emmy-winning Susan Seaforth Hayes, reigned as the Lunt and Fontanne of daytime soaps. Prior to this he had become a noted singer/actor on the Broadway stage and in night clubs. Born William Foster Hayes III in Harvey, Illinois...
“ R: Doug Williams
(1970-1984, 1986-1987, 1993-1996, 1999-)
- 1976 & 1975 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor ” - ajc91995
“ M: John Black
(1986-2009, 2011-) ” - ajc91995
“ M: Deimos Kiriakis
(2016-) ” - ajc91995
Vivian Jovanni
Vivian Jovanni is an American model and actress born to parents Edward and Laura Pupo on August 17, 1995 in Houston, Texas. She grew up in Houston. Her acting passion began to show at the age of 5, when she began telling people, that she was going to be an actress someday. At the age of 15, her parents took her to a talent agency where she got signed as a model...
“ M: Ciara Brady
(2015-) ” - ajc91995
“ M: Claire Brady
(2015-) ” - ajc91995
“ R: Justin Kiriakis
(1987-1991, 2009-) ” - ajc91995
Lauren Koslow
Born on March 9, 1953 in Boston, Massachusetts, Koslow's mother was a docent, and was raised with a strong love for colonial life along with her sister, Linda and her brother, Donald. Koslow was educated at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University...
“ M: Kate Roberts
(1996-) ” - ajc91995
“ M: Joey Johnson
(2015-) ” - ajc91995
“ R: Anne Milbauer
(2012-) ” - ajc91995
“ R: Belle Black
(2004–08, 2015-2016, 2017-) ” - ajc91995
“ R: Eduardo Hernandez
(2015-) ” - ajc91995
“ M: Brady Black
- 2014 Emmy winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor ” - ajc91995
“ M: Abigail Deveraux-DiMera
(2016-) ” - ajc91995
“ M: Caroline Brady
(1983, 1985-)
- 2016 & 1987 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actress
- 2015, 2013 & 1986 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress ” - ajc91995
“ M: J.J. Deveraux
(2013-) ” - ajc91995
Stephen Nichols
After turning down an art scholarship to Ohio State University, Stephen Nichols traveled west, studied Yoga and lived as a monk while preparing vegetarian meals for the monks and nuns in a Hollywood ashram. After three years of celibacy, a steady diet of ice cream and the films of Truffaut and Bergman...
“ M: Steve Johnson
(1985-1990, 2006-2009, 2015-)
- 1988 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor ” - ajc91995
Thaao Penghlis
Thaao Penghlis was born and raised in Sydney, Australia to Greek parents. After high school, he moved to New York City, where he began studying with the great acting coach, Milton Katselas. There, Thaao made his stage debut in the critically-acclaimed play, "Jockeys". He has appeared in several movies...
“ M: Andre DiMera
(1983-1984, 1993-1996, 2002-2005, 2007, 2015-)
- 2008 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor ” - ajc91995
Kyler Pettis
Kyler Mackenzie Pettis was born October 16th, 1992 in Laguna Hills, California to Peggy Pettis, a former Raiderette cheerleader, and Gary Pettis, a five time Golden Glove award receiver and current 3rd base coach for the Huston Astros. He is the middle of four Pettis kids. From an early age, Kyler knew he wanted to be an actor...
“ M: Theo Carver
(2015-) ” - ajc91995
“ M: Jennifer Horton
(1985-1995, 2000-2006, 2010-)
- 2016 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actress
- 1992 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Younger Actress ” - ajc91995
“ M: Mayor Abe Carver
- 2004 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actor ” - ajc91995
“ M: Maggie Horton Kiriakis
- 1979 Emmy winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress ” - ajc91995
Susan Seaforth Hayes
Susan Seaforth Hayes, the American actress best known for her six-decade-long stint on the Days of Our Lives, was born Susan Seabold on July 11, 1943 in Oakland, California. She was the daughter of the actress and writer, Elizabeth Harrower. She made her debut on the Cavalcade of America omnibus TV series in 1954 and...
“ R: Julie Williams
(1968-1984, 1990-1996, 1999-)
- 1979, 1978, 1976 & 1975 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress ” - ajc91995
“ M: Paul Narita
(2014-) ” - ajc91995
Charles Shaughnessy
Actor, The Nanny
Charles was born into a show business family. His father, Alfred Shaughnessy, was the principal writer for the popular PBS series Upstairs, Downstairs and his mother, Jean Lodge, was an actress. He started appearing in plays during school. He attended Eton College and read law at Magdalene College, Cambridge...
“ M: Shane Donovan/Drew Donovan
(1984-1992, 2002, 2010, 2012-2013, 2016-) ” - ajc91995
Freddie Smith
Freddie grew up as an only child and graduated in 2006 from Edgewood Senior High in Ashtabula, Ohio. He began his acting career in 2008, appearing in a cameo role in the paranormal series Medium playing a Senior Boy, uncredited during that episode. He appeared in the short film titled Weak Species co-starring Erik Smith and in the film One Wish released in 2010...
“ M: Sonny Kiriakis
(2011-2015, 2016-)
- 2013 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Younger Actor
- 2015 Emmy winner for Outstanding Younger Actor ” - ajc91995
Aaron D. Spears
Aaron D. Spears has come a long way. A Washington D.C. native, Aaron has exhibited his natural talent in sports which have given him the tenacity, perseverance and inner strength that has helped launch him into a career in film, and television. Aaron's television appearances include, NCIS, Castle, Bones...
“ R: Lt. Raines
(2016-) ” - ajc91995
“ M: Lani Price
(2015-2016, 2017-) ” - ajc91995
Josh Taylor
Armed with a Burt Reynolds-like laid-back grin, virility and swagger, handsome soap actor Josh Taylor was first noticed tending bar near the popular Burbank Studios, where Days of Our Lives was being cast. He won the role of working-class "Chris Kositchek" (a bartender, natch) and, for four seasons...
“ M: Roman Brady
(1997-) ” - ajc91995
Greg Vaughan
James Gregory Vaughan, Jr., was born in Dallas, Texas, on June 15, 1973, and was raised in both the big city of Dallas and the small German town of Fredericksburg, Texas, from his preschool years through his early teens, graduating from Mesquite High in 1991. Vaughan was involved in sports, student government...
“ M: Eric Brady
(2012-2016, 2017-) ” - ajc91995
“ M: Dario Hernandez
(2016-) ” - ajc91995
Vanessa Williams
Actress, Candyman
Born and raised in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York, Vanessa Williams became a member of the New York City Opera's Children's Chorus at age 11. Vanessa then signed with a talent manager and booked her first audition, a commercial for Frito Lay. Her pattern for success clearly set, her winning streak had only just begun...
“ M: Dr. Valerie Grant
(2016-) ” - ajc91995
Arianne Zucker
Three-time Emmy-nominated actress Arianne Zucker has played many roles, but she is best known for the character of "Nicole Walker" on NBC's hit daytime drama, Days of Our Lives. Arianne began playing her role in 1998 and has received three Daytime Emmy nominations and one Soap Opera Digest Award win for her portrayal as the unlucky-in-love vixen...
“ M: Nicole Walker
(1998-2006, 2008-)
- 2014 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress
- 2013 & 2010 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actress ” - ajc91995