My Favorite Soap Actors/Actresses (Current & Former)

by jkthasnk | created - 11 Dec 2012 | updated - 30 Dec 2012 | Public

1. Molly Burnett

Actress | Queen of the South

Molly Burnett was born on April 23, 1988 in Littleton, Colorado, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Queen of the South (2016), CSI: Cyber (2015) and Days of Our Lives (1965).

2. Eric Martsolf

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Eric Martsolf was born on July 27, 1971 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Passions (1999) and The Bay (2010). He has been married to Lisa Kouchak since October 10, 2003. They have two children.

3. Rachel Melvin

Actress | Dumb and Dumber To

Born in Chicago, but raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Rachel Melvin had always known she was going to pursue a career in acting. Rachel moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career immediately after graduating from high school in Phoenix, Arizona in May 2003. She booked her first audition in early ...

4. Deidre Hall

Actress | Days of Our Lives

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 (1965). Hall created the role of "Dr. Marlena Evans" in 1976, a character whose popularity has created a furor and a...

5. Drake Hogestyn

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Drake Hogestyn was born on September 29, 1953 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA as Donald Drake Hogestyn. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982) and Otherworld (1985). He has been married to Victoria Post since December 31, 1986. They have four children.

6. Crystal Chappell

Actress | Venice the Series

Crystal Chappell was born on August 4, 1965 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Venice the Series (2009), Days of Our Lives (1965) and Guiding Light (1952). She has been married to Michael Sabatino since January 6, 1997. They have two children. She was ...

7. Christian Jules Le Blanc

Actor | In the Heat of the Night

Christian Jules Le Blanc was born on August 25, 1958 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA as Christian Jules LeBlanc. He is an actor, known for In the Heat of the Night (1988), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993).

8. Adrienne Frantz

Actress | The Bold and the Beautiful

An accomplished actor, singer and songwriter, Adrienne Frantz made a name for herself on television playing the character of Amber Moore on two CBS daytime dramas throughout the 1990s and 2000s. An outgoing only child, by age three Adrienne Danielle Frantz was holding private dance recitals in her ...

9. Greg Rikaart

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Born in Brooklyn, raised on Staten Island, New York. He graduated with honors from Villanova University (PA) in 1999. Spent a semester in college interning for a congressman on Capitol Hill. He went to Los Angeles to pursue acting and landed a recurring role as a gay student on "Dawson's Creek." ...

10. Francisco San Martin

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Francisco San Martin is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) and Jane the Virgin (2014).

11. Alison Sweeney

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Alison Sweeney was born on September 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Alison Jane Sweeney. She is an actress and director, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery (2015) and A Cow Walks Into a Bar (2004). She has been married to David Alan ...

12. Kristian Alfonso

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Kristian Alfonso was born on September 5, 1963 in Brockton, Massachusetts, USA as Kristian-Joy Alfonso. She is an actress, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Army of One (1993) and Friends (1994). She has been married to Danny Daggenhurst since October 6, 2001. They have one child. She was ...

13. Peter Reckell

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Peter Reckell was born on May 7, 1955 in Elkhart, Indiana, USA as Peter Paul Reckell. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Knots Landing (1979) and Venice the Series (2009). He has been married to Kelly Moneymaker since April 18, 1998. They have one child. He was previously married ...

14. Melody Thomas Scott

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Scott was born Melody Ann Thomas in Los Angeles, California. Her first film credit was as a child actress in the 1964 Alfred Hitchcock movie, Marnie (1964). After bit parts in movies in the mid-'70s (most notably in John Wayne's final film, The Shootist (1976)), she was offered bit parts on ...

15. Eric Braeden

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Eric Braeden is a German actor in America who began his career playing Nazis and eventually became a star of daytime soap operas. Born Hans Gudegast in Kiel, Germany, during the Second World War, he was a superb athlete who excelled in track-and-field events. As a teenager, he immigrated to the ...

16. Mary Beth Evans

Actress | Days of Our Lives

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 ...

17. Stephen Nichols

Actor | Days of Our Lives

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 ...

18. Josh Taylor

Actor | Days of Our Lives

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 (1965) was being cast. He won the role of working-class "Chris Kositchek" (a bartender, natch) and, for four ...

19. Lauren Koslow

Actress | Days of Our Lives

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 ...

20. Blake Berris

Actor | Breaking Bad

Blake Berris was born on August 24, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Blake Everett Berris. He is an actor and writer, known for Breaking Bad (2008), Highway (2018) and Pretty Little Liars (2010). He has been married to Alexandra McGuinness since August 26, 2017.

21. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

Actress | Final Destination 5

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood was born on April 17, 1987 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Final Destination 5 (2011), Arrow (2012) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987).

22. Jay Kenneth Johnson

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Jay Kenneth Johnson was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri. He attended Kickapoo High School and Missouri State University. During Jay's sophomore year at Missouri State, he made the move to Los Angeles and quickly landed a role on Days of Our Lives (1965), playing Philip Kiriakis till 2002. ...

23. Lindsay Hartley

Actress | Passions

Lindsay Hartley is an American actress and singer. She was born Lindsay Nicole Korman in Palm Springs, California, and is of Ashkenazi Jewish (father) and Greek and Italian (mother) origin. Singing since age eleven, Hartley was a national pre-teen talent winner of the Young Miss America Beauty ...

24. Kyle Lowder

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Kyle Lowder is an Emmy-nominated and award-winning actor and singer. He was accepted into the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University, and began their intensive BFA Drama program. In early 2000 during his sophomore year in college, however, destiny called when an invitation to ...

25. Emme Rylan

Actress | Bring It On: All or Nothing

Emme Rylan was born on November 4, 1980 in Providence, North Carolina, USA as Marcy Faith Behrens. She is an actress and producer, known for Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006), Shevenge (2015) and Impulse Black (2011).

26. Christel Khalil

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Christel Khalil was born on November 30, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Christel Adnana Khalil. She is an actress, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), W.I.T.C.H. (2004) and Matilda (1996). She was previously married to Stephen Hensley.

27. Bryton James

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Bryton James was born on August 17, 1986 in Lakewood, California, USA as Bryton Eric McClure. He is an actor and producer, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Hero Factory (2010) and Young Justice (2010). He was previously married to Ashley Leisinger.

28. Drew Tyler Bell

Actor | Jeepers Creepers II

Drew Tyler Bell was born on January 29, 1986 in Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Jeepers Creepers II (2003), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) and The Middleman (2008). He has been married to Sarah Grunau Bell since August 2, 2009.

29. Camryn Grimes

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Camryn Grimes was born on January 7, 1990 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Camryn Elizabeth Grimes. She is an actress and producer, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Swordfish (2001) and Magic Mike (2012).

30. Darin Brooks

Actor | Blue Mountain State

Darin Brooks was born on May 27, 1984 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Darin Lee Brooks. He is an actor and writer, known for Blue Mountain State (2010), Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland (2016) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987). He has been married to Kelly Kruger since March 21, 2016.

31. Michelle Stafford

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Two-time Emmy (R) Award-winning actress Michelle Stafford stars in the #1-rated The Young and the Restless (1973), viewed by more than 20 million people every day in some 20 countries worldwide. Michelle joined the cast of "The Young and the Restless" in 1994 and has since developed her role of "...

32. Doug Davidson

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Doug Davidson was born on October 24, 1954 in Glendale, California, USA as Douglas Donald Davidson. He is an actor, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), I'll Take Manhattan (1987) and Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999). He has been married to Cindy Fisher since May 27, 1984. They have two ...

33. Casey Deidrick

Actor | Eye Candy

Casey Deidrick can currently (2017) be seen on the hit MTV series Teen Wolf. Casey portrays Halwyn, a former resident of Eichen House who just so happens to be a hundred year old Hellhound with mysterious ties to an ancient evil now threatening Beacon Hills in the aftermath of the Ghost Riders and ...

34. Suzanne Rogers

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Suzanne Rogers was born on July 9, 1943 in Colonial Heights, Virginia, USA as Suzanne Cecilia Crumpler. She is an actress, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Knight Rider (1982) and Quincy M.E. (1976). She was previously married to Sam Groom.

35. Shawn Christian

Actor | Famous in Love

A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Shawn Christian grew up acting purely for the love of it. "Acting in and writing for talent shows and school plays was simply a small town passion until I graduated from Ferris State University." After earning a degree in Marketing Shawn left the next day to ...

36. Nadia Bjorlin

Actress | Days of Our Lives

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 ...

37. Sharon Case

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Sharon Case was born on February 9, 1971 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She is known for her work on The Young and the Restless (1973), Diplomatic Immunity (1991) and Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990). She was previously married to Sandy Corzine.

38. Amelia Heinle

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Amelia Heinle was born on March 17, 1973 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA as Amelia March Heinle. She is an actress, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), The Limey (1999) and Loving (1983). She has been married to Thad Luckinbill since March 3, 2007. They have two children. She was previously ...

39. Peter Bergman

Actor | Everything You Know Is Wrong

Peter Bergman was born on November 29, 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Peter Paul Bergman. He was an actor and writer, known for Everything You Know Is Wrong (1975), J-Men Forever (1979) and Zachariah (1971). He was married to Maryedith Burrell. He died on March 9, 2012 in Santa Monica, California,...

40. Michael Graziadei

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Michael Graziadei was born on September 22, 1979 in Germany as Michael A. Graziadei. He is an actor, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), NCIS (2003) and Boogeyman 2 (2007).

41. Marco Dapper

Actor | Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds

American actor, model and painter. Born Marco Dominic Dapper on July 9, 1983 in Hayward, California, is the youngest of two children (he has an older sister) Started acting as a child in plays and appeared in community theater productions after graduating high school. Raised and went to Catholic ...

42. Kayla Ewell

Actress | The Creatress

Kayla Ewell was born on August 27, 1985 in Long Beach, California, USA as Kayla Noelle Ewell. She is an actress and producer, known for The Creatress (2018), The Vampire Diaries (2009) and Freaks and Geeks (1999). She has been married to Tanner Novlan since September 12, 2015.

43. Jessica Heap

Actress | Battle Los Angeles

Jessica Heap was born on March 4, 1983 in Covington, Louisiana, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Battle Los Angeles (2011), I Love You Phillip Morris (2009) and Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal (2008).

44. Kim Matula

Actress | LA to Vegas

Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Kim Matula has been acting since she was 12 years old and when she turned 15, she sent out her headshots and managed to land an agent. After graduating from high school, Matula studied film at the University of Texas at Arlington, but dropped out because her acting career...

45. Texas Battle

Actor | Coach Carter

As the song states, "The Stars at Night are big and bright ... Deep in the Heart of Texas!" That's what Texas Battle has, heart. A heart and desire for acting. This young man is taking Hollywood by storm the past couple years! He will now be one of Daytime's hottest hunks as he just started a three...

46. Katherine Kelly Lang

Actress | The Bold and the Beautiful

Katherine Kelly Lang is one of three children in a show business family. Her parents are Olympic long-jump skier Keith Wegeman and actress Judy Lang; her grandfather was Academy Award-winning cinematographer Charles Lang. Born and raised in Hollywood, California, Lang graduated from Beverly Hills ...

47. Jeanne Cooper

Actress | The Young and the Restless

Jeanne Cooper was born on October 25, 1928 in Taft, California, USA as Wilma Jeanne Cooper. She was an actress, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Ben Casey (1961) and Dead Air (2009). She was married to Harry Bernsen. She died on May 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

48. Ronn Moss

Actor | The Bold and the Beautiful

Ronn Moss was born on March 4, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ronald Montague Moss. He is an actor and producer, known for The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), The Bay (2010) and Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987). He has been married to Devin DeVasquez since September 25, 2009. He was previously ...

49. Lesley-Anne Down

Actress | North and South

Lesley-Anne Down was born on March 17, 1954 and raised in London, England. With the help of her father, she began modeling at age 10, acting in commercials, and winning several beauty contests. By the time she was 15, Down had completed four films and was voted "Britain's Most Beautiful Teenager". ...

50. Joseph Mascolo

Actor | Jaws 2

Joseph has dark brown hair and brown eyes. He plays the clarinet, and he played with the Metropolitan Opera in N.Y.C for two years. He does charity work for handicapped people, and the people from Ocilla, Georgia appreciated his work so much that they had one-mile street named after him. His ...