LEFT: Macdonald Carey (Tom), Ryan MacDonald (Scott), Susan Seaforth (Julie),
Bill Hayes (Doug) and Patricia Barry (Addie) as Scott nears death at the hospital.

RIGHT: Suzanne Rogers (Maggie) and John Clarke (Mickey) as Mickey meets Maggie on her farm. 
Mickey had amnesia at the time and called himself Marty Hansen.


1973 Contract Changes:

Contract Arrivals: (1)

7/3 - Mark Tapscott (Bob Anderson) (recurring since 7/18/72)

Contract Departures: (1)
2/6- Denise Alexander (Susan Hunter)

1973 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 1973. Actors who have played characters that have appeared in at least five episodes total throughout the years are listed.

Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Susan Seaforth (Julie Olson) 151
2. Susan Flannery (Dr. Laura Horton) 132
3. Macdonald Carey (Dr. Tom Horton) 121
4. Edward Mallory (Dr. Bill Horton) 115
5. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 102
6. John Clarke (Mickey Horton) 101
7. Frances Reid (Alice Horton) 96
8. Mark Tapscott (Bob Anderson) 88
9. Peter Brown (Dr. Greg Peters) 85
10. Patricia Barry (Addie Olson Williams) 81
11. Stanley Kamel (Eric Peters) 57
12. Bennye Gatteys (Susan Peters) 55
13. Jed Allan (Don Craig) 44
14. Corinne Conley (Phyllis Anderson) 42
15. Stuart Lee (Mike Horton) 37
16. Jeanne Bates (Anne Peters) 36
17. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Simmons) 30
18. Karin Wolfe (Mary Anderson) 28
19. Denise Alexander (Susan Hunter) 23
20. Hal Riddle (Max) 20
21. Andreana Chutuk (Annie Peters) 14
*. Gary Marshal (Bert Atwater) 14
*. Nancy Wickwire (Phyllis Anderson) 14
24. Larry Delaney (Jay Livingston) 12
*. Fred Downs (Hank Wilson) 12
*. Richard McMurray (Dr. Mel Bailey) 12
*. Jeffrey Williams (David Banning) 12
28. Dick DeCoit (Mike Horton) 11
29. Victor Holchak (Jim Phillips) 8
*. Ryan MacDonald (Scott Banning) 8
31. Ben Andrews (Detective Perry) 6
32. Bill Lockwood (Marcel) 5
33. Marie Cheatham (Marie Horton) 4
*. Bob Nash (Dr. Jenkins) 4    
*. Cary Pitts (Dr. Knight) 4
*. Merritt Smith (Dr. Arthur Baron) 4  
*. Russell Thorson (Dr. John Emory) 4 
*. James Wellman (Dr. Hightower) 4   
39. Stewart Bradley (Lt. Danton) 2
*. John Lupton (Tommy Horton) 2
41. John Amour (Mike Horton) 1
*. Robert Clary (Robert LeClair) 1
*. William Keene (Doc Lubick) 1

Credited Guests In Less Than 5 Episodes:
Barry Blakely (Dr. Sherman) 4
Monica Gayle (Sharon Reynolds) 4   
Lisa Piazza (Nurse Perkins) 4
Al Checco (Motel Manager) 3  
Toni Jannotta (Miss Phillips) 3
Milt Kamen (Plato) 3
Dorothy Meyer (Dorothy) 3
Margie Hall (Nurse) 2
William Keene (Sam Foster) 2
John Lombardo (Ambulance Driver) 2
William Molloy (Jeff Michaels) 2
Pat Morouse (Miss Davis) 2
Marguerite Rey (Desk Nurse) 2
UNKNOWN (Nurse) 2
Ron Addotta (Ambulance Attendant) 1
Sid Conrad (Mr. Salton) 1
Davey Davison (Virginia Lewis) 1
Joe DiSante (Rescue Squad Worker) 1
Ray Ferranti (Van Driver) 1
Margie Hall (Nurse Sanders) 1
Harry Holcombe (Minister) 1
Tom Knutson (Rescue Squad Worker) 1
John Ragin (Dr. Craig) 1
Jocelyn Sommers (Marion Barton) 1
UNKNOWN (Man's Voice) 1

Preemptions: (25)...A "Days" record!

Wed. 1/24/73     PRESIDENT LYNDON B. JOHNSON FUNERAL
Thu. 5/17/73      WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Fri. 5/18/73        WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue. 5/22/73      WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Wed. 5/23/73     WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Thu. 5/24/73      WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue. 6/5/73       WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue. 6/12/73     WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Mon. 6/25/73    WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue . 6/26/73    WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Wed. 6/27/73    WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Thu 6/28/73      WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Fri. 6/29/73       WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Wed. 7/11/73    WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Mon. 7/16/73    WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Thu . 7/19/73    WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue . 7/24/73    WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Fri. 7/27/73       WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Wed. 8/1/73      WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Mon. 8/6/73      WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue. 9/25/73     WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Mon. 10/8/73    NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 3: NEW YORK VS. CINCINNATI
Tue. 10/9/73     NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 4: NEW YORK VS. CINCINNATI
Wed. 10/10/73  NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 5: NEW YORK VS. CINCINNATI
Thu. 11/22/73   CHILDREN'S SPECIAL: ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

"Days" Cast Birthdays (including the "Days" episode aired that day):
2/7/73- Victor Webster (Nicholas Alamain) Episode # 1827
4/23/73- Daphne Bloomer (Eugenia Willans) Episode # 1880
8/29/73- Robert Cuthill (Colin Murphy) Episode # 1953
10/25/73- Dan Wells (Stan) Episode # 1990
10/31/73- Ryan Scott (Harold Wentworth) Episode # 1994
11/14/73- Matt Cedeno (Brandon Walker) Episode # 2004
12/13/73- Christie Clark (Carrie Brady) Episode # 2024
12/23/73- Robert Benvenisti (Kevin Lambert) Episode # 2031

                                                                                           Cast Yearbook: 1973 Debuts

                   
               
Ben Andrews                    Corinne Conley                         Dick DeCoit                         Larry Delaney                      Frederic Downs
             (Detective Perry)                (Phyllis Anderson)                     (Mike Horton)                       (Jay Livingston)                      (Hank Wilson)   
                                                               
                      
            Bennye Gatteys                    William Keene                           Stuart Lee                               Cary Pitts                         Suzanne Rogers
             (Susan Peters)                       (Doc Lubick)                           (Mike Horton)                           (Dr. Knight)                      (Maggie Simmons)



8th Anniversary, 1973. Back Row: John Lupton (Tommy), Mark Tapscott (Bob), John Clarke (Mickey), Dick DeCoit (Mike), Edward Mallory (Bill), Peter Brown (Greg), Bill Hayes (Doug), Stanley Kamel (Eric), Patricia Barry (Addie). Front Row: Larry Delaney (Jay), Monica Gayle (Sharon), Jed Allan (Don), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie), Susan Flannery (Laura), producer Jack Herzberg, executive producer Betty Corday, Macdonald Carey (Tom), Bennye Gatteys (Susan), Susan Seaforth (Julie), Corinne Conley (Phyllis), Jeanne Bates (Anne), Richard McMurray (Mel).