LEFT: Frances Reid (Alice as Groucho Marx), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie as Harpo Marx) and Jed Allan (Don as Mrs. Van Lottabucks)
in the Marx Brothers comedy sketch during the "Days" variety show.

RIGHT: Eileen Barnett (Stephanie), Wesley Eure (Mike), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie), Edward Mallory (Bill), John Clarke (Mickey),
Kaye Stevens (Jeri), Macdonald Carey (Tom), Robert Clary (Robert), Jed Allan (Don), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie)
and Fran Ryan (Rosie) sing "I Believe" to close the "Days" variety show.

    
LEFT: Bill Hayes (Doug) and Patty Weaver (Trish) singing at Doug's Place.

RIGHT: Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie) after Julie's face was burned.


1979 Contract Changes:
 

Contract Arrivals: (7)

1/9- Patty Weaver (Trish Banning)

4/9- Lanna Saunders (Marie Horton)

4/20- George McDaniel (Jordan Barr)
7/24- Brenda Benet (Lee Dumonde)

7/25- Quinn Redeker (Alex Marshall)

9/12- Cindy Daly (Cathy Breton)

11/9- Barbara Stanger (Mary Anderson)


Contract Departures: (2)

4/20- Barbara Stanger (Mary Anderson)
6/28- Rosemary Forsyth (Laura Horton)


1979 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 1979. 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 Hayes (Julie Williams) 132
2. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams-121/Byron Carmichael-6) 126
3. Josh Taylor (Chris Kositchek) 120

4. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) 119
5. Jed Allan (Don Craig) 112
6. Mark Tapscott (Bob Anderson) 103

7. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton) 98
8. Patty Weaver (Trish Clayton) 97

9. John Clarke (Mickey Horton) 95
10. Eileen Barnett (Stephanie Woodruff) 93
*. Joseph Gallison (Neil Curtis) 93
*. Barbara Stanger (Mary Anderson) 93
13. Edward Mallory (Bill Horton) 89

14. Margaret Mason (Linda Anderson) 87
15. Robert Clary (Robert LeClair) 86
16. Frances Reid (Alice Horton) 84
17. Wesley Eure (Mike Horton) 82
18. Lanna Saunders (Marie Horton) 79
19. Richard Guthrie (David Banning) 74
*. Stephen Schnetzer (Steve Olson) 74
21. Macdonald Carey (Tom Horton) 70

*. Suzanne Zenor (Margo Horton) 70
23. Rosemary Forsyth (Laura Horton) 67
24. Tracey Bregman (Donna Craig) 62

25. Mary Frann (Amanda Peters) 61
26. George McDaniel (Jordan Barr) 55
27. Marty Davich (Marty) 48
28. Quinn Redeker (Alex Marshall) 43
29. Brenda Benet (Lee Dumonde) 41
30. Corinne Conley (Phyllis Anderson) 37
31. Andrea Hall-Lovell (Samantha Evans) 36
32. Don Frabotta (Dave) 33
*. Natasha Ryan (Hope Williams) 33
34. Cindy Daly (Cathy Breton) 30

35. Debbie Lytton (Melissa Anderson) 27
36. Mikey Martin (Dougie LeClair) 25

*. Erick Petersen (Scotty Banning) 25
38. Elaine Princi (Kate Winograd) 20
39. Dan Barton (Earle Carnes) 16
40. Peter Brown (Greg Peters) 15
*. Kaye Stevens (Jeri Clayton) 15
42. Gloria Manners (Carrie Spencer) 13
43. Charles Alvin Bell (Harold Trask) 10

44. Meegan King (Pete Curtis) 9

*. Keith A. Walker (Adam Blake) 9
46. Jack Wells (Desmond Towne) 8
*. Robert Wexler (Lester Hall) 8
48. Fran Ryan (Rosie Carlson) 7
*. John G. Stephenson (Terry Gilbert) 7
50. Marc Jacobs (Artie Bergen) 6
*. Jennifer Petersen (Jennifer Horton) 6
52. Barry Blakeley (Jerry Rinehart) 5
*. Fred Downs (Hank Wilson) 5
*. Thomas Havens (Stan Kositchek) 5
*. John Lupton (Tommy Horton) 5
56. Elizabeth Brooks (Theresa Harper) 4
*. Rosemary DeCamp (Mother Superior) 4
*. Gail Johnson (Mimi Grosset) 4
*. Frank Schofield (Frank Evans) 4
60. Larry Delaney (Jay Livingston) 3
*. Loretta Fury (Amelia Craig) 3
62. Diana Douglas (Martha Evans) 2
63. Stewart Bradley (Lt. Danton) 1

*. Doug Dudley (Ted McMannis) 1
*. Jenny Sherman (Betty Worth) 1
*. Michael Verona (Alberto) 1


                                                                                                    Cast Yearbook: 1979 Debuts

                                   
                                          Dan Barton                               Brenda Benet                                Cindy Daly                        Rosemary DeCamp
                                        (Earle Carnes)                            (Lee Dumonde)                            (Cathy Breton)                      (Mother Superior)

                                                                    
                                      Thomas Havens                                Bill Hayes                                Mikey Martin                       George McDaniel
                                      (Stan Kositchek)                         (Byron Carmichael)                     (Dougie LeClair)                        (Jordan Barr)

                                         
                                        Quinn Redeker                       Lanna Saunders                       Frank Schofield                       John G. Stephenson
                                        (Alex Marshall)                         (Marie Horton)                           (Frank Evans)                             (Terry Gilbert)

                                                        
                                                            Keith A. Walker                              Jack Wells                                Robert Wexler
                                                              (Adam Blake)                          (Desmond Towne)                            (Lester Hall)