LEFT: Brenda Benet (Lee) and on-screen daughter Philece Sampler (Renee).
CENTER: Doug & Julie's second wedding: Back row: Suzanne Rogers (Maggie), Frances Reid (Alice),
Macdonald Carey (Tom), Gregg Marx (David). Front row: Bill Hayes (Doug), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie).
RIGHT: Quinn Redeker (Alex) and Lanna Saunders (Marie) in one of "Days" first on location shoots, after Alex & Marie's plane crash.
Contract Arrivals: (15)
1/2- Philece Sampler (Renee Dumonde)
1/12- Melinda Fee (Mary Anderson)
3/24- Gregg Marx (David Banning)
4/30- Robert Alda (Stuart Whyland)
5/11- Tammy Taylor (Hope Williams)
5/13- Paul Coufos (Mike Horton)
6/10- Jack Coleman (Jake Kositchek)
6/19- Lane Davies (Evan Whyland)
6/30- Dick Billingsley (Scotty Banning) (recurring since 3/24/81)
10/29- Diane Sommerfield (Valerie Grant)
10/29- James Reynolds (Abe Carver)
11/6- Thaao Penghlis (Tony DiMera)
11/13- Roger Aaron Brown (Danny Grant)
11/24- Scott Palmer (Joshua
12/8- Wayne Northrop (Roman Brady)
Contract Departures: (6)
3/9- Dianne Harper (Leslie James)
3/27- William Joyce (Kellam Chandler)
4/9- Charles Bateman (Maxwell Jarvis)
8/7- Josh Taylor (Chris Kositchek)
10/22- Paul Keenan (Tod
11/19/81- Stephen Brooks (Joshua Fallon)
1981 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 1981. Actors who have played characters that have appeared in at least five episodes total throughout the years are listed.