LEFT: Ruth Buzzi as Eugene's cousin, Letitia Bradford, along with one of Letitia's many pets, Romulus the lion.

CENTER: Joseph Gallison (Neil) and Gloria Loring (Liz) as Neil visits Liz in jail.

RIGHT: Philece Sampler (Renee) poses with Renee's head stone after her character was killed off.


Roman & Marlena's Wedding: Catherine Mary Stewart (Kayla), Lanna Saunders (Marie), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie), Deidre Hall (Marlena),
Wayne Northrop (Roman), Andrea Barber (Carrie), James Reynolds (Abe), Josh Taylor (Chris) and John de Lancie (Eugene).


1983 Contract Changes:
 

Contract Arrivals: (9)

3/4- Barbara Crampton (Trista Evans)

3/23- Madlyn Rhue (Daphne DiMera) (recurring since 10/25/82)
4/14- Kristian Alfonso (Hope Williams)
5/3- Peter Reckell (Bo Brady)
5/12- Lisa Trusel (Melissa Anderson) 
7/18- Pamela Roylance (Sandy Horton)
8/9-
Richard Bergman (Brett Fredericks)
11/1- Andrew Masset (Larry Welch) (recurring since 7/11/83)
12/15- Michael Leon (Pete Jannings) (recurring since 7/5/83)

Contract Departures: (10)
1/7- Lane Caudell (Woody King)
3/8- Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera)
5/27- Dick Billingsley (Scotty Banning)
7/21- Shawn Stevens (Oliver Martin)
9/5- Philece Sampler (Renee Dumonde)
10/18- Madlyn Rhue (Daphne DiMera)
10/24- Barbara Crampton (Trista Evans)
10/25- Richard Bergman (Brett Fredericks)
11/22- Gregg Marx (David Banning)
12/14- Catherine Mary Stewart (Kayla Brady)

1983 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 1983. 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. Wayne Northrop (Roman Brady) 168
2. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Brady) 160
3. Jed Allan (Don Craig) 145
4. Thaao Penghlis (Tony DiMera-94/Andre DiMera as Tony DiMera-45) 139
5. John de Lancie (Eugene Bradford) 133
6. Gloria Loring (Liz Chandler) 132
7. Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera) 129
8. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 128
9. Joseph Gallison (Neil Curtis) 127
10. Quinn Redeker (Alex Marshall) 125
*. Josh Taylor (Chris Kositchek) 125
12. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 116
13. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 113
14. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton) 112
15. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 111
*. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 111
17. Philece Sampler (Renee Dumonde) 100
18. Frances Reid (Alice Horton) 97
19. Lanna Saunders (Marie Horton) 95
20. Anne-Marie Martin (Gwen Davies) 86
21. Lisa Trusel (Melissa Anderson) 81
22. John Clarke (Mickey Horton) 80
23. Macdonald Carey (Tom Horton) 79
*. Barbara Crampton (Trista Evans) 79
25. Roger Aaron Brown (Danny Grant) 74
26. Gregg Marx (David Banning) 71
27. Don Frabotta (Dave) 63
28. Pamela Roylance (Sandy Horton) 61
29. Shirley de Burgh (Delia Abernathy) 60
30. Catherine Mary Stewart (Kayla Brady) 52
31. Shawn Stevens (Oliver Martin) 43
32. Madlyn Rhue (Daphne DiMera) 42
33. Michael Leon (Pete Jannings) 38
*. Andrew Masset (Larry Welch) 38
35. Christina Maisano (Noel Curtis) 34
36. Sheila DeWindt (Joan Hopkins) 33
*. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 33
38. Laura Bassett (Nadine) 28
39. Andrea Barber (Carrie Brady) 27
*. Renee Jones (Nikki Wade) 27
41. Michelle Casey (Zoe) 25
*. Marty Davich (Marty) 25
43. Lynne Marta (Charlene Higgins) 23
44. Dick Billingsley (Scotty Banning 20
45. Sharon Barr (Billie Chadwick) 16
*. Nadine VanderVelde (Jane) 16
47. Toni Lawrence (Wanda Owens) 15
*. Frank Parker (Shawn Brady) 15
49. Virginia Kiser (Mrs. Whiting) 14
50. Richard Bergman (Brett Fredericks) 13
*. Lane Caudell (Woody King) 13
52. Randolph Powell (Tyler Malone) 12
53. Robin Eisenman (Kelly Chase) 11
*. Donna Wilkes (Pamela Prentiss) 11
55. John Callahan (Tyler Malone) 10
*. Darlene Conley (Edith Baker) 10
*. Bennet Guillory (Tilson) 10
58. Robert Doornick (Voice of SICO the Robot) 9
*. Gwen VanDam (Jeannie) 9
60. Steve Dougherty (Steve) 8
*. Winnie Gardner (Daisy Hawkins) 8
*. James Hendo (Blake "Bluejay" Johnson) 8
*. Kai Wulff (Petrov) 8
64. Stanley Brock (Howie Hoffstedder) 7
*. Robert Romanus (Marvin "Speed" Selejko) 7
66. Ruth Buzzi (Letitia Bradford) 6
*. Zitto Kazann (Silvan Hodak) 6
*. Kathleen King (Gretchen) 6
*. Ken Medlock (Wally) 6
*. Mary Winsor (Franny) 6
71. Karen Anders (Betty Ray) 5
*. Robert Clary (Robert LeClair) 5
*. Peter Hobbs (Judge Riley) 5
*. Suzie Horne (Cleopatra) 5
*. Joe LaDue (Det. Harry Frost) 5
*. Courtenay McWhinney (Cora) 5
*. Robert Moberly (Stan Rudolph) 5
*. Marion Scherer (Gail Simmons) 5
*. Tom Shell (Piano Player Tom) 5
*. Maggie Sullivan (Astrid Langstrom) 5
*. Bernie White (Snake Selejko) 5
*. UNKNOWN (Moonshine the cat) 5
83. Katie Krell (Sarah Horton) 4
*.  Diane McBain (Foxy Humdinger) 4
85. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 3
*. Danny Wells (Sticky Foot Slim) 3
87. Jan Triska (Nicolai) 2
*. H.M. Wynant (Orby Jensen) 2
89. Steven Bourne (Tim Casey) 1
*. Jody Carter (Caroline Brady) 1
*. Leslie Hope (Janet Nelson) 1
*. Peg Stewart (Det. Rhoda Haynes) 1
*. UNKNOWN (John Henry the dog) 1