LEFT: Carl Anderson and Gloria Loring (Liz) record "Friends and Lovers." The song would become
Shane & Kimberly's theme song, as well as reach # 1 on the Billboard charts.

CENTER: Stanley Brock (Howie), Andrew Masset (Larry) and Kristian Alfonso (Hope) pose at Hope & Larry's wedding. Howie posed as Hope at her wedding. 

RIGHT: Peter Reckell (Bo) and Kristian Alfonso (Hope) on location in New Orleans.


1984 Contract Changes:


Contract Arrivals: (9)

3/2- Melonie Mazman (Tess Jannings) (recurring since 2/1/84)

4/20- Don Diamont (Carlo Forenza)

5/15- Tom Hallick (Maxwell Hathaway)

6/20- Cheryl-Ann Wilson (Megan Hathaway)

7/24- Patsy Pease (Kimberly Brady)

8/27- Elaine Princi (Linda Anderson)

10/16- Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan) (recurring since 7/31/84)

10/19- Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) (return)

11/6- Jolina Collins (Jasmine)

 

Contract Departures: (9)

3/19- Bill Hayes (Doug Williams)

3/19- Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams)

4/11- Pamela Roylance (Sandy Horton)

9/20- Roger Aaron Brown (Danny Grant)

10/1- Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton) 

10/12- Tom Hallick (Maxwell Hathaway)

11/20- Melonie Mazman (Tess Jannings)

11/28- Wayne Northrop (Roman Brady)

12/31- Don Diamont (Carlo Forenza)
 
1984 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 1984. 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. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Williams) 187
2. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 185
3. Thaao Penghlis (Tony DiMera-102/Andre DiMera-104) 152
4. John de Lancie (Eugene Bradford) 149
*. Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera) 149
6. Lisa Trusel (Melissa Anderson) 145
7. Deidre Hall (Dr. Marlena Evans Brady) 135
*. Andrew Masset (Larry Welch) 135
9. Michael Leon (Pete Jannings) 132
10. Gloria Loring (Liz Chandler Curtis) 120
11. Wayne Northrop (Roman Brady) 108
*. Quinn Redeker (Alex Marshall) 108
*. Frances Reid (Alice Horton) 108
*. Josh Taylor (Chris Kositchek) 108
15. Joseph Gallison (Dr. Neil Curtis) 93
16. Macdonald Carey (Dr. Tom Horton) 91
17. Don Frabotta (Dave) 90
18. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 89
19. Anne-Marie Martin (Gwen Davies) 87
20. Jed Allan (Don Craig) 83
21. Don Diamont (Carlo Forenza) 82
22. Cheryl-Ann Wilson (Megan Hathaway) 78
23. Melonie Mazman (Tess Jannings) 73
24. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton) 72
25. Tom Hallick (Maxwell Hathaway) 70
26. Patsy Pease (Kimberly Brady) 65
27. Arleen Sorkin (Calliope Jones) 62
28. John Clarke (Mickey Horton) 60
*. Lanna Saunders (Marie Horton) 60
30. Stanley Brock (Howie Hoffstedder) 58
31. Shirley de Burgh (Delia Abernathy) 57
32. DeAnna Robbins (Diane Parker) 50
33. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 49
34. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 42
35. Elaine Princi (Linda Anderson) 41
36. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 40
37. Robert Romanus (Marvin "Speed" Selejko) 35
38. Roger Aaron Brown (Danny Grant) 34
*. John Mansfield (Jonathan Carlton) 34
40. Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan) 29
41. Marty Davich (Marty) 25
42. Jolina Collins (Jasmine) 23
43. Frank Annese (Barry Reid) 22
44. Barbara Beckley (Caroline Brady) 20
*. Merritt Yohnka (Joey) 20
46. Martine Beswick (Abigail Abernathy) 18
*. Lew Brown (Shawn Brady) 18
*. Elinor Donahue (Kate Honeycutt) 18
*. Jeff Eagle (Will Robbins) 18
50. Andrea Barber (Carrie Brady) 17
*. Pamela Roylance (Dr. Sandy Horton) 17
*. UNKNOWN (Herschel the dog) 17
53. Brian Autenrieth (Zachary Parker) 16
*. Samantha Barrows (Noel Curtis) 16
55. Conrad Dunn (Nick Corelli) 15
56. Madlyn Rhue (Daphne DiMera) 14
57. Marcella Saint-Amant (Danielle Forenza) 12
*. Kai Wulff (Petrov) 12
59. William Austyn (Man following Kimberly) 11
60. Johnny Haymer (Sam) 10
*. Diane McBain (Foxy Humdinger) 10
*. Gary Houston Phillips (Drew Perry) 10
63. Aneta Corsaut (Blanche Dailey) 9
*. Sheila DeWindt (Joan Hopkins) 9
*. Fay Hauser (Brenda Carlisle) 9
*. Leslie Kawai (Mai Chin) 9
67. Karen Criswell (Amazon Simone) 8
*. Michael Laskin (Chet Lambert) 8
*. Larry Poindexter (Ben Welch) 8
70. Rory Beauregard (Eric Brady) 7
*. Christie Claridge (Suzie) 7
*. Con Covert (Stefano DiMera Body Double) 7
*. Chris Elia (Amazon Tarina) 7
*. Joyce Little (Amazon Ayla) 7
*. Donegan Smith (Harold Dailey) 7
76. Laura Bassett (Nadine) 6
*. Dean Howell (Rick Paige) 6
*. Dana Kimmell (Diane Parker) 6
*. Scott Marlowe (Uncle Eric Brady) 6
*. Debra Pratt (Lacey Parker) 6
*. Tim Staton (Mystery Man) 6
82. Colette Bertrand (Amazon Yolanda) 5
*. Michael Dante (Barney Jannings) 5
*. Al Jarreau (Al Jarreau) 5
*. Rigg Kennedy (Richard) 5
*. Barbara Pariot (Paula) 5
*. John Sinclair (James London) 5
*. Don Swayze (Rip) 5
*. Zetta Whitlow (Janet Nelson) 5
*. H.M. Wynant (Orby Jensen) 5
91. Susanne Ashley (Flo) 4
*. Lauren Ann Bundy (Samantha Brady) 4
*. Barbara Crampton (Trista Evans) 4
*. Tom Shell (Piano Player) 4
*. Jan Triska (Nicolai) 4
*. Charles VanEman (Phil) 4
97. Craig Littler (Geoffrey) 3
*. Steve Nave (Mystery Man) 3
*. Frank Parker (Shawn Brady) 3
*. Randolph Powell (Tyler Malone) 3
101. Tara Buckman (Norma Kirkland) 2
*. Steve Dougherty (Steve) 2
*. Daphne Eckler (Flo) 2
*. Terence Goodman (Bob McBride) 2
*. Sally Kemp (Vanessa VanKessler) 2
*. Ron Kuhlman (Jimmy Porterfield) 2
*. Pamela Ludwig (Diane Parker) 2
108. Ronit Aranoff (Samantha Brady) 1
*. Sharon Barr (Billie Chadwick) 1
*. Jody Carter (Caroline Brady) 1
*. Robin Eisenman (Kelly Chase) 1
*. Tom Rosqui (Barney Jannings) 1
*. James Russell (Stefano DiMera voiceover) 1
*. Philece Sampler (Renee Dumonde) 1
*. Richard Stahl (Louis Markson) 1
*. Bernie White (Snake Selejko) 1