LEFT: Deidre Hall (Marlena) and Drake Hogestyn (Roman).

CENTER: Michael Leon (Pete), Lisa Trusel (Melissa), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie) and John Clarke (Mickey)
at the double wedding of Pete & Melissa and Mickey & Maggie. 

RIGHT: Peter Reckell (Bo), Kristian Alfonso (Hope) and Charles Shaughnessy (Shane) on location at the Kern River,


1986 Contract Changes:

Contract Arrivals (13):
1/9- Derya Ruggles (Robin Jacobs)
1/24- Drake Hogestyn (John Black/Roman Brady beginning 5/19/86)
1/29- Robert Clary (Robert LeClair) (return)
2/6- Amy Stock (Britta Englund)
5/23- Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady)
5/27- Ken Jezek (Lars Englund) (recurring since 2/11/86)
7/2- Rob Estes (Glenn Gallagher) (recurring since 3/28/86)
7/25- Billy Warlock (Frankie Brady)
8/5- Philip Levien (Mitch Kauffman) (recurring since 5/12/86)
9/17- Camilla More (Gillian Forrester)
10/10- Gregory Mortensen (Paul Stewart)
11/7- Robert S. Woods (Paul Stewart)
12/26- Judi Evans (Adrienne Johnson)

Contract Departures: (9)
1/23- John de Lancie (Eugene Bradford)
4/1- David Wallace (Tod Chandler)
4/9- Holly Gagnier (Ivy Jannings)
7/10- Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera)
9/16- Amy Stock (Britta Englund)
10/22- Gloria Loring (Liz Chandlet)
11/3- Gregory Mortensen (Paul Stewart)
12/4- Shannon Tweed (Savannah Wilder)
12/23- Michael Leon (Pete Jannings)

1986 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 1986. 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 Brady) 163
2. Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan) 162
3. Drake Hogestyn (John Black/Roman Brady) 161
4. Patsy Pease (Kimberly Brady) 155
*. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 155
6. Stephen Nichols (Steve "Patch" Johnson) 153
7. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 147
8. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Brady) 125
9. Michael T. Weiss (Mike Horton) 116
10. Derya Ruggles (Robin Jacobs) 105
11. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady) 103
*. Joseph Gallison (Neil Curtis) 103
13. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 94
14. Frances Reid (Alice Horton) 93
15. Melissa Brennan (Jennifer Horton) 92
16. Quinn Redeker (Alex Marshall) 91
*. Lisa Trusel (Melissa Anderson) 91
18. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 87
19. Michael Leon (Pete Jannings) 78
*. Josh Taylor (Chris Kositchek) 78
21. Jane Windsor (Emma Donovan Marshall) 70
22. Frank Parker (Shawn Brady) 68
*. Amy Stock (Britta Englund) 68
24. Macdonald Carey (Tom Horton) 67
*. Ken Jezek (Lars Englund) 67
26. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton) 65
27. Arleen Sorkin (Calliope Jones Bradford) 63
28. John Clarke (Mickey Horton) 61
*. Gloria Loring (Liz Chandler Curtis) 61
30. Rob Estes (Glenn Gallagher) 59
31. Mick Regan (Nick) 57
32. Shannon Tweed (Savannah Wilder) 52
33. Billy Warlock (Frankie Brady) 45
34. Don Frabotta (Dave) 43
35. Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera) 42
*. Camilla More (Gillian Forrester) 42
37. Holly Gagnier (Ivy Jannings) 39
38. John de Lancie (Eugene Bradford) 37
39. Philip Levien (Mitch Kauffman) 36
40. Merritt Yohnka (Joey) 34
41. Robert Clary (Robert LeClair) 32
42. Christie Clark (Carrie Brady) 30
*. S. Marc Jordan (Eli Jacobs) 30
*. Christopher Neame (Ogden Vaughn) 30
45. George Deloy (Orpheus) 27
*. Diana Webster (Lavinia Peach) 27
47. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 25
*. Stephen Anthony Henry (Luke) 25
49. Robert Eliot Canko (Andrew Donovan) 23
*. Belinda Montgomery (Sylvie Gallagher) 23
51. Jenny DuBasso (Ingrid) 21
*. Michael Rhoton (Max Brady) 21
53. Gregory Wagrowski (Jake Sellers) 20
54. Darby Hinton (Ian Griffith) 18
*. Pamela Kosh (Lavinia Peach) 18
56. Mara Purl (Nurse Darla) 17
58. Samantha Barrows (Noel Curtis) 16
*. Dale Kristien (Janet) 16
59. Robert S. Woods (Paul Stewart) 15
60. David Blackwood (Harry) 14
*
. Elizabeth Burr (Barbara Stewart) 14
*. Marty Davich (Marty) 14
*. Jay Ingram (Daniel) 14
*. David Wallace (Tod Chandler) 14
65. Sonia Curtis (Nancy Pearson) 13
66. Valerie Ojala (Nurse Lisa) 12
67. Chris Allport (Clark) 11
*. Mercer Barrows III (Charlie Jannings) 11
*. Bill Cakmis (Yuri) 11
*. Eric Mills (Matt Burns) 11
71. Robert Hanley (Craven/Mystery Man following Eugene) 10
*. Marilyn McCoo (Tamara Price) 10
*. Maurice Roeves (David Helpern) 10
74. Denise Wanner (Adrienne Johnson Body Double) 9
75. Lisa Brinegar (Sarah Horton) 8
*. Amber Gilbert (Claudia Hansen) 8
*. Paul Tinder (Bartender Russ) 8
78. Elinor Donahue (Kate Honeycutt) 7
*. Joseph Hacker (Jared MacAllister) 7
*. Babette Props (Veronica Allen) 7
*. Gary Wood (Ralph) 7
82. Brian Cole (Derek Sweeney) 6
*. Denise Friend (Nurse Denise) 6
*. Randy Hamilton (Ron) 6
*. Carl Johnson (Gregory Landers) 6
*. Gregory Mortensen (Paul Stewart) 6
*. Aarika Wells (Miss Harris) 6
88. Joel Bailey (Cameron Davis) 5
*. Pamela Bowen (Leslie Landman) 5
*. Patti Cohoon (Nurse Connie) 5
*. Brian Matthews (Brother Francis) 5
*. Robert Poynton (The Pawn/John Black) 5
*. Spike Sorrentino (Woody) 5
*. Lee Stevens (Vertigo's Goon) 5
*. Rachel Todd (Nurse Jill) 5
*. William Wellman (Dr. Denason) 5
*. UNKNOWN (Martha the dog) 5
98. Andrea Barber (Carrie Brady) 4
*. Steve Eastin (Ralph) 4
*. Evelyn Jezek (Charlene) 4
*. Kerry Michaels (Mrs. Swensen) 4
*. Edward Palma (Eric Brady) 4
*. Tiffany Palma (Samantha Brady) 4
104. Bradley Hallock (Eric Brady) 3
*. Harry Moses (Dr. Wayne Powell) 3
*. Carrell Myers (Kristie-Lynn Stratton) 3
*. Aaron Nichols (Young Steve Johnson) 3
*. Vanessa Nichols (Kelly) 3
109. Carl Anderson (Carl Anderson) 2
*. Stanley Brock (Howie Hoffstedder) 2
*. David Curtis (Luke) 2
*. Jesse Davis (Eric Brady) 2
*. Jessica Davis (Samantha Brady) 2
*. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 2
*. George Jenesky (Nick Corelli) 2
*. Ashleigh Sterling (Samantha Brady) 2
*. Mark Withers (Coach Locke) 2
118. Lena Evans (Jody) 1
*. Jonathan Frakes (Jared MacAllister) 1
*. Kathryn Fuller (Mabel) 1
*. Gerry Gibson (Simmons) 1
*. Elizabeth Hardy (Nurse Lisa) 1
*. Tommy House (Charlie Jannings) 1
*. Julie Jeter (Sasha Roberts) 1
*. Kitty Moffat (Savannah Wilder) 1
*. David Morgan (Milos) 1
*. Baylin Richardson (Baby Billy Johnson) 1
*. Elizabeth Storm (Charlene) 1
*. Suzanne Zenor (Margo Horton) 1