LEFT: Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe) and Jay Kenneth Johnson (Philip).

CENTER: Peter Reckell (Bo), Kristian Alfonso (Hope), Frances Reid (Alice), Deidre Hall (Marlena) and Drake Hogestyn (John).

RIGHT: James Reynolds (Abe), Renee Jones (Lexie) and Matt Cedeno (Brandon).


2000 Contract Changes:

Contract Arrivals: (6)
4/7- Farah Fath (Mimi Lockhart) (recurring since 9/16/99)
8/1- Aaron Van Wagner (Jason Welles) (recurring since 10/21/99)
8/21- Kyle Lowder (Brady Black)
8/22- Valerie Wildman (Fay Walker) (recurring since 12/15/99)
8/25- Heather Olson (Jan Spears) (recurring since 11/23/99)
10/6- Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) (return)

Contract Departures: (4)
2/22- Louise Sorel (Vivian Alamain)
3/27- Matthew Mahaney (Kurt Schwengel)
4/11- Victor Webster (Nicholas Alamain)
8/23- Jensen Ackles (Eric Brady)

2000 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 2000, out of a total of 254 episodes. 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. Jason Cook (Shawn Brady) 158
2. Kirsten Storms (Belle Black) 156
3. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady-152/Gina VonAmberg-18) 155
4. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 148
5. Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane) 146
6. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) 139
7. Matt Cedeno (Brandon Walker) 138
8. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 137
9. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 134
10. Arianne Zuker (Nicole Roberts) 132
11. Jay Johnson (Philip Kiriakis) 123
12. Renee Jones (Lexie Carver) 119
13. Julianne Morris (Greta Von Amberg) 111
14. Farah Fath (Mimi Lockhart) 106
15. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 103
16. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 100
17. Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) 98
18. Jensen Ackles (Eric Brady) 97
19. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 96
20. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Roberts) 90
21. Patrika Darbo (Nancy Wesley) 84
22. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 80
23. Austin Peck (Austin Reed) 74
*. Will Utay (Dr. Wilhelm Rolf) 74
25. Frances Reid (Alice Horton) 63
26. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 57
27. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 56
*. Heather Olson (Jan) 56
*. Kevin Spirtas (Craig Wesley) 56
30. Kyle Lowder (Brady Black) 55
*. Aaron Van Wagner (Jason Welles) 55
32. Ayda Field (Angela Moroni) 46
33. Jacee Jule (Patty) 45
34. Valerie Wildman (Fay Walker) 43
35. Millicent Martin (Lili Faversham) 36
36. Steve Blackwood (Bart) 34
37. Andrea Hall-Gengler (Hattie Adams) 33
*. Alyssa & Lauren Libby (Isaac Carver) 33
39. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 31
40. Adam Jeffries (Larry Morris) 30
*. Matthew Mahaney (Kurt Schwengel) 30
42. Brenden & Dillon Fisher (J.T. Brady) 29
*. Ron Leath (Henderson) 29
*. Frank Parker (Grandpa Shawn Brady) 29
45. Holly Kaplan (Brenda) 28
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton) 28
47. Victor Webster (Nicholas Alamain) 27
*. Carl Weintraub (Vincent Moroni) 27
49. John Bradley (Rex Rollins) 24
*. Marcy Kaplan (Marlo Ungerschterner) 24
*. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 24
52. Shawn & Taylor Carpenter (Will Roberts) 23
53. Harris Kendall (Marie) 18
54. Javier Grajeda (Benny Benetiz) 16
*. Paige & Ryanne Kettner (Abigail Deveraux) 16
56. John Clarke (Mickey Horton) 15
57. Tammy Tavares (Dr. Karen Bader) 14
58. Tanya Boyd (Celeste Perrault) 13
*. Louise Sorel (Vivian Alamain) 13
*. Bill Stevenson (Declan) 13
61. Dion Anderson (Albert Miller) 12
*. Joshua & Jacob Rips (J.T. Brady) 12
*. Anna Werner (Eliana) 12
64. Robin Riker (Maureen Lockhart) 10
65. John Apicella (Mr. Burke) 9
*. Jerry Penacoli (Miles Malloy) 9
67. Brian Cousins (Gary Timmons) 8
*. Bill Cross (Bill) 8
*. Cynthia Helmer (Cynthia) 8
*. Madison Mason (Gene Briscoe) 8
*. Mark Paredes (Vito) 8
*. Rhonda Stubbins White (Violet) 8
73. Ray Christian (Walter O'Brien) 7
*. Harry Danner (Dr. Maxwell) 7
*. Ivan G'Vera (Ivan Marais) 7
*. Lionel Smith (Dr. Jackson) 7
*. Glenn Taranto (Strip Club Manager) 7
*. Nick Toth (Dr. Alan James) 7
79. Joseph Cardinale (Ian O'Rourke) 6
*. Christopher Judd (Steward # 2) 6
*. Cristine Rose (Dawn Larson) 6
*. W. Morgan Sheppard (Charles) 6
*. Ian Patrick Williams (David Lockhart) 6
*. Lisa Williams (Lisa) 6
*. Austin Wolff (Connor Lockhart) 6
86. Michael Albala (Davis) 5
*. Mark Ankeny (Commissioner Samuels) 5
*. Nick Benedict (Curtis Reed) 5
*. Cynthia DeCure (Anita Simmons) 5
*. Tom Jourden (Steward # 1) 5
*. Jason Smith (Pilot # 2) 5
*. Eve Roberts (Annie) 5
*. UNKNOWN (Ace) 5
*. UNKNOWN (Sugar the dog) 5
95. Jim Beaver (Father Timothy Jansen) 4
*. Kamilla Bjorlin (Lilith) 4
97. David Carrera (Paul Mendez) 3
*. 
Staci Greason (Isabella Toscano) 3
*. Bruce Nozick (Stanley Cohen) 3
*. Peter Vogt (Dr. Maxwell) 3
101. Lorenzo Caccialanza (Nico) 2
*. Kathy Connell (Maureen Lockhart) 2
*. Don Frabotta (Dave) 2
*. Corinne Kason (Margaret Winston) 2
*. Troy Price (Carl Thompson) 2
*. Patricia Thompson (Duchess Ethel Harriman) 2
107. Nynno Ahli (Gregory Charmain) 1
*. Jack Armstrong (Carson Palmer) 1
*. Ana Auther (Christina Rush) 1
*. Brittany Lee Carr (Young Greta VonAmberg) 1
*. Bill Cross (Commissioner Samuels) 1
*. Mitchell Edmonds (Mitchell Lewis) 1 
*. Debbie James (Candy
Lace) 1
*. Ralph Manza (Father Lewis) 1
*. Francesco Romano (Roberto Barelli) 1
*. Lenny Rose (Al) 1
*. Norman Snow (Duke Rupert Harriman) 1
*. UNKNOWN (Roz) 1