LEFT: Patrika Darbo (Nancy), Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe) and Kevin Spirtas (Craig).

CENTER: Alexis Thorpe (Cassie), Deidre Hall (Marlena), Eric Winter (Rex) and Thaao Penghlis (Tony).

RIGHT: Jason Cook (Shawn), Kirsten Storms (Belle) and Kyle Brandt (Philip).


2003 Contract Changes:

Contract Arrivals: (4)
2/28- Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Roberts) (return)
5/14- Kyle Brandt (Philip Kiriakis)
9/1- Judi Evans (Bonnie Lockhart)
11/20- Heather Olson (Jan Spears) (return)

Contract Departures: (12)
1/8- Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed)
2/27- Justin Melvey (Colin Murphy)
5/2- Kevin Spirtas (Craig Wesley)
5/22- Patrika Darbo (Nancy Wesley)
5/27- Megan Corletto (Abigail Deveraux)
6/3- Matt Cedeno (Brandon Walker)
6/13- Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane)
9/29- James Reynolds (Abe Carver)
10/27- Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux)
11/10- Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton)
12/1- Alexis Thorpe (Cassie Brady)
12/5- Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady)

2003 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 2003, out of a total of 253 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) 176
2. Kirsten Storms (Belle Black) 161
3. Eric Winter (Rex) 160
4. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) 156
5. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 151
6. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Williams Brady) 150
7. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 143
8. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 138
9. Thaao Penghlis (Tony DiMera) 132
10. Kyle Lowder (Brady Black) 131
11. Alexis Thorpe (Cassie) 129
12. Farah Fath (Mimi Lockhart) 126
13. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 123
14. Arianne Zuker (Nicole Walker Kiriakis) 122
15. Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) 119
16. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Roberts) 118
17. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 112
18. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton Deveraux) 105
19. Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) 87
*. Renee Jones (Lexie Carver) 87
21. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 83
22. Kyle Brandt (Philip Kiriakis) 74
23. John Clarke (Mickey Horton) 60
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton) 60
25. Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane) 55
26. Andrew Masset (Larry Welch) 49
27. Frances Reid (Alice Horton) 47
28. Steve Blackwood (Bart Biderbeck) 42
*. Matt Cedeno (Brandon Walker) 42
30. Tanya Boyd (Celeste Perrault) 40
31. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 38
32. Rhasaan Orange (Thomas "Tek" Kramer) 28
33. Judi Evans (Bonnie Lockhart) 25
*. Frank Parker (Grandpa Shawn Brady) 25
35. Garrett & Spencer Fraye (Zack Brady) 24
*. Jacee Jule (Patty) 24
37. Christopher Gerse (Will Roberts) 23
*. Ron Leath (Henderson) 23
*. Kevin Spirtas (Craig Wesley) 23
40. Todd Babcock (Vin Ramsell) 21
*. Lisa Williams (Lisa) 21
42. Lorenzo Caccialanza (Nico) 19
43. Jillian Clare (Abigail Deveraux) 18
*. Will Utay (Wilhelm Rolf) 18
45. Jack Armstrong (Carson Palmer) 17
*. Don Frabotta (Dave) 17
47. Vivian Guzman (Maya Leano) 16
48. Daphne Bloomer (Eugenia Willans) 15
*. Patrika Darbo (Nancy Wesley) 15
*. Chris Dowling (Chaz) 15
51. Perry Moore (Odell “Ops” Smith) 14
*. Alexander Walters (Barry Schmenkman) 14
53. Heather Olson (Jan Spears) 13
54. Gina LaPiana (Gabriella Ortiz) 12
55. Megan Corletto (Abigail Deveraux) 10
*. Chase/Tyler Johnson (Theo Carver) 10
57. Jacee Jule (Bliss) 9
*. Ryan Scott (Harold Wentworth) 9
59. Esther Chae (Erin Wu) 8
*. Charles Newman (Tommy Thompson) 8
*. Michael Quill (Sal) 8
*. Valerie Wildman (Fay Walker) 8
63. Alison McMillan (Penelope) 7
*. Justin Melvey (Colin Murphy) 7
*. Darlene Dahl Tejeiro (Maria Annendell) 7
*. Darian Weiss (Will Roberts) 7
67. William Dixon (Security Guard Dave) 6
*. James Lancaster (Father Tim Jansen) 6
*. Tammy Tavares (Dr. Karen Bader) 6
*. Anna Werner (Eliana) 6
*. UNKNOWN (Theo Carver) 6
72. John Dickson (David/Pianist) 5
*. Wayne Heffley (Vern Scofield) 5
*. Holly Kaplan (Nurse Brenda) 5
*. Robert Manitopyes (Cree) 5
*. Nico Matinata (Carlos) 5
*. Steve Rankin (Jasper) 5
*. Lorna Scott (Cecelia Marin) 5
*. Nancy Yoon (Mabel) 5
*. UNKNOWN (Joy Wesley) 5
81. Nathaniel LaMar (Kyle Stokes) 4
*. Sandra McCoy (Joelle) 4
*. Marilyn McIntyre (Jo Johnson) 4
84. Mark Bramhall (Mr. Milbauer) 3
*. Rob Moran (Mayor Arthur Shepherd) 3
*. Patsy Pease (Kimberly Brady) 3
*. Tim Thomerson (Oliver Wentworth) 3
*. Eddie Velez (Paul Mendez) 3
*. Zeus the dog (Max) 3
90. Jaime Lyn Bauer (Laura Horton) 2
*. Marsha Clark (Judge Karen Fitzpatrick) 2
*. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 2
*. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 2
94. Daryl Anderson (Intruder Reporter) 1
*. Dion Anderson (Dr. Albert Miller) 1
*. Helen Cates (Mrs. Spears) 1
*. Staci Greason (Isabella Black) 1
*. Harris Kendall (Marie) 1
*. Kellie Nicholson (Kelly) 1
*. Jim O'Brien (Blue Note Bartender) 1
*. Jeanette O'Connor (Glorianne) 1
*. Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) 1
*. Fuschia Walker (Caprice) 1
*. Rolonda Watts (Cameron Reese) 1