LEFT: Deidre Hall (Marlena) and Wayne Northrop (Alex).

CENTER: Rachel Melvin (Chelsea), Darin Brooks (Max) and Ashley Benson (Abigail).

RIGHT: Melissa Reeves (Jennifer) and Billy Warlock (Frankie).


2005 Contract Changes:

Contract Arrivals: (7)
5/12- Rachel Melvin (Chelsea Brady)
6/22- Darin Brooks (Max Brady)
6/27- Billy Warlock (Frankie Brady) (return)
8/1- Wayne Northrop (Alex North)
9/20- Austin Peck (Austin Reed) (return)
10/12- Sung Hi Lee (Sophie)
12/2- Christie Clark (Carrie Brady) (return)

Contract Departures: (6)
4/26- Mandy Musgrave (Chelsea Benson)
5/12- Heather Lindell (Jan Spears)
8/1- Eric Winter (Rex Brady)
9/9- Thaao Penghlis (Tony DiMera)
9/16- Kyle Lowder (Brady Black)
11/21- Sung Hi Lee (Sophie)

2005 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 2005, out of a total of 255 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. Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) 194
2. Jason Cook (Shawn Brady) 191
3. Martha Madison (Belle Black Kiriakis) 184
4. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) 177
5. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 165
6. Farah Fath (Mimi Lockhart) 163
7. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Roberts) 144
8. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 142
9. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 141
10. Julie Pinson (Billie Reed) 133
11. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 132
12. Kyle Brandt (Philip Kiriakis) 127
13. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Deveraux) 119
14. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 98
*. Arianne Zuker (Nicole Walker) 98
16. Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) 96
17. Brody Hutzler (Patrick Lockhart) 93
*. Eric Winter (Rex Brady) 93
19. Kyle Lowder (Brady Black) 92
20. Wayne Northrop (Alex North) 70
21. Ashley Benson (Abigail Deveraux) 69
22. Rachel Melvin (Chelsea Benson) 68
23. Renee Jones (Lexie Carver) 62
24. Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane Black) 60
25. Billy Warlock (Frankie Brady) 56
26. Austin Peck (Austin Reed) 51
27. Steve Blackwood (Bart Biederbicke) 49
28. Judi Evans (Bonnie Lockhart) 46
29. Thaao Penghlis (Tony DiMera) 42
*. Dan Wells (Stan) 42
31. Darin Brooks (Max Brady) 37
32. Heather Lindell (Jan Spears) 36
33. Daphne Bloomer (Eugenia Willans) 32
34. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 29
*. Christopher Gerse (Will Roberts) 29
*. John Ingle (Mickey Horton) 29
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton) 29
38. Patrika Darbo (Nancy Wesley) 28
39. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 26
*. Rhasaan Orange (Tek Kramer) 26
41. Mandy Musgrave (Chelsea Benson) 20
42. Christie Clark (Carrie Brady) 19
*. Garrett & Spencer Fraye (Zack Brady) 19
*. Jacee Jule (Waitress at Alice's) 19
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 19
46. Mark Griffin (Mercenary Guard # 1) 16
*. Sven Holmberg (Mercenary Guard # 2) 16
48. Frances Reid (Alice Horton) 15
49. Matt Cedeno (Brandon Walker) 14
*. James Lancaster (Father Tim Jansen) 14
51. Sung Hi Lee (Sophie) 12
52. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 11
53. Tanya Boyd (Celeste Perrault) 10
*. Abigail Rose Solomon (Nurse Solly) 10
55. Mike Dirksen (Private Jake Horn) 9
*. Robert Farrior (Dr. Weiss) 9
*. Kevin Spirtas (Craig Wesley) 9
58. Elizabeth Alley (Dr. Aubrey) 7
*. Andrew Caple-Shaw (Marc Adams) 7
*. Pepper Sweeney (Dr. Gage) 7
61. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 6
*. Brock Kelly (Josh) 6
*. Genesis Rodriguez (Becky Ferrer) 6
*. Alexis Thorpe (Cassie Brady) 6
65. Gigi Bermingham (Dr. Lois Banks) 5
*. Brad Bufanda (Lab Technician) 5
*. Marsha Clark (Judge Karen Fitzpatrick) 5
*. Rachel Melvin (Georgia LaMarque) 5
*. Frank Parker (Grandpa Shawn Brady) 5
*. Jake & Nick Ravo (Jack Deveraux Jr.) 5
*. Jacob & Micah Reeves (Jack Deveraux Jr.) 5
*. Zeus the dog (Max) 5
73. Justine Brandy (Marguerite) 4
*. Jeanette O'Connor (Glorianne) 4
75. Arloa Reston (Joelle) 2
76. Aisling Acuna (Joy Wesley) 1
*. Lorenzo Caccialanza (Nico) 1
*. Tammy Tavares (Dr. Karen Bader) 1