LEFT: Eric Martsolf (Brady) and Sarah Brown (Madison).

CENTER: Drake Hogestyn (John) and Deidre Hall (Marlena).

RIGHT: Ian Buchanan (Ian).



2012 Contract Changes:

Contract Arrivals: (8)
2/9- Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister)
2/29- Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) (return)
3/9- Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) (return)
4/5- Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis)
8/27- Blake Berris (Nick Fallon) (return)
10/11- Eileen Davidson (Kristen DiMera) (return)
11/13- Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady)
12/24- Nathan Owens (Cameron Davis)

Contract Departures: (10)
2/22- Bren Foster (Quinn Hudson)
6/28- Renee Jones (Lexie Carver)
7/24- Christie Clark (Carrie Brady Reed)
7/24- Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed)
8/14- Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux)
8/15- Sarah Brown (Madison James)
8/22- Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister)
9/28- Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas)
10/30- Peter Reckell (Bo Brady)
11/19- Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis)

2012 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 2012 (1/1/12-12/31/12), out of a total of 242 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. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) 173
2. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 165
3. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 152
4. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 138
5. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 137
6. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 124
7. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 118
8. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 116
9. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 114
10. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 108
11. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 103
12. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 96
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 96
14. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 93
15. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 91
16. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 84
17. Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas) 83
18. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 81
19. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 70
20. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 68
21. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 67
22. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 62
23. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 59
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 59
25. Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed) 54
26. Blake Berris (Nick Fallon) 52
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady) 52
28. Sarah Brown (Madison James) 51
29. Renee Jones (Lexie Carver) 48
30. Eileen Davidson (Kristen DiMera) 45
31. Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister) 44
*. Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) 44
33. Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis) 39
34. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 36
35. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 34
36. Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady) 25
37. Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) 22
*. Caleb Hunt (Andrew/Corey Olivieri) 22
*. Aaron & Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera) 22
40. Aloma Wright (Maxine Thomas) 21
41. Greg Ellis (Agent Spencer) 20
*. Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo Carver) 20
43. Isabelle & Sahara Roberts (Sydney DiMera) 18
44. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 17
45. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 15
46. Beverly Todd (Celeste Perrault) 13
47. Lauren Boles (Ciara Brady) 12
48. Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan) 11
49. Brendan Coughlin (Tad) 9
50. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 9
51. Campbell & Carolyn Rose (Allie Horton) 8
52. William Christopher (Father Tobias) 7
53. Bren Foster (Quinn Hudson) 6
*. Matt Riedy (Agent Harmon) 6
*. Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne Milbauer) 6
*. Brett Zimmerman (Eddie) 6
57. Brant Daugherty (Brian) 5
*. James Franzo (Martin) 5
*. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 5
*. Ciera Payton (Officer Martine Kent) 5
61. Justin Chu Cary (Karim) 4
*. Ron Leath (Henderson) 4
*. Jean Bruce Scott (Jessica Fallon) 4
64. Fabrizio Brienza (Santo DiMera) 2
*. Nathan Owens (Cameron Davis) 2
*. Jadon Wells (Joey Johnson) 2
67. Julian Barnes (Harold) 1
*. Lyn Mahler (Sister Annabel) 1
*. Michael Petrone (Mugger # 1) 1
*. Ralph Waite (Father Matt) 1

December Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (12/1/12-12/31/12), out of a total of 20 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.
Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady) 16
2. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 15
*. Eileen Davidson (Kristen DiMera) 15
*. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) 15
5. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 14
*. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 14
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 14
8. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 13
9. Blake Berris (Nick Fallon) 12
*. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 12
*. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 12
*. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 12
13. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 11
14. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 10
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 10
16. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 9
*. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 9
18. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 8
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 8
20. Aaron & Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera) 7
21. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 5
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady) 5
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 5
*. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 5
*. Isabelle & Sahara Roberts (Sydney DiMera) 5
26. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 4
*. Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) 4
28. Aloma Wright (Maxine Thomas) 3
29. Lauren Boles (Ciara Brady) 2
*. William Christopher (Father Tobias) 2
*. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 2
*. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 2
*. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 2
*. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 2
*. Nathan Owens (Cameron Davis) 2
*. Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo Carver) 2
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 2
*. Campbell & Carolyn Rose (Allie Horton) 2
*. Jadon Wells (Joey Johnson) 2
40. Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne Milbauer) 1
*. Lyn Mahler (Sister Annabel) 1
*. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 1
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 1
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Judilin Bosita (Nurse Carla)
Jacqueline Lord (Sara Coughlin)
Piter Marek (Dr. Edward Lewis)


November Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (11/1/12-11/30/12), out of a total of 20 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.
Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Eileen Davidson (Kristen DiMera) 17
2. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 16
3. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 15
*. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 15
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 15
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 15
7. Blake Berris (Nick Fallon) 14
*. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 14
9. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 13
*. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 13
*. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) 13
12. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 12
13. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 10
14. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 9
*. Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady) 9
16. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 8
17. Aloma Wright (Maxine Thomas) 7
18. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 6
*. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 6
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 6
21. William Christopher (Father Tobias) 5
*. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 5
*. Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis) 5
24. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 4
*. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 4
*. Brett Zimmerman (Eddie) 4
27. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 3
*. Lauren Boles (Ciara Brady) 3
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 3
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 3
31. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 2
*. Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo Carver) 2
*. Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) 2
34. Brendan Coughlin (Tad) 1
*. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 1
*. Aaron & Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera) 1
*. Michael Petrone (Mugger # 1) 1
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 1
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Judilin Bosita (Nurse Carla)
Richard Dorton (Mugger # 2)
Ramona DuBarry (Dr. Hill)
Brie Gabrielle (Audrey Perkins)
Dawnn Lewis (Dr. Knapp)
Erica Shaffer (Nurse # 2)
Lise Simms (Dr. Kathy Sedwick)
Monica Young (Nurse # 1)

October Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (10/1/12-10/31/12), out of a total of 23 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.
Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) 20
2. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 19
3. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 17
*. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 17
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 17
6. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 16
*. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 16
8. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 15
9. Eileen Davidson (Kristen DiMera) 13
*. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 13
11. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 12
12. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 11
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 11
14. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 10
*. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 10
16. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 9
17. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 8
*. Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) 8
19. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 7
*. Blake Berris (Nick Fallon) 7
*. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 7
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 7
23. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 6
*. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 6
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 6
26. Aloma Wright (Maxine Thomas) 5
27. Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis) 4
28. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 3
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 3
30. Lauren Boles (Ciara Brady) 2
*. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 2
*. Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne Milbauer) 2
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 2
*. Brett Zimmerman (Eddie) 2
35. Brendan Coughlin (Tad) 1
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Whitney Avalon (Nurse)
Judilin Bosita (Nurse Carla)
Anne-Marie Johnson (Dr. Patel)
Michael Kagan (Howard Dawson)
Max Bird-Ridnell (Steward)
Lise Simms (Dr. Sedwick)
Cole Smith (Nurse)
Joshua Snyder (Eli)

September Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (9/1/12-9/30/12), out of a total of 19 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.
Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) 19
2. Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas) 18
3. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 17
4. Blake Berris (Nick Fallon) 15
*. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 15
6. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 14
*. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 14
8. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 13
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 13
10. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 12
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 12
11. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 11
13. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 10
14. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 8
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 8
16. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 7
*. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 7
17. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 6
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 6
19. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 5
*. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 5
21. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 4
*. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 4
*. Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis) 4
24. Brendan Coughlin (Tad) 3
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 3
*. Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne Milbauer) 3
*. Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) 3
*. Jean Bruce Scott (Jessica Fallon) 3
*. Aloma Wright (Maxine Thomas) 3
30. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 2
*. Ron Leath (Henderson) 2
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 2
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 2
34. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 1
*. Aaron & Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera) 1
*. Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo Carver) 1
Contract actors not appearing this month:
Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera)
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Jim Abele (Parole Board Member # 1)
Michael Kagan (Howard)
Dawnn Lewis (Dr. Knapp)
Amanda Tepe (Joanne Leoni)
Christopher T. Wood (The Governor)


August Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (8/1/12-8/31/12), out of a total of 15 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.
Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 13
2. Alison Sweeney (Sami Hernandez) 12
3. Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas) 11
*. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 11
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole DiMera) 11
6. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 10
7. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 9
*. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 9
*. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 9
*. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 9
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 9
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 9
13. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 8
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 8
15. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 7
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 7
*. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 7
18. Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister) 6
*. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 6
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 6
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 6
*. Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis) 6
23. Blake Berris (Nick Fallon) 4
*. Brendan Coughlin (Tad) 4
*. Brant Daugherty (Brian) 4
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 4
*. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 4
*. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 4
*. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 4
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 4
31. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 3
*. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 3
*. Aaron & Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera) 3
*. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 3
*. Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) 3
*. Aloma Wright (Maxine Thomas) 3
37. Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) 2
*. Sarah Brown (Madison James) 2
*. Caleb Hunt (Andrew/Corey Olivieri) 2
*. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 2
*. Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo Carver) 2
*. Isabelle & Sahara Roberts (Sydney DiMera) 2
43. Lauren Boles (Ciara Brady) 1
*. Campbell & Carolyn Rose (Allie Horton) 1
*. Jean Bruce Scott (Jessica Fallon) 1
*. Ralph Waite (Father Matt) 1
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Kristina Joy (Molly's Mother)
Sebastian La Cause (Silvio)
Dawnn Lewis (Dr. Knapp)
Mason McNulty (Nicole's Son)

July Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (7/1/12-7/31/12), out of a total of 20 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.
Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 18
2. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 15
*. Alison Sweeney (Sami Hernandez) 15
4. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 14
5. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 12
*. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 12
7. Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas) 11
*. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 11
*. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 11
*. Caleb Hunt (Andrew/Corey Olivieri) 11
11. Arianne Zucker (Nicole DiMera) 10
12. Greg Ellis (Agent Spencer) 9
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 9
14. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 8
15. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 7
*. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 7
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 7
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 7
*. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 7
20. Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister) 6
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 6
22. Sarah Brown (Madison James) 5
*. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 5
*. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 5
*. Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed) 5
*. Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis) 5
27. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 4
28. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 3
29. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 2
*. Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) 2
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 2
*. Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo Carver) 2
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 2
*. Isabelle & Sahara Roberts (Sydney DiMera) 2
35. Lauren Boles (Ciara Brady) 1
*. Brant Daugherty (Brian) 1
*. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 1
*. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 1
*. Aaron & Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera) 1
Contract actors not appearing this month:
Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera)
Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady)
Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed)
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Hugh Holub (Hayes)
Danny Jacobs (Computer Expert)
Jill Remez (Mrs. Perez)

June Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (6/1/12-6/30/12), out of a total of 20 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.
Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes 
1. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 16
2. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 14
3. Alison Sweeney (Sami Hernandez) 13
4. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 11
5. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 10
6. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 9
*. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 9
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 9
9. Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas) 8
*. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 8
*. Caleb Hunt (Andrew) 8
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole DiMera) 8
13. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 7
*. Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister) 7
*. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 7
*. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 7
*. Renee Jones (Lexie Carver) 7
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 7
*. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 7
20. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 5
*. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 5
*. Ciera Payton (Officer Martine Kent) 5
*. Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo Carver) 5
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 5
25. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 4
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 4
27. Sarah Brown (Madison James) 3
*. Greg Ellis (Agent Spencer) 3
*. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 3
*. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 3
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 3
*. Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis) 3
33. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 2
*. Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) 2
*. Lauren Boles (Ciara Brady) 2
*. Aaron & Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera) 2
*. Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed) 2
*. Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) 2
*. Isabelle & Sahara Roberts (Sydney DiMera) 2
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 2
*. Beverly Todd (Celeste Perrault) 2
42. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 1
Contract actors not appearing this month:
Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady)
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
John Aprea (Arthur)
Camille Dixon (Newscaster's Voice)
Jesse Kristofferson (Neil Hultgren)
Hannah Telle (Waitress)

May Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (5/1/12-5/31/12), out of a total of 23 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.
Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 20
2. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 18
*. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 18
3. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 17
*. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 17
5. Alison Sweeney (Sami Hernandez) 16
6. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 15
7. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 14
*. Renee Jones (Lexie Carver) 14
*. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 14
10. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 13
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 13
12. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 12
13. Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed) 11
*. Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan) 11
15. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 10
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole DiMera) 10
17. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 8
18. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 7
*. Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas) 7
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 7
*. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 7
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 7
*. Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) 7
24. Sarah Brown (Madison James) 6
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 6
*. Beverly Todd (Celeste Perrault) 6
*. Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis) 6
28. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 5
*. Matt Riedy (Agent Harmon) 5
30. Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister) 4
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 4
32. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 3
*. Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) 3
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 3
35. Ron Leath (Henderson) 2
*. Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo Carver) 2
37. Fabrizio Brienza (Santo DiMera) 1
*. Greg Ellis (Agent Spencer) 1
*. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 1
*. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 1
*. Caleb Hunt (Andrew) 1
*. Aaron & Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera) 1
*. Isabelle & Sahara Roberts (Sydney DiMera) 1
Contract actors not appearing this month:
Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady)
Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis)
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Adriano Aragon (Signor Matteo)
John Eric Bentley (Fire Chief)
James Shanklin (Agent Neuman)
David F. Stephens (Caricature Artist)
Ilia Volok (Vladimir Nevsky)
Matthew Wolf (Serge)
Harmony Yaple (Accordion Player)

April Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (4/1/12-4/30/12), out of a total of 21 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.
Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 18
2. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 14
3. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 13
*. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 13
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole DiMera) 13
6. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 12
*. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 12
*. Alison Sweeney (Sami Hernandez) 12
9. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 11
10. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 10
*. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 10
12. Renee Jones (Lexie Carver) 9
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 9
14. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 8
15. Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas) 7
*. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 7
*. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 7
*. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 7
19. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 6
*. Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister) 6
*. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 6
*. Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed) 6
*. Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis) 6
24. Sarah Brown (Madison James) 5
*. Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) 5
*. Beverly Todd (Celeste Perrault) 5
27. Greg Ellis (Agent Spencer) 4
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 4
29. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 3
30. Aaron & Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera) 2
*. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 2
*. Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo Carver) 2
*. Campbell & Carolyn Rose (Allie Horton) 2
34. Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) 1
*. Julian Barnes (Harold) 1
*. Lauren Boles (Ciara Brady) 1
*. Fabrizio Brienza (Santo DiMera) 1
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 1
*. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 1
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 1
*. Matt Riedy (Agent Harmon) 1
*. Isabelle & Sahara Roberts (Sydney DiMera) 1
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 1
Contract actors not appearing this month:
Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis)
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:

Dave Baez (Francisco)

Pristine Emmons (Young Girl's Friend)

Yan Feldman (Airport Attendant)

Ben Hanfling (Dealer # 2)

Brian Kimmet (Male Movie Voice)

Tiffany Michelle (Dealer # 1)

Ray Siegle (Thug)

Cliff Marc Simon (Count Wilhelm)

Heather Sossaman (Young Girl)

Tamlyn Tomita (Dr. Ellen Yu)

Matthew Wolf (Serge)

Gwendoline Yeo (Female Movie Voice)


March Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (3/1/12-3/31/12), out of a total of 21 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.
Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 13
*. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 13
*. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 13
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 13
*. Alison Sweeney (Sami Hernandez) 13
6. Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed) 12
7. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 11
*. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 11
*. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 11
10. Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas) 10
*. Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) 10
*. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 10
13. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 8
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 8
*. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 8
*. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 8
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole DiMera) 8
18. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 7
*. Sarah Brown (Madison James) 7
*. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 7
*. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 7
22. Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister) 6
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 6
24. Renee Jones (Lexie Carver) 5
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 5
26. Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) 4
*. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 4
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 4
29. James Franzo (Martin) 3 
*. Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady) 3
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 3
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 3
33. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 2
*. Greg Ellis (Agent Spencer) 2
*. Aaron & Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera) 2
*. Isabelle & Sahara Roberts (Sydney DiMera) 2
*. Campbell & Carolyn Rose (Allie Horton) 2
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 2
39. Justin Chu Cary (Karim) 1
*. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 1
*. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 1
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Eddie Alfano (Thug # 1)
Joel Berti (George)
Taylor Frey (Dustin)
Mark Riccardi (Thug # 2)
Jennifer Weston (Nurse)

February Episode Rankings.
Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (2/1/12-2/29/12), out of a total of 21 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.
Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 14
2. Alison Sweeney (Sami Hernandez) 13
3. Sarah Brown (Madison James) 12
*. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 12
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole DiMera) 12
6. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 11
*. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 11
*. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 11
*. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 11
10. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 10
*. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 10
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 10
*. Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed) 10
14. Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister) 9
*. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 9
16. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 8
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 8
18. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 7
19. Renee Jones (Lexie Carver) 6
20. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 5
21. Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) 4
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 4
23. Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas) 3
24. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 2
*. Justin Chu Cary (Karim) 2
*. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 2
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 2
*. James Franzo (Martin) 2
*. Aaron & Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera) 2
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 2
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 2
32. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 1
*. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 1
*. Greg Ellis (Agent Spencer) 1
*. Bren Foster (Quinn Hudson) 1
*. Isabelle & Sahara Roberts (Sydney DiMera) 1
*. Campbell & Carolyn Rose (Allie Horton) 1
Contract actors not appearing this month:
Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez)
Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady)
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Loanne Bishop (Mrs. Carlisle)
J. Trevor Davis (David)
Christopher Forsyth (Arnie Jacobsen)
Taylor Frey (Dustin)
Ellen K (Debate Moderator)
Jesse Kristofferson (Neil)
Kate Orsini (Gate Attendant)
Satiar Pourvasei (Airport Official)
David Wright (Election Official)


January Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (1/1/12-1/31/12), out of a total of 21 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.

Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Chandler Massey (Will Horton) 15
2. Alison Sweeney (Sami Hernandez) 12
3. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 11
*. Sarah Brown (Madison James) 11
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 11
*. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 11
*. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 11
8. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 10
*. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans Black) 10
*. Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) 10
11. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 9
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole DiMera) 9
13. Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas) 8
*. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 8
*. Drake Hogestyn (John Black) 8
*. Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed) 8
17. Casey Jon Deidrick (Chad DiMera) 7
*. Renee Jones (Lexie Carver) 7
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera) 7
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 7
21. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 6
22. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 5
*. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 5
*. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 5
*. Bren Foster (Quinn Hudson) 5
*. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 5
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 5
28. Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux) 4
29. Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo Carver) 2
*. Isabelle & Sahara Roberts (Sydney DiMera) 2
31. Justin Chu Cary (Karim) 1
*. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 1
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 1
*. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 1
*. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 1
*. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 1
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 1
Contract actors not appearing this month:
Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady)
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Brooke Anderson (Reporter)
Joel Berti (George)
Noa Dori (Pat)
Taylor Frey (Dustin)
Joel Lambert (Mike Maddux)
Ruta Lee (Tillie Inman)
Tracey Morris (Photographer)
Angel Parker (Carol)
Chase Rivera (Paco Rivera)
Jai Rodriguez (Matteo)
Roberto Sanchez (Alex Simpson)
Leslie Nicole Smith (Leslie)
Lawrence Zarian (Alexander Christian)