2017 Contract Changes:

Contract Arrivals: (3)

1/17- Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady) (return)
1/17- Gabrielle Haugh (Jade Michaels)
2/23- Lamon Archey (Eli Grant)

Contract Departures: (2)

1/9- Paige Searcy (Jade Michaels)
2/9- Brandon Beemer (Shawn Brady)


2017 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 2017 (1/1/17-2/28/17), out of a total of 40 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. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 22
*. Vincent Irizarry (Deimos Kiriakis) 22
3. Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera) 21
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 21
5. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 19
*. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 19
*. Marci Miller (Abigail DiMera) 19
*. Stephen Nichols (Steve Johnson) 19
9. Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane) 18
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) 18
*. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans-18/Hattie Adams-5) 18
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 18
13. Christopher Sean (Paul Narita) 17
14. Thaao Penghlis (Andre DiMera) 16
15. Casey Moss (J.J. Deveraux) 15
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 15
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 15
18. Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez) 14
19. A Martinez (Eduardo Hernandez) 13
20. Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan-7/Drew Donovan-8) 12
*. Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady) 12
22. Vivian Jovanni (Ciara Brady) 10
*. Kyler Pettis (Theo Carver) 10
*. Aaron D. Spears (Lt. Raines) 10
25. Brandon Beemer (Shawn Brady) 9
*. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 9
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) 9
*. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 9
*. Sal Stowers (Lani Price) 9
*. Vanessa Williams (Valerie Grant) 9
31. Olivia Rose Keegan (Claire Brady) 8
*. James Lastovic (Joey Johnson) 8
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 8
34. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 6
*. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 6
*. Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera) 6
*. Martha Madison (Belle Brady) 6
*. Austin Peck (Austin Reed) 6
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 6
40. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 5
*. Patrika Darbo (Nancy Wesley) 5
*. Cara & Sienna Gwartz (Holly) 5
*. Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne Milbauer) 5
*. Harper & Sydnee Udell (Arianna Horton) 5
*. Craig Welzbacher (Myron Raditz) 5
46. Gabrielle Haugh (Jade Michaels) 4
*. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 4
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 4
49. Lauren Letherer (Coco) 3
*. Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins (Sheila) 3
51. Lamon Archey (Eli Grant) 2
*. Shelley Hennig (Stephanie Johnson) 2 
*. Paige Searcy (Jade Michaels) 2
*. Elowen & Willow S. (Thomas Deveraux) 2
55. Real Andrews (Hal Michaels) 1 
*. Laura Kai Chen (DA Melinda Trask) 1
*. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 1
*. Marsha Clark (Judge Karen Fitzpatrick) 1
*. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 1
*. Ron Leath (Henderson) 1
*. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 1

February Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (2/1/17-2/28/17), out of a total of 20 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.

Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera) 11
*. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 11
*. Vincent Irizarry (Deimos Kiriakis) 11
*. Marci Miller (Abigail DiMera) 11
5. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 10
*. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans-10/Hattie Adams-2) 10
*. Thaao Penghlis (Andre DiMera) 10
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 10
*. Christopher Sean (Paul Narita) 10
*. Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan-5/Drew Donovan-8) 10
11. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 9
*. A Martinez (Eduardo Hernandez) 9
*. Casey Moss (J.J. Deveraux) 9
*. Stephen Nichols (Steve Johnson) 9
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 9
*. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 9
17. Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane) 8
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady) 8
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 8
*. Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez) 8
21. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 7
*. Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady) 7
23. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 6
*. Sal Stowers (Lani Price) 6
25. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 5
*. Vivian Jovanni (Ciara Brady) 5
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) 5
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 5
*. Aaron D. Spears (Lt. Raines) 5
*. Vanessa Williams (Valerie Grant) 5
31. Bill Hayes (Doug Williams) 4
*. Martha Madison (Belle Brady) 4
*. Austin Peck (Austin Reed) 4
*. Kyler Pettis (Theo Carver) 4
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 4
36. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 3 
*. Brandon Beemer (Shawn Brady) 3
*. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 3
*. Olivia Rose Keegan (Claire Brady) 3
*. James Lastovic (Joey Johnson) 3
*. Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne Milbauer) 3
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 3
43. Lamon Archey (Eli Grant) 2
*. Gabrielle Haugh (Jade Michaels) 2
*. Shelley Hennig (Stephanie Johnson) 2
*. Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera) 2
*. Harper & Sydnee Udell (Arianna Horton) 2
*. Craig Welzbacher (Myron Raditz) 2
49. Real Andrews (Hal Michaels) 1
*. Laura Kai Chen (DA Melinda Trask) 1
*. Marsha Clark (Judge Karen Fitzpatrick) 1
*. Cara & Sienna Gwartz (Holly) 1
*. Ron Leath (Henderson) 1
*, Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 1
*. Scott Takeda (Dr. Lee) 1
Contract actors not appearing this month:
Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady)
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Branton Box (State Trooper) 
Vonzell Carter (Thug # 2) 
Adam Dunnells (Goon # 1/Guard)
Martin William Harris (Czech Police Officer)
John Randall Hennigan (Goon # 2)
Gwen McGee (Judge Rose Duncan) 
Trenton Rostedt (Thug # 1/Minion)
Maria Tornberg (Agent Reznik) 
Brad Lee Wind (Timon) 




January Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (1/1/17-1/31/17), out of a total of 20 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.

Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 12
2. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 11
*. Vincent Irizarry (Deimos Kiriakis) 11
4. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 10
*. Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane) 10
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady) 10
*. Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera) 10
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 10
*. Stephen Nichols (Steve Johnson) 10
10. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 9
11. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans-8/Hattie Adams-3) 8
*. Marci Miller (Abigail DiMera) 8
13. Christopher Sean (Paul Narita) 7
14. Brandon Beemer (Shawn Brady) 6
*. Casey Moss (J.J. Deveraux) 6
*. Thaao Penghlis (Andre DiMera) 6
*. Kyler Pettis (Theo Carver) 6
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 6
*. Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez) 6
20. Patrika Darbo (Nancy Wesley) 5
*. Vivian Jovanni (Ciara Brady) 5
*. Olivia Rose Keegan (Claire Brady) 5
*. James Lastovic (Joey Johnson) 5
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 5
*. Aaron D. Spears (Lt. Raines) 5
*. Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady) 5
27. Cara & Sienna Gwartz (Holly) 4
*. Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera) 4
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) 4
*. A Martinez (Eduardo Hernandez) 4
*. Vanessa Williams (Valerie Grant) 4
32. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 3
*. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 3
*. Lauren Letherer (Coco) 3
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 3
*. Sal Stowers (Lani Price) 3
*. Harper & Sydnee Udell (Arianna Horton) 3
*. Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins (Sheila) 3
*. Craig Welzbacher (Myron Raditz) 3
40. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 2
*. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 2
*. Gabrielle Haugh (Jade Michaels) 2
*. Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne Milbauer) 2
*. Martha Madison (Belle Brady) 2
*. Austin Peck (Austin Reed) 2
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 2
*. Paige Searcy (Jade Michaels) 2
*. Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan) 2
*. Elowen & Willow S. (Thomas Deveraux) 2
50. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 1
*. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 1
*. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 1
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 1
Contract actors not appearing this month:
Drake Hogestyn (John Black)
Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady)
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Alisa Allapach (Annabelle)
Crystal Allen (Mother)
Marilyn Camacho (Prison Officer Ortiz)
Martin William Harris (Czech Police Officer)
Steve Hart (Stefano Look-alike)
Lexi Johnson (Alana)
Robert Mammana (Detective Mena)
Jeffrey Markle (Chet)
Sherida Mulrowe (Fortune Teller)
Derick Neikirk (Hit Man)
Mike Ostroski (Detective Carp)
Maria Tornberg (Agent Reznik)