Four Decades of Doug:
A Tribute to Bill Hayes
Click here for Doug's first episode script, February 18, 1970.
Bill's first page of dialogue as Doug (then going by the
from episode # 1079, which aired on February 18, 1970. Bill
autographed this copy of the script page for me in 2008.
Before joining "Days", Bill Hayes had success on the music charts.
In this photo, Hayes promotes his # 1 hit song from 1955, "The Ballad of Davy Crockett."
Denise Alexander (Susan), Bill Hayes (Doug) & Susan Seaforth (Julie) in 1970.
This was Bill & Susan's first-ever photo shoot together.
Susan Seaforth (Julie), Frances Reid (Alice), Macdonald Carey (Tom), John Clarke (Mickey), Edward Mallory (Bill), Susan Flannery (Laura), Denise Alexander (Susan) and Bill Hayes (Doug) celebrate the 1,500th episode of "Days", which aired on October 20, 1971.
Susan Seaforth & Bill Hayes on their wedding day, October 12, 1974.
Bill & Susan on the cover of Time Magazine, January 12, 1976.
The wedding party at Doug & Julie's first wedding, which aired on October 1, 1976. From left to right: Brooke Bundy (Rebecca), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie), Rosemary Forsyth (Laura), Mary Frann (Amanda), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie), Bill Hayes (Doug), Frances Reid (Alice), Macdonald Carey (Tom), Robert Clary (Robert), Edward Mallory (Bill), Peter Brown (Greg), John Lupton (Tommy) and Richard Guthrie (David).
Doug & Julie's second wedding, 1981.
The Horton Family in 2001: Suzanne Rogers (Maggie), John Clarke (Mickey),
Frances Reid (Alice), Bill Hayes (Doug), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie).
Bill & Susan's autographed photo, 2006.
Bill Hayes ("Santa" Doug), Susan Seaforth Hayes ("Mrs. Claus" Julie), Kristian Alfonso (Hope),
Peter Reckell (Bo) and Lauren Boles (Ciara) in December 2008.
Bill Hayes & Doug Williams: Through the Years
(Youtube links not associated with Jason47.com)
Doug & Julie's First Wedding begins, October 1, 1976.
Doug & Julie's First Wedding concludes, October 1, 1976.
The Hortons sing "Always" at Tom & Alice's
50th wedding anniversary, March 7, 1980.
Click here for a scene from Doug & Julie's Second Wedding, 1981.
Bill sings "The Ballad of Davy Crockett."
Doug sings "Oh Danny Boy" at Tom Horton's funeral, June 29, 1994.
Bill & Susan reminisce about Doug & Julie
in the special Christmas 2001 episode.
After Doug's "death", his ghost sings "Always" to Hope & Julie, 2004.
(Doug would be back to life several months later when all
of the Salem Stalker killings were revealed to be a hoax).
An interview with Bill & Susan, November 2009.