Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California.
Birthday: February 13, 1971.

Personal: Wife: actress Jenna Hudlett (married 1/3/00). 2 sons: Dillon Phoenix (born 8/3/06) and Jensen (born 7/17/08). Began career as a model.
Filmography: TV Series: "Passions" (Luis Lopez Fitzgerald: 1999-2008). TV Appearances: "The Weakest Link", "Miss Match", "Wheel of Fortune", "1 vs. 100", "10 Items or Less." Movies: "Road Trip", "Pistol Whipped."
Awards: SOD nomination (favorite couple, 2005). 2 Daytime Emmy Fan Award nominations (favorite couple, 2002, 2005).
Days Airdates: October 31, 2008-Present. Also appeared as Arnold Feniger, the Rafe Hernandez look-alike from January 31, 2011-July 20, 2011.

Deidre Hall (Dr. Marlena Evans)

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin...Raised: Lake Worth, Florida.
Birthday: October 31, 1947.

Personal: Single. 2 sons: David Atticus (8/23/92) and Tully Chapin (1/19/95) (both with the help of surrogate mother Robin Buchanan). Her twin sister, Andrea, appeared on "Days" as Marlena's twin sister, Samantha Evans (1977-1982) and as Hattie Adams (2000-2001). Played Hattie Adams herself for two episodes in April, 2004 and Samantha Evans in August, 2008. Has a jewelry collection, occasionally sold on QVC.
Filmography: TV Series: "Emergency!" (Nurse Sally Lewis: 1972), "The Young & the Restless" (Barbara Anderson: 1973-1975), "Electra Woman and Dyna Girl" (Lori/Electra Woman: 1976-1977), "Our House" (Jesse Witherspoon: 1986-1988), "Wiseguy" (Claudia Newquay: 1988). TV Appearances: "Celebrity Bowling", "San Francisco International Airport", "Night Gallery", "Adam-12", "Karen", "S.W.A.T.", "Hot Pursuit", "Hotel", "Columbo", "Perry Mason", "Murder, She Wrote", "Women of the House", "Intimate Portrait: Deidre Hall." TV Movies: "The Million Dollar Face", "A Reason to Live", "Take My Daughters Please", "And the Sea Will Tell", "For the Very First Time", "Woman on the Ledge", "Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story" (autobiography), "OP Center." Movies: "Pray TV", "Special Delivery."
Awards: 3 Daytime Emmy nominations (supporting actress, 1980; lead actress 1984, 1985). 6 SOD Awards (lead actress, 1982,1983,1984,1985,1995; couple [with Drake Hogestyn, John], 2005). 3 SOD nominations (hottest romance, 1998; lead actress, 1999, 2005). 2 SOU Awards (best Days actress, 1994,1995).
Days Airdates: June 21, 1976-April 24, 1987; August 2, 1991-January 23, 2009; September 26, 2011-Present.  

Drake Hogestyn (John Black)

Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Birthday: September 29, 1953.

Personal: Wife: Victoria Ann Post (married 12/31/84). 2 daughters: Whitney N. (7/20/85) and Alexandra Lane (12/9/88). From Victoria's previous marriage, 1 stepson, Benjamin William (11/6/81), and 1 stepdaughter, Rachael Lynn (6/15/79). Real first name: Donald. Minor league baseball player with NY Yankees in the 1970's.
Filmography: TV Series: "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" (Brian McFadden: 1982-1983). TV Appearance: "Otherworld." TV Movies: "Generation", "Beverly Hills Cowgirl Blues."
Awards: 3 SOD Awards (hottest male, 1994,1995; couple [with Deidre Hall, Marlena], 2005); 2 SOD nominations (hottest male, 1997; hottest romance, 1998). 12 SOU Awards (best actor, 1992,1993, 1994,1995, 1996,1997; best Days actor, 1992,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997).
Days Airdates: January 24, 1986-January 23, 2009; September 26, 2011-June 14, 2013. Recurring: July 17, 2013-July 18, 2013. Contract: March 4, 2014-Present.

Vivian Jovanni (Ciara Brady)

Birthplace: Harris County, Texas.
Birthday: August 17, 1995.

Personal: Single. Real last name: Pupo.
Filmography: TV Appearance: "The Bay." Movies: "The Madness Within", "The Right Hand of God."
Days Airdates: October 30, 2015-Present.


Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts.
Birthday: March 9, 1953.

Personal: Husband: Nicholas Louis Schillace, a makeup artist (married 5/3/87). 1 son: Zachariah Nicholas (11/6/88). 1 daughter: Emilia Katari "Millikate" (10/9/90).
Filmography: TV Series: "The Young & the Restless" (Lindsey Wells: 1984-1986), "The Bold and the Beautiful" (Margo Lynley: 1987-1993, 2002). TV Appearances: "Mike Hammer", "Spies", "Silk Stalkings", "Valley of the Dolls", "The Nanny", "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior." Movies: "Hard to Hold", "Zork: Nemesis."
Awards: 1 SOD nomination (supporting actress, 2000).
Days Airdates: January 25, 1996-Present.

Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis)

Birthplace: Billings, Montana.
Birthday: July 31, 1958.

Personal: Wife: Debra Yuhasz (married 7/4/03). 3 children: daughter Meghann Sidney (from a previous relationship, 10/29/85), daughter Rosabel Rosalind (from a previous marriage to actress Rena Sofer, born 9/17/96) and son Brogan George (11/14/04).
Filmography: TV Series: "General Hospital" (Ned Ashton: 1991-2005), "1 Day With..." (Host: 2004-2005), "As the World Turns" (Sam Hutchins: 2007-2008), "Generator Rex" (Voice of Agent Six: 2010-2011). TV Appearances: "Oh, Grow Up", "Law & Order: LA."
Awards: Daytime Emmy Award (composing the original song "Barefoot Ballet" for "General Hospital" in 2002). 2 SOD nominations (supporting actor, 1994; hottest male, 1996).
Days Airdates: February 3, 1987-February 5, 1991. Recurring: August 11, 2009-April 3, 2014; February 17, 2015-August 26, 2015; Contract: September 1, 2015-Present.


James Lastovic (Joey Johnson)

San Diego, California.
Birthday: October 15, 1994.

Personal: Single.
Filmography: Movie: "A Talking Pony!?!"
Days Airdates: August 28, 2015-Present.

Jen Lilley (Theresa Donovan)

Birthplace: Roanoke, Virginia.
Birthday: August 4, 1984.

Personal: Husband: Jason Wayne (married 5/26/07). Both appeared on HGTV's "The Antonio Treatment" in 2010, when they had their condo re-modeled.
Filmography: TV Series: "General Hospital" (Maxie Jones: 2011-2012). TV Appearances: "Hannah Montana", "Two and a Half Men", "Rules of Engagement", "Criminal Minds", "PrankStars", "iCarly", "Castle." Movies: "The Back Up Bride", "Turnaround Jake", "The Artist", "The Book of Esther."
Days Airdates: July 3, 2013-Present.

Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux)

Birthplace: Calabasas, California.
Birthday: September 15, 1987.

Personal: Single. Real last name: Morris.
Filmography: TV Appearance: "How I Met Your Mother."
Days Airdates: March 2, 2011-Present.

A Martinez (Eduardo Hernandez)

Birthplace: Glendale, California.
Birthday: September 27, 1948.

Personal: Wife: Leslie Bryans (married 1982); One son (Dakota Lee, 7/25/86) and two daughters (Devon Makena, 6/7/89, Ren Farren, 9/13/93).
Filmography: TV Series: "The Cowboys" (Cimarron: 1974); "Born to the Wind" (Low Wolf: 1982); "Cassie & Co." (Benny Silva: 1982); "Whiz Kids" (Lt. Neal Quinn: 1983-1984); "Santa Barbara" (Cruz Castillo: 1984-1992); "L.A. Law" (Daniel Morales: 1992-1994); "Profiler" (Nick Cooper: 1996-1997); "Port Charles/General Hospital" (Roy DiLucca: 1999-2002); "For the People" (Michael Olivas: 2002-2003); "One Life to Live" (Ray Montez: 2008-2009); "The Bold and the Beautiful" (Dr. Ramon Montgomery: 2011-2012); "Longmire" (Jacob Nighthorse: 2012-Present). TV Appearances: "Mission: Impossible", "Ironside", "Bonanza", "Hawaii Five-0", "Kung Fu", "Columbo", "The Streets of San Francisco", "All in the Family", "Baretta", "Police Woman", "The Incredible Hulk", "Barnaby Jones", "Quincy", "Barney Miller", "Chips", "Fantasy Island", "Falcon Crest", "Hart to Hart", "Remington Steele", "Touched by an Angel", "JAG", "CSI", "Criminal Minds", "Castle", "The Night Shift", "NCIS."
Awards: Daytime Emmy Award (Lead Actor, 1990); 6 Daytime Emmy Nominations (Lead Actor, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993); 4 SOD Awards (Hero, 1988; Lead Actor, 1990, 1991; Super Couple (with Marcy Walker), 1990); 6 SOD Nominations (Lead Actor, 1984, 1993; Super Couple (with Marcy Walker), 1986, 1988, 1989; Hero, 1989).
Days Airdates: September 21, 2015-Present.

Eric Martsolf (Brady Black)

Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Birthday: July 27, 1971.

Personal: Wife: Lisa Kouchak (married 10/10/03). 2 sons (twins): Mason Alan and Chase Evan (born 4/7/06).
Filmography: TV Series: "Passions" (Ethan Winthrop: 2002-2008). TV Appearances: "NCIS", "Smallville." Movies: "The Cheater", "Spanish Fly", "Omum", "If Lucy Fell."
Awards: Daytime Emmy Award (supporting actor, 2014); 1 SOD nomination (newcomer, 2003).
Days Airdates: November 13, 2008-Present.