Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera)

Birthplace: West Hartford, Connecticut.
Birthday: March 13, 1929.

Personal: Wife: entertainment publicist Patricia Schultz (married 10/22/05). 1 son, Peter (born 1968), from a previous marriage to Rose Maimone. Former member of the Metropolitan Opera. In real life, his parents were married for 80 years.
Filmography: TV Series: "From These Roots" (Jack Lander: 1961), "Where the Heart Is" (Ed Lucas: 1970-1973), "Bronk" (Pete Santori: 1975-1976), "The Gangster Chronicles" (Salvatore Maranzano: 1981), "General Hospital" (Domino: 1989), "The Bold & the Beautiful" (Massimo Marone: 2001-2006). TV Appearances: "Days of Our Lives" (Dr. Tutano in 1968), "All in the Family", "Kojak", "The Incredible Hulk", "The Rockford Files", "Crazy Like a Fox", "Hill Street Blues", "Hunter", "Santa Barbara". Movies: "Jaws 2", "Yes, Giorgio."
Awards: 3 SOD Awards (villain, 1984,1985,1997).
Days Airdates: January 18, 1982-March 8, 1983; Recurring: March 2, 1984-May 11, 1984; Contract: October 19, 1984-February 22, 1985; Recurring: November 4, 1988-December 19, 1988; Contract: September 17, 1993-August 3, 1994; November 4, 1994-August 14, 1996; October 4, 1996-December 24, 1996; Recurring: February 7, 1997-February 13, 1997; Contract: June 13, 1997-June 14, 2001; June 6, 2007-February 29, 2008; August 5, 2008-Present.

Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady)

Birthplace: New York City, New York.
Birthday: November 3, 1927.

Personal: Single.
Filmography: TV Series: "Love of Life" (Vanessa Dale: 1951-1955), "For Better or Worse" (1959-1960), "Room For One More" (Anna Rose: 1962), "The Young Marrieds" (Susan Garrett: 1964-1966), "General Hospital" (Iris Fairchild: 1967-1970), "Gibbsville" (Mrs. Malloy: 1976), "Lou Grant" (Marian Hume: 1978-1982), "The Lazarus Syndrome" (Stacy: 1979), "Profiler" (Melinda Gillespie: 1997). TV Appearances: "Philco Television Playhouse", "United States Steel Hour", "Robert Montgomery Presents", "Lux Video Theatre", "The Adventures of Jim Bowie", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Bonanza", "Gunsmoke", "Maverick", "Perry Mason", "Richard Diamond, Private Detective", "Hawaiian Eye", "The Wide Country", "The Andy Griffith Show", "Ben Casey", "Surfside 6", "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour", "The Fugitive", "The Great Adventure", "Laramie", "Redigo", "The Virginian", "The FBI", "Longstreet", "Marcus Welby, MD", "The Rookies", "Barnaby Jones", "The Waltons", "S.W.A.T.", "Medical Center", "Cannon", "Kojak", "Logan's Run", "The Amazing Spider-Man", "Archie Bunker's Place", "Cagney & Lacey", "The Jeffersons", "St. Elsewhere", "Newhart", "Night Court", "Airwolf", "Hardcastle & McCormick", "Highway to Heaven", "Hardball", "The Commish", "L.A. Law", "Providence", "Judging Amy", "Cold Case." TV Movies: "The Cherry Orchard", "The City", "A Death of Innocence", "Eleanor and Franklin", "Good Against Evil", "Hewitt's Just Different", "How the West Was Won", "Loose Change", "Bid and Lou", "Mrs. R's Daughter", "Fighting Back", "Mark, I Love You", "Two of a Kind", "Wait Till Your Mother Gets Home!", "Memorial Day", "Deadly Care", "Winnie", "Amityville The Evil Escapes", "Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story", "Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy", "Silk Hope", "James Dean." Movies: "The Case Againt Brooklyn", "Uncle Vanya", "From the Desk of Margaret Tyding", "Lad: A Dog", "FBI: Code 98", "Promises in the Dark", "UFOria", "Bustin' Loose", "Second Thoughts", "Murphy's Romance", "No Man's Land", "Daddy's Girl", "The Irish Vampire Goes West", "Let Go."
Awards: 4 Daytime Emmy nominations (lead actress, 1986, 2013, 2015; supporting actress, 1987). Primetime Emmy Award winner (guest actress in a drama, "The Trials of Rosie O'Neill", 1991). 2 Primetime Emmy nominations (guest actress in a drama, "Cagney & Lacey", 1986; supporting actress in a miniseries, "Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story", 1993).
Days Airdates: Recurring: February 7, 1983-February 9, 1983. Contract: July 17, 1985-July 3, 1989. Recurring: July 21, 1989-January 12, 1990. Contract: January 15, 1990-December 5, 2003; Recurring: March 26, 2004; Contract: July 15, 2004-Present.

Casey Moss (J.J. Deveraux)

Birthplace: Hanford, California.
Birthday: November 16, 1993.

Personal: Single. Began career as a model.
Filmography: "Days" is Moss' acting debut.
Days Airdates: May 6, 2013-Present.

Stephen Nichols (Steve Johnson)

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Birthday: February 19, 1951.

Personal: Wife: Lisa R. Gordon (married 10/24/84). Three children: daughter Vanessa (1/10/78) and son Aaron (5/20/80) from a previous marriage to Wendy Mayesh; and daughter Dylan Selena (9/26/91) from his current marriage.
Filmography: TV Series: "Santa Barbara" (Dr. Skyler Gates: 1992); "Second Chances" (Tommy Simmons: 1993-1994); "General Hospital"/"Port Charles" (Stefan Cassidine: 1996-2003), "The Young and the Restless" (Tucker McCall: 2010-2013). TV Appearances: "Dynasty", "Wizards and Warriors", "Dallas", "T.J. Hooker", "Crazy Like a Fox", "Matlock", "L.A. Law", "Shades of LA", "Murder, She Wrote", "2000 Malibu Road", "Renegade", "Melrose Place", "The Nanny", "In the Heat of the Night", "Sisters", "Diagnosis: Murder", "Empty Nest", "She Spies." TV Movie: "Around the World in 80 Days." Movies: "Killing Time", "A Different Story", "Choices", "House", "Witchboard", "Soapdish", "Heaven's Tears", "Phoenix", "Cover Me", "Deep Cover", "The Glass Cage", "Blue Heat: The Case of the Cover Girl Murders", "Merchants of Venus", "Checkmate."
Awards: Daytime Emmy nomination (lead actor, 1988); 4 SOD Awards (supporting actor, 1986; lead actor, 1988; hero, 1989; supercouple [with Mary Beth Evans as Kayla], 1989); SOD nomination (supercouple, 1990).
Days Airdates: Recurring: June 13, 1985-August 23, 1985. Contract: October 17, 1985-October 26, 1990; June 9, 2006-February 17, 2009; August 28, 2015-Present.

Thaao Penghlis (Andre DiMera)

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia.
Birthday: December 15, 1945.

Personal: Single.
Filmography: TV Series: "General Hospital" (Victor Cassidine: 1981, 2014); "Mission: Impossible" (Nicholas Black: 1988-1989), "Santa Barbara" (Micah DeAngelis: 1992-1993). TV Appearances: "Hawkins", "Kojak", "Cannon", "Tenspeed and Brown Shoe", "Hart to Hart", "Nero Wolfe", "Hotel", "Magnum, P.I.", "Who's the Boss?", "Moon Over Miami." TV Movies: "Silent Lovers", "Sadat", "Under Siege", "Emma: Queen of the South Seas", "The Lookalike", "Memories of Midnight", "Tribe." Movies: "Slow Dancing in the Big City", "The Bell Jar", "Altered States", "The Mirror", "A Green Story", "The Book of Esther."
Awards: Daytime Emmy nomination (lead actor, 2008). 2 SOD nominations (favorite return, 2003; villain, 2005).
Days Airdates: Contract: November 6, 1981-October 24, 1985 (also as Andre DiMera, 9/1/83-11/23/84); October 22, 1993-December 15, 1995; Recurring: February 1, 1996-February 13, 1996. Contract: June 21, 2002-January 30, 2004; June 22, 2004-September 9, 2005; May 24, 2007-April 1, 2009; September 25, 2015-Present.

Kyler Pettis (Theo Carver)

Birthplace: Laguna Hills, California.
Birthday: October 16, 1992.
Personal: Single. Son of former MLB player Gary Pettis.
Filmography: TV Appearance: "Ray Donovan." Movie: "Secret's Out."
Days Airdates: November 3, 2015-Present.

Peter Reckell (Bo Brady)

Birthplace: Elkart, Indiana
Raised: Okemos, Michigan
Birthday: May 7, 1955.

Personal: Wife: Kelly Susan Moneymaker, a singer (married 4/18/98). One daughter, Loden (born 10/25/07).
Filmography: TV Series: "As the World Turns" (Eric Hollister: 1980-1981), "Knots Landing" (Johnny Rourke: 1988-1989). TV Appearances: "The Facts of Life", "Baywatch", "Women of the House", "Heaven Help Us", "Hope & Gloria", "Sheena", "30 Rock." TV Movies: "Shades of Love: Moonlight Flight", "Locked Up: A Mother's Rage." Movie: "Broken Bridges", "Street Dreams."
Awards: Daytime Emmy nomination (lead actor, 2009); 6 SOD Awards (lead actor, 1984;1985; younger actor, 1986; hottest male, 1996; couple, 2001,2003). SOD nomination (supercouple, 1986); SOU Award (couple, 1997).
Days Airdates: May 3, 1983-April 20, 1987; April 19, 1990-January 17, 1992; August 1, 1995-October 30, 2012; August 28, 2015-Present.

Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton)

Birthplace: Eatontown, New Jersey.
Birthday: March 14, 1967.

Personal: Husband: actor Scott Reeves (married 3/23/90). Children: daughter Emily Taylor (6/23/92) and son Lawrence David (8/4/97).
Filmography: TV Series: "Santa Barbara" (Jade Perkins: 1984-1985). TV Appearances: "Hotel", "Highway to Heaven", "The Hitchhiker." TV Movie: "Half a Dozen Babies." Movies: "Somewhere Tomorrow", "Summer Camp Nightmare."
Awards:  Daytime Emmy nomination (younger actress, 1992). 4 SOD Awards: Supercouple (1991), Love Story (1992), Wedding (1992), Hottest Female (1994). 2 SOU Awards: Best Days Actress (1992,1993).
Days Airdates: October 9, 1985-December 15, 1995; October 6, 2000-September 21, 2006. Recurring: June 10, 2010-July 6, 2010; Contract: November 12, 2010-Present.


James Reynolds (Abe Carver)

Birthplace: Oskaloosa, Kansas.
Birthday: August 10, 1946.

Personal: Wife: Lissa Layng, an actress (married 12/21/86). From a previous marriage to Laura Toffenetti, 1 son: Jed (born 10/27/79). With Marines during Vietnam War. Owns Classes Unlimited, a school in California. Also runs Free State Productions, Inc., which is based in Kansas.
Filmography: TV Series: "Time Express" (R. J. Walker: 1979), "Generations" (Henry Marshall: 1990-1991). TV Appearances: "The Incredible Hulk", "Diff'rent Strokes", "The Dukes of Hazzard", "Hart to Hart", "Highway to Heaven", "Cheers", "227", "Seinfeld", "The Weakest Link." TV Movies: "Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell", "Jennifer: A Woman's Story", "M Station: Hawaii", "Hotline." Movie: "C.H.O.M.P.S."
Awards: 2 Daytime Emmy nominations (lead actor, 1991 "Generations"; 2004).
Days Airdates: October 29, 1981-October 10, 1989. Recurring: October 30, 1989-August 23, 1990; July 31, 1991-December 5, 1991; Contract: January 27, 1992-September 29, 2003. Recurring: December 3, 2003-April 29, 2004. Contract: May 26, 2004-Present.

Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis)

Midland, Maryland...Raised: Colonial Heights, Virginia.
Birthday: July 9, 1943.


Personal: Single. Real last name: Crumpler. Former Radio City Music Hall Rockette.
Filmography: TV Appearances: "Love, American Style", "Quincy, M.E.", "Little House on the Prairie", "Knight Rider." TV Movie: "Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story."
Awards: Daytime Emmy Award (supporting actress, 1979).
Days Airdates: August 20, 1973-October 1, 1984; Recurring: August 27, 1985-June 27, 1988. Contract: July 20, 1988-November 10, 2003. Recurring: January 7, 2004-April 29, 2004. Contract: June 14, 2004-Present.