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.

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:  2 Daytime Emmy nomination (younger actress, 1992; supporting actress, 2016). 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: Recurring: August 20, 1973-October 4, 1973; Contract: October 22, 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.

Christopher Sean (Paul Narita)

Birthplace: Oak Harbor, Washington.
Birthday: October 25, 1985.

Personal: Single. Grew up around the world as the son of a military father. Named Mr. Asia USA in 2007.
Filmography: TV Series: "The Lizzie Bennett Diaries" (Bing Lee: 2012-2013), "Hawaii Five-0" (Gabriel Waincroft: 2014-2015). TV Appearances: "The Bold and the Beautiful", "Hollywood Heights", "The Mindy Project."
Days Airdates: November 7, 2014-Present.

Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan)

Birthplace: London, England.
Birthday: February 9, 1955.

Personal: Wife: actress Susan Fallender (married 5/21/83). 2 daughters: Jenny Johanna (3/18/90) and Madelyn Sarah (2/8/95).
Filmography: TV Series: "Jury" (Julian Spears: 1983), "General Hospital" (Alistair Durban: 1983), "The Nanny" (Maxwell Sheffield: 1993-1999), "Living With Fran" (Ted Reeves: 2005-2006), "Saints & Sinners" (August Martin: 2007), "Mad Men" (Saint John Powell: 2008-2009). TV Appearances: "Murphy Brown", "Mad About You", "Burke's Law", "Fantasy Island", "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch", "Touched by an Angel", "She Spies", "Stargate SG-1", "Four Kings", "Law & Order: SVU", "Veronica Mars", "The Mentalist", "Hannah Montana", "The Suite Life on Deck", "CSI:NY", "Happily Divorced", "Castle", "Victorious", "Sullivan & Son", "Dog with a Blog", "Murder in the First", "See Dad Run", "Revenge", "The Magicians", "Rush Hour", "Masters of Sex", "NCIS."  Movies: "Denial", "Second Chances", "The Painting", "Kids in America", "Dorm Daze 2", "What We Did on Our Holidays." TV Movie: "Liz & Dick."
Awards: Daytime Emmy Award (animated performer for "Stanley", 2002). 3 SOD Awards (male newcomer, 1985; supercouple, 1986, 1988). 3 SOD nominations (super couple, 1990; hero, 1991; lead actor, 1992).
Days Airdates: Recurring: July 31, 1984-October 2, 1984. Contract: October 16, 1984-October 7, 1992. Recurring: November 8, 2002-November 27, 2002; May 28, 2010-July 5, 2010; May 3, 2012-May 23, 2012; November 18, 2013-November 20, 2013; Contract: November 2, 2016-Present. (and as Drew Donovan, September 8, 1988-December 21, 1988).


Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis)

Birthplace: Ashtabula, Ohio.
Birthday: March 19, 1988.

Personal: Single.
Filmography: TV Series: "90210" (Marco Salazar: 2011). TV Appearance: "Medium." Movies: "Weak Species", "One Wish."
Awards: Daytime Emmy Award (younger actor, 2015); Daytime Emmy nomination (younger actor, 2013).
Days Airdates: June 23, 2011-August 18, 2015. Recurring: October 12, 2015-October 22, 2015; July 26, 2016-Present.

Josh Taylor (Roman Brady)

Birthplace: Princeton, Illinois.
Birthday: September 25, 1943.

Personal: Wife: Lisa Marie Tremblay, a flight attendant (married 11/7/99). 1 daughter: Tristen Michelle (born 11/18/64), from a previous marriage to Geanne from 1961-1966.
Filmography: TV Series: "Days of Our Lives" (Chris Kositchek: 1977-1987), "Riker" (Frank Riker: 1981), "The Hogan Family" (Michael Hogan: 1986-1991), "Beverly Hills, 90210" (Jack McKay: 1991-1993), "The Young & the Restless" (Jed Sanders: 1995), "Guiding Light" (Quinton Chamberlain: 1996). TV Appearances: "Barnaby Jones", "The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries", "Today's FBI", "Hotel", "L.A. Law", "Matlock", "Murder, She Wrote", "Walker, Texas Ranger", "Diagnosis Murder", "JAG". TV Movies: "Charlie Cobb: Nice Night for a Hanging", "The Secret Life of Kathy McCormick", "Class Cruise", "Woman on the Ledge", "Kissing Miranda", "When Friendship Kills", "Stand Against Fear." Movies: "Separate Ways", "Waltz Across Texas", "Separate Lives", "Siblings."
Awards: SOD Award (male newcomer, 1978). 2 SOD nominations (lead actor, 1985; supporting actor, 1986).
Days Airdates: July 18, 1997-January 16, 2004. Recurring: February 18, 2004-March 29, 2004. Contract: May 25, 2004-Present. (Also as Chris Kositchek, Recurring: August 5, 1977-August 24, 1977; Contract: September 2, 1977-August 7, 1981; June 1, 1982-July 24, 1987).

Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady)

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas.
Birthday: June 15, 1973.

Personal: Single. Three sons: Jathan James (born 5/4/07), Cavan Thomas (born 1/19/10) and Landan Reid (born 3/5/12) from a previous marriage to actress Touriya Haoud. .
Filmography: TV Series:  "Malibu Shores" (Josh Walker: 1996), "Beverly Hills, 90210" (Cliff Yeager: 1996-1997), "Charmed" (Dan Gordon: 1999-2000), "The Young and the Restless" (Diego Guttierez: 2002-2003), "General Hospital" (Lucky Spencer: 2003-2009), "Queen Sugar" (Calvin: 2016-Present). TV Appearances: "Baywatch", "Buffy, the Vampire Slayer", "Love Boat: The Next Wave", "Pacific Blue", "Legacy", "Nash Bridges", "Glory Days", "Will & Grace", "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch", "Still Standing", "90210", "The Closer", "GCB", "Extant", "Lucifer." TV Movies: "Student Affairs", "Borderline Murder", "Love's Christmas Journey", "Two In." Movies: "No Small Ways", "Stuart Bliss", "Sebastian", "Playdate."
Awards: SOD nomination (outstanding newcomer, 2003).
Days Airdates: November 13, 2012-April 15, 2016; January 17, 2017-Present.

Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez)

Birthplace: Miami, Florida.
Birthday: June 15, 1981.

Personal: Wife: Kaitlyn Riley (married 8/25/12). One daughter: Riley Grace (born 11/26/12).
Filmography: TV Series: "Guiding Light" (Tony Santos: 2001-2003), "Fashion House" (Eddie Zarouvian: 2006), "All My Children" (Griffin Castillo: 2010-2011, 2013), "The Glades" (Tony Griffin: 2013), "South Beach" (Isaac Santero: 2015). TV Appearances: "Buffy, the Vampire Slayer", "8 Simple Rules", "Numb3rs", "CSI: Miami", "Parks and Recreation", "Graceland." Movies: "The Last Home Run", "The Lost City", "Magic City Memoirs", "The Invitation", "Impact Earth", "Circle", "Below the Surface", "Mafiosa."
Awards: Daytime Emmy Award (younger actor, 2003); Daytime Emmy nomination (younger actor, 2002).
Days Airdates: February 19, 2016-Present.

Vanessa Williams (Valerie Grant)

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York.
Birthday: May 12, 1963.

Personal: Husband: John Marshall Jones (married 2007). Daughter: Andrea Wiseman (from a previous marriage to Andre Wiseman). 2 sons: John Marshall Jones Jr., William Jones.
Filmography: TV Series: ""Melrose Place" (Rhonda Blair: 1992-1993), "Murder One" (Lila: 1995-1996), "Chicago Hope" (Dr. Grace Carr: 1996), "Soul Food" (Maxine Chadway: 2000-2004). TV Appearances: "Dream Street", "Law & Order", "The Cosby Show", "NYPD Blue", "Living Single", "Buddies", "Malcolm & Eddie", "Between Brothers", "The Pretender", "The Steve Harvey Show", "Cold Case", "Knight Rider", "Everybody Hates Chris", "Lincoln Heights", "The Flash", "Famous in Love." Movies: "New Jack City", "Fatal Bond", "Candyman", "Drop Squad", "Mother", "Punks", "Like Mike", "Baby of the Family", "Imagine That", "Crossed the Line."
Awards: 1 Daytime Emmy nomination (Performer in a Children's Special "Our America", 2003).
Days Airdates: Octrober 25, 2016-Present.

Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker)

Birthplace: Northridge, California...Raised: Chatsworth, California.
Birthday: June 3, 1974.

Personal: Single. Daughter: Isabella (born 12/7/09) from a previous marriage to actor Kyle Lowder (Brady Black on "Days", 1999-2005). Began career as a model. Used the last name Zuker while on "Days" from 1998-2006.
Filmography: TV Appearances: "Fear Factor", "CSI: Miami." Movies: "Looking for Bobby D", "The Last Resort."
Awards: 3 Daytime Emmy nominations (supporting actress, 2010, 2013; lead actress, 2014), SOD Award (villainess, 2001), SOD nomination (villainess, 2005).
Days Airdates: February 27, 1998-February 8, 2006; April 2, 2008-Present. (Also played Helena Tasso, April 15, 2016-April 22, 2016).


Birthplace: Salem, USA.
Birthday: November 8, 1965.

Personal: Seen by millions of people daily.
Filmography: Replaced the NBC soap "Moment of Truth" on November 8, 1965. Replaced the NBC soap "How to Survive a Marriage" and expanded from a half-hour to an hour on April 21, 1975. Timeslots: 2:00-2:30PM (11/8/65-4/18/75), 1:30-2:30PM (4/21/75-3/2/79), 1:00-2:00PM (3/5/79-present).
Awards: 259 Daytime Emmy Award nominations. 43 Daytime Emmy Awards, 4 Honorary Awards. 116 Soap Opera Digest Awards. 26 Soap Opera Update MVP Awards. Several People's Choice Awards.