James Scott (E.J. DiMera)

Birthplace: Newcastle Upon Tyne, England.
Birthday: January 14, 1979.

Personal: Engaged to model Meyghan Hill. Moved to the United States from England in the spring of 2001.
Filmography: TV Series: "All My Children" (Ethan Cambias: 2004-2006). TV Appearance: "EastEnders."
Awards: 2 Daytime Emmy nominations (lead actor, 2010, 2011).
Days Airdates: May 30, 2006-Present. Also played Santo DiMera from July 9, 2007-August 20, 2008.


 

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 nomination (younger actor, 2013).
Days Airdates: June 23, 2011-Present.



Chrishell Stause (Jordan Ridgeway)

Birthplace: Draffenville, Kentucky.
Birthday: July 21, 1981.

Personal: Single. Real first name: Terrina.
Filmography: TV Series: "All My Children" (Amanda Dillon Martin: 2005-2011). TV Appearance: "Body of Proof." TV Movie: "Curse of the Crimson Mask." Movies: "The Crimson Mask", "Hot and Bothered."
Days Airdates: August 15, 2013-Present.



Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady)

Birthplace:
Los Angeles, California.
Birthday: September 19, 1976.

Personal: Husband: David Alan Sanov, a highway patrolman (married 7/8/00). 2 children: Benjamin Edward (2/25/05) and Megan Hope (1/12/09). Made her directing debut with "Days" on August 1, 2011.
Filmography: TV Series: "Family Man" (Rosie Tobin: 1988), "A Brand New Life" (Christy McCray: 1989-1990), "The Biggest Loser" (Host: 2007-Present). TV Appearances: "Days of Our Lives" (Young Adrienne Johnson: 5/5/87), "Simon & Simon", "Webster", "St. Elsewhere", "Tales From the Darkside", "I Married Dora",  "Friends", "Fear Factor", "The Weakest Link", "American Dreams", "Las Vegas", "Wheel of Fortune", "Mercy." TV Movie: "You Ruined My Life." Movies: "The Price of Life", "The End of Innocence."
Awards:  6 SOD Awards (villainess, 1996,1998,1999; younger lead actress, 2001; supporting actress, 2005; new couple [with Bryan Dattilo, Lucas], 2005). 2 SOD nominations (younger lead actress, 2000; supporting actress, 2003).
Days Airdates: January 22, 1993-Present. Also played Colleen Brady from July 9, 2007-February 8, 2008.

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: Wife: actress Touriya Haoud (married June 4, 2006). Three sons: Jathan James (born 5/4/07), Cavan Thomas (born 1/19/10) and Landan Reid (born 3/5/12).
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). 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." 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-Present.


Guy Wilson (Will Horton)

Birthplace: San Francisco, California...Raised: Sebastopol, California.
Birthday: November 21, 1985.

Personal: Single.
Filmography: TV Appearances: "Cold Case", "General Hospital", "Castle", "NCIS", "Pretty Tough", "Bones", "Major Crimes", "Hawaii Five-0", "Breaking Bad," TV Movie: "Danny Fricke." Movies: "The Open Door", "Guardian", "Almost Kings", "The Midnight Game."
Days Airdates: January 8, 2014-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: 2 Daytime Emmy nominations (supporting actress, 2010, 2013), SOD Award (villainess, 2001), SOD nomination (villainess, 2005).
Days Airdates: February 27, 1998-February 8, 2006; April 2, 2008-Present.



DAYS OF OUR LIVES

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: 229 Daytime Emmy Award nominations. 36 Daytime Emmy Awards, 4 Honorary Awards. 116 Soap Opera Digest Awards. 26 Soap Opera Update MVP Awards. Several People's Choice Awards.