FIRST EPISODES...FIRST AIRDATES

Listed below are the episode numbers that each contract "Days" actor joined the show.

Suzanne Rogers (Maggie).........# 1946 8/20/73 (returned: # 9834, 6/14/04)
Deidre Hall (Marlena)................# 2667 6/21/76 (returned: # 11680, 9/26/11)
James Reynolds (Abe)..............# 4051 10/29/81 (returned: # 9822, 5/26/04)
Joseph Mascolo (Stefano).........# 4106 1/18/82 (returned: # 10883, 8/5/08)
Peggy McCay (Caroline)...........# 4381 2/7/83 (returned: # 9855, 7/15/04)
Kristian Alfonso (Hope).............# 4429 4/14/83 (returned: # 7276, 5/6/94)
Stephen Nichols (Steve)...........# 4989  6/13/85 (returned: # 12664, 8/28/15)
Melissa Reeves (Jennifer).........# 5073 10/9/85 (returned: # 11459, 11/12/10)
Drake Hogestyn (John)............# 5148  1/24/86 (returned: # 12287, 3/4/14)
Mary Beth Evans (Kayla).........# 5232  5/23/86 (returned: # 12664, 8/28/15)
Lauren Koslow (Kate).............# 7704 1/25/96
Josh Taylor (Roman)..............# 8083 7/18/97 (returned: # 9821, 5/25/04)
Arianne Zucker (Nicole)..........# 8240 2/27/98 (returned: # 10796, 4/2/08)
Shawn Christian (Daniel)........# 10775 3/4/08
Galen Gering (Rafe)...............# 10945 10/31/08
Eric Martsolf (Brady)..............# 10954 11/13/08
Kate Mansi (Abigail)...............# 11536 3/2/11
Greg Vaughan (Eric)...............# 11960  11/13/12
Casey Moss (J.J.)..................# 12079   5/6/13
Jen Lilley (Theresa)................# 12118   7/3/13
Guy Wilson (Will)..................# 12249   1/8/14
Daniel Cosgrove (Aiden).........# 12259   1/22/14
True O'Brien (Paige)...............# 12286   3/3/14
Robert Scott Wilson (Ben)......# 12344  5/22/14
Kassie DePaiva (Eve).............# 12360  6/18/14
James Read (Clyde)..............# 12367   6/27/14
Billy Flynn (Chad).................# 12420   9/12/14
Christopher Sean (Paul).........# 12460  11/7/14
James Lastovic (Joey)...........# 12664   8/28/15
*(Return dates in parentheses).

COMPLETE CONTRACT STATUS

The following is a contract status report of all actors on contract. Note, these are the dates that the actors are contracted to the show. However, "Days" can decide to release them after every 13-week cycle. Information is based on when the actors signed contracts (most run for 4 years originally) and from soap magazines which list renewals. Note: all information may not be totally accurate due to lengths/renewals which go unreported.

Kristian Alfonso (Hope): April 2016
Shawn Christian (Daniel): February 2016
Daniel Cosgrove (Aiden): September 2015
Kassie DePaiva (Eve): January 2016
Mary Beth Evans (Kayla): March 2017
Billy Flynn (Chad): April 2016
Galen Gering (Rafe): September 2015
Deidre Hall (Marlena): July 2016
Drake Hogestyn (John): October 2015
Lauren Koslow (Kate): January 2016
James Lastovic (Joey): March 2017
Jen Lilley (Theresa): March 2017
Kate Mansi (Abigail): December 2015
Eric Martsolf (Brady): October 2015
Joseph Mascolo (Stefano): July 2016
Peggy McCay (Caroline): December 2015
Casey Moss (J.J.): January 2017
Stephen Nichols (Steve): March 2017
True O'Brien (Paige): October 2017
Melissa Reeves (Jennifer): September 2015
James Read (Clyde): February 2016
James Reynolds (Abe): January 2016
Suzanne Rogers (Maggie): June 2016
Christopher Sean (Paul): June 2016
Josh Taylor (Roman): June 2016
Greg Vaughan (Eric): August 2016
Guy Wilson (Will): August 2015
Robert Scott Wilson (Ben): January 2018
Arianne Zucker (Nicole): March 2016