Complete list of actors who have portrayed current contract characters:

Maggie Kiriakis Suzanne Rogers (1973-1984,1985-2003,2004-present)
Caroline Brady Peggy McCay (1983); Jody Carter (1984); Barbara Beckley (1984-1985); Peggy McCay (1985-1989, 1990-2003, 2004-present)
Abe Carver James Reynolds (1981-1990,1991-2003,2004-present)
Hope Brady Kristina Osterhout (1974), Kimberly Joy Weber (1974-1975), Natasha Ryan (1975-1980), Tammy Taylor (1981), Kristian Alfonso (1983-1987,1990,1994-present)
Kate Roberts Deborah Adair (1993-1995), Lauren Koslow (1996-present)
Roman Brady Wayne Northrop (1981-1984); Drake Hogestyn (1986-1991); Wayne Northrop (1991-1994); Josh Taylor (1997-2003; 2004-present)
Daniel Jonas Shawn Christian (2008-present)
Nicole Walker Arianne Zucker (1998-2006, 2008-present)
Stefano DiMera Joseph Mascolo (1982-1983; 1984-1985; 1988; 1993-2001; 2007-2008; 2008-Present)
Rafe Hernandez Galen Gering (2008-present)
Brady Black Alex, Max & Dash Lucero (1992-1994), UNKNOWN (1994, 1-day sub), Brandon & Eric Billings (1994-1999), Kyle Lowder (2000-2005), Eric Martsolf (2008-present)
Jennifer Horton Maren Stephenson (1976-1977), Jennifer Petersen (1977-1979), Melissa Reeves (1985-1995), Stephanie Cameron (1995-1998), Melissa Reeves (2000-2006, 2010-Present)
Abigail Deveraux Meghan & Michael Nelson (1992-1994), Paige & Ryanne Kettner (1994-1998, 2000-2001), Allyson & Jillian Bull (1998, sub), Megan Corletto (2001-2003), Jillian Clare (2003-2004), Ashley Benson (2004-2007), Emily Montague (2007, sub), Kate Mansi (2011-present)
Sonny Kiriakis Freddie Smith (2011-present)
Marlena Evans Black Deidre Hall (1976-1987, 1991-2009, 2011-present)
Eric Brady Rory Beauregard (1984-1985), Jesse Davis (1985-1986), Edward Palma (1986), Bradley Hallock (1986-1992), Jensen Ackles (1997-2000), Greg Vaughan (2012-present)
J.J. Deveraux UNKNOWN (2004), Jake & Nick Ravo (2005), Jacob & Micah Reeves (2005-2006), Casey Moss (2013-present)
Theresa Donovan Hannah Taylor Simmons (1990-1991), Alicia & Emily Pillatzke (1991-1992), Gabrielle Massari (1992), Caitlin Wachs (1992), UNKNOWN (1996), UNKNOWN (1997), Jen Lilley (2013-present)
Jordan Ridgeway Chrishell Stause (2013-present)
Will Horton Shawn & Taylor Carpenter (1995-2002), Darian Weiss (2002-2003), Christopher Gerse (2003-2008), Dylan Michael Patton (2009-2010), Chandler Massey (2010-2014), Guy Wilson (2014-present)
Aiden Jennings Daniel Cosgrove (2014-present)
Paige Larson True O'Brien (2014-present)
John Black Drake Hogestyn (1986-2009, 2011-2013, 2014-present)
Ben Rogers Justin Gaston (2014), Robert Scott Wilson (2014-present)
Eve Larson Charlotte Ross (1987-1991), Kassie DePaiva (2014-present)
Clyde Weston James Read (2014-present)
Chad DiMera Casey Deidrick (2009-2013), Billy Flynn (2014-present)
Paul Narita Christopher Sean (2014-present)
Melanie Jonas Molly Burnett (2008-2012, 2014-present)
Serena Melissa Archer (2014-present)