John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis)

Birthplace: Crete, Greece.
Birthday: July 24, 1933.

Personal: Wife: Sherry Susan Rooney (married 6/14/84). 1 daughter: actress Jennifer Joanna (born 2/11/69) from a previous marriage to Nancy Dow. 1 adopted son: Alexander John (born 8/27/90). Real name: Ioannis Anastassakis.
Filmography: TV Series: "Love of Life" (Eddie Aleata: 1975-1978), "Search for Tomorrow" (Martin Tourneur: 1978-1984). TV Appearances: "87th Precinct", "Combat!", "The Virginian", "Mission: Impossible", "I Spy", "Kojak", "Airwolf", "Diagnosis Murder", "L.A. Heat", "Fired Up", "Star Trek: Voyager", "The West Wing", "Gilmore Girls", "My Big Fat Greek Life", "American Dreams", "Journeyman", "Worst Week", "Cold Case", "Mad Men", "The Paul Reiser Show." Movies: "Now You See It, Now You Don't", "Fixing Rhonda", "The Awakening of Spring", "The Gold & the Beautiful."
Awards: 3 SOD Awards (villain, 1986; lead actor, 1986; supporting actor, 2001).
Days Airdates: July 19, 1985-July 9, 1997. Recurring: December 28, 1998-Present.

Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton)

Birthplace: Kankakee, Illinois.
Birthday: July 29, 1971.

Personal: Wife: Elizabeth Cameron (married 7/12/11). 1 son, Gabriel Bryan (born 12/16/99), from a previous marriage to teacher Jessica Lahm. 1 daughter, Delila (born 6/11/14). Uses his middle initial R. (Ronald) professionally to honor his late grandfather.
Filmography: TV Appearances: "Crazy Like a Fox" , "Charles in Charge", "Saved by the Bell", "Doogie Howser, M.D.", "In the Heat of the Night", "California Dreams", "CSI: NY." Movies: "The Adventures of Grizzly Adams", "Arcade", "Fits and Starts."
Awards: 1 SOD Award (new couple [with Alison Sweeney, Sami], 2005). 1 SOD nomination (younger lead actor, 2000).
Days Airdates: April 15, 1993-March 28, 2001. Recurring: January 31, 2002-February 12, 2003. Contract: February 28, 2003-February 18, 2010. Recurring: June 21, 2010-June 28, 2010. Contract: February 29, 2012-June 26, 2013. Recurring: July 12, 2013-Present.

Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis)

Birthplace: Montebello, California.
Birthday: July 12, 1964.

Personal: Husband: Michael P. Luciano (11/20/93). 1 son, Austin Michael (5/26/96). Sometimes uses her married name of Luciano when being credited.
Filmography: TV Series: "Guiding Light" (Beth Raines: 1983-1986), "Another World" (Paulina Cory: 1991-1999), "As the World Turns" (Maeve Stone: 2009). TV Appearances: "Days of Our Lives" (Becki: 1983), "Starting Over." TV Movies: "Dreams of Gold: The Mel Fisher Story", "Getting Away With Murder: The JonBenet Ramsey Mystery." Movie: "The Party Animal."
Awards: 1 Daytime Emmy Award (supporting actress, 1984 [as Beth Raines, "Guiding Light"]), 1 Daytime Emmy nomination (supporting actress, 2008); 2 SOD Awards (supporting actress, 1998 [as Paulina Cory, "Another World"]; favorite return, 2005). 2 SOD nominations (super couple, 1986; hottest female, 1993).
Days Airdates: December 26, 1986-February 5, 1991; Recurring: May 1, 2007-January 31, 2008; March 23, 2010-August 26, 2015; Contract: September 2, 2015-March 15, 2016; Recurring: June 17, 2016-Present. (also appeared as Bonnie Lockhart: Contract: September 1, 2003-March 1, 2007; Recurring: July 21, 2017-October 25, 2017).  

Bill Hayes (Doug Williams)

Birthplace: Harvey, Ilinois.
Birthday: June 5, 1925.

Personal: Wife: actress Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie) (married 10/12/74). 5 children from a previous marriage: Carrie (born 3/21/48), William Jr. (born 10/28/49), Cathy (born 3/51), Thomas (born 5/54), Margaret "Peggy" (born 1/12/56). Notable singer: "The Ballad of Davy Crockett." Also played Doug's brother, Byron Carmichael from July-August 1979.
Filmography: TV Series: "Your Show of Shows" (1950-1953), "Oldsmobile Music Theater" (1959). TV Appearances: "Armstrong Circle Theatre", "The United States Steel Hour", "The Bell Telephone Hour", "The DuPont Show of the Week", "Cade's County", "Hooperman", "Matlock", "Frasier."
Awards: 2 Daytime Emmy nominations (lead actor, 1975, 1976); SOD Award (lead actor, 1977).
Days Airdates: Recurring: February 18, 1970-May 22, 1970; Contract: May 28, 1970-March 19, 1984. Recurring: April 4, 1986-April 17, 1987; January 28, 1993; December 24, 1993-December 26, 1994; November 7, 1996-November 14, 1996; September 3, 1999-February 18, 2003; January 16, 2004-February 9, 2006; December 26, 2006-December 31, 2008; December 24, 2009-Present.

Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams)

Birthplace: San Francisco, California.
Birthday: July 11, 1943.

Personal: Husband: actor Bill Hayes (Doug) (married 10/12/74). Real last name: Seabold.
Filmography: TV Series: "General Hospital" (Dorothy Bradley: 1963), "The Young Marrieds" (Carol West: 1965-1966), "The Young & the Restless" (Joanna Manning: 1984-1990, 2005, 2006, 2010), "Sunset Beach" (Patricia Steele: 1999). TV Appearances: "Wyatt Earp", "Surfside 6", "Cheyenne", "Hawaiian Eye", "Bronco", "77 Sunset Strip", "Perry Mason", "Redigo", "Death Valley Days", "Bonanza", "Wagon Train", "The M.A.N. From Uncle", "The FBI", "Twelve O'Clock High", "Mr. Terrific", "The Fugitive", "Dragnet", "Felony Squad", "The Wild Wild West", "Adam-12", "Ironside", "Emergency!", "Matlock", "Platypus Man." Movies: "The Tijuana Story", "California", "Gunfight at Comanche Creek", "Billie", "If He Hollers, Let Him Go!", "Angel in My Pocket", "Wrestling With God", "The Dream Machine."
Awards: 4 Daytime Emmy nominations (lead actress, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979); 2 SOD Awards (lead actress, 1977; heroine, 1977).
Days Airdates: Recurring: December 11, 1968-April 10, 1969; Contract: April 15, 1969-March 19, 1984; January 8, 1990-January 28, 1993. Recurring: December 24, 1993-December 26, 1994; November 7, 1996-November 15, 1996; September 3, 1999-February 18, 2003; January 16, 2004-February 9, 2006; December 26, 2006-December 31, 2008; December 24, 2009-Present.

Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis)

Birthplace: Billings, Montana.
Birthday: July 31, 1958.

Personal: Wife: Debra Yuhasz (married 7/4/03). 3 children: daughter Meghann Sidney (from a previous relationship, 10/29/85), daughter Rosabel Rosalind (from a previous marriage to actress Rena Sofer, born 9/17/96) and son Brogan George (11/14/04).
Filmography: TV Series: "General Hospital" (Ned Ashton: 1991-2005), "1 Day With..." (Host: 2004-2005), "As the World Turns" (Sam Hutchins: 2007-2008), "Generator Rex" (Voice of Agent Six: 2010-2011). TV Appearances: "Oh, Grow Up", "Law & Order: LA."
Awards: Daytime Emmy Award (composing the original song "Barefoot Ballet" for "General Hospital" in 2002). 2 SOD nominations (supporting actor, 1994; hottest male, 1996).
Days Airdates: February 3, 1987-February 5, 1991. Recurring: August 11, 2009-April 3, 2014; February 17, 2015-August 26, 2015; Contract: September 1, 2015-June 7, 2016; Recurring: June 17, 2016-Present.

Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne Milbauer)

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York.
Raised: Queens, New York.
March 8, 1970.

Personal: Single.
Filmography: TV Series: "The Marshall Chronicoles" (Leslie Barash: 1990), "Daddy's Girls" (Samantha Walker: 1994), "The Pursuit of Happiness" (Jean Mathias: 1995), "Life With Roger" (1996-1997: Myra). TV Appearances: "The Facts of Life", "thirtysomething", "The Wonder Years", "21 Jump Street", "Herman's Head", "Law & Order", "Lois & Clark :The New Adventures of Superman", "The Practice", "Movie Stars", "Judging Amy", "Providence", "Kristin", "Touched by an Angel", "Family Guy", "Roswell", "Monk", "CSI", "Girlfriends", "How I Met Your Mother", "Desperate Housewives", "Law & Order: LA", "NCIS: Los Angeles", "American Horror Story", "Weeds." Movies: "Bleeding Hearts", "Take a Number", "Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss", "The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride", "A Night at the Roxbury", "Loser", "Legally Blonde", "Hollywood Homicide", "How to Go Out on a Date in Queens", "The Neighbor", "Sunset Stories", "For the Love of Money", "Vamps", "40 Is the New Dead."
Days Airdates: September 7, 2012-Present.

Louise Sorel (Vivian Alamain)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California.
Birthday: August 6, 1940.

Personal: Single. Previously married to actors Herb Edelman and Ken Howard.
Filmography: TV Series: "The Survivors" (Jean Vale: 1969), "The Don Rickles Show" (Barbara Robinson: 1972), "The Curse of Dracula" (Amanda Gibbons: 1979), "Ladies' Man" (Elaine Holstein: 1980), "One Life to Live" (Judith Sanders: 1986-1987), "Santa Barbara" (Augusta Lockridge: 1984-1986, 1988-1991), "Port Charles" (Donatella Stewart: 2000), "Passions" (Dort: 2004). TV Appearances: "Dr. Kildare", "The Fugitive", "Bonanza", "The Virginian", "The Flying Nun", "I Spy", "Star Trek", "Hawaii Five-0", "Medical Center", "Kojak", "Quincy, M.E.", "Knots Landing", "Hart to Hart", "Charlie's Angels", "The Incredible Hulk", "Magnum, P.I.", "Diff'rent Strokes", "Law & Order", "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch."
Awards: 5 SOD Awards (villainess, 1994; supporting actress, 1996; female scene stealer, 1995, 1997, 1999). 3 SOD nominations (comic relief, 1984; supporting actress, 1984; villainess, 1993).
Days Airdates: March 2, 1992-February 22, 2000; October 30, 2009-September 22, 2011; Recurring: December 29, 2017-Present.