For the first time ever online, here is information on every "Days" actor to appear on the cover of a Soap Opera Digest issue. For fans
of a certain actor, this is the perfect way to see which issues you might want to add to your collection.

SOD FUN FACTS: Soap Opera Digest published monthly (November 1975-January 1979); once every 3 weeks (February 1979-July 1980); once every 2 weeks (August 1980-March 1997); and has published weekly since April 1, 1997. There have been 1,555 issues published as of the 4/10/17 issue.

DAYS SOD FACTS: Since 1988, more than 100 of the over 200 "Days" contract actors have never appeared on a cover. Some surprising long-time omissions: Richard Biggs (5 years as Marcus Hunter), Tanya Boyd (14 years as Celeste Perrault), John Clarke (38 years as Mickey Horton), Joy Garrett (6 years as Jo Johnson), Ivan G'Vera (8 years as Ivan Marais) and Frank Parker (25 years as Grandpa Shawn Brady).

Complete List of Covers for Each Actor:  Covers

Major Articles & Features for Each Actor:  Features

Here is a tally of how many Soap Opera Digest covers every "Days" actor has appeared on. Actors listed with an * are those whose covers are primarily for roles on other shows, such as Tamara Braun (General Hospital), Sarah Brown (General Hospital), Steve Burton (General Hospital), John Callahan (All My Children), Genie Francis (General Hospital), Galen Gering (Passions), Scott Reeves (The Young & the Restless) and Hunter Tylo (The Bold & the Beautiful).

155 COVERS: Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady)
151 COVERS:
Drake Hogestyn (John Black)
138 COVERS: Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans)
125 COVERS: Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady)
116 COVERS: Peter Reckell (Bo Brady)
89 COVERS: Eileen Davidson (Kristen Blake/Susan Banks)
87 COVERS: Steve Burton* (Harris Michaels)
72 COVERS: Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton)
67 COVERS: Genie Francis* (Diana Colville)
66 COVERS:
James Scott (EJ DiMera) 
58 COVERS: Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux)
55 COVERS: Stephen Nichols (Steve "Patch" Johnson)
47 COVERS: Galen Gering* (Rafe Hernandez)
46 COVERS: Tamara Braun* (Ava Vitali)
44 COVERS: Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane)
43 COVERS: Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady Johnson),  Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker)
42 COVERS: Christie Clark (Carrie Brady), Austin Peck (Austin Reed) 
41 COVERS: Sarah Brown* (Madison James)
33 COVERS: Hunter Tylo* (Marina Toscano)
32 COVERS: Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton)
30 COVERS: Don Diamont* (Carlo Forenza), Kirsten Storms (Belle Black)
29 COVERS: Kassie DePaiva (Eve Larson)
27 COVERS: Patsy Pease (Kimberly Brady), Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed), Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady)
26 COVERS: Tracey Bregman* (Donna Craig)
25 COVERS: Crystal Chappell (Carly Manning)
24 COVERS: Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera)
23 COVERS: John Callahan (Dr. Richard Baker)*, Robert Kelker-Kelly (Bo Brady), Thaao Penghlis (Tony/Andre DiMera)
22 COVERS: Natalia Livingston (Taylor Walker), Billy Warlock (Frankie Brady)
21 COVERS: Jason Cook (Shawn Brady), Rick Hearst* (Scott Banning), Vincent Irizarry* (Deimos Kiriakis)
20 COVERS: Kyle Lowder (Brady Black)
19 COVERS: Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis/Bonnie Lockhart), Scott Reeves* (Jake Hogansen)
18 COVERS: Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas), Susan Flannery* (Laura Horton), Jay Johnson (Philip Kiriakis), Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 
16 COVERS: Lynn Herring* (Lisanne Gardener)
15 COVERS: Ian Buchanan* (Ian McAllister), Michael Easton* (Tanner Scofield)
14 COVERS: Farah Fath (Mimi Lockhart), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams), Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux), Wayne Northrop (Roman Brady/Alex North), Robert S. Woods* (Paul Stewart)
13 COVERS: Bill Hayes (Doug Williams), Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts), Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis), Chandler Massey (Will Horton), Robin Mattson* (Lee Michaels), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton), Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan)
12 COVERS: Melissa Archer* (Serena Mason), Blake Berris (Nick Fallon), Roark Critchlow (Mike Horton), Lindsay Hartley* (Arianna Hernandez), Martha Madison (Belle Black)
11 COVERS: Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas), Judith Chapman* (Anjelica Deveraux), A Martinez* (Eduardo Hernandez), Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis)
10 COVERS: Daniel Cosgrove (Aiden Jennings), John-Paul Lavoisier* (Philip Kiriakis), Casey Moss (JJ Deveraux),
9 COVERS:  Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera), Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed), Josh Taylor (Chris Kositchek/Roman Brady)
8 COVERS: Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez), Jaime Lyn Bauer (Laura Horton), Brandon Beemer (Shawn Brady), Jen Lilley (Theresa Donovan), Sydney Penny* (Dr. Liv Norman), Julie Pinson (Billie Reed), Frances Reid (Alice Horton)
7 COVERS: Jason Brooks (Peter Blake), Jane Elliot* (Anjelica Deveraux), Louise Sorel (Vivian Alamain), Guy Wilson (Will Horton)
6 COVERS: Darin Brooks (Max Brady), Stacy Haiduk* (Warden Jane Smith), Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera), Renee Jones (Lexie Carver), Michael Sabatino (Lawrence Alamain)
5 COVERS: Denise Alexander* (Susan Hunter), John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis), Casey Deidrick (Chad DiMera), True O'Brien (Paige Larson), J. Eddie Peck* (Hawk Hawkins)
4 COVERS: Jed Allan (Don Craig), Matthew Borlenghi* (Mayor Anthony Marino), Kyle Brandt (Philip Kiriakis),  Rob Estes* (Glenn Gallagher), Staci Greason (Isabella Toscano),  Rachel Melvin (Chelsea Brady), Julianne Morris (Greta VonAmberg), James Reynolds (Abe Carver), Hailey & Lauren Sinnema (Sydney DiMera), Michael Weiss (Mike Horton), Robert Scott Wilson (Ben Weston)
3 COVERS:
Jensen Ackles (Eric Brady), Macdonald Carey (Tom Horton), Mark Collier (Liam Frazer), Barbara Crampton* (Trista Evans), Patrika Darbo (Nancy Wesley), Kevin Dobson (Mickey Horton), Mark Hapka (Nathan Horton), Shelley Hennig (Stephanie Johnson), Billy Hufsey (Emilio Ramirez), Gloria Loring (Liz Curtis), Charlotte Ross (Eve Donovan), Derya Ruggles (Robin Jacobs), Stephen Schnetzer* (Steve Olson), Kevin Spirtas (Craig Wesley), Chrishell Stause (Jordan Ridgeway), Ty Treadway (Dr. Ben Walters), Lisa Trusel (Melissa Anderson), Jessica Tuck (Madeline Woods), Marie Wilson (Summer Townsend)
2 COVERS: Deborah Adair (Kate Roberts), Krista Allen (Billie Reed), Matt Cedeno (Brandon Walker), Garrett/Spencer Fraye (Zack Brady), Lisa Howard (April Ramirez), John Ingle (Mickey Horton), George Jenesky (Nick Corelli), James Lastovic (Joey Johnson), Roberta Leighton (Ginger Dawson), Michael Leon (Pete Jannings), Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady), Nathan Owens (Cameron Davis), Babette Props* (Veronica Allen), Randy Reinholz (Adam Scott), Jacob Rips (Isaac Carver), Harper/Sydnee Udell (Arianna Horton), Eric Winter (Rex Brady)
1 COVER: Michael Bays (Julio Ramirez), Roscoe Born (Trent Robbins), Richard Burgi (Philip Collier), Adam Caine (Edmund Crumb), Marie Cheatham (Marie Horton), Jack Coleman (Jake Kositchek), Lane Davies (Evan Whyland), John deLancie (Eugene Bradford), Marj Dusay (Vivian Alamain), Joseph Gallison (Neil Curtis), Justin Gaston (Ben Rogers), Lily & Sophie Gimbel (Grace Brady), Jade Harlow (Sheryl Connors), Ellie & Rose Karchmer (Parker Kiriakis), Jesse Kristofferson (Neil), Tracy Kolis (Rebecca Downey), Wortham Krimmer (Cal Winters), Heather Lindell (Jan Spears), Robert Mailhouse (Brian Scofield), Gregg Marx (David Banning),  Karen Moncrieff (Gabrielle Pascal), Shelley Taylor Morgan (Anjelica Deveraux), Meghan Nelson (Abigail Deveraux), Spencer Neville (Derrick), Heather Olson (Jan Spears), Elaine Princi (Linda Anderson), Sandra Robinson (Charlotte Taylor), Shayna Rose (Stephanie Johnson), Philece Sampler (Renee Dumonde), Arleen Sorkin (Calliope Bradford), Sal Stowers (Lani Price), Shannon Sturges (Molly Brinker), Alexis Thorpe (Cassie Brady), Shannon Tweed (Savannah Wilder), Eddie Velez (Paul Mendez)
CONTRACT ACTORS (1988-Present) never featured on a cover: Lucas Adams (Tripp Dalton), Antony Alda (Johnny Corelli), Victor Alfieri (Franco Kelly), Lamon Archey (Eli Grant), Matt Battaglia (JL King), Nick Benedict (Curtis Reed), Ashley Benson (Abigail Deveraux), Richard Biggs (Marcus Hunter), Joy Bisco (Gabby), Joseph Bottoms (Cal Winters), Tanya Boyd (Celeste Perrault), Elaine Bromka (Stella Lombard), Aimee Brooks (Sarah Horton), J. Cynthia Brooks (Taylor McCall), Alli Brown (Sarah Horton), Alexander Bruszt (Fynn Thompson), Annie Burgstede (Willow Stark),  Bonnie Burroughs (Gretchen Lindquist), Stephanie Cameron (Jennifer Horton), Joseph Campanella (Harper Deveraux), Sandra Canning (Grace Jeffries), Patrice Chanel-Carter (Gail Carson), Ariana Chase (Kimberly Brady), Charles Cioffi (Ernesto Toscano), John Clarke (Mickey Horton), Mindy Clarke (Faith Taylor), Tamara Clatterbuck (Barb Reiber), Megan Corletto (Abigail Deveraux), Jason Culp (Jerry Pulaski), Robert Cuthill (Colin Murphy), Barry Cutler (Logan "Parrot Man" Michaels), Pat Delany (Rachel Blake), Alma Delfina (Adriana Hernandez), Susan Diol (Emmy Borden), Trevor Donovan (Jeremy Horton), Mark Drexler (Roger Lombard), Steve Eastin (Alfred Jericho), Katherine Ellis (Taylor Raines), Bren Foster (Quinn Hudson), Joy Garrett (Jo Johnson), Brian Green (Alan Brand), Jeff Griggs (Jude St. Clair), Ivan G'Vera (Ivan Marais),  James Hampton (Saul Taylor), Gabrielle Haugh (Jade Michaels), Ashlee Holland (Crystal Miller), Anne Howard (Kimberly Brady), Brody Hutzler (Patrick Lockhart), Vivian Jovanni (Ciara Brady), Valerie Karasek (Serena Colville), Olivia Rose Keegan (Claire Brady), Paul Kersey (Alan Harris), Paige Kettner (Abigail Deveraux), Ryanne Kettner (Abigail Deveraux), Yvonna Kopacz (Wendy Reardon), Veronica Lauren (Cynthia), Sung Hi Lee (Sophie), Thyme Lewis (Jonah Carver), Lisa Linde (Ali McIntyre), Joyce Little (Vanessa Walker), Paul Logan (Glen Reiber), Matthew Mahaney (Kurt Schwengel), Millicent Martin (Lili Faversham), Braden Matthews (Travis Malloy), Kristi McDaniel (Sarah), Marilyn McIntyre (Jo Johnson), Justin Melvey (Colin Murphy), Tracy Middendorf (Carrie Brady), Marci Miller (Abigail Deveraux), Dani Minnick (Rebecca Morrison), Deborah Moore (Danielle Stevens), Mandy Musgrave (Chelsea Benson), Collin O'Donnell (Shawn Brady), Rhasaan Orange (Tek Kramer), Frank Parker (Grandpa Shawn Brady), Miriam Parrish (Jamie Caldwell), Nancy Parsons (Mary Brooke), Marcus Patrick (Jett Carver), Dylan Patton (Will Horton), Kyler Pettis (Theo Carver), Jay Pickett (Chip Lawson), Charity Rahmer (Belle Black), Wes Ramsey (Owen Kent), James Read (Clyde Weston), Marie-Alise Recasner (Lynn Burke), Kristen Renton (Morgan Hollingsworth), Tony Rhodes (Jesse Lombard), Jay Robinson (Monty Dolan), Gabriela Rodriguez (Gabi Hernandez), Francisco San Martin (Dario Hernandez), Camilla Scott (Melissa Anderson), Christopher Sean (Paul Narita), Paige Searcy (Jade Michaels), Geno Silva (Domingo Salazar), Taylor Spreitler (Mia McCormick), Nick Stabile (Dean Hartman), Christopher Stone (Bill Horton), Elizabeth Storm (Janice Barnes), Paul Telfer (Xander Cook), Felisha Terrell (Arianna Hernandez), Brandon Tyler (Philip Kiriakis), Mark Valley (Jack Deveraux), Aaron Van Wagner (Jason Welles), Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez), Erik von Detten (Nicholas Alamain), Victor Webster (Nicholas Alamain), Ava White (Claire Kiriakis), Olivia White (Claire Kiriakis), Steve Wilder (Jack Deveraux), Valerie Wildman (Fay Walker), Vanessa Williams (Valerie Grant), Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis)