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 1,492 issues published as of the 1/25/16 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).

149 COVERS: Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady)
144 COVERS:
Drake Hogestyn (Roman Brady/John Black)
132 COVERS: Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans)
112 COVERS: Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady), Peter Reckell (Bo Brady)
87 COVERS: Eileen Davidson (Kristen Blake/Susan Banks)
83 COVERS: Steve Burton* (Harris Michaels)
67 COVERS: Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton)
65 COVERS: Genie Francis* (Diana Colville)
63 COVERS:
James Scott (EJ DiMera) 
55 COVERS: Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux)
49 COVERS: Stephen Nichols (Steve "Patch" Johnson)
45 COVERS: Tamara Braun* (Ava Vitali)
42 COVERS: Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane), Galen Gering* (Rafe Hernandez)
41 COVERS: Sarah Brown* (Madison James)
40 COVERS: Christie Clark (Carrie Brady), Austin Peck (Austin Reed) 
39 COVERS: Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker)
37 COVERS: Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady Johnson)
33 COVERS: Hunter Tylo* (Marina Toscano)
32 COVERS: Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton)
29 COVERS: Don Diamont* (Carlo Forenza)
27 COVERS: Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed)
26 COVERS: Kassie DePaiva (Eve Larson), Kirsten Storms (Belle Black)
25 COVERS: Crystal Chappell (Carly Manning), Patsy Pease (Kimberly Brady)
24 COVERS: Tracey Bregman* (Donna Craig)

23 COVERS: John Callahan (Dr. Richard Baker)*, Robert Kelker-Kelly (Bo Brady)
22 COVERS: Natalia Livingston (Taylor Walker), Billy Warlock (Frankie Brady)
21 COVERS: Jason Cook (Shawn Brady), Rick Hearst* (Scott Banning), Thaao Penghlis (Tony/Andre DiMera), Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady)
20 COVERS: Vincent Irizarry* (Deimos Kiriakis), Kyle Lowder (Brady Black), Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera)
19 COVERS: Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis/Bonnie Lockhart), Scott Reeves* (Jake Hogansen)
18 COVERS: Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas), Jay Johnson (Philip Kiriakis), Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 
17 COVERS: Susan Flannery* (Laura Horton)
15 COVERS: Ian Buchanan* (Ian McAllister), Lynn Herring* (Lisanne Gardener)
14 COVERS: Farah Fath (Mimi Lockhart), Wayne Northrop (Roman Brady/Alex North), Robert S. Woods* (Paul Stewart)
13 COVERS: Michael Easton* (Tanner Scofield), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams), Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts), Robin Mattson* (Lee Michaels), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton)
12 COVERS: Melissa Archer* (Serena Mason), Roark Critchlow (Mike Horton), Lindsay Hartley* (Arianna Hernandez), Bill Hayes (Doug Williams), Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis), Chandler Massey (Will Horton)
11 COVERS: Blake Berris (Nick Fallon), Martha Madison (Belle Black), Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux), A Martinez* (Eduardo Hernandez), Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan)
10 COVERS: Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas), Judith Chapman* (Anjelica Deveraux)
9 COVERS:  Casey Moss (JJ Deveraux), Patrick Muldoon (Austin Reed), Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis), Josh Taylor (Chris Kositchek/Roman Brady)
8 COVERS: Jaime Lyn Bauer (Laura Horton), John-Paul Lavoisier* (Philip Kiriakis), Sydney Penny* (Dr. Liv Norman), Julie Pinson (Billie Reed), Frances Reid (Alice Horton)
7 COVERS: Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez), Jason Brooks (Peter Blake), Daniel Cosgrove (Aiden Jennings), Louise Sorel (Vivian Alamain), Guy Wilson (Will Horton)
6 COVERS: Brandon Beemer (Shawn Brady), Jane Elliot* (Anjelica Deveraux), Stacy Haiduk* (Warden Jane Smith), Renee Jones (Lexie Carver), Jen Lilley (Theresa Donovan), Michael Sabatino (Lawrence Alamain)
5 COVERS: Denise Alexander* (Susan Hunter), John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis), Casey Deidrick (Chad DiMera), Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera), J. Eddie Peck* (Hawk Hawkins)
4 COVERS: Jed Allan (Don Craig), Matthew Borlenghi* (Mayor Anthony Marino), Kyle Brandt (Philip Kiriakis), Darin Brooks (Max Brady), Rob Estes* (Glenn Gallagher), Staci Greason (Isabella Toscano),  Rachel Melvin (Chelsea Brady), Julianne Morris (Greta VonAmberg), True O'Brien (Paige Larson), James Reynolds (Abe Carver), Hailey & Lauren Sinnema (Sydney DiMera), Michael Weiss (Mike Horton)
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), Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera), Mark Hapka (Nathan Horton), 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), Robert Scott Wilson (Ben Weston)
2 COVERS: Deborah Adair (Kate Roberts), Krista Allen (Billie Reed), Matt Cedeno (Brandon Walker), Garrett/Spencer Fraye (Zack Brady), Shelley Hennig (Stephanie Johnson), Lisa Howard (April Ramirez), John Ingle (Mickey Horton), George Jenesky (Nick Corelli), 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), Marie Wilson (Bree Tjaden), Eric Winter (Rex Brady)
1 COVER: Michael Bays (Julio Ramirez), Roscoe Born (Trent Robbins), 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), 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: Antony Alda (Johnny Corelli), Victor Alfieri (Franco Kelly), 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), Richard Burgi (Philip Collier), 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), 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), Ashlee Holland (Crystal Miller), Anne Howard (Kimberly Brady), Brody Hutzler (Patrick Lockhart), Vivian Jovanni (Ciara Brady), Valerie Karasek (Serena Colville), Paul Kersey (Alan Harris), Paige Kettner (Abigail Deveraux), Ryanne Kettner (Abigail Deveraux), Yvonna Kopacz (Wendy Reardon), James Lastovic (Joey Johnson), 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), 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), Geno Silva (Domingo Salazar), Taylor Spreitler (Mia McCormick), Nick Stabile (Dean Hartman), Christopher Stone (Bill Horton), Elizabeth Storm (Janice Barnes), Sal Stowers (Lani Price), Paul Telfer (Xander Cook), Felisha Terrell (Arianna Hernandez), Brandon Tyler (Philip Kiriakis), Mark Valley (Jack Deveraux), Aaron Van Wagner (Jason Welles), 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), Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis)