Congratulations to Ashlee Renee Holland, who is the newest contract castmember of "Days of Our Lives."

The fourth edition of "I Wanna Be A Soap Star" will be finding the next contract castmember of "Days of Our Lives." The show premieres on SoapNet and introduces the 10 contestants on August 14. Once a week, one contestant will be cut on episodes airing August 21, August 28, September 4, September 11, September 18, September 25, October 2 and October 9. The live finale will be aired on October 16, where the newest contract castmember of "Days of Our Lives" will be announced. The judges for the program are "Days" head writer Hogan Sheffer, "Days" actress Mary Beth Evans (Kayla) and talent manager Michael Bruno. Cameron Mathison hosts. The winning contestant will be guaranteed a 13-week contract from "Days." Below is information on each of the 10 contestants. For more information, please visit the show's official site here.

Performing each episode in sketches with the ten contestants will be eight "Days" castmembers: Blake Berris (Nick), Bryan Dattilo (Lucas), Martha Madison (Belle), Rachel Melvin (Chelsea), Thaao Penghlis (Tony), James Reynolds (Abe), James Scott (EJ) and Josh Taylor (Roman).

Name: Yves T. Bright
Age: 35...Birthday: July 7, 1972...Birthplace: Los Angeles, California.
Fast Facts: Wife: Amy. Daughter: Dakota Caden (born 2006). Competed in the World Qulaifying Series for surfing. Has already appeared on "Days of Our Lives" as Alec on 12/20/02. Also appeared on "Ally McBeal", "Spyder Games", "Passions" and "Alias."
Official Site and Resume  ELIMINATED 10/9/07

Name: Jonathan Robert "Bo" Gorman
Age: 27...Birthday: September 11, 1979...Birthplace: Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Fast Facts: Matt Damon's body double in "The Departed", "The Good Shepherd" and "The Bourne Ultimatum." Roles on "As the World Turns" and "Passions."
Resume ELIMINATED 9/25/07

Name: Ashlee Renee Holland
Age: 28...Birthday: June 18, 1979...Birthplace: Portland, Oregon...Raised: Roanoke, Virginia.
Fast Facts: Her father is former major league pitcher Al Holland, who played from 1977-1987, and was named an All-Star pitcher in 1984. She has one son, Justin. Boyfriend: Maurice. Has appeared on "Kitchen Confidential" as well films such as "The Hot Chick", "The Premiere" and "Moving Day."

Name: Jimena Hoyos
Age: 29...Birthday: December 31, 1977...Birthplace: Bogota, Colombia.
Fast Facts: Appeared on many soaps in her native Colombia. Moved to America in 1996. Has also appeared on an episode of "Dexter" and in the film "The Devil Wears Prada." ELIMINATED 10/16/07

Name: Justin Paul Kahn
Age: 27...Birthday: December 10, 1979...Birthplace: Kendall Park, New Jersey.
Fast Facts: Has appeared on "Sex and the City", "One Life to Live", "As the World Turns" and "All My Children." Recently completed filming "Jersey Justice." Worked as a bartender for 5 years in Princeton, NJ.
Resume ELIMINATED 10/2/07

Name: Joyce Frances Liu
Age: 34...Birthday: April 6, 1973...Birthplace: San Francisco, California.
Fast Facts: Husband: Jeff. Has a master's degree in pschology. Worked once as bouncer in a London bar...Is a landscape photographer.
Official Site and Resume ELIMINATED 9/4/07

Name: Patricia  

Name: Corey Shelton
Age: 23...Birthday: April 4, 1984...Birthplace: Voorhees, New Jersey...Raised: Camden, New Jersey.
Fast Facts: First acting experience. He's wanted to become a soap star since he was 13. Works as a customer service representative for Commerce Bank. ELIMINATED 8/28/07

Name: Monica Thomas
Age: 24...Birthday: July, 1983...Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas.
Fast Facts: First acting experience. Competed in gymnastics for 14 years. Was a cheerleader for the NFL Kansas City Chiefs in 2005. Has a nursing degree from the University of Kansas and works as a NICU nurse. ELIMINATED 9/11/07

Name: Travis Kevin Wood
Age: 29...Birthday: March 26, 1978...Birthplace: Ottawa, Kansas.
Fast Facts: Wife: Amy. Has appeared on "All My Children", "As the World Turns" and "Guiding Light." Works as a carpenter when not acting.
Resume ELIMINATED 9/18/07


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