Minor characters of Days of our Lives

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Rafe Hernandez
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byGalen Gering
Duration2008—
First appearanceOctober 31, 2008
Created byDena Higley and Christopher Whitesell
 
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The following are minor but notable fictional characters on the NBC soap opera Days of our Lives, whose connections to the major families are either weak or non-existent.

Recent/current minor characters

Rafe Hernandez

(Galen Gering, October 31, 2008-)
Rafe Hernandez
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byGalen Gering
Duration2008—
First appearanceOctober 31, 2008
Created byDena Higley and Christopher Whitesell

Rafael "Rafe" Hernandez (played by Galen Gering),[1] is the older brother of Arianna, Dario and Gabi Hernandez. He is the FBI Agent assigned to guard Sami Brady after she goes into witness protection following the murder of mayor Anthony Marino. Rafe falls in love with Sami while they are together, even after Sami learns she is pregnant with EJ's child. Nicole DiMera switched Sami's baby (Sydney) after she was born. Rafe agrees to stay in Salem to be near Sami and, together, they fabricate a story to make everyone believe Grace was adopted from an orphanage. Rafe initiates adoption proceedings to become Grace's legal father, but the baby suddenly dies from bacterial meningitis. He finds that Nicole DiMera miscarried her baby and switched Grace with Sydney, Sami's biological daughter. While trying to collect clues to support this theory, his deceased fianceé Emily Hudson's sister, Meredith, kidnaps him and holds him hostage. Meredith built a brick wall to hold him in so that he can't escape and dumps him into the harbor where Dr. Carly Manning saves his life. Rafe comes back trying to prove that Sami's baby is Sydney. He proves it by having a DNA test done on Sydney's teething ring and Sami's toothbrush. Stefano tries to kill him, but EJ saves his life. Rafe's love life is complicated: he was with a woman Emily Hudson whom he reveals as the "one who got away." Rafe's serious relationship on the show is with Samantha "Sami" Brady. They were married until he found out that Sami slept with EJ when they both thought that their son Johnny was dead.

Daniel Jonas

Daniel Jonas
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byShawn Christian
Duration2008—
First appearanceMarch 4, 2008
Created byKen Corday and Edward J. Scott
Profile
OccupationPhysician
ResidenceApt. 32
(110 Guilford Street)
Salem, USA

Dr. Daniel Jonas is a fictional character from the original NBC daytime soap opera, Days of our Lives. The character first appears on March 4, 2008, being portrayed by actor, Shawn Christian. Christian initially signed a one year contract, but he has since signed on for an extended stay.[3]

Before arriving in Salem, Dr. Jonas worked at various hospitals around the world. He was also instrumental in getting one hospital in Switzerland to "go green." While working at another hospital, he met and fell in love with a cancer patient, by the name of Rebecca. Though he knew her diagnosis was grim, Daniel married Rebecca and was determined to save her. However, her cancer proved to be too advanced and she died in Daniel's arms. Daniel had an affair with Dr. Carly Manning and Carly would later introduce him to Rebecca. Carly later reveals after accidentally shooting Melanie, that she is her mother. Later on, Carly tells someone that he is the father of Melanie. That person is revealed to be Daniel. Melanie and Daniel have great start, but Daniel takes some time in forgiving Carly for not telling him, but eventually does. Chloe (Daniel's Fiance), becomes jealous of Melanie and Daniel's bond, as Chloe can't give Daniel a child. After Vivian tells Chloe about "Carly and Daniel's affair" and they're at a motel, Chloe is tricked and believes it and after Philip saw Melanie and Nathan kissing, he assumed his marriage was over. After drinking too much Chloe and Philip have a one night stand. Learning that everything they thought was, wasn't. Chloe and Philip decide to keep it a secret. Until Chloe discovers she's pregnant. Not knowing who the father was, Chloe begged Carly to help, Carly agrees not knowing who the other person is(Carly's son-in-law) and takes the paternity test. After thinking Daniel was the father. Caroline Brady claimed at Parker's christening, that she switched the paternity test, concluding that Philip is in fact the father because she didn't want a Kiriakis baby ruining his life. Daniel beats up Philip, and dumps Chloe. After much grief, Daniel finds happiness with Jennifer Horton. Carly becomes jealous after finding interest in Daniel, and starts taking drugs. Daniel, Jennifer and Melanie help Carly with her problems and eventually leaves to Europe with her son. After Jack comes back into Jennifer's life begging for forgiveness and much hope, Jennifer takes Jack back, with Daniel's support, but much sadness. Daniel and pregnant Nicole then start sleeping together. Daniel finds out that Maggie Horton is his biological mother. Daniel helps Nicole with her paternity claiming that Rafe is the father, even though it's EJ's. Jack dies, and after much time Daniel and Jennifer spend time together. Nicole gets angry and tries to get rid of Jennifer. Nicole learns she miscarried her son whom she was going to name Daniel, but keeps it a secret. Jennifer and Nicole fight about Daniel and Nicole intentionally falls down the stairs and gives birth to a still born son. Everyone learns the truth and Daniel leaves Nicole. Melanie then leaves town after the whole fiasco with being kidnapped, and Nick Fallon's return. Jennifer and Daniel then find their way back to each other. On January 1, 2013, they share a New Years kiss. On January 7, 2013, Chloe returns to Salem and informs Daniel that he is really Parker's biological father.

Sonny Kiriakis

Sonny Kiriakis
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byFreddie Smith
Duration2011—
First appearanceJune 23, 2011
Created byDena Higley
Christopher Whitesell
Profile
OccupationStudent at Salem University
ResidenceKiriakis Mansion and Apt 15, Salem, USA

Jackson "Sonny" Kiriakis is a fictional character on the NBC soap Opera, Days of our Lives. He is portrayed by actor Freddie Smith, known for his role as Marco Salazar in the 90210 franchise.[4] He is the son of supercouple Justin Kiriakis and Adrienne Johnson Kiriakis. Sonny is the show's first full-time gay character, which caused a lot of publicity surrounding his casting.[5] Smith said of his character, "He is the center of attention kind of guy but in a good way. He’s very confident and mature, he’s traveled the world and is very open-minded. I’m very excited to portray him.”[5] Sonny's on-screen love has yet to be determined. He said, "I’m going to be surprised. There are a lot of guys on the show, so it’s going to be interesting to see who I end up falling for. Someone new? Someone on the show? We all make jokes, `who am I going to make out with first?’ It’s going to be fun to see.” In the show it has been noted that he has told Lucas that his feelings for Will go past friendship possibly hinting a future relationship with Will. But he seems willing to wait for Will because he doesn't think Will is ready to be in a relationship. In this scene Lucas also gives his approval of Sonny's feelings for Will.[5]

Sonny is later led to believe that Will was not interested in him while Will is led to believe the opposite until he finds out about the truth and confesses his feelings to Sonny. The two then decide to take a slow process in their relationship.[6]

Cameron Davis

Cameron Davis
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed bySchuyler Yancey (2012) Nathan Owens (2012—)
Duration2012—
First appearanceApril 5, 2012
Created byMarlene Clark Poulter
Darrell Ray Thomas Jr.
Profile
AliasesBryan
OccupationPhysician
ResidenceSalem, USA

Dr. Cameron Davis is a fictional character from the NBC soap opera, Days of our Lives. The character was first introduced in 2012 and was portrayed by Schuyler Yancey. Yancey was later replaced by Nathan Owens.

Casting

In February 2012, Schuyler Yancey was cast in the role of Dr. Cameron Davis. [7][8] Yancey made his debut on the April 5, 2012 episode.[9] However, Yancey reveals in an interview that his original uncredited role as the bartender at The Brady Pub which began airing on July 22, 2010 and appears on a recurring basis until September 2011 is retconned into the role of Cameron.[10] On October 1, 2012, it was announced that actor and model, Nathan Owens was set to join the cast of Days of our Lives.[11][12][13] Though NBC refused to comment on the actor's role, rumors began circulating that Owens would be replacing Yancey as Cameron.[14] The actor himself later confirmed through his own personal Facebook that he had been cast in the role of Cameron.[15] Soaps In Depth later confirmed that Owens would make his first appearance on the December 21 episode. However, due to news coverage, Owens made his first appearance on December 24.[16]

Backstory

Cameron Davis is taken away from his mother Celeste Perrault at the age 5, and raised by his father who has yet to be revealed. Cameron longed for a familial connection because his father kept him away in boarding schools, so he grew very lonely. Cameron and Celeste have just recently reconnected.[17]

Storylines

Cameron arrives in Salem in April 2012 and bumps into Abigail Deveraux who helps him track down his half-sister, Lexie Carver at the hospital. Cameron is shocked to learn that Lexie has an inoperable brain tumor.[18] Cameron and Abby bump into one another again when he is working the bar at the Brady pub; he explains that he sometimes helps out when they are short staffed; as Cameron and Abby tease one another, they develop an attraction.[19] Lexie's other half-brother, Chad DiMera and his girlfriend, Melanie decide to show Cameron around and he ends up on a double date with Abby where he saves her from chocking on popcorn.[20] Meanwhile, Lexie's health continues declining and Cameron promises to spend more time with his nephew Theo before and after Lexie is gone. Celeste notices the growing closeness between Cameron and Abby, and warns Cameron that she will only cause him trouble. Despite Celeste's warnings, the two begin seeing each other and share their first kiss in late May 2012.[21] In June 2012, Abby comforts Cameron when Lexie passes away, much to Celeste's dismay. Instead of going back home, Cameron chooses to relocate to Salem permanently, mainly to stay close Theo and Abby, despite Celeste warning him against getting involved with her.[22] However, Abby is afraid to get too serious with Cameron believing he will eventually leave town. In early July, Cameron assures her that he is staying in Salem for several reasons, but mainly so they can be together.[23] Cameron supports Abby when her father Jack suddenly dies. During her grief, Abby struggles with her emotions and has trouble being intimate with him. Realizing Abby needs to get help before their relationship can go any further, Cameron breaks up with her. During the holidays, Cameron and Chad bond over their memories of Lexie.

Recent child characters

Ciara Brady

Ciara Brady
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byDakoda and Danica Hobbs (February 15, 2007 — April 30, 2008)
Lauren Boles (May 21, 2008 — present)
Duration2007—
First appearanceFebruary 15, 2007
Created byHogan Sheffer and Meg Kelly

Ciara Alice Brady is the daughter of Bo Brady and Hope Brady.

While grieving over the death of their young son, Zack, Hope and Bo Brady found comfort in one another, and Ciara is conceived, although it takes several months for Hope to learn she is pregnant. When she eventually learns that she is pregnant, a classic "Who's the daddy?" storyline begins. Hope had been to Morgan Island with Patrick Lockhart where, in a moment of weakness, she had found comfort in his arms.

Tests were run and it was "determined" that Hope's unborn child was Patrick's. Unbeknownst to Hope and Bo, Patrick had paid the doctor to fix the test. Despite believing Patrick to be the father of her unborn child, Bo and Hope get back together, pushing Patrick to the point he decides he needs to kidnap Hope. On December 29, 2006, Ciara is born in a warehouse, delivered by Bo. Patrick reveals her true paternity before being arrested.

Ciara's name was selected by fans in an online poll. Out of the five original choices, narrowed down to three, Ciara Alice Brady was the winner.[24]

Ciara lives with Hope and Bo the first couple of years of her life before living with Hope, Doug and Julie after her mother and father separate for a short while. Ciara's parents have since reunited and separated again.

She has two older brothers, Shawn Douglas and Zack Brady (deceased) and one older paternal half-sister, Chelsea Brady.

Claire Brady

Claire Brady
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byOlivia and Ava White (2006–2007)
Alina Foley (2008)
Duration2005-08
First appearanceSeptember 27, 2005
Last appearanceMarch 24, 2008
Created byJames E. Reilly

Claire Brady is a character on the American soap opera Days of our Lives. She was previously portrayed by identical twins Olivia and Ava White from January 2006 to December 2007 and Alina Foley in 2008.

Claire is born in St. Luke's Catholic Church, delivered by her maternal grandmother Marlena Evans and Lexie Carver. She is the daughter of Shawn and Belle Brady and the granddaughter of Bo and Hope Brady and John and Marlena Black At the time of her birth, it is not known that Shawn was her father. A little after Thanksgiving, Claire becomes sick for an unknown reason. Belle and Philip rush baby Claire to the hospital where she is hospitalized and eventually her liver fails and she is given last rites. In a horrible twist of fate, Claire's biological uncle, Zack who was only 5 at the time, dies in a hit-and-run. Zack's liver is a perfect match for little Claire and she receives his liver when he dies. Near her first birthday, the truth about her paternity is revealed.

Grace Brady

Grace Brady
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byMaggie and Bebe Vose (January - February 2009),
Ava and Grace Greeson (February - March 2009),
Lily and Sophie Gimbel (March - May 2009),
Ailish and Julia O'Connor (May 8, 2009 – June 10, 2009, July 27, 2009)
Duration2009
First appearanceJanuary 27, 2009
Last appearanceJuly 27, 2009
Created byDena Higley and Christopher Whitesell

Grace Rafaela Brady is the biological daughter of a young teenage mother, Mia McCormick and her ex-boyfriend Chad Peterson Woods, born on-screen on January 27, 2009.

She is believed to be the biological daughter of E.J. DiMera and Sami Brady until her adoptive father, Rafe Hernandez, reveals the truth to her legal mother, Sami Brady on November 12, 2009.

Sami Brady and Nicole Walker are both pregnant with E.J. DiMera's babies. Nicole miscarries but pretends to still be pregnant. She plans to adopt Mia McCormick's baby and pass it off as hers with E.J. Mia and Sami give birth on the same day. Nicole delivered Mia's baby and immediately falls in love with her, but she switches it with Sami's baby so that she and E.J. will be raising a child that is biologically his.

Sami, who is forced to enter the witness protection program during her pregnancy, decides to protect her child from the DiMeras by never telling E.J. about their baby. As a result, she leaves Grace at a convent orphanage. On March 30, 2009, Sami brings Grace home to Salem telling everybody she was her "adopted" daughter. The same day she makes Rafe, her former bodyguard and now lover, Grace's godfather. The baby is christened Grace Rafaela; Grace in honor of the convent and what Sami perceived as God's intervention in helping her to have and keep her baby, and Rafaela in honor of Rafe.

Grace dies on June 9, 2009 from bacterial meningitis. The people who saw themselves as her parents, Sami Brady and Rafe Hernandez, were at her bedside when she died. She had also been held on that day by her biological mother Mia. On June 11, 2009 Sami reveals to E.J. that he was "Grace's biological father," still unaware that the baby she has been raising is not really theirs.

J.T. Brady

J.T. Reiber
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byLauren and Alyssa Libby (2000–2001)
Brenden and Dillon Fisher (2000),
Jacob and Joshua Rips
Duration2000-02
First appearanceJune 9, 2000
Last appearanceMay 1, 2002
Created byTom Langan

John Thomas "J.T." Brady was the "adopted" son of Abe and Lexie Carver, but after an infant switch by Stefano DiMera he was believed to be the second son of Hope Brady and Bo Brady.

After years of trying for a baby the natural way, Abe and Lexie Carver decide that they will adopt a child. When Lexie's father Stefano DiMera hears about the news, he is over joyed at the prospect of finally becoming a grandfather and asks that Abe and Lexie adopt the child of one of his distant relatives. The birth mother Marlo is in fact the niece of Dr. Rolf, Stefano's longtime assistant. However none the wiser to Lexie and Abe, Stefano is planning a plot whereby Marlo's baby would be switched with the baby of Bo and Hope's who Stefano at the time thought might be his or John Black's. After the births of the babies, Stefano has Dr. Rolf switch Hope's and Marlo's babies birth tags. So, the baby is instead taken home by Bo and Hope Brady and named John Thomas, getting his names from family friend John Black and "his" Great-Grandfather Dr. Thomas Horton.

Zack Brady

Zack Brady
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byJacob and Joshua Rips (June 2000)
Alyssa and Lauren Libby (2000–2001),
Max and Sam Christy (2000–2001)
Garrett and Spencer Gray (August 2001 — January 2006, December 2008, June 2009)
Duration2000-06, 2008, 2009
First appearanceJune 9, 2000
Last appearanceJune 25, 2009
Created byTom Langan

Beauregard "Zack" Isaac Theo Brady (born Isaac Theo Carver) was the second son and child of supercouple Hope and Bo Brady, born June 9, 2000. For the longest time, Zack is known as Isaac Theo Carver, the long-awaited and much-beloved son of Abe and Lexie Carver. For years the two had tried unsuccessfully to have a child of their own with no success, until Lexie's father, Stefano, got them in touch with Marlo, a young pregnant woman. Abe and Lexie adopt the baby that Marlo has given birth to, unaware that Stefano had switched Marlo and Hope's sons.

Zack dies on January 1, 2006, after being run over by Bo's SUV, which is driven by his daughter, Chelsea. Upon his death, his liver is donated to his niece, Claire Brady, and his corneas are donated to Abe Carver; Claire's life is saved and Abe regains his eyesight. Zack's death and the revelation of Chelsea as the SUV driver drive a wedge between Bo and Hope – as well as the rest of the Brady family for most of 2006.

Theo Carver

Theo Carver
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byChase and Tyler Johnson (2003— 2004)
Kavi Faquir (26 April 2006 – 22 June 2007)
Amyrh Harris (December 26, 2007)
Terrell Ransom, Jr (May 20, 2008 — present)
Duration2003—
First appearanceMay 29, 2003
Created byDena Higley

Theodore "Theo" Brandon Carver II was born onscreen on May 29, 2003, to Lexie and Abe Carver. He was considered a miracle by Abe and Lexie having been born more than a decade after the couple wed.

Theo was born on the same day that Abe learned Brandon Walker was also his son. Originally believed to be Brandon's son, a DNA test proved Theo to be Abe's son. He was diagnosed with autism and his condition has caused major concern for Abe and Lexie. This storyline was featured on NBC's The Today Show with the head writer of Days of our Lives and the actors currently portraying Abe and Lexie on June 24, 2008. Recently Theo has been claiming that he is talking to his deceased mother, Lexie, which could potentially mean that like his grandmother, Celeste, has psychic abilities.

Johnny DiMera

Johnny DiMera
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byAaron and Griffin Kunitz (January 27, 2009 — present)
Duration2007—
First appearanceOctober 23, 2007
Created byHogan Sheffer and Meg Kelly
Doll (2007)
Ethan and Morgan ? (2007)
Ranger and Wiley Murphee (January 21, 2008 — June 2, 2008)
Gabriel and Gideon Lala (July — October 2008)
Jonathan and Jacob Velarde (2008)
Aaron and Griffin Kunitz (January 27, 2009 — present)

John "Johnny" Roman DiMera is the son of EJ DiMera and Sami Brady.

He was born October 23, 2007. He was originally believed to be the son of Lucas Horton, but after the child's birth, E.J. begins to suspect that the fraternal twins might have different fathers because Johnny does not look like his sister. A second DNA test reveals E.J. to be the father.

Johnny's paternal grandfather, Stefano DiMera was pushing to meet his grandson and insisting that E.J. raise Johnny as a DiMera against Sami's wishes. E.J. first resists this notion because he does not want to betray his ex-wife, but since finding out that, Grace was "his" daughter he agrees to raise Johnny as a DiMera against his ex-wife's wishes.

Johnny has one older maternal half-brother Will Horton, twin maternal half-sister, Allie Horton, and one sister, Sydney DiMera.

Sami has allowed Johnny to live with his father, Nicole Walker and his grandfather in the DiMera mansion, while under the protection of the federal government as a material witness to a murder.

Johnny currently lives with his mother and siblings, Allie Horton and Sydney DiMera.

Sydney DiMera

Sydney DiMera
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byHailey and Lauren Sinnema (February 25, 2009 — Sep. 2010)

Elizabeth & Miriam Tovey (Oct. 2010- Aug. 2011)
Isabelle and Sahara Roberts (Sep. 2011-December 2012)

Duration2009—
First appearanceJanuary 28, 2009
Created byDena Higley and Christopher Whitesell


Sydney Anne DiMera is the daughter of EJ DiMera and Sami Brady. Sydney is born in secret on January 28, 2009,[25] while her biological mother is in witness protection, and she is switched shortly after birth with the daughter of a teenage mother, Mia, who has agreed to give her baby up for adoption to Nicole Walker. Nicole, who has miscarried her fiancé E.J.'s daughter, has arranged in secret to adopt Mia's baby and pass the child off as E.J.'s, fearful that she would lose EJ without a baby.

When Nicole learns that Sami had just recently given birth to her and E.J.'s daughter the same day Mia gave birth to hers, Nicole switches the babies, preferring to have E.J.'s biological daughter over an unrelated child. Nicole instantly bonds with Sydney, and vows to always protect her no matter what happens. Sami and E.J. are none the wiser to Nicole's treachery, and Sami and Rafe bond with "Sami's" daughter, while EJ and Nicole bond with "their" daughter.

Sydney has three siblings: a brother, Johnny DiMera, a maternal half-brother, Will Horton, and a maternal half-sister, Allie Horton.

E.J. later learns that Nicole had a miscarriage and he kicks Nicole and Sydney out of the mansion not knowing that Sydney is in fact his biological daughter with Sami.

On November 13, 2009 Sami learns that Sydney is her biological daughter. On November 17, 2009 E.J. learns that Sydney is his biological child with Sami. On November 24, 2009 the family reunion turns into a nightmare when Brady Black bails Nicole out of jail and she kidnaps Sydney. Nicole has a change of heart and decides to tell E.J. and Sami where Sydney is, but not before she is knocked out and kidnapped by Anna DiMera. It is later revealed that Anna was hired by E.J. to kidnap Sydney.

Sydney currently lives with her mother and siblings, Allie Horton and Johnny DiMera.

Allie Horton

Allie Horton
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byCarolyn and Campbell Rose (November 23, 2009 – present)
Duration2007—
First appearanceOctober 23, 2007
Created byHogan Sheffer and Meg Kelly
Doll (2007)
Elle and Ithaca Kremer (December 31, 2007 – June 4, 2008)
Charlotte and Stella Penfield (July 31, 2008 – December 2008)
Ella and Anna Gietzen (January 27, 2009 – August 11, 2009)
Carolyn and Campbell Rose (November 23, 2009 – present)

Alice "Allie" Caroline Horton is the daughter of Sami Brady and Lucas Horton. She was born October 23, 2007, at her grandmother Marlena's house, she was delivered by Marlena. Allie went for several weeks without a name until the Thanksgiving Day wedding of Shawn and Belle where Lucas announces her name. This is a shock to Sami because Lucas did not consult her on the name. She is named after her great-grandmothers, Alice Horton and Caroline Brady. Allie has a big brother named William "Will" Horton, twin maternal half-brother, Johnny DiMera, and little maternal half-sister, Sydney DiMera.

Parker Kiriakis

Parker Daniel Kiriakis (born Jonas) is the biological son of Daniel Jonas and Chloe Lane, although Philip Kiriakis was long thought to be his father. He was born on November 11, 2010 in the Horton cabin after his mother Chloe Lane goes into premature labor. There are complications with the birth (the umbilical cord is wrapped around his neck), and Chloe is assisted by Parker's assumed older sister Melanie. Philip and Daniel later show up, just as Parker is born. Chloe and Daniel go to the hospital and name him Parker Jonas, after Daniel's mother. While Daniel was initially assumed to be the baby's father, it was later revealed (incorrectly) that Parker was conceived during a one-night stand between his parents Chloe and Philip. When Chloe takes a paternity test, the results are changed by Caroline Brady to make her believe that Daniel is the father. When the assumed truth about Parker's paternity was revealed, Daniel left Chloe. On March 2, 2011 Philip became Parker's legal father and Parker's last name was changed to Kiriakis. On January 7, 2013, Chloe returned to Salem and informed Daniel that he was in fact Parker's biological father.

Tyler Kiriakis

Tyler Kiriakis
First appearanceAugust 10, 2007
Last appearanceNovember 2007
Created byJames E. Reilly, Hogan Sheffer

Tyler Kiriakis is a fictional character on the daytime soap opera Days of our Lives.

Tyler Kiriakis was born sometime before August 2007, likely around April. He is the son of Philip Kiriakis and Mimi Lockhart. In July 2006, Philip Kiriakis and then-wife Belle Black were planning to have a second child, as were their friends/nephew Shawn-Douglas Brady and his then wife Mimi Lockhart were also plan to have a baby. Both couples planned to use artificial insemination. An as yet to be determined gloved hand switched the samples so Belle ended up pregnant with Shawn's baby and Shawn and Mimi's surrogate ended up pregnant with Philip and Mimi's child. It wasn't long until both couples learned the truth that there was a switch in the petri dishes. Philip and Mimi wanted to have both babies aborted but Belle chose not to have her child aborted. Unfortunately, she later had complications and her child was lost. Philip and Mimi signed away their rights to the child and left its fate up to the surrogate mother Lauren Chaffee. Bonnie Lockhart was paying Lauren with the intent to mother the child but Bonnie was sent to jail and Lauren was left to give birth on her own.

Philip and his sister Billie have traced Lauren's steps and now believe that "Pocket" or Ty Johnson, the baby boy being fostered by Kayla Brady and Steve Johnson, is actually Tyler.

Historic minor characters

Characters are listed based on the decade in which they last appeared.

2010-

Dr. Richard Baker

Dr. Baker, played by John Callahan (2008–2009; 2010),[26] is a doctor Nicole blackmails into posing as her OB/GYN while she fakes pregnancy after miscarrying her baby. Though he claims to have altruistic motives in the running of his free clinic, he's involved in shady black market baby brokering in order to pay off his substantial debts, a fact Nicole uses to her advantage. He frequently goes to Nicole for money in exchange for keeping her secret until he is murdered by men Stefano DiMera hires. Stefano also attempts to frame Rafe Hernandez for the murder. In his last frugal efforts to tell Sami and Mia about the baby switch, he writes each of them a letter, both of which are destroyed by Nicole. However, it is discovered that he faked his death and later returns to Salem. He helps Hope,who under the influence of sleeping pills, mugs the men of Salem. He was caught and send to prison for helping Nicole switch babies and stealing money.

Henderson

Henderson is Victor's butler. Ron Leath is the actor who plays Henderson.[27] He is routinely seen answering the door and serving meals in the Kiriakis mansion. He is extremely loyal to his boss Victor Kiriakis.[27]

Mike Horton

Mike Horton
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byKyle Puerner (1968–69)
Wade Holdsworth (1969)
Brian Andrews (1970)
Bobby Eilbacher (1970)
Eddie Rayden (1970)
Alan Decker (1970–71)
John Amour (1971–73)
Dick DeCoit (1973)
Stuart Lee (1973)
Wesley Eure (1974–81)
Paul Coufus (1981–82)
Michael T. Weiss (1985–90)
Roark Critchlow (1994–99, 2010)
Duration1968–82, 1985–90, 1994-99, 2010
First appearance1968
Last appearanceJune 28, 2010
Created byWilliam J. Bell
Profile
OccupationDoctor
ResidenceBoston

Dr. Michael "Mike" William Horton II is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives. He was named after Mickey Horton, who was thought to be his father, and Bill Horton, his father. Mickey and Bill were brothers. Michael's mother was Mickey's wife Dr. Laura Spencer Horton.

Mike has the honor of being the most recast character in Days of our Lives history, having been played by sixteen different actors since his character's birth in 1968. He's also been the most constantly aged and deaged, with his age now somewhere in his mid-40s. His most well known (and longest lasting) portrayers were Wesley Eure from 1974 to 1981, Michael T. Weiss from 1985 to 1990, and Roark Critchlow from April 1994 to November 1999 and in June 2010.

Mike grew up knowing his father as town lawyer Mickey Horton and was as shocked as Mickey was to learn that his true father is the man he thought was his uncle Bill Horton, who drunkenly raped his mother, Dr. Laura Spencer, while she was married to Mickey. Although Mike has become a bit closer to Bill through the years, he still considers Mickey to be his father.

Mike was married for the first time very young to Margo Anderman and his wife died in the summer of 1980 of leukemia. He left town not long after that happened, but later returned and began a residency at Salem University, while looking after his teenage sister, Jennifer. During this time, he began a relationship with Dr. Robin Jacobs, which was made difficult by their different religions, Robin was devoutly Jewish and Mike was Christian and she wouldn't allow herself to marry inter-faith. Although Mike wanted to convert in order to make the relationship work, he eventually realized that wouldn't be fair to either of them and Robin left town to live in Israel. Sometime later Mike learned that Robin had given birth to his son, Jeremy. Mike left Salem in 1990 to join Robin and Jeremy and try to make a family.

In 1994, Mike returned to Salem, it having not worked out between him and Robin. He was soon made Chief of Staff at Salem University Hospital. While there he began an affair with Carrie Brady Reed, who worked in Public Relations at the hospital. Eventually Carrie's husband Austin Reed found out, and the two divorced. Mike and Carrie got together officially and left Salem together to return to Israel, as Mike wanted to continue to have a relationship with his son. While off-screen, Mike and Carrie split up and his son Jeremy returned to Salem for a brief period.

Mike returned to Salem in June 2010 when he received news that his grandmother, Alice Horton was extremely ill. Mike returned along with many other family members. While on his way to Alice's, he was involved in a car accident and was injured. He was brought to University Hospital where he was treated. His goal was to get better quickly so he could visit his grandmother one last time. Several days later, he received news from Bill and Jennifer Horton that Alice had died. He reminisced about the wonderful times he shared with Alice. Before leaving Salem, he hung up a plaque in the hospital in honor of his late grandmother.

Nathan Horton

Nathan Horton (played by Mark Hapka from June 17, 2009 - March 28, 2011), a doctor, came to Salem in June 2009 to start an internship at Salem University Hospital. He is the son of Melissa Horton; his father has not been identified as of November 11, 2010. On his first day at the hospital, he meets Melanie Layton and they start a flirtation. Later, Melanie is surprised and alarmed when she returns home to Maggie Horton's house to find a half-dressed Nathan, fresh out of the shower, as she hadn't yet learned that he is Maggie's grandson; Maggie soon arrives and explains that Nathan would be living there. When Nathan learns that Melanie was the girl his cousin Nick Fallon had been involved with, he blames her for ruining Nick's life and speaks harshly to her about it. When Maggie informs Nathan that Melanie had been Nick's victim and that she spoke on his behalf in court, Nathan apologizes to Melanie and she accepts. He moves into Lucas's house after learning Maggie feels uncomfortable with him and Melanie dating while living under the same roof.

Quinn Hudson

Quinn Hudson, played by Australian actor Bren Foster[28] is the son of Vivian Alamain. He surfaces in Salem in 2011, and is part of a plot by Kate DiMera to bring down Chloe Lane. Quinn blackmails Chloe into being a call girl like Kate used to be a long time ago. Quinn changes for Taylor Walker and tells Chloe to stop. Quinn leaves Salem with his mother, Ivan, and Taylor. He returns for a short while before departing again.

Stephanie Johnson

Stephanie Johnson
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byAmanda and Jessica Gunnarson (1990–92)
Shayna Rose (2006–07)
Shelley Hennig (2007–11)
First appearanceFebruary 1990
Last appearanceApril 6, 2011
Created byRichard J. Allen and Anne Schoettle
Profile
OccupationStudent
Race car driver
ResidenceUnknown

Stephanie Kay Johnson is a fictional character on the NBC soap opera Days of our Lives, a long-running serial drama about working class life in the fictional United States borough of Salem.[29] Created by head writer Richard J. Allen the role was originated by actresses Amanda and Jessica Gunnarson. Shayna Rose briefly stepped into the role in 2006–07. The role was taken over by Shelley Hennig in 2007.[30] Henning was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for her role as Stephanie, in the category of Outstanding Younger Actress in a Daytime Drama.[31] Her last airdate as Stephanie was on April 6, 2011.[32] Although the character's biography remains available on the show's official NBC website,[29] the site's "Bios" section no longer contains a link to it as of June, 2011.[33]

Stephanie is the daughter of super couple, Steve Johnson & Kayla Brady.[34][35][36] She is the ex fiance of Philip Kiriakis, and ex fiance of Nathan Horton. Stephanie is born to Kayla Brady in 1990 while Kayla is serving jail time.[34] She and Kayla depart the series in 1992. With a teenaged Stephanie, played by Shayna Rose returning without her mother in 2006. Shayna Rose departed the series in 2007. A new looking Stephanie, played by Shelley Hennig arrives in Salem in 2007 with parents Steve Johnson, and Kayla Brady. Hennig has portrayed the role from 2007 to 2011, even being nominated in 2010 for a Daytime Emmy in Outstanding Younger Actress.[37][38] Despite only airing into April 2011, Hennig managed to received another Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Younger Actress in 2012.

Mia McCormick

Mia McCormick (played by Taylor Spreitler from January 6, 2009 – June 24, 2010), is a high school drop-out, who was introduced as a pregnant teenager. Nicole Walker bought her baby, Grace, for $10K to replace her own, secretly miscarried, baby. She then secretly swaps Grace for Sami Brady's baby, Sydney, who was born at the same time (January 28, 2009). Grace eventually dies of bacterial meningitis. Mia uses the money to fund a dancing career in Japan but when this fails she returns to Salem, determined to get her baby back. She then befriends Will Horton, moves in with Maggie Horton and takes a job at Java Cafe. Her ex-boyfriend Chad DiMera, father of Grace, also has a job at Java Cafe. After overhearing information and investigating, he discovers what had happened to his daughter, although neither Chad nor Mia initially knew about Sydney and Grace being switched. Mia eventually finds out that Grace was her biological daughter, and she and Chad mourn her. Meanwhile, Mia is attracted to, and dates, Will but is forced to break up by Chad in her efforts to keep her deal with Nicole secret. Chad, however, breaks his promise to stop looking for Grace. Will eventually learns all of this; he is surprised but thinks it all makes sense that Nicole can give the baby a better home.

Lee Michaels

Lee Michaels is a trustee in the prison where Hope Brady serves time in 2010. She is a doctor who was imprisoned for illegally prescribing pain killers to her patients. She is assigned to the prison's infirmary, where she works with Warden Jane Smith to kill inmates during routine medical procedures in order to harvest their organs. Lee is played by Robin Mattson and first appeared on October 5, 2010.

Jane Smith

Jane Smith is the warden of the Salem County Correctional Facility, the prison where Hope Brady serves time in 2010. She works with an inmate, Lee Michaels, to kill inmates during routine medical procedures in order to harvest their organs in an operation run by Stefano DiMera. Jane and first appeared on September 21, 2010 and was played by Stacy Haiduk, but the role was soon recast with Gina Gallego.


Madeline Peterson Woods

Madeline Peterson Woods, portrayed by Jessica Tuck,[39] is the mother of Chad DiMera. Madeline died after falling down a flight of stairs during an argument with her son, Chad.

Dr. Ben Walters

Dr. Ben Walters., played by Ty Treadway,[40] is a specialist brought on to handle E.J.'s case, after he was shot in the head by Sami Brady.

Melanie Jonas

Melanie Jonas
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byMolly Burnett
Duration2008–12
First appearanceJuly 31, 2008
Last appearanceSeptember 28, 2012
Created byDena Higley
Victor Gialanella
Rick Draughon
Profile
OccupationNursing student
ResidenceEurope

Melanie Jonas (adopted Layton; formerly Kiriakis) is a fictional character on the NBC Soap Opera, Days of our Lives, created by former head-writer Dena Higley. She is portrayed by actress Molly Burnett.[41] Burnett has played Melanie since July 2008.[41] Melanie was married to Philip Kiriakis, but they broke up when it was revealed he had fathered the baby of Chloe Lane. She meets her brother Max Brady in 2008, who convinces her to return to Salem. Melanie is known for being a primary villain, she has since become a responsible young woman. Melanie is extremely close to her friend, and Grandmother Maggie Horton, whom she often considers a mother to her. Melanie's love life is complicated as she has been involved with several characters, but her serious one is with Chad DiMera. In mid-June Melanie was kidnapped by a crazy man named Andrew, unbeknownst to her, Gabi Hernandez her supposedly "best friend" is behind the kidnapping. On August 23, 2012 Melanie and Chad were reunited. However, her past came back to haunt her as Nick Fallon returns to her life after he was released from prison for serving his time for the murder of her adoptive father Trent Robbins a few years ago. Melanie then broke up with Chad before she left town to return to Europe to live with her mother. Melanie's final airdate was on September 28, 2012.

2000–2009

Rex Brady
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byEric Winter
Duration2002–06
First appearanceJuly 6, 2002
Last appearanceMarch 16, 2006
Created byPeter Brash
Paula Cwikly
Introduced byKen Corday
Stephen Wyman
ClassificationFormer, regular
Profile
AliasesRex DiMera
OccupationStudent
ResidenceChicago

Rex Brady is a fictional character in the soap opera Days of our Lives. The role was played by actor Eric Winter. Rex first appeared on July 8, 2002 and left town on July 26, 2005. He is the son of Roman Brady and Kate Roberts and twin brother to Cassie Brady

Rex and his twin sister Cassie were discovered half-naked during a meteor shower and were originally suspected to be aliens. As time went on it was discovered that they were the children of Tony DiMera and Marlena Evans but this turned out to be false. In reality a sperm sample was somehow taken from Roman Brady during his years of captivity at the hands of Tony's father Stefano DiMera and combined with eggs taken from Kate Roberts who was a prostitute and associate of Stefano's.

Rex and, to a lesser extent, Cassie seemed to have super human intelligence. Rex also suffered mysterious mood swings and psychotic tendencies during Salem Stalker storyline. He dated Mimi Lockhart but they broke up when Rex discovered Mimi aborted his baby without telling him about it. Feeling hurt and betrayed, Rex left town following the abortion and has not appeared on the show since his departure.

Rex is last mentioned on-screen on January 4, 2013, when his mother Kate tells EJ DiMera that she is going to Chicago to visit Rex, Cassie, Philip, and Parker.

André DiMera

André DiMera is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives. He was played by Thaao Penghlis from 1983–1984, 1993 to 1995, 2002 to 2005 and 2007. He was also portrayed by Wayne Northrop in 1983. On July 17, 2007, it was revealed that André has been impersonating his cousin, Tony DiMera, for over 20 years.

Crawford Decker

Crawford Decker was Ford Decker's father. He used his influence with the president of Salem University to protect Ford from being punished for raping several female students. Crawford also urged the police to aggressively pursue Ford's subsequent disappearance.

Ford Decker

Ford Decker was a student at Salem University who was a serial date rapist. When his father Crawford, used his influence to protect Ford from being punished for drugging and raping numerous female students, the sisters of Alpha Chi Theta decided to take action. The women, who included three of Ford's victims or attempted victims, drugged him. When the partially incapacitated Ford then pursued Chelsea, whom he had also drugged, up the stairs of the sorority house, he lost consciousness and suffered a fatal fall down the stairs. The sisters buried his body in the basement. Subsequently, Chelsea Brady and Stephanie Johnson dug him back up and hid him in a water heater, which Max Brady removed from the premises.

Duck

Duck is a Vietnam War veteran who lives on the fictional island Tinda Lao with his daughter Gabby.

Gabby

Gabby, played by Joy Bisco is a young woman who lives on the fictional island Tinda Lao. Her father is Duck. When Shawn was in Tinda Lao, she fell in love with Shawn, but Shawn stuck to his beloved soon to be wife, Belle.

Morgan Hollingsworth

Morgan Hollingsworth, portrayed by Kristen Renton, was President of Alpha Chi Theta sorority, where Chelsea and Stephanie pledged. Morgan dated Max Brady and was almost a victim of Ford Decker, the campus rapist. She and the Alpha Chi Theta girls conspired to stop Ford from raping again but their plan backfired and he fell to his death. Soon after Ford's death and the coverup was exposed, Max and Morgan broke up.

Morgan later went to work for Tony as his intern at the same time Stephanie interned for Anna's rival firm. Morgan's interests moved to Philip Kiriakis soon after her father, Paul, disappeared. John Black and Phillip were involved in a heated shipping rivalry that turned ugly when gun fire broke out. Phillip took a bullet intended for Morgan after one of Ava's goons tried to shoot her. Morgan helped Phillip with his recovery and they shared a short romance. After Paul was revealed to be alive, Phillip admitted to threatening Paul's life and was later caught kissing Chloe. Morgan left town to take a two year internship in Chicago.

Father Timothy Jansen

Played by three different actors from 1996–2008, Father Jansen has been a consistent figure for the church going citizens of Salem at weddings, funerals and death-beds. He has been played by Michael O'Neil (1996), Jim Beaver (96-97, 2000, 2002–03), and James Lancaster (2003–2005, 2008).

Bonnie Lockhart

Bonnie Lockhart is the mother of Mimi Lockhart, Patrick Lockhart, and Connor Lockhart. She has been portrayed by actress Judi Evans,[42] who also portrayed Adrienne Kiriakis. Bonnie marries Mickey Horton, after his wife is murdered by a serial killer in 2003. After Maggie shows up alive, Mickey divorces her. Bonnie is also the owner of Alice's. It is revealed later that she killed her abusive husband and hid his body; she is eventually sent to prison.

Angela Moroni

Angela Moroni was portrayed by Ayda Field from late summer of 2000 until March 2001. Angela Moroni is the daughter of Vincent Moroni, an Italian mob boss. She was introduced during Brandon and Sami's quest to get the tape back with Kate forcing Roberto to confess to the murder of Franco Kelly. Angela came into possession of the tape, but she would only give it to Brandon if he married her. When Brandon and Sami went back to Salem, she came with them and kept the tape with her. When they returned to Europe, Brandon and Angela got married. When a spy from her father saw Brandon and Sami kiss, he hired two gunmen to kill Sami and Brandon at the coronation of Greta Von Amberg. This backfired however, when Angela dove in front of Brandon. Before her death, Angela finally made her father give Brandon and Sami the tape.

Vincent Moroni

Vincent Moroni was portrayed by Carl Weintraub from summer 2000 until March 2001. Vincent Moroni was an Italian mob boss with one daughter, Angela. Upon meeting Brandon and Sami, he was immediately suspicious of them. After Kate told Vincent about the tape (containing Kate telling Roberto to confess to the murder of Franco Kelly) he took it from Angela. When Brandon married Angela anyway, Vincent was convinced he loved his daughter. Kate later slept with Vincent to convince him to kill Victor and manipulated him into spying on Sami and Brandon. When his spy told him about the kiss he ordered Victor, Brandon and Sami to be murdered at the coronation of Greta Von Amberg. Chaos erupted then and Angela threw herself in front of Brandon, saving his life. Vincent was so upset at the events that he set in motion, that he committed suicide.

Alex North

Dr. Alex North was portrayed by Wayne Northrop from August 1, 2005 to May 24, 2006. Alex North was brought to Salem by John Black to help John's wife Marlena recover from amnesia. Marlena had memories of Alex and, after discovering they had been married (North had been presumed dead after being captured on a mission in Vietnam), she chose him instead of John because Alex was controlling her mind. It was soon discovered that he had been an abusive husband and, after a fight with John, he was presumed dead after falling over the edge of a cliff. The Alex North storyline was very unpopular with viewers.

Trent Robbins

Trent Robbins (played by Roscoe Born) was the biological father of Max Brady and the adoptive father of Melanie Layton. He abused Max as a child, causing Max to become socially isolated and mute for several years. Trent returned in 2008 as the Dean of the Physics department at Salem University. It was revealed that he was still married to Nicole Walker. He re-entered Max's life by awarding Nick Fallon a grant for his "work" on a fuel cell. Unbeknownst to Trent, Max was responsible for the majority of Nick's design. Max became short-tempered upon seeing Trent and confronted him. After Max insisted that Trent take responsibility for his abusive actions, Trent offered to pay him off in order to keep his past a secret.

Trent was murdered via a stab in the back. Among the suspects were Caroline Brady, Trent's children Max and Melanie, and his wife Nicole. It was revealed that Nick was responsible for the murder. Nick maintained that he killed Trent in Melanie's defense, and that his addiction to alcohol and painkillers played a role in his bad decision.

Jan Spears

Jan Spears
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byNatalie Ramsey (1999)
Heather Lauren Olson (1999–2004)
Heather Lindell (2004–05)
Duration1999–2005
First appearanceApril 1999
Last appearanceMay 19, 2005
Created bySally Sussman Morina

Jan Spears, played by three actresses: Natalie Ramsey (1999), Heather Lauren Olson (1999 to 2002; November 2003 to 6 April 2004) and Heather Lindell (6 April 2004 to 19 May 2005), was introduced as the mean bitch at Salem High. Jan was one of the first girls to taunt Chloe Lane and call her "Ghoul Girl" and was responsible for putting pictures of a naked Chloe up on the internet. Jan's boyfriend, Jason Masters, was a real jerk and she had finally had enough of him while on an Island with Nicole's father, Paul Mendez. Paul raped Jan, giving her gonorrhea and leaving her pregnant. Jan was humiliated but Shawn felt bad and promised to marry her and raise the baby as their own, devastating Belle. Jan lost the baby and left town. When Jan returned years later, her parents were dead and she was still obsessed with Shawn. Nicole also convinced a deeply disturbed Jan into helping her kill Victor Kiriakis which she did (later it was revealed that Victor survived). Jan kidnapped Shawn and held him prisoner in a cage. When Shawn escaped he crashed his motor cycle and lost his memory. He woke up thinking that he wanted to be with Jan and she manipulated him until he regained his memory. Jan's grip on Shawn was loosening so she blackmailed Mimi to help her keep Shawn. Mimi and Jan argued and Jan fell, hitting her head on a rock. Jan remains in a coma. Jan was last mentioned by Nicole while on a dinner date with Phillip Kiriakis, April 2008.

Willow Stark

Willow Stark was played by Annie Burgstede from October 2006 to June 2007. Willow was a former prostitute who Shawn Brady met one evening. Shawn got Willow a job at Chez Rouge and started dating her after he broke up with his ex-wife Mimi Lockhart. She became more controlling and obsessed with Shawn and disliked that Shawn tried to see Claire or Belle. Shawn broke things off with her so he could be a better father so she set fire to his loft. Weeks later, EJ Wells paid her to break into the Brady home and she accidentally set fire to the place. She planted Chelsea Brady's brush at the scene, but Nick Fallon hid the brush, so she was sent to jail. Once Nick bailed her out, he helped her find a place to live. Willow attempted to blackmail Nick and eventually fell to her death on an episode that aired June 5, 2007. She has a younger brother named Jed Stark who attended Salem University.

Conner Lockhart

Conner David Lockhart is the youngest child of David and Bonnie Lockhart. The character was played by Austin Wolff as a child during the summer of 1999, and Noah Segan took over the role on a temporary basis on January 8, 2007. Recasting Segan in the role aged the character to his late teens. Conner left town with Mimi to live in Arizona.

Ava Vitali

Ava Vitali, played by Tamara Braun from February 2008 to August 2008, is the ex-lover of Steve Johnson, who kidnapped him in 2008 and also kidnapped Hope Brady, whom Ava thought was Steve's wife Kayla. It was revealed that her father, Martino, was drugging her, which caused her to behave irrationally. She had an affair with John Black for a while and eventually left town fearing she would go to jail over the death of Shawn Brady.

Harold Wentworth

Harold Wentworth, played by Ryan Scott from 2001 until 2003, was introduced during a storyline in which Jack Deveraux pretended to be gay in order to spare Greta von Amberg's feelings, as he didn't return her affection. Greta tried to set Jack up with Harold, an openly gay man. Harold worked with Greta to set up situations where he and Jack could be intimate, but Jack would always find a way to escape. Jack eventually admitted that he was not gay, which led to Harold criticizing him for his cowardice. Harold later happened to be in Las Vegas at the same time as Jack and Greta, and he helped them hide from mob hitmen by disguising themselves as showgirls. To his dismay, Jack then learned that Harold was the son of Oliver Wentworth, the owner of the Spectator. This was the local newspaper, which Jack hoped to run; Jennifer got the job instead, due in part to Harold's recommendation. Harold then worked at the Spectator, and was able to maintain a friendly, professional relationship with Jack. He last appeared during the summer of 2003, shortly before the Salem Stalker storyline started. By 2006, though not shown on-screen, Harold had become editor of the Spectator; Jack and Jennifer learned that he was offering them a job running the London Bureau of the paper, which they accepted.

1990–1999

Hattie Adams

Hattie Adams is a woman who bore a slight resemblance to Marlena Evans. Under the guidance of Wilhelm Rolf, she had plastic surgery to increase this resemblance. Stefano DiMera planned to use Hattie in a plan against Marlena, but never implemented such a plan. Hattie eventually had further surgery to look identical to Marlena. Hattie was played mainly by Andrea Hall, the real-life identical twin sister of Marlena's portrayer, Deidre Hall. Hattie was also played by Deidre Hall in one appearance after the character's final surgery.

Bart Beiderbecke

Bart Beiderbecke is a longtime DiMera family associate portrayed by Steve Blackwood. Introduced in 1997, he was originally the right-hand man of Dr. Wilhelm Rolf. Following his death, Bart became Tony's loyal assistant. He appears to be the only member of the DiMera organization who feels any remorse for the pain that is inflicted upon the citizens of Salem as a result of the DiMeras' influence. However, he is smart enough to keep his mouth closed around Tony and Stefano when it comes to this. After Tony's failed attempt at escaping from prison, Bart was seen occasionally for a little longer before vanishing from the canvas completely. When Bart returned two years later, he was assigned the task of killing Sami Brady, a task which he attempted to complete by drugging her and tying her up inside her car, which was filling with Carbon Monoxide. He failed, however, when EJ DiMera rescued her.

On August 3, 2007, Bart died when he was stabbed by André DiMera during a swordfight between Andre and Tony DiMera. Stefano mourned Bart's death and is now concerned that Bart may not have made sure that the key to ending the vendetta was kept out of Tony's possession.

Jamie Caldwell

Jamie Caldwell, played by Miriam Parrish, was Sami's best friend between 1993 and 1996 and 2007. Jamie discovered Sami's bulemia Jamie but also frowned on many of Sami's many schemes to break up Austin and Carrie, including drugging Austin into sleeping with her. Friends later discovered that Jamie has been raped by her father and Jamie moved out of her house and into the Brady Pub. Jamie's character vanished soon after she revealed to Kate that Sami drugged Austin. It is assumed that Jamie left Salem when the actress' contract was not renewed in late 1996. Throughout her time in Salem, Jamie had an on and off flirtation with Lucas. Parrish made a cameo as Jamie returned for Sami's and Lucas Wedding.

Edmund Crumb

Edmund Phineas Crumb, played by Adam Caine from January 8, 1998 to May 8, 1998. Edmund is the husband of Susan Banks and the stepfather of EJ DiMera.

Edmund was a soft-hearted and somewhat dimwitted pilot who fell in love with Susan Banks after Susan came to stay at his mother Violet's pub in England. Edmund came to Salem to find Susan, who was a suspect in Kristen's murder, and proposed to her. It wasn't Susan, however, but actually Kristen posing as Susan without anyone else knowing. Edmund and Kristen married while the real Susan was held prisoner in an island harem. Susan escaped and found Edmund and Kristen shortly after Edmund confessed to "Susan" that he accidentally killed Kristen. When Edmund saw both Kristen and Susan he was confused as to whom he had accidentally murdered. It turns out it was Susan's other sister, Penelope Kent. Susan forgave Edmund and they locked Kristen up in the harem and raised baby Elvis together in England.

Eliana

Eliana, played by Ann Werner,[43] was the long-time maid of Stefano Dimera who also answered the door at the DiMera mansion. Ann Werner left the show to pursue a writing career, and the character of Eliana was said to have retired.

Lisanne Gardner

Lisanne Gardner was a character from the U.S. soap opera Days of Our Lives. She was portrayed by Lynn Herring.

Lisanne Gardner
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byLynn Herring
First appearanceApril 2, 1992
Last appearanceOctober 30, 1992
Created byRichard J. Allen & Beth Milstein
Profile
OccupationCorporate lawyer

Lisanne came to Salem in 1992, where she began working for Lawrence Alamain as Alamain Industries corporate lawyer. She and Lawrence began a relationship, but Lawrence still had feelings for Carly Manning. Lisanne learned that Vivian and Carly were keeping a secret involving a past pregnancy, so told Lawrence, and it eventually emerged that Carly had been pregnant with Lawrence's child, who it was believed had died. However when Vivian Alamain brought her adopted son, Nicky, to the United States later that year, a different story was to emerge. After some investigation into Nicky's background, Lisanne discovered that he was, in fact Lawrence and Carly's son, who Vivian had actually stolen. Lisanne began to blackmail Vivian with this information, but her plans were to lead to her demise. Nikki returned home one day to find his aunt and Lisanne engaged in a heated argument. He saw Vivian falling to the floor and, believing that Lisanne was hurting his aunt, he tried to separate the two. But in the process of this, Lisanne fell and struck her head on a stone cat. The fall proved fatal for Lisanne, but Vivian told Nicky that she was just unconscious. Vivian and Lawrence's servant, Ivan Marais, then concealed Lisanne's body in the basement, before later making it look as though she had been killed in a car crash. But Lisanne's death led Lawrence to realise that Nicky was his son, something which caused Vivian to suffer a heart attack. While recovering in hospital, she revealed the truth to Lawrence - i.e., that she had told Carly that Nicky had died, then raised him as her own, even buying her servant's son's birth certificate to cover up the truth. Lawrence subsequently told Carly, who confronted Vivian, threatening to take Nicky away from her. Vivian then tried to leave Salem with Nicky, but was stopped from doing so. Kidnapping charges were brought against Vivian, but later dropped; while she desperately tried to hide the truth from Nicky. However, he was ultimately to learn his real identity. Meanwhile, suspecting that Lisanne's death may have been the result of foul play, Bo Brady began investigating the Alamains. Vivian told Lawrence to dispose of the stone cat and the rug on which Lisanne had fallen, as both had traces of her blood. Lawrence buried the items in the woods, but was seen by a prostitute, who reported it to the police. Soon afterwards, Bo caught Lawrence trying to dig up the stone cat and arrested him. Lawrence was charged with Lisanne's murder, and sent for trial, but it was to emerge that Nicky had killed her. The charges against Lawrence were dropped, but Nicky never found out that he'd been responsible for the death.

Lili Faversham

Ms. Faversham, played by Millicent Martin from 1998–2001, was an eccentric older woman from Lugano, Switzerland. Ms Faversham had lost a great deal of art treasures due to theft and was close friends with Princess Gina Von Amberg. Ms. Faversham recognized Hope as one of her European high society friends, Princess Gina von Amberg and believed that the resemblance meant that Hope was Gina. At one point, Ms. Faversham insisted that Hope accompany her on the Empress Express. Stefano was one of the honored guests of the gathering, and is using the name Rudolfo Meradi. The train derailed with them all aboard but there were no serious injuries. Ms. Faversham learned the truth about the real Princess Gina but befriended Hope and Greta anyways. She moved briefly to Salem where she recognized Vivian Alamain. Lili was the one to finally recognize that the real Princess Gina was posing as Hope in Salem because of a scar that only Gina could have had. She returned to Switzerland and has not been seen since.

Steven "Jonesy" Jones

Jonesy, played by Robert Mandan from 1997–1998, was Vivian's bizarre husband and caretaker of the DiMera townhouse in Salem. Vivian was first interested in Jonesy because she thought he owned the expensive townhouse and all of its treasures. Vivian accomplished this by hosting a mock séance in which the real Flora Dora told Jonesy to move on with Vivian. Jonesy was not a well man and Vivian and he married in England, with Susan Banks and Edmund Crumb standing up for them. Jonesy died of a heart attack after consummating the marriage. Vivian inherited all of Jonesy's treasures which forced Stefano, the original owner of the townhouse, to marry Vivian in order to reclaim his possessions.

Franco Kelly

Franco Kelly, played by Victor Alfieri from June 1996 to October 1998, first came to Salem to model for Titan. It was soon revealed that Kate Roberts hired him to break up Bo and Hope Brady so that her daughter Billie Reed could reunite with her former lover Bo. After Franco was exposed he tried to con Sami Brady into marriage so that he could hide from his mob past and obtain a real green card. Kate planned revenge on Sami by exposing Franco's true motives at their wedding. Before the wedding could take place, Sami discovered the truth and announced that she was going to "kill that bastard". Franco meanwhile, attempted to beat and kill Kate for threatening him but was stopped when Lucas Horton shot Franco, killing him.

Kate wanted to protect Lucas and staged the scene to look like Sami killed Franco. Sami was put on trial and sentenced to death by lethal injection. In early June 1999, Sami nearly died but was saved when Lucas and Franco's old mob boss, Roberto, both confessed to the murder at the last minute. Although Lucas was the real shooter, the police believed a dying Roberto's confession. The truth of Franco's real murderer was never revealed except to Sami and Brandon Walker.

Barb Reiber

Barb Reiber, played by Tamara Clatterbuck, is the wife of Glen Reiber, the biological father of J. T. Brady, who was switched at birth with Zack Brady, resulting in a complicated custody battle.

Glen Reiber

Glen Reiber, is the biological father of J. T. Brady, who was switched at birth with Zack Brady, resulting in a complicated custody battle.

Wilhelm Rolf

Dr. Wilhelm Rolf has been portrayed by William Utay from September 19, 1997 to June 12, 2003 and June 4, 2007 to September 23, 2008. Introduced in September 1997, Dr. Wilhelm Rolf was the DiMera family's jack-of-all-trades and was responsible for: saving Roman's life from jungle fever, brainwashing Hope in order to turn her into Princess Gina, orchestrating the infamous baby switch using his niece Margo's daughter, creating the Gemini Twins (Rex and Cassie Brady), and erasing Patch's and John's memories. He was 'killed' in June 2003 when a crate landed on him and his corpse was subsequently used to fake Larry Welch's death.

Rolf returned from the dead, explaining that his death "didn't take." He assumed his old position as a lackey for the DiMeras when he was instructed to kill Sami by poisoning her food at the hospital. After Marlena put Stefano in a coma, Rolf became John's butler. Unbeknownst to John, Rolf began helping Marlena try to repair the disc that contains his memories. Rolf obeyed both John and Marlena in order to avoid jail time for many of his past evil deeds. His character frequently provided comic relief by dressing up in silly costumes or cracking one-liners.

Dr. Debra Thomas

Debra, played by Paige Rowland, was an ex-girlfriend of Mike Horton's of whom he reunited with in Rome, in 1997. Debra and Mike did not reunite romantically but this did not stop Carrie from getting jealous. Sami became aware of Carrie' feelings towards Debra and Mike and used this turn of events to push Mike and Carrie closer together so she could be with Austin.

Eugenia Willens

Eugenia Willens, played by Daphne Bloomer from 2002 to 2006,[44] worked at Salem University Hospital as a lab tech, but she lost her job and her pension after Sami blackmailed her into looking the other way while Sami switched the results of a paternity test. She later conspired with Kate against Sami and also worked as Lucas' personal assistant at Titan. She briefly dated Lucas.

1980–1989

Eugene Bradford

Eugene Bradford
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byJohn de Lancie
First appearance1981
Last appearance1989
Profile
AliasesBettina Lovelcraft
ResidenceNew York City

Eugene Bradford is a fictional character on the American soap opera Days of our Lives. He was played by John de Lancie from 1981 to 1986 and again in 1989. Also known as Gene and Euge, he went by the pseudonym Bettina Lovecraft while working as a Salem Today columnist.

Eugene was a distant relative of the DiMera family through a prior marriage, and referred to Tony DiMera as a cousin. Prior to marrying Calliope Jones on December 31, 1985, Eugene had been married four other times. Eugene's first two wives were murdered, while his third marriage to Marlena Evans Brady was actually a cover-up (Eugene pretended to be married to Marlena when she was pregnant with Roman Brady's twins; at this time Roman was believed to be dead) and not legal. He later served as the namesake for Roman and Marlena's daughter Samantha Gene.

Throughout the show, Eugene was portrayed as having psychic premonitions, and on a number of occasions they were useful in helping Salem Police and the ISA.

In the last Days episode in which he appeared, he created a time machine type device and used the device. Upon activiation, there was a big explosion and Eugene disappeared. He has not been seen on Days since. In 2006, Calliope returned as the fashion designer hired to make Mimi Lockhart's wedding dress. She told all that she and Eugene remain happily married.

Calliope Jones Bradford

Calliope Jones Bradford
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byArleen Sorkin
First appearance1984
Last appearanceMay 14, 2010

Calliope Jones Bradford is a fictional character on the NBC soap opera Days of our Lives. She was played by Arleen Sorkin from 1984 to 1990, 1992, 2001, 2006 and 2010[45]

Calliope came to Salem in 1984.[46] She was employed in Liz Curtis's clothing business and her first scenes featured her making a dress for Anna DiMera. One of her trademarks was her endless collections of hats, which were very creative and sometimes very outlandish. However, Calliope soon came to possess a diamond necklace which was originally owned by Daphne DiMera. She claimed it as her own, but didn't realize that Stefano DiMera was after it, for it contained one of three prisms he was after. Her white lie unknowingly thrust her into a major storyline.[46]

Calliope went on to co-host a daytime talk show with Jennifer Horton-Deveraux. The show was a success, but Calliope would eventually turn over the show over to Jennifer and leave town. However, since her departure in 1990, Calliope has visited Salem several times.

In 2006, Calliope returned to town as a successful wedding planner. Although hired to plan her good friend Marlena’s wedding to Alex North, she was also able to help Shawn-Douglas Brady and Mimi Lockhart with theirs, despite normally being booked two years in advance. Still eccentric, Calliope butted head with Mimi’s mother Bonnie Lockhart, a fellow eccentric, but with different wild taste. During her trip, Calliope also commented Eugene was doing just fine and she was now living in New York City.

Calliope briefly returned in 2010, when she was hired by Rafe Hernandez to collect evidence to prove that Anna Dimera was hired by EJ to kidnapped Sami and EJ's daughter Sydney Dimera. She also briefly returned later that year as part of Days of Our Lives 45th anniversary week on November 5 through November 9.

Shane Donovan

Shane Donovan
Days of our Lives character
Portrayed byCharles Shaughnessy
First appearance1984
Last appearanceMay 23, 2012 (2012-05-23)
Profile
OccupationRetired ISA Agent
ResidenceLos Angeles, California

Shane Donovan is a fictional character on Days of Our Lives. He is an agent of the ISA and husband to Kimberly Brady Donovan.[47] Donovon and Brady were a supercouple.[48]

In 1984, Shane came to Salem to keep an eye on Stefano DiMera's illegal dealings. He posed as Larry Welche's butler, and eventually learned of Stefano's acquisitions of two of three rare prisms designed by Larry's father. Shane teamed up with Bo, and the two intended on taking Stefano down. Later that year Shane learned that Stefano was about to acquire the third and final prism through a Russian ice skating troop that came to town. Hope and Bo got the prism from the troop, but after a long chase with Stefano's men the prism ended up embedded in the ice rink.

Shane returned to Salem briefly in the winter of 2002 when Hope was kidnapped by Larry Welch.

Shane later returned in 2010 and was revealed to have been held prisoner in a South American prison while on assignment with the ISA. Shane escaped with the help of Rafe and both returned to Salem in time for Alice Horton's funeral. Shane reconnected with Kimberly, who was in town for Alice's memorial service, and admitted that he wanted his future with her and the family and not with the ISA. Shane and Kimberly reunited and moved to LA to be together as a family.

Kristina Andropolous

Kristina is the sole daughter of Teodor Andropolous. The Andropolous were wealthy neighbors, business partners, and friends of the Kiriakis. Thus, She grew up in the Greek island of Naphleon along with Justin Kiriakis, and she even attended the same Swiss boarding school as he. Kristina and Justin had always been fierce rivals in everything they did, but at the same time kept a very close relationship that turned into a high school romance. After they graduated, they went their separate ways. Kristina eventually became a savvy business woman, as her father prepped her to take over the helm of the Andropolous business.

Petrov

Petrov was portrayed by Kai Wulff from 1983 to 1986 and for a few episodes in 1991. With the exception of Bart and Rolf, Petrov is the most well known henchman of Stefano. In comparison to Bart, he mostly succeeded and completed his assignments. Petrov assisted Stefano in a few of his many schemes. When Stefano kidnapped Marlena Evans & Liz Chandler in early 1983, Petrov was the one who kept an eye of them so they wouldn't escape. He then had small assignments in Stefano's devilish Salem Slasher plot. When Stefano had to escape after some failures of both himself and André DiMera, Petrov was already in the car. But Roman and Abe were ready as well and chased them. After struggling to shake off the police, and a drunk Alex Marshall caused some problem, the car drove off a bridge and fell down into a river. Alex was found but neither Petrov or Stefano.

A few months later, Stefano was seen very much alive looking for the three prisms, and soon Petrov was seen taking orders from Stefano. He kidnapped Hope Williams for Stefano in an attempt to faster lure Roman into Stefano's trap. He also got instructions from Stefano on how to activate the volcano. After locking up a noisy Shane Donovan, he fulfilled his orders and activated the volcano successfully.

Vern Scofield

Vern Scofield, played by Wayne Heffley from 1988 to 1993 and again in 2002, 2003, and 2006 raised three children (Brian, Tanner, and Cassie) after the death of his wife. Vern's primary role was to be Jack's right-hand man at the Spectator and supported Jack's relationship with Jennifer. Vern began dating Jo Johnson, Jack's mother, in 1999 when both characters left the canvas. In 2002, it was revealed that Vern and Jo had married and were still living in Salem. They returned for Jack's "funeral" in 2003 and later for Jack and Jennifer's wedding and farewell in 2006.

Larry Welch

Larry Welch, played by Andrew Hyatt Masset from 1983 to 1985 and again from 2002 to 2003, was a constant obstacle in Bo and Hope's supercouple love story. Larry blackmailed Hope into marrying him but on the day of the wedding Bo rode in on his motorcycle and kidnapped Hope from the wedding. In 1985, Larry killed Stefano's daughter, Megan, and dumped her body in a hot tub; Hope was the prime suspect. Victor Kiriakis learned the truth and forced Larry to take the fall for the crime syndicate that he was running.

Larry returned in 2002 when he again kidnapped Hope in an attempt to get his revenge on her, Bo and Victor. He was presumed dead after a prison break, but in reality, was helping Nicole in her plans to murder Victor. Larry was hit and killed by a car in early 2003.

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