Since 1965, the “Days of our Lives” cast has been entertaining loyal soap opera fans day after day. From outlandish story lines about living in a dream or the notorious bad guys that just won't die, the “Days of our Lives” cast has been able to pull it all off and keep viewers sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting for more. Some of these cast members have been around since the beginning and other have come and gone only to come back again to the fictional city of Salem.


Deidre Hall

Although she has been a part of “Days of our Lives” cast since 1976 she made her first television appearance on the series “San Francisco International Airport” and her first recurring role was on the series “Emergency!” from 1972 until 1973. She also had recurring roles in “Electra Woman and Dyna Girl” and “Our House” as well as roles in a number of television movies.


Bryan Datillo

He began his role as Lucas Roberts (now Lucas Horton) in 1993. Before joining the “Days of our Lives” cast he has single episode roles in shows such as “Charles in Charge”, “California Dreams”, and “Doogie Howser, M.D.” His first television appearance was in “Crazy Like a Fox” in 1986.


Lauren Koslow

Although her soap opera career started in 1986 with “The Young and the Restless” she has made a home on “Days of our Lives” as the wicked and scheming Kate Roberts. She also was a cast member of “The Bold and the Beautiful” and had single episode roles on “Silk Stalkings”, “The Nanny” and “ Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior”.


Alison Sweeney

As the resident bad girl on “Days of our Lives” she is Sami Brady and has been since 1993. Before becoming the conniving brat on “Days of our Lives” she also could be seen on the short lived 1988 comedy “Family Man” and on the equally short lived show “A Brand New Life”. Nowadays she can be seen as the host on “The Biggest Loser.”


John Aniston

A star himself, he is probably best know as Jennifer Aniston's father. And second best known as Victor Kiriakis, a role he has perfected since he started on “Days of our Lives” in 1987. He has also been seen on shows such as “Gilmore Girls”, “The West Wing” and “Kojak”.