Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Kayla Johnson

Birthday: 1961-07-03

Birthplace: Born in Pasadena, California, USA

Marital Status: Married (Dr. Michael Schwartz) Nov 3 1985 - present - 3 children


Evans was born in Pasadena, California. She was voted Best Actress by her fourth-grade classmates, and from that point on she decided she wanted a career in performance!

Evans worked in fast - food while she took acting classes. After graduating high school, Evans spent some time in Europe, and then joined prestigious South Coast Repertory Conservatory. Mary Beth has also appeared in Theatre before she came to daytime.

She has also worked in Primetime, along the way. Mary Beth is a mother to three children, Danny (b.1987), Katie (b.1989), and Matthew (b.1992).

In her spare time she enjoys interior decorating, cooking and crafts. She resides in Southern California with her husband and their three children.

Career Highlights

Days of Our Lives - Kayla Brady (1982 - 1989; 1989 - 1992; 2006 to February 17 2009 - recurring.)
As the World Turns - Sierra Estaban (December 26th, 2000 to January 25th, 2001; April 10th to 25th, 2001; July 25th, 2001 - October 2004) [Recurring]; (November 15th, 2004 to Summer 2005; recurring 2011)
American Coffee - Receptionist (2001)
General Hospital - Katherine Bell (1993 - 1999)
Lovelines - Piper (1984)
Toy Soldiers - Buffy (1984)

Awards & Acclaim

Nominated, Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Super Couple, (1990) Shared With: Stephen Nichols
Won, Soap Opera Digest Award Favorite Super Couple, (1989) Shared With: Stephen Nichols