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Beverly Todd (Nikki Nelson /

The new Celeste.

According to Entertainment Weekly, actress Beverly Todd ("Bucket List," "Grey's Anatomy," "Criminal Minds") will be joining the cast of "Days of our Lives." She is a recast for the role of Celeste. Tanya Boyd, the actress to previously play the role, was supposed to return but had to bow out due to scheduling conflicts.

Todd has a TV and film career stretching all the way back to 1968 and including roles on "Benson," "The Redd Foxx Show" and "Six Feet Under."

The actress has already begun shooting. Look for to make her first splash in the role on April 3.

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- Matt Purvis