Full detailed profile on Rafeal (Rafe) Hernandez Played by Galen Gering on Days of Our Lives Daytime Soap Opera.
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Rafeal (Rafe) Hernandez
Actor: Galen Gering
Who played Rafeal (Rafe) Hernandez over the years
Days of Our Lives Rafeal (Rafe) (October 31 - present)
Useful information on Rafeal (Rafe) Hernandez
* Was an FBI Agent
Current: Salem Police Department Detective
Past: FBI Agent
September 21 2010 Interview with Galen Gering provides a background for Rafe.
"Galen: That's a great question. Having not been given the true backstory, I can only make a hypothetical argument. When I was first brought on as Rafe, I was to be married to my fiancée but my sister was involved in a car crash with her. My fiancée died. There was also a rumor that my fiancée had been involved in drugs and that I actually met her while I was working in some sort of law enforcement or drug enforcement. We fell in love, but she actually got involved with drugs again and was going down the wrong path at the time we were about to be married. Then she's killed in this car accident with my sister and there were details surrounding that accident that were fishy, to say the least. I supposedly covered them up." Read more in the link.
Rafael will come to Salem October 31 at Roman's request, in order to guard Sami Brady, who has been targeted for murder, for stumbling upon Mayor Anthony Marino's dead body and the killer standing over him. Rafe will be staying with Sami at a safe house until the killer is caught.
Rafe and Sami spent Christmas together at the safe house. Since she could no longer conceal it, Sami reluctantly admitted she was pregnant and with EJ DiMera's baby. Rafe scoped out the DiMera mansion, to get a better look at EJ and to better understand Sami's reluctance to tell the father about his child. Rafe was stabbed by the killer, but got away and is now convalescing at the safe house while Sami tends to his wounds. They were stuck in the safe house until they were found out and Sami went to a nunnery to stay and have her baby (EJ's kid) Sydney, who was switched at birth by Nicole and named Grace. Rafe and Sami became a couple and Grace died soon after from meningitis.
The couple had issues when Sami started lying and the truth came out to EJ that Grace was his kid. EJ found out Sydney was his child with Sami that Nicole had pawned off as her own and he dumped Nicole who took Sydney. Rafe found Nicole but soon after, Anna, working on behalf of EJ, stole Sydney and kept her from her mother for months. EJ wanted Sami to feel the pain he felt when he lost Grace without knowing who she was. Rafe stuck by Sami during this and working as an FBI agent, it was him who eventually found out Anna was EJ's go to gal and that they'd planned the whole Sydnapping. Syd was returned to Sami by EJ, who started to feel bad about what he'd done and was falling for Sami and wanted to be her hero. Rafe and Sami broke up and EJ and Sami started to get together. Rafe never gave up looking for the Sydnapper and when Nicole gave him a CD that she had taped EJ admitting to being the Sydnapper, Rafe took it to EJ and Sami's wedding, where he played it. Sami was devastated and dumped EJ and took the kids. EJ was despondent and suicidal. She went to his home to talk to him about the possibility he might disappear with the kids and took the gun from his hand and shot him. Rafe is in the process of trying to find out what happened and who shot EJ.
Emily Hudson (Engaged but she was in a car accident and died.)
Samantha Brady Horton DiMera Brady (dated, married December 2010;Divorced March 2012)
Samantha Brady Horton DiMera Brady (dated, married December 2010 - March 2012.)
Johnny DiMera Step-son with Sami.
Sydney DiMera Step-daughter with Sami.
Allie Horton Step-daughter with Sami.
Will Horton (Current) Step-son with Sami.
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In Sonny's office, he tells Will he thinks he was deluded into thinking his parents were right for each other. Will says divorce happens. It could happen to them. Sexy guitar music plays as Will admits he jumped into marriage partially for the wrong reasons but he loved Sonny then and loves him now. They hold hands and talk about taking things one day at a time - together. Outside, Hope asks Rafe about Ben but won't say what her reasons are. Aiden pops up asking if she got in touch with Abigail. She seemed awfully anxious about it. Hope stutters and worries Rafe will question her but Rafe comes up with an idea to take the kids out. He listens and smiles as Aiden and Hope laugh about Ciara teaching Chase to short sheet a bed. Aiden goes and Rafe asks why she was so anxious to see Abigail. She can't get into it. "You may be able to fool Aiden, but I know you," he says. This upsets Hope. He's sorry. He knows she and Aiden are crazy about each other. "I'm crazier about you," he blurts.
Sonny takes a call at TBD from Rafe. Their basketball game is up next. Sonny says he and Tad are on the way, though neither knows where Will and Paul are.
In the square, Chad approaches Ben. Is Abigail okay? Annoyed, Ben says she's fine. She already explained about getting dizzy from the inner tube. He wanders to the lake and sees Rafe. They discuss the changes Ben's faced moving in with Abigail such as picking up after himself. He thinks it's great, overall. Sonny arrives with Chad, stating that Tad had 'girlfriend maintenance' and things are awkward. Will arrives with Paul since his father can't make it, shocking everyone. They go off to play and once they return, they talk about Paul's new men's line called Vanquish. They make jokes about the name and Will suggests they call it Narita. Everyone laughs except Ben who broods nearby. Chad and Ben have a tense moment and when he's out of earshot, Chad questions Will about inviting Paul, assuming he's keeping his enemies close. Elsewhere, Rafe offers Ben more shifts at the club. He refuses. Clyde's helping him out. Rafe asks how Jordan feels about that but Ben says they don't discuss him. Everyone leaves as Chad responds to emails via cell. Lucas arrives with Arianna. The office calls and Lucas has no choice but to go so Chad takes over sitting for Arianna.