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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At the Horton Square, Rafe slams Nick up against the wall and says he warned him to stay away from Gabi. He should have listened. Nick says Gabi wanted him, causing Rafe to haul off and hit him. Nick says Rafe can't control Gabi - just like he couldn't control Arianna. Rafe refuses to let Nick brainwash Gabi. There's a bit of back and forth and when Nick goes, Rafe calls Sami.
Rafe stops Will and Sonny at the Horton Square. The sexy guitar music starts up and they discuss the wedding. Rafe gives Will a lift home.
Sami rails to Gabi at her apartment about Gabi lying to her about Nick being there a few nights ago. Gabi says nothing happened because Sami showed up and blew it. They bicker about Nick and rehash throwing him in the river. Sami thinks Nick's blackmailing her. Gabi doesn't think Sami wanted her to have the modelling job out of fear she'd be self-sufficient. Sami rolls her eyes and basically calls Gabi dumb. Sami reminds her of all of Nick's misdeeds and says she's not fit to raise her granddaughter. Rafe and Will arrive. They question Sami and she tells them Gabi had sex with Nick. Rafe goes off on Gabi and when the baby wakes up, she goes to her room. Rafe stomps off and Will admonishes his mother for calling Gabi an unfit mother and pushing Gabi into Nick's arms. Sami wants to fix it but Will thinks she has done enough. Sami goes and Gabi packs and tells Will she and Ari are leaving.