Jay Kenneth Johnson (Philip Kiriakis (Past) on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Philip Kiriakis (Past)

Birthday: 1977-02-24

Birthplace: Born in Springfield, Missouri USA


Jay Kenneth Johnson hails from Springfield, MO to Janice Johnson and Ken Johnson.

Johnson attended Kickapoo High School, graduating in 1995 (the same high school as another Springfield, MO resident-Brad Pitt!)

Johnson knew while he was growing up that he either wanted to be an actor or a professional athlete. He attended college at Southwest Missouri State where he majored in Business and Theatre.

Prior to relocating to Los Angeles, Johnson appeared in a few commercials and then tried his hand at modeling before landing the role of 'Brendan' on The Young and the Restless.

Johnson currently resides in Los Angeles. He is close with his younger siblings Jeff and Jenna.

When Jay has spare time, he enjoys reading, roller-blading,sports and music. He also sings in a band called 'Solid Jones', which is a funk/rock fusion band.

Career Highlights

Days of Our Lives - Philip Robert Kiriakis #4 (1999 - 2002, January 12 2007 - Present)
CSI: Miami - Jason Hollings (1 episode, 2006)
If Looks Could Kill - Jason Hollings (2006)
Scrubs (TV series) - Dr. Matthews (2 episodes, 2006)
My Deja Vu, My Deja Vu - Dr. Matthews (2006)
Her Story II - Dr. Matthews (2006)
Charmed (TV series) - J.D. Williams (1 episode, 2005)
The Lost Picture Show - J.D. Williams (2005)
CSI: NY (TV series) - Paul Deacon (1 episode, 2005)
Grand Murder at Central Station - Paul Deacon (2005)
North Shore (TV series) - Chris Remsen (1 episode, 2005)
The End - Chris Remsen (2005)
The O.C. (TV series) - Vince (1 episode, 2004)
The Ties That Bind - Vince (2004)
Hotel (TV movie) - Ethan Cox (2003)
S Club 7 in Miami (TV series) - Ethan (1 episode, 2000)
Boyfriends and Birthdays - Ethan (2000)
The Young and the Restless (TV series) - Brendon #1 (unknown episodes, 1999)


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