Days of Our LivesComings & Goings

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Jen Lilley absence explained Days of our Lives

Actress Jen Lilley took to social media to explain to followers why she was not able to return to Days of our Lives as Theresa Donovan for the memorial to Caroline Brady. As some readers may have suspected, Lilley was under contract and filming in Canada and stated she was devastated to miss out on the chance to honor the late Peggy McCay and her character.

– Candace Young

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Brandon Beemer return days may

Originally posted December 5, 2018, Brandon Beemer shared an Instagram story at the Burbank Studios at 7:00 AM this the morning with his cup of coffee. With Beemer taping in December, he’ll first be seen June 20, 2019.  

– Christine Fix

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

martha madison return

March 15, confirmed that Days of our Lives brings Martha Madison back once more as Belle Brady Black. Madison returned starting on March 18 for a short visit and we’ve since learned that the actress will be returning on June 19 for more scenes. Madison was last seen in Salem on November 6, 2018 in scenes with Farah Fath Galfond (Mimi Lockhart) and Judi Evans (Bonnie Lockhart) before both characters left town.

– Christine Fix

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Patsy Pease not returning Days of our Lives

Actress Patsy Pease, who plays Days of our Lives’ Kimberly Brady Donovan, will not be returning for the onscreen memorial to Caroline Brady, who was played by the late Peggy McCay. Headwriter Ron Carlivati posted the reason for her absence from the important event on Twitter. He said, “Sadly, she was unavailable to us as she had just had surgery.” wishes Pease all the best as she recovers.

– Candace Young

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Stacy Haiduk returns as Susan Days of our Lives

Actress Stacy Haiduk will be playing the role of Days of our Lives’ Susan Banks once again this summer as the off-the-wall character pops up in Salem. As reported, Haiduk returned to Days of our Lives as Kristen DiMera on May 24. She was last seen as Susan on November 8 2018.

– Candace Young

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Robin Strasser days appearance

Updated May 31: Robin Strasser took to Twitter to reveal her first Days of our Lives air date. Viewers can expect to see the actress’ character in Salem in the beginning of September, as Strasser stated, “I’ve been given approval to reveal: BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER-I will begin my guest stint on #DOOL Yes the character I play will meet brilliant @KassieDePaiva’s EVE but the old gal is definitely not Eve’s “Auntie”-more like her “ANTI”-haha-Any more coming from me would be DE TROP;-)” It hasn’t been confirmed whether or not she’ll play Vivian Alamain, but will keep readers updated.

Originally posted March 29: watched actress Robin Strasser, who played the indomitable Dorian Lord on One Life to Live, turn to Twitter to tease about an opportunity she couldn’t pass up. On February 7, we saw a photo of her in the hair and makeup room, getting made up at the Days of our Lives studio with her dog. March 24, letting fans know on Twitter that “#DOOL has been EYE-OPENING:) translation: #Salem has been so EXCITING you ain’t going to be taking any naps;-)”

– Candace Young/Christine Fix/Amy Mistretta

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Christie Clark back to days speculated in November that Christie Clark would return to Days of our Lives as Carrie Brady Reed, since the actress posted on Instagram on December 3, 2018, about working on a script back in L.A. without her children, when she’s been on a trip around the world for several months. Clark posted another photo of herself with James Reynolds (Abe Carver) showing them on set together. Clark’s return begins June 20.

– Christine Fix

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Bryan Dattilo leaves days of our lives but returns 2019

Last year, June 13, 2018, learned Bryan Dattilo was leaving Days of our Lives as Lucas Horton. While he was seen October 31 and left for Europe, Dattilo returned and was seen with Chloe (Nadia Bjorlin) in the December 6 and 11 episodes before Lucas returned to Italy to be with Allie. The actor had since tweeted that he was already back taping new scenes and they will air starting June 19. Though we don’t yet know how many episodes Dattilo will be seen in, we do know that he’ll be in the September 20, 23, 24, 26, 27 and 30 episodes.

Friday, May 24th, 2019

ali sweeney returns to days

Originally posted November 27, 2018, Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady DiMera) posted an Instagram photo of herself on Tuesday November 27 on the set of Days of our Lives in Burbank, California to tout Giving Tuesday. The actress should be seen on canvas starting June 19.

– Christine Fix

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

steve back to days of our lives

Updated May 17: is excited to share that Stephen Nichols is back taping scenes as Steve Johnson at Days of our Lives. The actor posted a few photos on Instagram, thanking fans for a special welcome back gift, and stated, “When I walked off stage and saw this amazing creation, I almost plotzed. I can’t thank you enough! You, my supporters and fans of #days are the absolute best. Your unending love means the world to me. You are the reason #patchisback #patchandkaylaforever @nbcdays #patch ♥️♥️♥️”

On April 30, Soap Opera Digest reported in the week’s magazine, that Stephen Nichols is returning to Days of our Lives as Steve Johnson. After being unable to negotiate a contract suitable to both the actor and the show, Nichols parted ways and Steve was last seen Friday August 31 after he was arrested for espionage. reported about the contract dispute last June and recorded what the actor had said about being grateful for “unwavering support” from his fans. The actor’s airdate has not been released, though he could be back on the canvas as early as October.

– Christine Fix

Friday, May 17th, 2019


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