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May 4, reported that multiple award winning Louise Sorel will be exiting Days of our Lives a “final” time as Vivian Alamain on May 10, after (spoilers) Vivian is rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound and passes away during surgery. Wednesday May 23, Sorel returned once more, as Vivian Alamain was seen lying on a gurney in some room where she woke up only to find somebody she knows in the room with her.

Sorel has played one of Salem’s biggest villainesses from March 1992 to February 2000. The veteran actress returned in September of 2009 and stayed until September 2011, then this last foray into Salem came December 29 when talented Sorel returned to Days with a son named Stefan O. DiMera, played by award winning actor, Tyler Christopher.