Familiar face headed to Salem.

Veteran Daytime actor Daniel Cosgrove has joined the cast of “Days of our Lives.” He has been shooting material since September and will be making his first appearance January 22. Viewers can expect to see him in the role of Aiden, a fresh character on the scene. Cosgrove previewed his role to SOD saying, “He’s a lawyer who is new to town and he has a son.” He’ll interact with Hope Brady.

Cosgrove will already be familiar to many viewers for his Daytime Emmy nominated work as Bill Lewis on “Guiding Light,” Scott Chandler on “All My Children” and Chris Hughes on “As The World Turns.”

Find out what is coming up for the holidays in Soaps.com’s Days of our Lives Weekly Spoiler Video: Ho, Ho, Ho. And then discover why Ridge returned to B&B.

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– Matt Purvis/Christine Fix