Days of our Lives Spring and Summer Dayplayer Comings and Goings
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Casting updates for Days of our Lives.
Days of our Lives is casting for smaller roles on the NBC soap for the next six months since the show tapes that far in advance. Some roles are for a single appearance while other roles are recurring. Check out Soaps.com’s Days of our Lives winter dayplayer roles and watch for who will be in Salem this spring and summer below.
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Alex Hernandez has been cast on Days of our Lives as a medical consultant. Look for the actor to appear during the week of June 10.
Days of our Lives has cast Rhonda Gilmore to appear as a medical consultant during the week of June 17. In 2017, she appeared as a doctor on The Bold and the Beautiful.
Lauren Kim appears during the week of June 10 as a stunt double for Haley Chen on Days of our Lives.
Drew Snyder appears during the week of June 17 as Grandpa Shawn’s body double on Days of our Lives. The actor played Dr. Dan Phillips on Love of Life from 1970 to 1974.
Holgie Forrester will turn up on Days of our Lives during the week of June 17 as Caroline Brady’s body double. In 1973, the actress played Cora on Young and the Restless.
Brock Kelly, who portrayed Abigail’s boyfriend Josh, on Days of our Lives from August 2005 to May 2006, in 11 episodes, is returning to the NBC soap. There is no word on whether the actor will be portraying the same character, nor has his first airdate been revealed. Some will also remember Kelly as playing the character of Sam on Young and the Restless in 2004.
Janell Haney will appear on Days of our Lives during the week on May 27 as a stunt double for the character of Nicole/Kristen. She also worked on the NBC soap opera as a stunt double on August 23, 2018.
Mayoral debate extras
Days has cast Alex Daniels in the role as an ICE Agent who shows up on May 16 in scenes with Casey Moss (JJ Deveraux) and Thia Megia (Haley Chen).
Days of our Lives has cast Kyra Locke to play a moderator during the week of April 29.
William Charlton will return to Days of our Lives during the week of April 29 as a reporter – a role he’s played throughout the years from 2008 to 2015. He appeared on General Hospital as a jeweler and Hans Brekker from 2008 to 2017, and once played Templeton on As the World Turns
New ‘bad guy’ roles
Ernesto J. Reyes has been cast to appear on Days of our Lives as Ramon and will be seen Thursday April 18 as a cartel member.
Chuck Saculla will play the role of Holly’s masked kidnapper on Days of our Lives Thursday April 25. The actor portrayed Rodney on several episodes of Young and the Restless from 2012 – 2016.
Shawn Kathryn Kane will be back to Days as a waitress/bartender in June. Kane has played the same role on the NBC soap since 2014 and she has also portrayed Cassie on ABC’s General Hospital since 2014.
Derek Russo (Bloodline, MacGyver) will be heading to Days of our Lives as Robert in June.
Stacie Greenwell will play Immigration Agent Laverne Smith beginning the week of April 8 on Days of our Lives. She will be seen on April 12, 15, May 1, and May 16.
Kevin Gardner will appear as Pastor Brown on Days of our Lives on April 15. In 1996, he played a Vegas hotel clerk on Young and the Restless.
Days of our Lives has cast Asha Kamali in a role on April 15 as part of the mayoral election storyline.
New thug hits Salem
Osvaldo De Leon will turn up in the role of a bad guy on Days of our Lives and will appear on April 18.
Joseph Murray will return to Days of our Lives during the week of March 25 as an EMT. He last appeared on the NBC soap in 2013 and played an EMT on Young and the Restless in 2012, All My Children on and off from 2003 to 2011, As the World Turns in 2004, and Guiding Light from 2003 to 2004.
Shawn Kathryn Kane will be returning once again to Days of our Lives as a bartender June 28. Kane was last seen on the NBC show as a waitress in December 2016. The actress also portrayed Cassie on ABC’s General Hospital in 2015.
Sean Zerbe has a new mysterious gig on Days of our Lives. The actor posted on his Instagram page, “All I can say is thank you!!!!! To everyone @nbcdays cast, crew, casting, production, etc.! Keep an eye out to find out more because of NDA’s!!” The actor will likely not be seen until early summer.
Back to Salem
Ryan Kendrick is back working at Days of our Lives. The actor confirmed on his Instagram account. Fans will remember him as Officer Callahan, who previously had scenes at the SPD with Rafe (Galen Gering), Roman (Josh Taylor), and Aiden (Daniel Cosgrove).