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    As the decade comes to a close, tons of new "Days" stats have been released. Along with the December 2009 & overall 2009 episode rankings, "Days By the Decades" takes a look back at how many episodes each actor was in for each of the past three decades: the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s. Plus, for the first time ever online, 30 years of overall stats are now available, listing the complete number of episodes for every "Days" actor from January 1, 1980-December 31, 2009! All of the top 10 lists are listed below. For the complete sets of stats, please visit http://www.jason47.com   Happy New Year to all the "Days" fans!!

    2009 Episode Rankings. The following is a listing of how many episodes each actor appeared in on "Days of Our Lives" in 2009 (1/1/09-12/31/09), out of a total of 254 episodes.

    Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes

    1. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 207

    2. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 192

    3. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) 181

    4. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 162

    5. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 148

    6. Jay Johnson (Philip Kiriakis) 147

    7. Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane) 136

    8. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 127

    9. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera) 124

    10. Molly Burnett (Melanie Layton) 123

    ZUCKER TOPS LIST, SETS NEW RECORD: Arianne Zucker (Nicole) appeared in the third-most amount of episodes in a calendar year (207) since records began being kept in 1980, behind only Kristian Alfonso (Hope/Gina in 1999) and Eileen Davidson (Kristen/Susan in 1997). However, both of those actresses were playing dual roles. Zucker now holds the record for most episodes in a calendar year playing a single role. (old record: 206…Drake Hogestyn as John in 1997).

    SINNEMA TWINS SET TWO RECORDS: Hailey & Lauren Sinnema (Sydney) set two records in 2009. They were the first non-contract actors to appear in more than 110 episodes in a calendar year (old record: Don Frabotta as Dave the waiter in 1990). The Sinnema twins were also the first children to appear in over 110 episodes in a calendar year (old record: Shawn & Taylor Carpenter as Will in 1996).

    VETS RETURN TO THE SPOTLIGHT: Suzanne Rogers (Maggie) appeared in over 80 episodes for the first time since 1983. Joseph Mascolo (Stefano) appeared in over 120 episodes for the first time since 1999. John Aniston (Victor) appeared in over 90 episodes for the first time since 2003. Ron Leath (Henderson) appeared in over 20 episodes for the first time since 2003.

    TOP 15 RANKINGS: These 15 actors were in the most episodes of "Days" in 2009: Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe), Molly Burnett (Melanie), Shawn Christian (Daniel), Galen Gering (Rafe), Shelley Hennig (Stephanie), Jay Johnson (Philip), Lauren Koslow (Kate), Eric Martsolf (Brady), Joseph Mascolo (Stefano), Peter Reckell (Bo), James Scott (EJ), Hailey & Lauren Sinnema (Sydney), Taylor Spreitler (Mia), Alison Sweeney (Sami) and Arianne Zucker (Nicole). It is Reckell’s 20th time on the Top 15 list, followed by Sweeney (16th time), Koslow (10th time), Zucker (8th time), Mascolo (7th time), Johnson (6th time), Bjorlin (5th time), Hennig (3rd time), Scott (3rd time) and Christian (2nd time). In their first year of eligibility, Burnett, Gering, Martsolf, Sinnema and Spreitler all appear on the list for the first time.

    DID YOU KNOW, PART 1?: Only 15 actors made an appearance each year on "Days of Our Lives" from 2000-2009: Kristian Alfonso (Hope), John Aniston (Victor), Bryan Dattilo (Lucas), Deidre Hall (Marlena), Bill Hayes (Doug), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie), Drake Hogestyn (John), Renee Jones (Lexie),  Lauren Koslow (Kate), Peggy McCay (Caroline), Peter Reckell (Bo), James Reynolds (Abe), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie), Alison Sweeney (Sami), Josh Taylor (Roman).

    DID YOU KNOW, PART 2?: With her first appearance in 2010, either Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie) or Frances Reid (Alice) will become the first actor to appear on "Days" in all six decades (1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s) that it has been on the air.

    December Episode Rankings. Here’s how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (12/1/09-12/31/09), out of a total of 23 episodes.

    Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes

    1. James Scott (E.J. DiMera) 20

    2. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 19

    3. Lindsay Hartley (Arianna Hernandez) 18

    4. Crystal Chappell (Carly Manning) 17

    *. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) 17

    6. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 16

    *. Hailey & Lauren Sinnema (Sydney DiMera) 16

    8. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 15

    *. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 15

    10. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 13

    *. Molly Burnett (Melanie Layton) 13

    *. Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera) 13

    *. Louise Sorel (Vivian Alamain) 13

    Days By the Decade: 2000-2009 Episode Totals:

    1. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady-1540/Young Colleen Brady-24) 1543

    2. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 1471

    3. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady-1427/Gina VonAmberg-24) 1430

    4. Drake Hogestyn (John Black)1210

    5. Jason Cook (Shawn-Douglas Brady) 1155

    6. Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) 1137

    7. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans-1100/Hattie Adams-2/Samantha Evans-2) 1100

    8. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 1056

    9. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 1044

    10. Renee Jones (Lexie Carver) 941

    Days By the Decade: 1990-1999 Episode Totals:

    1. Drake Hogestyn (Roman Brady/John Black) 1705

    2. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans-1333/Samantha Evans-1) 1333

    3. Christie Clark (Carrie Brady) 1172

    4. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) 1064

    5. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 1046

    6. Kristian Alfonso  (Hope Brady-909/Gina VonAmberg-196) 1017

    7. Eileen Davidson (Kristen Blake-884/Susan Banks-201/Mary Moira Banks-37/Penelope Kent-4/Thomas Banks-3) 896

    8. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 877

    9. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 790

    10. Louise Sorel (Vivian Alamain) 786

    Days By the Decade: 1980-1989 Episode Totals:

    1. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) 1005

    2. Joseph Gallison (Neil Curtis) 971

    3. Frances Reid (Alice Horton) 866

    4. Quinn Redeker (Alex Marshall) 845

    5. Patsy Pease (Kimberly Brady) 785

    6. Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan-768/Drew Donovan-36) 768

    7. Macdonald Carey (Tom Horton) 761

    8. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 747

    9. Josh Taylor (Chris Kositchek) 732

    10. John Clarke (Mickey Horton) 727

    30 Years of Stats! Episode rankings from 1/1/80-12/31/09.

    Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes

    1. Drake Hogestyn (Roman Brady/John Black) 3500

    2. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans-3438/Samantha Evans-3/Hattie Adams-2) 3438

    3. Peter Reckell (Bo Brady) 3159

    4. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady-3005/Gina VonAmberg-220) 3116

    5. Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady-2604/Young Colleen Brady-24) 2607

    6. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 2156

    7. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 2039

    8. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 1996

    9. Frances Reid (Alice Horton) 1866

    10. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 1832

    Character Total Episode Rankings: 1980-2009

    Rank. Character (Actors) # of Episodes

    1. Bo Brady (Peter Reckell-3159/Robert Kelker-Kelly-594) 3753

    2. Marlena Evans (Deidre Hall) 3438

    3. Hope Brady (Kristian Alfonso-3005/Tammy Taylor-44/Natasha Ryan-14) 3063

    4. Roman Brady (Josh Taylor-1261/Wayne Northrop-914/Drake Hogestyn-843) 3018

    5. Sami Brady (Alison Sweeney-2604/Christina Wagoner-54/Ashleigh Sterling-23/Jessica Davis-11/Lauren Ann Bundy-4/Tiffany Palma-4/Ronit Aranoff-1) 2701

    6. John Black (Drake Hogestyn-2657/Robert Poynton-20) 2677

    7. Jennifer Horton (Melissa Reeves-1996/Stephanie Cameron-324) 2320

    8. Abe Carver (James Reynolds) 2156

    9. Victor Kiriakis (John Aniston) 2039

    10. Kate Roberts (Lauren Koslow-1649/Deborah Adair-241) 1890


    Thanks for posting that, Jason.  It was very interesting.  I’m somewhat of a trivia nut so I really enjoy reading these things.


    That was really interesting!  Thanks for posting!

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