10 Fun Facts About the Current Cast of ‘Days of Our Lives’ (PHOTOS)

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'Days of Our Lives' Cast
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Days of Our Lives' Kristian Alfonso
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Kristian Alfonso

Alfonso (Hope Williams Brady) was a figure skater in her teen years and became a Junior Olympics gold medalist at age 13.

Days of Our Lives' Deidre Hall
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Deidre Hall

Hall (Marlena Evans) played herself in Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story, a 1995 ABC TV movie about her struggles to become a mother.

Days of Our Lives' Stacy Haiduk
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Stacy Haiduk

Haiduk (Susan Banks/Kristen DiMera) found herself in a bit of controversy after she used a stuffed cat prop from The Young & the Restless as her purse at the 2009 Daytime Emmy Awards.

Days of Our Lives' Drake Hogestyn
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Drake Hogestyn

Hogestyn (John Black) was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Yankees and played in the Minor Leagues for a couple years.

Days of Our Lives' Victoria Konefal
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Victoria Konefal

Konefal (Ciara Brady) attended New York City’s Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, the alma mater of Jennifer Aniston, Sarah Paulson, Al Pacino, and many other stars.

Days of Our Lives' Chandler Massey
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Chandler Massey

Massey (Will Horton) was the roommate of Days costar Casey Deidrick (Chad DiMera) as of 2013.

Days of Our Lives' Casey Moss
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Casey Moss

Moss (JJ Deveraux) once worked as an underwear model for James Tudor.

Days of Our Lives' Suzanne Rogers
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Suzanne Rogers

Rogers (Maggie Horton) left home at age 17 to become a Radio City Rockette dancer.

Days of Our Lives' Sal Stowers
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Sal Stowers

Stowers (Lani Price) had to defend her American’s Next Top Model Season 9 win after fans found out about her past work with host Tyra Banks.

Days of Our Lives' Robert Scott Wilson
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Robert Scott Wilson

Wilson (Ben Weston) won a fan vote in 2012 to become The Price Is Right’s first male model.

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Days of Our Lives fans are breathing sighs of relief.

Though NBC, Sony Pictures, and Corday Productions haven’t officially confirmed the news, multiple outlets tout that the long-running soap opera was recently renewed for a 56th season. The renewal came after the cast was released from their contracts, a move that had devotees fear the worst.

To celebrate the happy turn of events, flip through the gallery above for fun facts about 10 of Days’ current cast members.