Comings and Goings

Days of our Lives Coming And Goings: Key Stars Back For Big Story Arcs

Find out who is coming and going on Days of our Lives during the week of August 21, 2023.

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Who’s coming and who’s going from Days of our Lives? Are any of your favorite performers from yesteryear returning to the daytime drama, this week, or in the not-too-far-off future?

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Have any new actors or actresses been cast on the show in contract, recurring, or day-player roles? Are any well-remembered stars from other soaps, past or present, about to join the Days of our Lives fold in surprising new parts? Here’s the latest casting news from the Peacock soap.

The week of August 21, 2023

John-Paul Lavoisier returns for a short story arc as Philip Kiriakis beginning on Friday, August 25. The character, sent to a mental hospital in 2021,  is back in Salem to mourn the death of his father, Victor Kiriakis (the late John Aniston). Lavoisier previously portrayed Philip from 2015 to 2016. When last on the canvas, Philip was played by Jay Kenneth Johnson. 

Also slated to make a DAYS comeback is Jen Lilley, as Theresa Donovan, Brady’s (Eric Martsolf) ex and the mother of his long-missing son, Tate. Lilley last appeared on the soap in 2018, when Theresa returned to California to care for her ailing mother, Kimberly (Patsy Pease).

Darren Richardson has been cast as Elliot Roth, the barrister representing Von Leuschner Trust on Wednesday, August 23. He airs in scenes with Stacy Haiduk’s Kristen, Brandon Barash’s Stefan, and Camila Banus’ Gabi at the DiMera mansion.  

Natalie Cole Gilbert appears as Midge on Thursday, August 24, a patient at Bayview Sanitarium.  She’ll share scenes with Steve Burton’s Harris and Tamara Braun’s Ava, who has a hallucination about her character.

Days of our Lives airs weekdays on Peacock+ in the U.S. and The W Network or Global TV App in Canada. For more about what’s coming up in Salem, check out all the latest DAYS spoilers, and for an in-depth look at the show’s history, click here.

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