Comings and Goings

Days of our Lives Coming And Goings: TV Legend Makes Daytime Debut

Find out who is coming and going on Days of our Lives during the week of August 28, 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 28, 2023

Film (Mary Poppins) and television (Diagnosis: Murder) legend Dick Van Dyke makes his debut as a new mystery man in Salem on Friday, September 1. Look for the character to cross paths with two of the soap’s premiere leading ladies, Deidre Hall’s Marlena Evans Black and Mary Beth Evans’ Kayla Johnson.

After a long absence, Jen Lilley returns to town as Theresa Donovan on Monday, August 30. Her character will be part of a new story arc that kicks off with the soap’s goodbye to Victor Kiriakis and late actor John Aniston. Lilley last appeared on the soap back in 2018.  

Zach Tinker is also back on the scene as Sonny Kiriakis for the show’s farewell to Victor. The actor left the soap last March.

Darren Richardson makes another appearance as Elliot Roth, the attorney representing Von Leuschner Trust. He airs on Wednesday, August 30, in scenes with Peter Porte’s Dimitri Von Leuschner and Greg Rikaart’s Leo Stark.

Finley Rose Slater gets more airtime as the precocious Rachel Black on Wednesday, August 30. She’ll interact with Brandon Barash’s Stefan DiMera.

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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