10 Things You Didn’t Know About Days Of Our Lives Star Mary Beth Evans
8. Primetime Spotlight
During her career, Evans could be seen on a variety of primetime shows in guest-star roles. Some of those programs included Murder, She Wrote; Father Murphy; Remington Steele; Knight Rider; Monk, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit; Masquerade; Body of Proof; and Criminal Minds. In fact, before Mary Beth landed her legendary DOOL role while she was in the romantic comedy film, Lovelines.
7. Not The ‘First’ Kayla
Hard to believe, but Mary Beth Evans was not in fact the first Kayla Brady to hit Salem. Catherine Mary Stewart was the original Kayla, portraying the part from 1982 to 1983. Mary Beth would enter the role later in 1986, and the rest was history. Simply put, Kayla Brady is one of those legendary DOOL characters and it would be difficult to recast to anyone but Evans, as Mary Beth is Kayla through and through.