10 Things You Didn’t Know About Days Of Our Lives Star Eric Martsolf

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He’s handsome, charming, and Salem simply wouldn’t be the same without him — he’s Eric Martsolf! He stepped into the role of Brady Black in 2008 to replace Kyle Lowder, and Days of Our Lives’ (DOOL) fans couldn’t be happier! Want to learn more about this incredible soap actor? Below are 10 things you may not know about DOOL’s Eric Martsolf.

10. Before He Hit It Big

Like many actors, Martsolf worked odd jobs before he hit it big in the daytime drama industry, but he kept to his entertainment roots. Eric performed on cruise ships, as well as theme parks like Hershey Park in Pennsylvania, and Dollywood! He also modeled for top designers and other companies at one point.

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9. Encounter With Dolly Parton

Speaking of Dollywood, Parton’s people discovered Martsolf singing his heart away on a cruise ship and recruited him for a three-month gig at Dollywood. Martsolf would meet Parton in person and, in a less than glamorous encounter, the first words she spoke to him was asking where the bathroom was. Regardless, three months at Dollywood would turn into three years for Martsolf.