8 Stars You Forgot Were On Days Of Our Lives

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Daytime drama legends have been made on Days of Our Lives (DOOL). Joseph Mascolo played the role of Stefano DiMera, one of the most hated villains in soap opera history. Drake Hogestyn has played the iconic mystery man known as John Black for decades now and Alison Sweeney’s is best known for her infamous Sami Brady character. The show has seen and (in some cases) provided a launching pad for many successful Hollywood actresses and actors over the years. Below is a list of eight stars you may have forgotten were on DOOL!

8. Jensen Ackles

Before Greg Vaughn stepped into the role in 2012, Jensen Ackles played Eric Brady on DOOL. He was rolled up in all the Salem teenage drama when he entered the role in 1998. Ackles would move on from soaps in 2002 to join the world of primetime where he’s been on shows like Dark Angel, Dawson’s Creek, Smallville, and Supernatural.

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7. Andrea Barber

Barber and the rest of the Full House crew have a new lease on Hollywood thanks to the smashing success of the Netflix reboot Fuller House. Before she enjoyed basking in her Full House fame as Kimmy Gibbler, Barber was the original Carrie Brady on DOOL. She played the child character from 1982 to 1986.