Days of our Lives’ Comings & Goings: Linsey Godfrey Returns & Kim Coles and Dick Van Dyke Appear as Camila Banus Exits

Soaps Spoilers’ Days of our Lives summer comings and goings 2023 reveal which actors will appear on the NBC soap, which are leaving, and which of them have changed their contract status.  

Who is leaving Days of our Lives in 2023? Who is coming back to Days?

Take a look at the past comings and goings. To read the upcoming storyline spoilers for the next two weeks, check out SoapsSpoilers’ Days spoilers section.

Find the newest Days of our Lives Summer comings and goings.

Days May comings and goings

Kim Coles

Kim Coles will be seen as Nurse Whitley on Days on May 31.

Coles is well known for her role as Synclaire James-Jones on Living Single, and she played various roles in the popular series, In Living Color in 1990, she’s played Judy Owens on The Geena Davis Show and has appeared on Fraiser as Dr. Mary.

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Linsey Godfrey & Kyle Lowder

Linsey Godfrey returns to Days of our Lives as Sarah Horton on Tuesday May 30

She’s been gone since the beginning of March 2023.

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At that time, she left Salem with Rex Brady (Kyle Lowder) and Lowder will be returning alongside Godfrey on the same day.

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Noah Huntley

Noah Huntley, who portrayed Lord Sebastian in Beyond Salem (2021), comes to Days of our Lives on May 24.

He comes to take Dimitri Von Leuschner (Peter Porte) back to prison in Alamania.

A reminder, Dimitri is the only son of Megan Hathaway, and the oldest grandchild of Stefano DiMera (Joe Mascolo).

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Kate Mansi

Kate Mansi, who portrayed Abigail Deveraux off and on from 2011 to May 2020, is headed to General Hospital as a permanent recast for Lexi Ainsworth as Kristina Corinthos. 

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Christopher Sean

Christopher Sean will return to Days of our Lives as Paul Narita, John Black’s (Drake Hogestyn) son. He’ll be in scenes with John on May 24 when John visits him in San Francisco.

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Camila Banus

Camila Banus will be exiting Days of our Lives after 13 years of playing vixen, Gabi Hernandez.

The actress’ last day of shooting was April 28 and we will update with her last airdate. 

Banus tells The Wrap that she wants to do something different. “I’m ready for pretty much whatever comes my way,” Banus said. “My biggest desire is to work on films. I’m a huge film buff, and I would love to work on big budget films wherever, whenever that is. I’m just excited for cultivating new characters and possibly working on something comedic. I do think that I need to stretch that out because I think there’s a lot of potential there for me. I feel like people are really receptive to my comedic timing and I think that would be wonderful. I’m just excited for this new horizon of whatever is to come because I just love characters. I love cultivating them. The most wonderful thing about acting is playing pretend every day. I love to do that, and I can’t wait to do that with a bunch of other people and make magic again.”

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Dick Van Dyke

Most will recognize him from either The Dick Van Dyke Show or Mary Poppins and now, Dick Van Dyke will be guest-starring on Days of our Lives in one upcoming episode. 

Access Online refers to his character as a “mystery man with amnesia.” You can head over there to watch a clip of the actor working alongside Deidre Evans (Marlena) and Drake Hogestyn (John). 

Van Dyke told the website, “I have played old men before, but comedy old men. [This is the] first time I have ever just played my 97-year-old self.”

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The actor detailed watching soap operas recently in order to prepare and get his delivery down pat. 

“Some of the people have been doing it for 20 years,” Van Dyke said.

“That’s all the homework I can do, watch one and see how they do it. The other thing, you have to hold, ‘duh duh,’ there’s the sting of music and we’ve said something exciting.”

How the actor got the part? That was all thanks to Hogestyn who works out at the same gym as the Mary Poppins star.

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Charlotte Ross

Could Charlotte Ross be returning to Days of our Lives to reprise the role she originated as Eve Donovan?

The actress posted an image of herself with the caption, “About last eve…”

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When a fan asked if she was going to return to Days, Ross said, “We’ve had a few conversations lately…” 

Ross debuted on July 16, 1987, as a teenager, and stayed until 1991. In 2014, Kassie DePaiva took over the role and was last seen in August 2020.

This conversation with Days had to have taken place at least 9 weeks ago so if the actress does return, it’s likely not to happen for a few months. SoapsSpoilers will update when we know more.

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Louise Sorel

Louise Sorel is back filming at Days of our Lives, according to the actress herself who revealed this to Harvey Brownstone in an interview on YouTube.

The actress also talks about how she got into acting and how encouraged she was by her drama teacher and about some of her past roles.

Watch the interview!

Readers will recall that Vivian’s voice was heard on a call with Stefan from Statesville on January 30.

SoapsSpoilers doesn’t have an airdate for Vivian’s return.

Watch our newsroom for updates!

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