Days of Our Lives

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Stephen Nichols

Stephen Nichols is one of the most enduring stars of daytime TV, where he recently returned to the role of Steve "Patch" Johnson on Days of Our Lives.*

His original portrayal (1985-1990) earned him status as one of the most notable presences on TV, second only to Bill Cosby in the TV-Q ratings, along with an Emmy nod for Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role and five Soap Opera Digest Best Actor Awards.

Steve and Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) remain one of the most popular couples, and the most-covered, on Days of Our Lives in the show's 42-year history.

Stephen also portrayed Stefan Cassadine on General Hospital (1996-2002, 2003). This role reunited him with Evans, while he was later paired with Genie Francis when his character was given a relationship with Laura.

Other TV appearances have included Matlock, L.A. Law, Diagnosis Murder, The Nanny (with former Days of Our Lives co-star Charles Shaughnessy), Second Chances, Sisters, a recurring role on Empty Nest, and playing Jesse James opposite Pierce Brosnan in Around the World in 80 Days.

* In December 2009, he was cast as Tucker McCall on The Young and the Restless.

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Days of Our Lives Quotes

Chad: We used each other. It's a special bond that only we can share.
Kate: My God, if you ever doubt that you're a DiMera remember this moment 'cause you are enjoying it only as a DiMera could.

Victor: I didn't get to where I am in life without being able to take care of problems.
Sonny: Or cockroaches.