Rachel Melvin: Leaving Days of Our Lives

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Another week, another Days of Our Lives farewell.

Rachel Melvin, who joined the cast in 2005, will leave the series when her contract expires this spring.

"I called her and applauded her move," Executive Producer Ken Corday told Soap Opera Digest. "I'm sad to lose her."

A Rachel Melvin Photo

For those keeping track at home, Melvin joins the following list of actors that have recently moved on from the show:

  • Thaao Penghlis;
  • Stephen Nichols;
  • Mary Beth Evans.

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Days of Our Lives Quotes

Lucas, I raised you to be a better liar than that.

Kate

Deimos: I believe that the younger generation in this family have been handed everything on a silver platter, and they don't appreciate it.
Maggie: By younger generation, you must mean Sonny.
Deimos: All right, fine. Let's start with Sonny. I'm trying to work with him, Maggie. I've just given him a very important position in the company and instead of being grateful for the opportunity, he's being an oversensitive, temperamental pain in my neck. But at least he's still here. Brady, on the other hand, he's taken off, abandoned the family, Titan. He's left me all alone to deal with the Hernandez family on my own.
Maggie: Well, there's an easy solution to the Dimera and the Hernandez families. Just bow out.
Deimos: I do that and I lose face.
Maggie: With whom?
Deimos: With everyone. Except Nicole. She's taken off too.
Maggie: And to think I naively thought that maybe I'd gotten through to you the last time we had a serious conversation. Let me ask you a question. Has doing things your way gotten you anywhere?