Stefano DiMera (a.k.a. "The Phoenix"), born 1932, is a villain on the soap opera Days of Our Lives, most often played by Joseph Mascolo (1982-1985, 1988, 1993-2001, 2007-). He was portrayed by Frank Fata for a part of 1991, and by an unknown actor in December 2006.

He has faked his death or been reported dead by others 10 times during the series' history, coming back each time to taunt the citizens of Salem.

Parents

* Santo DiMera (Father, deceased)
* Unnamed Woman (Mother, deceased)

Sibling(s)

* Six unnamed older brothers.

Martial Status

* Single

Past Marriage(s)

* Vivian Alamain (Divorced)

Children

* Tony DiMera (Son, with Daphne DiMera, presumed)
* Renee DuMonde (Daughter, with Lee DuMonde, deceased)
* Lexie Carver (Daughter, with Celeste Perrault)
* Megan Hathaway (Daughter, with Unnamed Woman, deceased)
* Benjy Hawk (Son, with Ellen Hawk)
* E.J. Wells (Son, with Susan Banks)

Stefano DiMera Quotes

Stefano: Oh, how I wish Rafael Hernandez was dead?
EJ: Well who doesn't? Is there a particular reason for wanting that today?

You miserable excuse for a woman. You half witted piece of lint. Get the hell out of my house, now!

Stefano

Days of Our Lives Quotes

Nicole: [walking through house in towel] I know I left my flip flops in here somewhere.
Scooter: [whistles] Looking for these?
Nicole: Get out of here!
Scooter: Oh come on, Misty baby. I just came over here to borrow a cup of sugar.
Nicole: Don't call me that.
Scooter: You're all the sugar that I need. Bridgette, I saw Freddie leave with the kids. It's just the two of us. ANd I love what you're wearing.
Nicole: I told you, I am so not interested.
Scooter: Don't worry about anyone finding out. It'll just be our little secret.
Nicole: Like hell!
Scooter: You say one word to the wife and I'll blow the whistle on who you used to be.
Nicole: You know, I was forced into porn, okay, and that was like, 20 years ago. My husband understands. No one else is gonna care.
Scooter: Oh, I'm not talkin' about Misty Circle, porno queen. I'm talkin' about Nicole Walker. Kidnapper, fugitive from justice. Yep, that's right. I know your real secret.

Rafe: I'm not gonna rest easy til Stefano's in custody in Salem.
Marlena: Oh, he will be. I'm sure of it.