Kristian Alfonso Inks New Deal to Remain at Days; Via The Hollywood Reporter
Kristian Alfonso Inks New Deal to Remain With NBC's 'Days of Our Lives' (Exclusive) The actress has played Hope on the long-running soap since 1984, with news of her deal coming the same day the show picked up a series record 15 Daytime Emmy nominations.
Kristian Alfonso is staying put in Salem.
The actress has inked a new deal to remain with NBC's Days of Our Lives, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively, putting to rest speculation that the fan favorite would depart the series.
From Corday Productions and Sony Pictures Television, Alfonso has portrayed Hope Williams (later Hope Williams Brady) since 1984, playing a wife, mother and detective and has picked up Daytime Emmy nominations for her role.
“I love my Days family, I love my job and I love our fans,” Alfonso said.
Alfonso's new deal comes the same day that the long-running NBC soap opera received a series best 15 Daytime Emmy nominations, including for outstanding drama series and for lead actress Crystal Chappell.
"We are grateful to have the hard work and efforts of so many of our team acknowledged; it's a testament to those who put their heart and soul into Days of Our Lives every day,” co-executive producer Greg Meng said.
Days marked its 46th year on the air in November. Alfonso's decision to remain with the series comes as Days has welcomed back stars of yesteryear, with Charles Shaughnessy and Lisa Rinna returning to the series this year.
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slyn11: I was at the Port Chuck concert sportsgirl. Basically they are 4 actors that were on GH that formed a band a few years back. Imagine if Philip, Brady, Chad, and Rafe formed a band then you'll get the idea
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