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‘DAYS’ Gets A New Attorney and a New Priest!

Days of our Lives Mast Head by Soap Opera Network

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As previously reportedDaniel Cosgrove is joining the cast of NBC’s “Days of our Lives” in the role of Aiden, but what you may not have known is that the actor is playing Salem’s newest attorney. The actor is scheduled to first air on Wednesday, January 22 as Aiden gets more than he hoped for when he butts heads with Hope Brady (Kristian Alfonso) over their children.

Meanwhile, look for Larry Poindexter to return to the soap for the first time in thirty years. According to sources, the actor will portray the role of Father Louis in scenes with Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady) and the aforementioned Cosgrove and Alfonso. The news was first reported by, which highlighted the actor’s 1984 appearances as Ben Welch, the brother of Larry Welch (Andrew Hyatt Masset), who stood up as the best man at Larry’s wedding to Hope. A specific first airdate is unknown at this time.

When alerted of the news coming out about his upcoming return to the soap, Poindexter said on Twitter, “Didn’t think anyone would notice Li’l ol me…”

For more on Poindexter’s previous “DAYS” stint, click here.

Topics Discussed
  • Bexx

    Whoa both Daniel and Larry have been around for so long, Larry has had a great TV run over the years. Good job DOOL.

  • Foundstar

    Anybody feel that Larry should be on the way back to ‘comfort’ Hope and spice things up ??!! I think it would be awesome to see Hope and Larry together again…

  • Rebecca Hazeltine-potter

    daniel hasn’t been around all that long