More than a year since he exited the role of Jason Morgan on “General Hospital,” actor Steve Burton is returning to daytime television in the contract role of Harris Michaels on Peacock’s “Days of our Lives.” He first portrayed the character in 1988 and again in the summer of 2022 during Chapter 2 of “Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem.”
According to the soap, Burton will return to the iconic series early next year for a thrilling new storyline and will work alongside veteran cast members, including Stephen Nichols, Mary Beth Evans, Deidre Hall, Drake Hogestyn, and more.
Additional details on Burton’s return are currently being kept under wraps, but fans can look forward to more mystery, high-stakes adventure, and romance with Harris returning to the canvas next year.
A few years after making his daytime debut on “DAYS,” Burton joined “GH” in the then role of Jason Quartermaine. The character later became the dangerous hitman fans came to love who worked for mob boss Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard). Burton won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 1998 for the role. Burton eventually joined “The Young and the Restless” as Dylan McAvoy, a former military service member who served in Afghanistan. He also won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal. He won the award in 2014.