John-Paul Lavoisier (ex-Rex, ) debuts as Philip on December 10 in scenes with John Aniston (Victor) and Eric Martsolf (Brady).
The character, last played by Jay Kenneth Johnson, was last seen in Salem in 2011.
The character was last portrayed by Evan and Luke Kruntchev.
He'll have scenes with Arianne Zucker (Nicole) in a special Valentine's Day fantasy.Daniel Cosgrove, who was "killed off" as Aiden Jennings in November 2015, is back on set taping. The week of February 1, 2016: Kassie De Paiva makes her last appearance as Eve on February 2. The week of January 24, 2016: Molly Burnett, Nadia Bjorlin and Christian Ganiere finish their stints with the show on January 28, after Melanie, Chloe and Parker attend Daniel's funeral.Valerie Grant, a gorgeous African-American woman in her mid-50s, who's character traits include courage and perseverance.Longtime fans will recall that Valerie, originally played by Tina Andrews, was romantically paired with Julie's son, David Banning, in 1976. The role is scheduled to begin taping in mid-to-late May.Ana Alexander plays Miriam in scenes with A Martinez (Eduardo) on December 9.
The week of November 30, 2015: After an oh-so-brief stint as Shawn, Jason Cook exits the soap on December 2.Can't reveal who's playing the part yet, since the show wants to keep it under wraps.The Mexican actress, however, is a well-known name in the Latino community.Meanwhile, Arianne Zucker does double duty this week -- with the help of a brown wig -- as Helena Tasso.The week of April 4, 2016: Martha Madison (Belle) and Brandon Beemer (Shawn), who are being written off into the sunset -- again, are currently wrapping up their run. Martha Hackett portrays ISA director Pamela Van Damm on April 6.After traveling to New York with Claire, her character will simply decide not to return to Salem. The daytime vet last appeared on the soap in February 2015 as Bree, a friend of Aiden's late wife, Meredith. Bjorlin, however, will be returning to the soap full time in late spring. Jessica Anne Bogart appears as Sister Ruth on January 28The week of January 18, 2016: Vincent Irizarry debuts as Victor's youngest brother, Deimos, on January 18. Brandon Beemer returns as Shawn Douglas Brady on January 19. Joseph Kamal appears as Vadim on January 21 in scenes with Drake Hogestyn (John) and Eve Brenner (Maude).