Kristian Alfonso who has played Hope Williams Brady on Days of our Lives since 1983 announced via social media she will not be returning when the show plans to resume production in September. Alfonso debuted as Hope in 1983 and played the role until 1987 when she departed going on to appear on Falcon Crest. Alfonso returned to DAYS in 1990 for a brief return before returning again in 1994. Alfonso's final episode should air sometime before October.
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