Fans have been able to watch soap star Alison Sweeney on television for quite some time now. She became the host of reality television’s The Biggest Loser in 2007, and of course played Days of Our Lives’ (DOOL) Sami Brady for over two decades. After being gone from Salem for quite some time, Sweeney shocked fans when she recently announced she is set to return to the daytime drama world! She made the announcement on her Instagram account. Even though she’s been around for so long, there’s still so much more to know! Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Alison Sweeney.
10. She’s A Fan Of DOOL
It would be hard not to be considering she started (officially) on the show in 1993. After two decades, she’s clearly become quite attached to the role, the cast members, and the larger-than-life characters on the show. In an interview with US Weekly, Sweeney revealed that regardless of whether or not she was on Days, she’d still watch it. It’s been reported that before she entered the Sami role, Sweeney had been a fan of the soap.
9. Sweeney’s First Days Stint Wasn’t As Sami
A teenage Sami Brady was SORASed (Soap Opera Aging Syndrome) in 1993, and the land of Salem was forever changed. One thing DOOL fans may not be aware of is the fact that this wasn’t the first role Alison Sweeney played on the show. In fact, Sweeney made her official DOOL debut in 1987, playing the character Adrienne Johnson.
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