Days of Our Lives spoilers confirm the final airdate for Tyler Christopher as Stefan DiMera and first for recast Brandon Barash. Daytime Emmy award-winner Tyler vacates the role in March and the replacement actor wraps the character’s plot. Find out Tyler’s last episode on NBC’s DOOL and when Brandon begins.
Days of Our Lives Spoilers: Tyler Christopher Exits as Stefan DiMera Soon!
Tyler Christopher debuted on DOOL as Stefan DiMera in late 2017. He is the son of Stefano DiMera (Joseph Mascolo) and Vivian Alamain (Louise Sorel). Showrunner Ron Carlivati scored big hiring Tyler Christopher. The two worked together before on ABC’s General Hospital.
Then, NBC announced Tyler left in September 2018 temporarily for “personal reasons”. However, less than a month later, his exit turned permanent with no explanation from network or actor. Then, the soap announced Brandon Barash would take on the role. He’s another ex-GHer that Ron Carlivati knows and likes. So, when does one go and the other debuts? See the Days of Our Lives dates below.
DOOL Spoilers: Brandon Barash Debuts – Recast Stefan Soon
Sadly, Tyler’s exit from Days of Our Lives comes soon. His last episode as Stefan DiMera is Wednesday, March 20. Certainly, fans will miss him. Then, Brandon debuts as Stefan a week later on Friday’s DOOL on March 22.
The powers that be at NBC daytime saw Stefan was too deep into a plot to accommodate Tyle Christopher’s unexpected exit. That demanded a recast. Daytime fans will recognize Brandon from the role of Johnny Zacchara on General Hospital. Brandon is also is the ex-husband of DOOL alum Kirsten Storms who played Belle Black.
What a memorable long weekend we had on Harper’s and my daddy/daughter trip to @LEGOLAND_CA ! NOT AN AD, just a series of incredible, indelible memories we created. Dad, wherever you are, I know you’re smiling and proud. #daddy #daughter #lego #legoland #love #family pic.twitter.com/qyc1ViD5X6
— Brandon Barash (@BrandonBarash) February 13, 2019
Days of Our Lives Welcomes Brandon Barash Soon
Playing the son of a mobster on GH prepared Brandon to be the son of villainous Stefano on DOOL. Playing the bad boy is second nature to this hunky actor. So, he should transition into the role with ease.
Initially, fan reaction was mixed on Stefan O DiMera. Now though, fans embrace the role more positively. Plus, reaction to new actor Brandon Barash is positive. Viewers seem eager to see how Brandon makes the role his own. Watch DOOL weekdays on NBC to see the new face of Stefan DiMera soon!
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