“Supercouple Memory Lane,” Ultimate Days Fan Guide, Spring 2003

Supercouple Memory Lane….  With Stephen Nichols (ex-Steve) and Mary Beth Evans (ex-Kayla) The Ultimate Days of Our Lives Fan Guide, Spring 2003 From 1986-90, Kayla Brady and Steve “Patch” Johnson ran the supercouple gamut, from murderers and miracles to mysterious past-life Civil War soul mates, while their portrayers, Mary Beth Evans and Stephen Nichols, became one of the most recognizable duos of the decade. The actors rekindled that spark as Katherine and Stefan on GENERAL HOSPITAL in 1996, but it didn’t hold a candle to the good old DAYS – and thanks to a last-minute coffin switch, there’s still hope. Here, they reminisce about their legendary connection…. and whether they’ll ever head home to Salem again.  What were your first impressions of each other? Mary Beth Evans: It was funny because the character that I was reading for was pretty wholesome, and he comes in to read with me in full costume. I had never actually seen the show before, so he had the patch and the scar and the leather jacket, like this super-tough guy, but he was incredibly sweet and giving and made me feel very comfortable from the start. Stephen Nichols: It was the first day of the camera test. When the scene was over, Mary Beth walked away, and said, “Well, that was sh–.” Evans: He always says that. Nichols: I was impressed by her...

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