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Drake Hogestyn

Drake Hogestyn (born September 29, 1953) is an American soap opera actor. He was born Donald Drake Hogestyn in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

A graduate of the University of South Florida, he was drafted into baseball's minor leagues before he was injured and therefore disqualified from play in 1978.

After his baseball career was deemed over, he segued into acting. His first credit was the television series Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982). In 1986, he started playing the role of Roman Brady on Days of Our Lives. In 1991, it was revealed that Stefano DiMera brainwashed him into thinking he was Roman; he was really Forrest Alamain but had always gone by the name of John Black. Since then, he started playing the new role of John on the serial.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Drake Hogestyn Facts

Birth NameDonald Drake Hogestyn
BirthdaySeptember 29, 1953 (69)
BirthplaceFort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is Drake Hogestyn compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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