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Susan Seaforth Hayes | Biography

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  • Full Name Susan Seaforth Hayes
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Oakland, California, USA
  • Birth Date Jul 11, 1943
  • Age 78 Years, 6 Months
American Drama Actress & Cast of the longest running show 'Days of Our Lives'

Susan Seaforth Hayes | Biography

Cast of 'Days Of Our Lives', 'Cheyenne', 'Hawaiian Eye' & 'The Young Marrieds'

Moreover, in 1968 she became part of the highly-rated NBC show, 'Days of Our Lives'. She played one of the main characters, Julie Olson Williams. It made a noticeable impact on her acting career. Beginning in 1968, she became a regular in the show until 1994 and left for a few years only to return in 1999. And as of 2021, she is still in the cast of the show in a recurring role.


Susan Seaforth Hayes is a TV soap opera actress. Her fans mainly know her as Julie Olson Williams from the long-running NBC soap opera, Days of Our Lives (DOOL).

Who is Susan Seaforth Hayes?

Susan Seaforth Hayes is an American drama actress who has appeared in numerous TV series, TV movies, and soap operas. She stepped into the TV world as a child actress with minor and single episode roles with the 1950s shows like You are There (1953), Cavalcade of America (1954), Passport to Danger (1956), etc.

After earning recognition from her early shows, Susan started appearing in prominent roles in the 1960s TV shows. Her notable appearances are in the 1961 TV series CheyenneHawaiian Eye (1962-1963), The Young Marrieds (1964-1966), The FBI (1965-1967), Dragnet (1968-1969), etc.

Moreover, in 1968 she became part of the highly-rated NBC show, Days of Our Lives. She played one of the main characters, Julie Olson Williams. It made a noticeable impact on her acting career. Beginning in 1968, she became a regular in the show until 1994 and left for a few years only to return in 1999. And as of 2021, she is still in the cast of the show in a recurring role.

For her works in DOOL, Susan has a total of seven 'Daytime Emmy Award' Nominations. She got four nominations in the 'Outstanding Lead Actress,' two for 'Outstanding Supporting Actress,' and once for 'Lifetime Achievement Award,' which she won in 2018. Moreover, she won two 'Soapy Awards' for 'Outstanding Actress' and 'Favourite Heroine' in 1977.

How old is Susan Seaforth Hayes?

In Oakland, California, USA, Susan Seaforth took birth to mother Elizabeth Harrower and father Harry Seabold on 11 July 1943. She grew up with her mother, an actress, and writer, best known for appearing in the 1935 film Becky sharp. Thus, growing up in Hollywood alongside a famous mother, she developed an interest in acting. As a teenager, she acted in several stages and theatre shows and eventually made her way to work on TV.

As for formal education, Susan has a degree in History from City College in Los Angeles.

Net Worth

Hayes has been around daytime soap operas for a long time, approximately over six decades. Moreover, she is one of the oldest cast members of Days of Our Lives and is also one of the highest-paid casts in the show. As of 2021, her net worth sits around $5 million.

Husband and Children

Hayes married her co-star of Days of Our Lives, Bill Hayes, on 12 October 1974. The couple met on the sets of DOOL and eventually fell for each other. Moreover, they were also a couple in the same show, and audiences loved their onscreen romance on NBC. Susan does not have any children; however, she is the stepmother to Bill's five children with his ex-wife, Mary Hobbs. Bill and Mary divorced in 1969.

Hayes has been recognized for numerous movies, TV series, and daytime soap operas since the early 1950s. His notable roles are in the 1952 film Stop, You're Killing MeThe Big Record (1957), The Cardinal (1964 ), Miracle at Gate 213 (2013 ), DOOL (1970-Present).

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