Days of our Lives Spoilers (DOOL): How Old Is Marlena On Days Of Our Lives?

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Days Of OurLives: Marlena EvansDays of our Lives (DOOL) spoilers show longtime fans of Days of Our Lives will remember when Marlena Evans first appeared on the Emmy-winning soap back in 1976.

Marlena has been portrayed by actress Deidre Hall since the character’s creation.

Throughout her existence on the show, Marlena has endured some of the most extreme circumstances of any character in the history of soaps.

With Marlena being such a constant character on the show for so long, fans are sure to wonder  just how old is Marlena Evans?

Days of Our Lives Spoilers – Marlena Evans’ Extreme Circumstances

Since the character first graced the Days of Our Lives soap, she has certainly had her share of crazy situations.

She’s been possessed by the devil two times, in 1995 and in 2021.

She fell from a 30-story window and survived and was even brainwashed into thinking she was a serial killer.

After being presumed dead from a plane crash, Marlena was used as a surrogate for the genetically engineered babies, Rex and Cassie, while in a four-year-long coma.

The timeless character has even been kidnapped on numerous occasions throughout her thirty years on the soap.

She’s been long known for her perfect pairing with another DOOL fixture, John Black (Drake Hogestyn).

In fact, that relationship is so well-known that it’s even been the subject of a book, A Secret in Salem written by Sheri Anderson, former head writer for Days of Our Lives.

DOOL Spoilers – Who is Deidre Hall?

The Days of Our Lives actress who plays Marlena is also a longstanding fixture on the soap having filled the role flawlessly since 1976.

Brought in as the psychiatrist for Mickey Horton, Marlena was initially a guest character on the show.

The 73-year-old actress Deidre Hall has won numerous awards for her long-running portrayal of Marlena; three Soap Opera Digest Awards for outstanding lead actress in 1984, 1985, and 1995, two Soapy Awards for Lead Actress in 1982 and 1983, an Outstanding Contribution Award by a Lead Actress in 1986, and an award with Drake Hogestyn in 2005 for “Favorite Couple: John and Marlena.”

Hall has also won two Lead Actress awards at the Soap Opera Update Awards in 1994 and 1995.

She was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 1980, 1984, and 1985 but, unfortunately, has never won one.

We know that Diedre Hall is 73 and, according to the DOOL Wiki Fandom page, Marlena is also 73.

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