John Black
Drake Hogestyn
Drake Hogestyn as John Black
Days of our Lives
Portrayed by: Robert Poynton (1985-1986)
Drake Hogestyn (1986-2007, 2008-2009, 2011-2013 & 2014-)
Duration: 1985-2007, 2008-2009, 2011-2013 & 2014-
First appearance: November 27, 1985
Created by: Sheri Anderson
Thom Racina
Leah Laiman
Family: Alamain family
Other names: Forrest Alamain (former adoptive name)
Roman Brady (believed to be from 1986-1991)
John Stevens (alias)
Gender: Male
Occupation: CEO of Basic Black
Residence: Salem
Parents: Unknown man (biological, deceased)
Unknown woman (biological, deceased)
Leopold Alamain (adoptive, deceased)
Philomena Alamain (adoptive, deceased)
Siblings: Lawrence Alamain (adoptive, deceased)
Marital status: Marlena Evans (married/estranged; ??/2013-)
Past marriage(s): Marlena Evans (invalid; 1986-1991)
Isabella Toscano (dissolved; 1992)
Susan Banks (invalid; 1997)
Marlena Evans (invalid; 1999-2005)
Hope Williams (divorced; 1999-2012)
Marlena Evans (invalid; 2006-2008)
Marlena Evans (invalid; 2009-2012)
Children: Brady Black (son, with Isabella)
Belle Black (daughter, with Marlena)
Unnamed child (with with Kristen, deceased)
D.J. Craig (step, deceased)
Eric Brady (step)
Sami Brady (step)
Grandchildren: Claire Brady (granddaughter, via Belle)
Aunts & uncles: Vivian Alamain (adoptive)
Daphne DiMera (adoptive, deceased)
Nieces & nephews: Nicholas Alamain (adoptive)
Cousins: Quinn Hudson (adoptive)
Tony DiMera (adoptive, deceased)
Romances: Danielle Tremaine (19??-19??)
Gina von Amberg (19??-19??, deceased)
Marlena Evans (1986-1987, 1993, 1997-2003, 2005-2007, 2009-)
Diana Colville (1988-1989)
Yvette DuPres (1989)
Isabella Toscano (1990-1992, deceased)
Rebecca Morrison (1993-1994)
Kristen Blake (1994-1997)
Hope Williams (1999)
Kate Roberts (2004-2005)
Ava Vitali (2008)

John Black is a fictional character on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of our Lives.

Actor History:

  • Robert Poynton (01/1986; recurring)
  • Drake Hogestyn (06/1986-10/2007, 01/2008-01/2009 & 09/2011-06/2013 & 01/2014-present)

Other Information:

  • Presumed deceased October 26, 2007 to January 8, 2008

Character History:

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