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The Dankies: 2012-2013

Thousands upon thousands of fans of Days of our Lives cast their votes by their choices for the best of DAYS. Here are their nominations and winners.
Following are the final results of the 2012-2013 Dankies for Days of our Lives. Winners are marked with a right angle quote (»).

Outstanding Lead Actor
Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez, DAYS) 7 %
Chandler Massey (Will Horton, DAYS) 40 %
Peter Reckell (Bo Brady, DAYS) 11 %
» James Scott (EJ DiMera, DAYS) 40 %
Outstanding Lead Actress
Eileen Davidson (Kristen DiMera, DAYS) 16 %
Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans, DAYS) 9 %
» Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady, DAYS) 39 %
Arianne Zucker (Nicole DiMera, DAYS) 34 %
Outstanding Supporting Actor
John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis, DAYS) 20 %
Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux, DAYS) 23 %
Eric Martsolf (Brady Black, DAYS) 24 %
» Freddie Smith (Sonny Kirakis, DAYS) 31 %
Outstanding Supporting Actress
Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas, DAYS) 21 %
» Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera, DAYS) 37 %
Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux, DAYS) 18 %
Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton, DAYS) 22 %
Outstanding Newcomer
Ian Buchanan (Ian McAllister, DAYS) 11 %
Caleb Hunt (Andrew, DAYS) 8 %
» Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady, DAYS) 73 %
Schuyler Yancey (Cameron Davis, DAYS) 6 %
Outstanding Younger Performer
Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas, DAYS) 10 %
Aaron and Griffin Kunitz (Johnny DiMera, DAYS) 15 %
» Chandler Massey (Will Horton, DAYS) 59 %
Freddie Smith (Sonny Kirakis, DAYS) 13 %
Most Attractive Male Star
Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez, DAYS) 14 %
Eric Martsolf (Brady Black, DAYS) 17 %
» James Scott (EJ Wells, DAYS) 44 %
Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis, DAYS) 23 %
Most Attractive Female Star
Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady, DAYS) 18 %
Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux, DAYS) 21 %
» Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady, DAYS) 31 %
Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker, DAYS) 27 %
Favorite Storyline
DAYSaster: After an underground explosion rocks the town of Salem, lives are left hanging in the balance -- literally, in some cases. (DAYS) 21 %
In The Arms of An Angel: Lexie is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, the result of toxic fumes that she was exposed to when she was imprisoned in the underground tunnels of Salem. Lexie refuses to undergo treatment to delay the inevitable, choosing to make the most of her remaining time instead. Two short months after receiving the diagnosis, Lexie dies peacefully in Abe's arms. (DAYS) 23 %
Revenge is a Dish Best Served Cold...and With a Side of Brady: Kristen Blake DiMera returns to Salem after a fourteen-year absence, claiming to be a changed woman. Kristen makes amends with John, but Marlena refuses to trust the woman who once tried to kill her. After making Marlena seem paranoid, Kristen moves on to the next phase of her plan -- seducing John's son, Brady, part of her plan to make John and Marlena pay for what they did to her years earlier. (DAYS) 14 %
» Will Comes Out -- and Falls in Love: Months after Will accepted that he was gay, Will and Sonny share their first kiss, and the two young men fall in love with each other. After making love to Sonny for the first time, Will declares that he finally feels secure in his own skin. (DAYS) 39 %
Least Favorite Storyline
» A Pawn, a Princess, and a Phoenix Walk Into Alamainia...: Bo, Hope, John, and Marlena are shocked to learn that Princess Gina and the Pawn were married years earlier, invalidating Hope and John's marriages to Bo and Marlena, respectively. When John and Hope travel to Alamainia to dissolve their marriage, Stefano follows them and convinces them to turn back into their former selves so that they can recover an ornate egg that they stole from him years earlier. (DAYS) 36 %
Horton Hears a 'Jack Who?': After the DAYSaster, Jennifer harasses a pregnant woman, gets into various medical emergencies, declares her love for Daniel, and gushes about the perks of being with an uncomplicated man who does a mean impression of Scooby-Doo. What she doesn't do is mourn Jack's death. (DAYS) 29 %
Nick, You Are Not the Father!: When Will's confidence in himself as a gay man starts to crumble after a particularly bad day, he impulsively sleeps with Gabi, who is trying to numb the pain of Chad's rejection. Nearly three months later, on the night that Will and Sonny make love for the first time, Gabi learns that she is pregnant with Will's child. Gabi's possessive, homophobic boyfriend, Nick, quickly devises a plan to raise Will's child as his own. (DAYS) 17 %
Oh, Not Again!: Despite being told that she could never have children, Nicole learns that she is pregnant. Unfortunately, late in the pregnancy, a placental abruption causes Nicole's miracle baby to die. Losing another child is bad enough, but her resulting breakdown adds insult to injury. (DAYS) 15 %
Favorite Character
Bo Brady (DAYS) 16 %
» E.J. DiMera (DAYS) 34 %
Nicole Walker (DAYS) 24 %
Samantha Brady (DAYS) 24 %
Least Favorite Character
Daniel Jonas (DAYS) 21 %
Gabi Hernandez (DAYS) 22 %
» Nick Fallon (DAYS) 36 %
Rafe Hernandez (DAYS) 19 %
Most Memorable Moment
DAYSaster: After an underground explosion rocks the town of Salem, lives are left hanging in the balance -- literally, in some cases. (DAYS) 17 %
Hanging In The Balance: After an underground explosion rocks the town of Salem, Abby finds herself trapped in an elevator. Jack manages to pry the elevator doors open so that Abby can get to safety, but he is unable to save himself before the elevator cables snap and the elevator plummets to the ground below. (DAYS) 18 %
In The Arms of An Angel: Two short months after receiving a diagnosis of an inoperable brain tumor, Lexie dies peacefully in Abe's arms. (DAYS) 30 %
» My First Love: After months of misunderstandings and parental interference, Will and Sonny finally make love for the first time. (DAYS) 32 %
Favorite On-Screen Couple or Duo
Bo Brady and Hope Brady (DAYS) 17 %
E.J. DiMera and Sami Brady (DAYS) 35 %
John Black and Marlena Evans (DAYS) 7 %
» Will Horton and Sonny Kiriakis (DAYS) 39 %
Most Missed Performer
Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux, DAYS) 24 %
Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas, DAYS) 20 %
Renee Jones (Lexie Carver, DAYS) 22 %
» Peter Reckell (Bo Brady, DAYS) 31 %
Outstanding Special Guest or Recurring Role
Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis, DAYS) 20 %
Susan Hayes (Julie Williams, DAYS) 13 %
» Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis, DAYS) 41 %
Aloma Wright (Nurse Maxine, DAYS) 24 %
Outstanding Overall Performer
John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis, DAYS) 3 %
Matthew Ashford (Jack Deveraux, DAYS) 5 %
Molly Burnett (Melanie Jonas, DAYS) 1 %
Eileen Davidson (Kristen Davis, DAYS) 5 %
Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez, DAYS) 2 %
Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans, DAYS) 2 %
Lauren Koslow (Kate DiMera, DAYS) 2 %
Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux, DAYS) 0 %
Eric Martsolf (Brady Black, DAYS) 0 %
» Chandler Massey (Will Horton, DAYS) 21 %
Peter Reckell (Bo Brady, DAYS) 2 %
Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton, DAYS) 1 %
James Scott (EJ Wells, DAYS) 20 %
Freddie Smith (Sonny Kirakis, DAYS) 7 %
Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady, DAYS) 10 %
Arianne Zucker (Nicole DiMera, DAYS) 11 %


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