Who is Sarah Horton on Days of Our Lives? When will she return to the show?

Caption : Linsey Godfrey

Sarah Horton returned to Days of Our Lives more than 27 years later. Originated in December 1981, the character has been portrayed by multiple actresses, with Linsey Godfrey taking over the role in the fall of 2018. This is the first time Sarah has returned to Days of Our Lives since 1991 when she left town with sister, Melissa Horton, and settled in Nashville. 

Sarah Horton's history on Days of Our Lives

Sarah is the daughter of Maggie and Mickey Horton. She was born in 1981 via artificial insemination. Growing up, she has faced a lot of drama regarding her real parentage since Maggie is her surrogate mother and Mickey is her adoptive father. Initially, it was believed that Evan Whyland was her biological father but later, as a teenager, she found out that Dr. Neil is her real dad.

Soap actress Linsey Godfrey

While she has had a lot of difficulties dealing with her real father, her relationship with her mother hasn't been nice too since she caught her in bed with Dr. Neil. She decided to tell her father Mickey about Maggie's affair and thankfully, the couple was able to work things out. 

In 1991, Sarah and her sister Melissa decided to leave town and start new lives. Since then, the Horton sisters had been living in Nashville. 

Who is Linsey Godfrey who plays Sarah Horton on Days of Our Lives?

When Sarah Horton returned to Days of Our Lives this fall to share some great news of her engagement, viewers were graced to see a familiar face. The former Bold and the Beautiful actress made her debut on DOOL on Friday, October 26 episode.

Linsey announced that she has been hired as the new Sarah Horton on her birthday (July 25). She shared a snipped picture of Soap Opera Digest's tweet on her Instagram and wrote, "What a lucky birthday girl I am! I'm so excited and honored to announce I've joined the amazing cast of @nbcdays [DOOL]."

Linsey Godfrey's Instagram post

Although she broke the news, she did not mention when her first episode would air. There were speculations that it would be somewhere between late September to early October. Then on October 25, just a day before her first appearance on the NBC sudser, she shared a tweet stating, "I'm airing on DAYS tomorrow! It's a quick hello and there will be all sorts of delicious drama to next week!"

Prior to joining the DOOL cast, Linsey appeared in the role of Caroline Spencer on the CBS soap, The Bold and the Beautiful, from March 2012 to March 2018. She has also made a special guest appearance on The Young and the Restless in 2014.

Linsey's recent gig include a highly acclaimed Netflix movie, Fatal Fashion (2018). She played the role of Jennifer Higgins, a fashion photographer-turned-high school teacher, who becomes homicidally obsessed with a male student.

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