CAST
Hope Alice Williams
Victor Kiriakis
Gabi Hernandez
Nick Fallon
Dr. Daniel Jonas
Lucas Horton
Kristen Blake DiMera
Kayla Brady
Rafe Hernandez
Marlena Evans
John Black
Kate Roberts
Justin Kiriakis
Theresa Donovan
Abigail Deveraux
Brady Black
Stefano DiMera
Caroline Brady
JJ Deveraux
Dr. Cameron Davis
Jennifer Horton
Abe Carver
Maggie Horton
EJ DiMera
Jackson Sonny Kiriakis
Chrishell Stause
Jordan Ridgeway
Sami Brady
Roman Brady
Eric Brady
Nicole Walker

Shawn Christian

Dr. Daniel Jonas

Shawn Christian stars as Dr. Daniel Jonas on NBC's "Days of our Lives."

A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Shawn Christian has enjoyed a successful and varied career as an actor. After graduating from Michigan's Ferris State University with a degree in Marketing, Shawn relocated to Chicago. It was there that he honed his acting skills on stage with the improvisational company "Improv Olympic."

Shawn then landed the role of working class anti-hero 'Mike Kasnoff' on the New York-based CBS daytime drama "As The World Turns." After spending three seasons on "World," Shawn moved to Los Angeles and landed recurring roles on "Crossing Jordan" and "10-8," as well as "Charmed" and "Birds of Prey" for the WB. He returned to his comic roots with the role of Jennifer Aniston's gynecologist on "Friends," and guest starring roles on "The Drew Carey Show," "Spin City," "Coupling," and "Becker." Additional television work includes: "C.S.I.," "Malcolm & Eddie," "Ellen," "Men Behaving Badly," "Step By Step," "Will & Grace," and lead roles in the action drama pilots "Red Skies" for USA and "Spy Girl," opposite Jennie Garth, for NBC. In addition, he starred opposite Jami Gertz and Tyne Daly in the CBS hit movie "Undercover Christmas." He can also be seen in the feature films "Shopgirl," with Steve Martin, "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover," "Almost You," "Beautiful," directed by Sally Field, and starring opposite Michael Gross in the Universal Pictures feature, "Tremors III." Shawn also starred opposite Lori Loughlin in WB'S hit series "Summerland." Shawn was the lead in Lifetime's original Movie "Murder in the Hampton's," and had recurring roles on ABC's hit show "Boston Legal," as well as NBC's show "Las Vegas."

Shawn just finished a supporting role in Eddie Murphy's new film for 20th Century Fox, "Starship Dave," and can next be seen in the independent film "Killer Moves."

Shawn currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and son.