In the summer of 2000, during an interview Soap Opera Digest, Ackles confirmed that he would soon exit from the series after obtaining a development deal with ABC. It was then announced that Vaughan would star alongside Alison Sweeney, who portrayed Eric's twin sister, Sami Brady in the Hallmark movie, Second Chances, which fueled rumors that the series was interested in Vaughan for the role of Eric.
Since the character's onscreen birth in 1984, the role was portrayed by several child actors.Rory Beauregard originated the role from October 19, 1984 to May 30, 1985.In December 2012, Vaughan revealed to TV Source Magazine that the series would soon delve into Eric's past, and what led to him becoming priest.Vaughan like many others was skeptical about the character of Eric being re-introduced as a priest.The magazine hinted that Eric would return as a "very changed man." On April 30, and May 1, 1998, Le Ann Rimes made a two episode guest appearance in the series as a teenage runaway, Madison, and Eric keeps her from getting arrested when she steals some food.
Eric is drawn to Madison because she reminds him of Sami.If so, enjoy these video stills from my collection of guys tied up or bound in movies and TV shows.Eric Brady is a fictional character from the NBC Daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives, portrayed by Greg Vaughan from 2012 until his exit in 2016.However, Vaughan looked at the plot twist as a challenge."It's been a growing process for the character," said Vaughan.Greg Vaughan revealed in an interview with Soaps In Depth that "Eric had been at a place in his life where his relationships had all gone awry." Eric needs a more clear cut path for his life and goes off to a third world country to work as a photojournalist.