It's Official: Stephen Nichols OUT at Days of Our Lives! Click here to learn more-->
As we have been reporting for quite a while, Days of Our Lives viewers will soon have to say goodbye to their favorite "Patch" man. Soap Opera Digest now confirms that Stephen Nichols will be leaving the role of Steve Johnson on the NBC daytime drama. Unable to reach a mutual contract agreement when his contract with the show expired in March, Nichols will exit the role later this year. Viewers can look for his exit in mid-September.