James Reynolds (Abe, Days of Our Lives) celebrates his birthday, learn more about him here--->>
Days of Our Lives actor James Reynolds is celebrating his 77th birthday today.
Reynolds was born in Oskaloosa, Kansas, on August 5, 1946. At Oskaloosa High School (Kansas), Reynolds enjoyed doing English and History. He was also a very active young man getting himself involved in extracurricular activities such as; Track, Football, and Baseball and additionally performing in many school plays.
After graduating from high school, Reynolds joined the Marines, and after boot camp, he was assigned to the Information Service Office, where, first stationed in Hawaii. He became a reporter for the service newspaper, The Windward Marine. Later he was sent to Vietnam and served for almost a year with various units in and around Chu Lai, adding battlefield reporting to his combat duties.
Upon his return to the U.S., Reynolds enrolled in Topeka's Washburn University, majoring in prelaw and journalism. He was advised that the best place on campus to meet girls was the theater department, so he began auditioning and performing in plays. In addition to his improved social life, Reynolds reaped another unexpected benefit—he discovered a passion for acting. He went on to appear not only in regular campus productions of musicals and dramatic plays but with local theater groups.
Today, he is a well-known actor, having played the role of Abe Carver on DAYS for decades. Please be sure to send him happy birthday wishes on Twitter.