John Black
Drake Hogestyn
Drake Hogestyn as John Black
Days of our Lives
Portrayed by: Robert Poynton (1985-1986)
Drake Hogestyn (1986-2007, 2008-2009, 2011-2013 & 2014-)
Duration: 1985-2007, 2008-2009, 2011-2013 & 2014-
First appearance: November 27, 1985
Created by: Sheri Anderson
Thom Racina
Leah Laiman
Family: Alamain family
Alias(es): Forrest Alamain (former adoptive name)
Roman Brady (believed to be from 1986-1991)
John Stevens (alias)
Gender: Male
Occupation: CEO of Basic Black
Residence: Salem
Parents: Unknown man
(biological father, deceased)
Unknown woman
(biological mother, deceased)
Leopold Alamain
(adoptive father, deceased)
Philomena Alamain
(adoptive mother, deceased)
Siblings: Lawrence Alamain
(adoptive brother, deceased)
Marital status: Marlena Evans
(dating) [07/2015-]
Past marriage(s): Marlena Evans
(invalid) [1986-1991]
Isabella Toscano
(dissolved) [1992]
Susan Banks
(invalid) [1997]
Marlena Evans
(invalid) [1999-2005]
Hope Williams
(divorced) [1999-2012]
Marlena Evans
(invalid) [2006-2008]
Marlena Evans
(invalid) [2009-2012]
Marlena Evans
(divorced) [2012-2014]
Children: Brady Black
(son, with Isabella)
Isabella "Belle" Black
(daughter, with Marlena)
Paul Narita
(son, with Tori)
Unnamed child
(with Kristen, deceased)
Grandchildren: Tate Black
(grandson, via Brady)
Claire Brady
(granddaughter, via Belle)
Aunts & uncles: Vivian Alamain
(adoptive paternal aunt)
Daphne DiMera
(adoptive maternal aunt, deceased)
Nieces & nephews: Nicholas Alamain
(adoptive nephew)
Cousins: Quinn Hudson
(adoptive paternal cousin)
Antony "Tony" DiMera
(adoptive maternal cousin, deceased)
Romances: Danielle Tremaine
Gina von Amberg
(lovers, deceased)
Diana Colville
Yvette DuPres
Isabella Toscano
(dated/engaged, deceased)
Rebecca Morrison
Marlena Evans
Kristen Blake
(dated, deceased)
Kristen Blake
(affair/lovers, deceased)
Victoria "Tori" Narita
Kristen Blake
(dated/engaged, deceased)
Marlena Evans
Hope Williams
(affair/one night stand)
Katherine "Kate" Roberts
Ava Vitali
Marlena Evans

John Black is a fictional character on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of our Lives.

Actor History:Edit

  • Robert Poynton (01/1986; recurring)
  • Drake Hogestyn (06/1986-10/2007, 01/2008-01/2009 & 09/2011-06/2013 & 01/2014-present)

Other Information:Edit

  • Presumed deceased October 26, 2007 to January 8, 2008

Character History:Edit