The DiMera's

Andre DiMera

Portrayers:Thaao Penghlis 1983-84
Date of Birth: Unknown
Parents: Unknown
Entrance onto Show: 1983 brought to Salem by Stefano
Marriages: none
Romances: none
Children: none
Occupation: Impersonated Tony DiMera
Crimes/Incarcerations: Andre was the Salem Slasher
Other Interesting Facts: none
Date of Death: 1984 drowned in quicksand

Andre DiMera was brought to Salem in 1983 by Stefano DiMera. Andre was given plastic surgery to look exactly like Tony DiMera, and with Stefano the two planned to frame Roman for the murders.

In 1983 Andre, wearing a mask of Roman, murdered Daisy ??? on the pier in front of Marlena Evans Brady and Sandy Horton. Roman was jailed as a result.

Andre eventually chained Tony up in his penthouse apartment and took Tony's place. One day when Anna was snooping around for Alex she came upon Tony, and Andre imprisoned her with him.

Later Roman managed to free Tony and Anna, and after a duel with Tony, Andre managed to slip out of Salem.

Andre returned to Stefano's island compound were the two planned on acquiring three prisms designed by Larry Welches father. Stefano wanted these prisms to heal an inoperable brain tumor he had. One prism was in the belly of an alligator, another in a necklace owned by Daphne Dimera which fell into Calliope Jones' hands ,and the third in Russia.

Andre and Stefano planned to get everyone to Stefano's secret compound for revenge. In 1984 Anna and Alex Marshall opened up a fashion company. Alex, Anna, and Tony picked Haiti for a photo shot. On board the plane flying to Haiti was Eugene Bradford, Calliope Jones, Bo Brady, Hope Williams, Anna DiMera, Liz Chandler, Carlo, Daphne DiMera, Andre DiMera, and Tony DiMera. On the way to Haiti Andre DiMera surprisingly popped up, and when he threatened the pilot to change his course the pilot died of a heart attack, and the plane crashed on a remote island. As a result of the plane crash Daphne DiMera died in Andre's arms. When Tony learned about this the to fought, and Andre met his demise in a patch of quicksand. Tony gave the necklace with the prism to and island girl, but Stefano managed to get the prism back. Roman Brady showed up, and fought with Stefano atop of a nearby cliff as Bo watched from below. Roman eventually fell, and died on the beach in Bo's arms. When Bo left Roman to get help, Roman's body was gone when he returned. Eventually the Coast Guard arrived, and everyone was rescued.

Andre's Victims: Renee Dumonde, Kelly Chase (A nurse who had evidence connecting Alex and Stefano to the murders), Trista Evans Bradford (found inconsistencies in Stefano's lab report), Letita Bradford, Gwen Davies (escaped), Daisy someone.


Anna Brady DiMera

Portrayers: Leann Hunley 1982-86
Date of Birth: Unknown
Parents: Unknown
Entrance onto Show: 1982 Returned to Salem to confront her husband Roman and leave their daughter with him
Marriages: Roman Brady (Divorced in 82), Tony DiMera 1983 (Divorced 1986)
Romances: Alex Marshall, Prince Nicholas Arani II
Children: Carrie Brady (by Roman)
Occupation: Tony's secretary, Co-Owner of a Fashion Company with Alex Marshall
Crimes/Incarcerations: Tried to Frame Roman Brady, drugged and married Tony, accused of murdering Claud Vas Zandt
Other Interesting Facts: none
Date of Death: Still Alive

Anna Brady showed up in Salem in 1982 with her daughter Carrie to find her husband and Carrie's father Roman. Roman believed Anna was dead, but she told him she was rescued and then sold into white slavery. Anna had red marks on her back which she claimed where whip marks, but were actually scars from multiple sclerosis, which she kept a secret.

Anna divorced Roman and soon took a job as Tony's secretary. However, Anna had secretly been working for Stefano all along. Stefano had agreed to pay Anna 1 million dollars to have Roman fired from the ISA. Anna hypnotizes Carrie into planting fake deposit slips in his place. Roman was suspended from the police force, but the ISA believed he was framed.

In 1983 Anna and Tony went to Las Vegas, where Anna drugged and married Tony. Tony was angered, but when Stefano's will was read he was forced to live with Renee for one year to gain his inheritance. Anna and Tony lived in the DiMera mansion with Renee and David Banning.

Anna soon became pregnant with Tony's child, and jealous Renee tried to kill Anna in a boating accident. Unfortunately Tony was on the boat with Anna when an explosion went off. Tony and Anna were rescued by David, but Anna lost her baby.

Later that year Tony learned exactly how Anna got him to marry her, by drugging him. Tony quickly divorced Anna, even though Anna had fallen in love with him by that time.

Later Anna became involved with Alex Marshall, but when she found a letter from Kelly Chase implicating Alex in dealings with Stefano she was forced to flee town because Alex was after her. Anna hid in a warehouse, but when it caught fire she was rescued by Roman, who was on the run from the law after being framed for the Salem Slasher murders.

Anna soon learned that the evidence connecting Alex to Stefano was destroyed and she could safely return to Salem. Once in Salem Anna returned to her old job as Tony's secretary, but Alex forced her to spy on Tony for him. While snooping around in Tony's apartment one day she found Tony chained up, and realized she was working for an imposter. Before Anna could get away Andre DiMera, who was impersonating Tony, locked her up with Tony. Later the two were rescued by Roman

In 1984 Anna and Alex Marshall opened up a fashion company. Alex, Anna, and Tony picked Haiti for a photo shot. On board the plane flying to Haiti was Eugene Bradford, Calliope Jones, Bo Brady, Hope Williams, Anna DiMera, Liz Chandler, Carlo, Daphne DiMera, Andre DiMera, and Tony DiMera. On the way to Haiti Andre DiMera surprisingly popped up, and when he threatened the pilot to change his course the pilot died of a heart attack, and the plane crashed on a remote island. As a result of the plane crash Daphne DiMera died in Andre's arms. When Tony learned about this the to fought, and Andre met his demise in a patch of quicksand. Tony gave the necklace with the prism to and island girl, but Stefano managed to get the prism back. Roman Brady showed up, and fought with Stefano atop of a nearby cliff as Bo watched from below. Roman eventually fell, and died on the beach in Bo's arms. When Bo left Roman to get help, Roman's body was gone when he returned. Eventually the Coast Guard arrived, and everyone was rescued.

After returning to Salem, Alex Marshall sold his and Anna's fashion company.

In 1985 Alex stole his ex wife Anna's dress designs, but Anna had the last laugh when Eugene rigged the fabric on the dresses to disintegrate while they were on the runway. Later that year Anna had a brief romance with Prince Nicholas Arani II, but it was cut short when he was murdered by the Dragon.

In 1985 Tony and Anna became engaged once again. Their first marriage was thwarted by Alex Marshall, who hired an actor to play the part of the minister. Their second wedding was thwarted when Anna was kidnapped by an Asian potentate. Eventually Tony and Anna were married, and returned to Salem.

After returning from Salem Anna was accused of murdering her an art dealer, Claud Van Zandt, who swindled her out of profits from pieces of hers he sold. Anna was innocent, and while trying to prove her innocence Tony disappeared. Anna was also blamed for her husbands disappearance, but in truth Tony was held captive by a very much alive Claud Van Zandt.

When it was discovered that Claud was still alive Anna was let off the hook, but Tony was till missing. Later Anna received a court document telling her Tony had divorced her. Anna left Salem in 1986 and is currently living in Europe.


Benji DiMera

Portrayers: Darrel Utley 1988-89; 1990
Date of Birth: unknown
Parents: Stefano DiMera and Ellen Hawk
Entrance onto Show: 1988 Benji was found bye Steve and Kayla on their honeymoon
Marriages: none
Romances: none
Children: none
Occupation: none
Crimes/Incarcerations: none
Other Interesting Facts: nicknamed Benjimonkey by Steve
Date of Death: still alive

Benji DiMera was a little deaf boy that Steve and Kayla came across on their honeymoon. His father is Stefano Dimera and his mother was Ellen. Benji went deaf after an explosion occurred at one of Stefano's houses and he was inside. Benji currently lives with his grandfather Orion.


Daphne Dimera

Portrayers: Madlyn Rhue 1982-84
Date of Birth: Unknown
Parents: Unknown
Entrance onto Show: Came to Salem in 1982 to help Tony
Marriages: Stefano DiMera
Romances: none
Children: Tony DiMera
Occupation: none
Crimes/Incarcerations: none
Other Interesting Facts: none
Date of Death: Died in 1982 in a plane crash

Daphne DiMera came to Salem to help her son Tony. Daphne told him that Stefano was not his true father, and he was free to be with Tony. When Tony checked the blood tests he found this to be true.

In 1984 Anna and Alex Marshall opened up a fashion company. Alex, Anna, and Tony picked Haiti for a photo shot. On board the plane flying to Haiti was Eugene Bradford, Calliope Jones, Bo Brady, Hope Williams, Anna DiMera, Liz Chandler, Carlo, Daphne DiMera, Andre DiMera, and Tony DiMera. On the way to Haiti Andre DiMera surprisingly popped up, and when he threatened the pilot to change his course the pilot died of a heart attack, and the plane crashed on a remote island. As a result of the plane crash Daphne DiMera died in Andre's arms.


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