The Grants

Danny Grant

Portrayers: Michael Dwight-Smith 1975-78, Hazzan Shaheed 1976, Roger Aaron Brown 1981-85
Date of Birth: Unknown
Parents: Paul and Helen Grant
Entrance onto Show: 1975 The Grants took David Banning in after his car crashed
Marriages: unknown
Romances: unknown
Children: none
Occupation: Waiter at his father's diner, Bartender at the Twilight Bar
Crimes/Incarcerations: unknowingly delivered drugs
Other Interesting Facts: none
Date of Death: Murdered in 1985 by the crooked police chief Richard Cates

Danny was Paul and Helen Grant's son, and Valerie's brother, and worked at his father's diner.

Later Danny worked as a bartender at the Twilight Bar.

In 1982 Danny was tricked by Orby Jensen into making drug deliveries for him, who was working for Alex Marshall.

In 1985 Danny was murdered by the crooked police chief Richard Cates.


Helen Grant

Portrayers: Ketty Lester 1975-1977
Date of Birth: Unknown
Parents: Unknown
Entrance onto Show: 1975 The Grants took David Banning in after his car crashed
Marriages: Paul Grant
Romances: none
Children: Danny and Valerie Grant
Occupation: unknown
Crimes/Incarcerations: none
Other Interesting Facts: none
Date of Death: Still Alive/Dead

Helen was Paul Grant's wife and the mother of Valerie and Danny Grant. Valerie and David would become engaged in 1976, and though Paul and Helen had their doubts about the inter-racial marriage they approved.


Paul Grant

Portrayers: Lawrence Cook 1975-1976
Date of Birth: Unknown
Parents: Unknown
Entrance onto Show: 1975 The Grants took David Banning in after his car crashed
Marriages: Helen Grant
Romances: none
Children: Valerie and Danny Grant
Occupation: Owned a diner
Crimes/Incarcerations: none
Other Interesting Facts: nonr
Date of Death: Still Alive/Dead

Paul Grant was married to Helen Grant, and was the father of Valerie and Danny Grant. Paul owned a diner, where his son Danny worked. The Grants stumbled upon David Banning and took him into their home.

Paul's daughter Valerie and David soon fell in love, and when Paul discovered David's true identity he went to Julie and told her where she could find David.

Valerie and David would become engaged in 1976, and though Paul and Helen had their doubts about the inter-racial marriage they approved.


Valerie Grant

Portrayers: Tina Andrews 1975-1977, Rose Fonseca 1977-78, Diane Sommerfield 1981-82
Date of Birth: Unknown
Parents: Paul and Helen Grant
Entrance onto Show: 1975 The Grants took David Banning in after his car crashed
Marriages: none
Romances: David Banning
Children: none
Occupation: Student
Crimes/Incarcerations: none
Other Interesting Facts: Valerie and David were the first inter-racial romance on Days
Date of Death: Still Alive/Dead

Valerie was the daughter of Paul and Helen Grant, and Danny Grant's sister. Valerie's family took David Banning in after he wandered out of the river, and David and Valerie soon fell in love.

When David found out Brooke was pregnant with his child he proposed marriage, but she didn't want to marry him now that he loved Valerie. David then brought Valerie back to Salem with him that Christmas.

In 1976 David Banning asked Valerie to marry him, and she accepted. However in 1977 the two broke off their engagement, and Valerie went to medical school in Washington D.C.

While returning from a visit with Trish and Scotty David was shot. He made his way to the Twilight bar and met up with Nick Corelli. Nick removed he bullet and got Valerie Grant to care for David's wound. He demanded Julie pay him a large sum of dollars for David's safe return. When Nick ordered Valerie to pick up the money she refused and knocked Nick out. She picked up the money from Julie and gave it to David so he could escape from Salem.

Valerie vanished from Salem in 1982


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