Kate Roberts

Portrayers: Debrah Adair 1993-95, Lauren Koslow 1996-Present
Date of Birth: unknown
Parents: unknown
Entrance onto Show: Kate came to Salem to work at Titan
Marriages: Curtis Reed
Romances: Victor Kiriakis 1993-Present
Children: Austin and Billie Reed (by Curtis), Lucas Roberts(by Bill Horton), Phillip Kiriakis (by Victor Kiriakis)
Occupation: Ex-Hooker, President of Titan Industries
Crimes/Incarcerations: Kate was a hooker
Other Interesting Facts: none
Date of Death: Still Alive

Kate came to Salem in 1993 to head up Victor Kiriakis' company Titan Publishing. Kate was not new to Salem and her good friend Marlena Brady knew Kate's secrets. Years ago Kate was married to Curtis Reed, who beat her badly. When Kate had an affair with Bill Horton, Curtis left her and took their children. Curtis staged a car accident in which Kate believed he and her two children were killed. Kate left town and gave birth to Bill's son Lucas, but she told him that his father died in combat.

Victor Kiriakis offered to let Kate and her son Lucas live with him. Kate and Victor soon became involved romantically. When Kate came across the manuscript that Jack Devereaux had submitted as a novel she realized that it was a story based on her own private journal she kept years ago. Fearing her secrets would be revealed, Kate locked the manuscript in a desk drawer. To spite Jack, Kate bought the Spectator and fired Jack.

Lucas Roberts came to Salem out of West Point. Lucas also began searching for his father and learned that his mother had lied to him. Lucas believed that his father was a graduate of West Point and died in a war of some sorts. Kate told Lucas that she was married and had two children, who were killed along with her abusive husband in a car crash. Lucas wanted to know about his father, but Kate refused to tell him anything. Kate went to Bayview Sanitarium to see Laura Horton. Laura was still a vegetable, and as long as she was one, Lucas would never know who his father was.

Kate and Victor fell in love and the two were married, or so they thought. Kate's supposedly dead husband, Curtis Reed showed up in Salem. Curtis blackmailed Kate into paying him money, which she did in order to keep him quiet. When Curtis was found dead, Kate breathed a sigh of relief.

Even though Curtis was dead, he continued to haunt Kate from beyond the grave. Kate was called to testify at the murder trial of Billie Reed, who was accused of Kate was called to the stand to testify about her relationship to Curtis Reed. When Kate claimed that she did not know the man, Laura Horton revealed that she was married to him. The fact that Austin and Billie were Kate's long lost children also came out at the trial when Billie admitted that Curtis was her father and he had sexually abused her. Later, Vivian and Laura also slandered Kate at a Titan business dinner. Vivian revealed that Kate's "dead" husband was alive when Kate married Victor, which nulls their marriage. Laura revealed that Kate slept with her husband, Bill Horton, and gave birth to his son Lucas.

Lucas was shattered with the fact that he was a Horton and he was even more shattered with the fact that Austin and Billie Reed were his siblings.

Kate tried to pursue a relationship with Austin and Billie, the children she thought was dead. Austin eventually warmed up to Kate, but it took Billie much longer. Kate and Billie were not on good terms.

In 1994, Victor and Kate attempted to have a child together. Victor informed Kate that he would only marry her if she bore him a child. Kate could not get pregnant, so she went to a fertility clinic for invitro fertilization. Vivian learned of this and cooked up her own plan. Pretending to attempt to have a child with Ivan, Vivian went to the same fertility clinic and managed to switch her and Kate's embryos. Vivian was implanted with Victor and Kate's child. Victor and Kate believed that it was an accident. Vivian managed to force herself to be invited move into the Kiriakis mansion when she pretended to fall down the stairs at the Alamain mansion. As a thank you present for carrying their child, Victor and Kate had Vivian's mansion totally re-furnished. Vivian wasn't pleased and she burned it to the ground, forcing Victor and Kate to let her move into the Kiriakis mansion.

Vivian plotted to marry Victor and she prepared a surprise wedding for Kate and Victor. However, in a rehearsal Vivian pretended to be Kate in a phony ceremony with Victor. Victor had no idea that he and Vivian had actually married. When it came time for Victor to marry Kate, Vivian went in to labor and gave birth to Phillip Kiriakis. As a thank you present for carrying their child, Victor and Kate had Vivian's mansion totally re-furnished. Vivian wasn't pleased and she burned it to the ground, forcing Victor and Kate to let her move into the Kiriakis mansion. Kate managed to find the marriage certificate of Vivian and Victor's "rehearsal" wedding as well as a copy of it on a VHS cassette. Kate planned to expose Vivian after she returned home from a business trip. Desperate to by time, Vivian drugged a jug of coffee that Kate was taking on her trip. Unbeknown to Vivian, Kate gave the coffee to her pilot and the plane crashed. Kate was believed to have been killed, leaving Victor to Vivian.

In 1996, Kate managed to be rescued from the ocean only to find herself trapped on a fishing vessel full of Spanish sailors. Kate eventually jumped overboard and ended up on a deserted island where a man and a woman had made a home out of their ship. They had a rigged TV set up and Kate watched in horror and saw Vivian Alamain throwing a party in her honor, and Victor was on her arm! Kate created a boat with some spare wood and eventually found her way to a man with bi-plane, Kate offered the man money when he brought her back to Salem. The man did as she asked and Kate managed to stop Victor and Vivian from making love. Kate tells Victor that Vivian purposely became pregnant with their child and when Kate learned this, Vivian tried to kill her. Vivian is thrown out and Kate is given a welcome home party. However, Kate is upset to learn that Austin and Carrie have split up and that Austin shares a child with Sami.

In a desperate attempt to win Victor back, Vivian filed for custody of baby Phillip. Victor confronted Vivian about the law suit, but had a stroke when he got to worked up. Victor became catatonic and Kate had to hire Nurse Lynn Burke to care for him.

Vivian had one last trick up her sleeve. Vivian produced documents that showed that she was Victor's legal wife. Vivian kicked Kate out of the Kiriakis mansion and Titan. Kate moved in with Marlena Evans Brady for a short period of time. Unfortunately for Vivian, Kate learned that she controlled 50% of Titan and owned 50% of Victor's assets because she was Phillips mom, so she moved back in.

In June of 96, Nurse Lynn Burke and Jaime Caldwell eventually broke and told Kate that Sami drugged Austin to get him to sleep with her and then she and Lucas pulled countless numbers of schemes to break the couple up. Kate proceeded to expose both Lucas and Sami. After Carrie decked Sami, Carrie and Austin reunited and went to Green Mountain Lodge for a few days.

Sami managed to worm her way into the Kiriakis mansion and searched Kate's room. She hit the jackpot when she found a shoebox in Kate's closet full of incriminating evidence. Sami blackmailed Kate and ordered her to give Carrie a promotion at Titan, one that would make her travel a lot. Unfortunately, Sami's plan backfired when Austin said he'd be traveling with Carrie. However, Kate managed to let Carrie continue with her new job without having to travel. Austin and Carrie had planned a romantic, but Sami learned about their trip and stole Austin's car. Something was wrong with the car and she crashed it. Austin was forced to go to the impound to pick his car up. Sami tried to tell Austin that something was wrong with his car, but he didn't believe her. In the parking garage at the impound, Sami begged Austin not to drive it. Austin ignored her and went to take off, but the car's gears slipped and Austin back into Sami and hit her up a wall. Sami is rushed to the hospital and fell into a deep coma. When Sami finally woke back up, she had amnesia and couldn't recall the last four years.

While Sami was in the hospital, Kate and Vivian both searched Sami's apartment for the blackmail Sami had on Kate. Vivian wanted the blackmail information so she could use it to keep Kate from kicking her out of Titian. Kate went so far as to redecorate Austin's apartment, where Sami had been staying, but she still couldn't find the evidence. Kate was unaware that Sami hid it in a favorite childhood doll, which Carrie took to the hospital in hopes of helping Sami.

Kate showed up to see Sami one day and realized she had her memory back. Unfortunately, Sami blackmailed Kate into keeping quiet. Sami and Kate got into a fight at the Kiriakis mansion about the blackmail material. Kate threatened to tell Austin the truth, so Sami threatened to reveal that Kate was a call girl. As they fought over the envelope, a picture of a Kate as a hooker fell to the floor. Victor, who was in a wheel chair, attempted to help Kate and ended up collapsing. Sami told Kate that Victor saw the picture of her as a call girl and that was why he collapsed. When Victor didn't recover, Kate was forced to send him to a nursing home where he could have around the clock care.

Much to Kate's dismay, Sami eventually schemed her way into marying Austin, again. However, Carrie, Eric, and Mike Horton learned the truth, Will was not Austin's son, but Lucas'. Austin and Carrie were married and Lucas learned he had a son. Sami was hurt and bent on getting revenge.

Lucas soon learned that Sami was blackmailing his mother, but Kate refused to tell Lucas what Sami had on her. Sami used her blackmail to get Kate to give her a job at Titan. At Titan, Franco overheard Sami confess to her father that she has never known what it is like to be truly loved by a man. Franco realized what he had to do to keep Sami from using the blackmail about Kate and himself.

In 1998, Sami, with Franco's help, planned to launch a "New Faces" campaign, which would feature new models and make them into stars. Kate refused to finance her campaign, so Sami decided to do a test shoot to prove it was a good idea. Sami, asked Eric to be the photographer and Nicole to be the model. Nicole accepted and dreamed of becoming a rich model to escape the poverty she was living in. The photo shoot was a huge success, but Kate still wanted nothing to do with Sami's idea. However, Vivian began to aspire to take over Titan and thought she could use Sami to do it. Vivian planned to start a company to rival Titan and offered to help Sami kick off her "New Faces" campaign. Vivian decided to go to Kate with the photos of Nicole and brag about what a success she was going to be. Kate decided to beat Vivian to the punch by signing Nicole to Bella, but then she saw Vivian and Sami together. Kate realized that Sami had gone behind her back and started her "New Faces" campaign. Kate, who hated the thought of Sami and Vivian working together, reluctantly approved Sami's project and hire Eric and Nicole.

Stefano soon came to see Kate Roberts, who knew why he had come to see her. Stefano inherited Kristen's 49% share of Titan. Kate offered to buy the shares from Stefano, but he refused to sell and wanted to remain an investor. Kate and Stefano had a past. Stefano had found Kate when she was a call girl and was responsible for turning her into the business woman she was today.

Vivian decided to host a party at her new townhouse and invited Stefano. Vivian told Ivan that if she could get Stefano on her side, she could take over Titan. To finance her new lifestyle, Vivian began selling some of Jonsey's art treasures. Stefano accepted because he was interested to see where Vivian was staying. Stefano showed up at Vivian's party with Kate. Stefano was shocked to learn that Vivian was living in his townhouse and selling his art treasures. After the party, Kate made a call to a friend about the townhouse because he used to own it. Kate learned that he lost the house to Stefano Dimera. Upon confronting him, Stefano told Kate that the townhouse and the treasures were his, but she must keep it a secret. Stefano said that there was a problem with the IRS and taxes on all the treasures, so he had loaned them to Jonsey.

Vivian decided that the best way to start out her company was to snag Titan's two top authors, a pair of sex therapists. Vivian managed to lure them away from Titan, which enraged Kate. Kate asked Stefano for help and he told her that Vivian would not be a problem for much longer.


Lucas Roberts

Portrayers: Bryan Dattilo 1993-Present
Date of Birth: July 29, 1975
Parents: Kate Roberts and Bill Horton
Entrance onto Show: Lucas was found by Sami sleeping with the rock star Cherish
Marriages:none
Romances: Lucas was in love with Carrie Brady
Children: Will Roberts November 16, 1995
Occupation: Works at Titan
Crimes/Incarcerations:
Other Interesting Facts:
Date of Death: Still Alive

Lucas was having sex with the rockstar Cherish in her dressing room when Sami came in for an autograph.

Lucas Roberts came to Salem out of West Point. Lucas also began searching for his father and learned that his mother had lied to him. Lucas believed that his father was a graduate of West Point and died in a war of some sorts. Kate told Lucas that she was married and had two children, who were killed along with her abusive husband in a car crash. Lucas wanted to know about his father, but Kate refused to tell him anything.

Lucas befriended Sami Brady and the two began to plot. Sami wanted Austin, who was in love with her sister Carrie, and Lucas wanted Carrie, who was in love with Austin. Lucas told Sami that if she lost some weight she might get Austin to notice her, so Sami went on a crash course diet. Meanwhile, Lucas managed to convince Carrie to have plastic surgery on her scar so she could be Bella's Face of the 90s.

Lucas and Sami plotted to keep Carrie and Austin apart, but when Sami learned that Lucas was only interested in taking her sister's virginity, Sami put an end to him and prevented him from making love to Carrie.

In 1994, Lucas learned that his father was Bill Horton and that Austin and Billie Reed were his siblings.

Alan came to Salem as Lucas' old buddy from West Point. Alan had raped many women in the past and he also raped Sami Brady. Lucas helped Carrie try and trap Alan, but their plan failed and Carrie and Sami were both taken hostage by him. Alan would eventually get off free, but later he was shot in the crotch by Sami Brady when he attempted to rape her again. Lucas managed to get Alan drunk and he got Alan to confess to his crimes.

After Alan went to jail, Sami was teased by men and feared that nobody would ever love her. Lucas Roberts was also depressed about the fact that Carrie made it clear that they could only be friends. Both seeking the comfort of the opposite sex, Lucas and Sami made love in the Titan building. Austin saw them, but he assumed it was Carrie and Lucas making love because he saw Carrie's shirt on the floor. Later, Sami drugged Austin and tricked him into sleeping with her because she pretended to be Carrie. The next morning, Austin told Sami he made a mistake and they could not be a couple. Sami ran away as a result. Carrie learned that Austin had slept with someone else, she just didn't know who. Both Austin and Carrie were apart because they both suspected the other of being unfaithful.

Lucas' mother, Kate Roberts, was killed in a plane crash. Lucas learned that Vivian had something to do with his mother's death and he blackmailed her into finding Sami Brady and bringing her home in time to stop Austin and Carrie's wedding. Sami stopped the wedding and it was revealed that Sami was pregnant with Austin's child. After their child, Will, was born, Lucas asked Sami if there was any way that Will could be his son. Sami told Lucas that she was positive that the baby was Austin's. However, they did have a problem. Nurse Lynn became a problem. Nurse Lynn told Sami about the drug that she used to drug Austin and make love to him. To get Nurse Lynn off their backs, Lucas managed to have her sent to a far off exotic location.

On New Years Eve, Sami managed to drug Carrie's glass of champaign and carried her to bed. Lucas showed up drunk as a skunk and when he passed out, Sami put him in bed with Carrie. Sami then arranged for Austin to see them in bed together. The next morning both Carrie and Lucas were clueless as to how they ended up in bed. As a side effect of running around in the cold weather, Sami developed a high fever and infection and was admitted into the hospital. At the hospital, Austin gave Carrie the cold shoulder and told her that he saw her and Lucas in bed together. Carrie couldn't explain what had happened. After Sami was released, Austin took Sami back to his place to stay. Thinking it was over between her and Austin, Carrie began dating Lucas.

In March of 1996, Kate Roberts returned to Salem and was reunited with her children Lucas, Austin, and Phillip.

In June of 96, Nurse Lynn Burke and Jaime Caldwell eventually broke and told Kate that Sami drugged Austin to get him to sleep with her and then she and Lucas pulled countless numbers of schemes to break the couple up. Kate proceeded to expose both Lucas and Sami. After Carrie decked Sami, Carrie and Austin reunited and went to Green Mountain Lodge for a few days.

Sami managed to worm her way into the Kiriakis mansion and searched Kate's room. She hit the jackpot when she found a shoebox in Kate's closet full of incriminating evidence. Sami blackmailed Kate and ordered her to give Carrie a promotion at Titan, one that would make her travel a lot. Unfortunately, Sami's plan backfired when Austin said he'd be traveling with Carrie. However, Kate managed to let Carrie continue with her new job without having to travel. Austin and Carrie had planned a romantic, but Sami learned about their trip and stole Austin's car. Something was wrong with the car and she crashed it. Austin was forced to go to the impound to pick his car up. Sami tried to tell Austin that something was wrong with his car, but he didn't believe her. In the parking garage at the impound, Sami begged Austin not to drive it. Austin ignored her and went to take off, but the car's gears slipped and Austin back into Sami and hit her up a wall. Sami is rushed to the hospital and fell into a deep coma. When Sami finally woke back up, she had amnesia and couldn't recall the last four years.

Lucas decided to use Sami's situation to his own advantage and convinced Sami to go home to Austin and surprise him. Upon arriving at Austin's place, Sami found a woman's negligee and lipstick in the apartment. Sami thought Austin was cheating on her and accused Carrie of stealing her husband, which Carrie denied. Both Austin and Carrie convinced Sami that Austin wasn't cheating on her. Later, Sami asked Mike to release her as an out patient so she could spend time at home with her husband and son. Sami moved in with Austin and Austin slept on the couch and told her that he is a restless sleeper and didn't want to make her uncomfortable. Sami decided that her sister needs a boyfriend and tried to set Carrie and Lucas up. Sami began to recall bits and pieces of her past, but kept silent when Lucas urged her not to tell Austin. Sami also convinced Austin to sleep in the same bed with her, but he actually snuck out of the bed after she fell asleep and snuck back in before she woke up.

While ironing some clothes, an electric shocked jogged Sami's memory and also gave her back the use of her legs. Sami believed that Austin really loved her and wanted to tell him the truth, but Lucas made her realize that Austin never loved her. Lucas convinced Sami to help him with a new plot. Lucas came up with the idea to convince Austin that Carrie was falling in love with Mike Horton. Lucas thought that once Austin gave up on Carrie, he could easily steal Carrie from Mike. Once Austin was free, Sami was planning to steal him from Carrie. Sami and Lucas arranged for Mike to go to Green Mountain Lodge where Carrie is supposedly waiting for Austin. When Austin finally showed up he saw Mike and Carrie in a hot tub and thought that he was loosing Carrie.

Much to Kate's dismay and Lucas' joy, Sami eventually schemed her way into marying Austin, again. However, Carrie, Eric, and Mike Horton learned the truth, Will was not Austin's son, but Lucas'. Austin and Carrie were married and Lucas learned he had a son. Lucas finally realized that Carrie and Austin did belong together. However, Sami was hurt and bent on getting revenge.

Lucas soon learned that Sami was blackmailing his mother, but Kate refused to tell Lucas what Sami had on her. Sami used her blackmail to get Kate to give her a job at Titan. At Titan, Franco overheard Sami confess to her father that she has never known what it is like to be truly loved by a man. Franco realized what he had to do to keep Sami from using the blackmail about Kate and himself.

In 1998, Lucas began to drink more and more and Sami decided to use it against Lucas. Sami went to Austin and told him that Lucas was becoming a drunk and she was afraid for Will. Carrie accused Sami of trying to cause trouble for them, but Sami said she was over Austin and was in love with Franco now. Carrie was constantly busy with Mike, and Austin had been spending a lot of time at his old gym, helping to train young wanna-be boxers.

Lucas and Sami began to get on one another's nerves and both plotted to get rid of the other. Sami caused trouble by telling Austin that Lucas drank too much and Austin began checking in on Lucas. Lucas soon learned that one of the things Sami is blackmailing his mom with is that she hired Franco to break up Bo and Hope. Lucas uses this to cause trouble for Sami and tells her that Franco is only using her. To cause trouble for Sami, Lucas locked Franco and Sami in a closet at Titan, in which they were making love. Sami and Franco ended up having to climb through the airducts to escape and ended up falling in on an important meeting Kate was having with two clients. Lucas thought it was amusing, Kate did not. Sami came home one night and found Lucas passed out of the floor and Will was missing. Desperate, Sami called Austin. They managed to find Will out in his playhouse. However, Lucas insisted he wasn't drunk, he just fell asleep. To pay Sami back, Lucas sent Roman up to her room while she was in there making love to Franco. Roman was steamed, but Sami managed to convince him that she and Franco were in love. However, Lucas continued to put doubts in her head. However, despite all his schemes, Sami and Franco soon became engaged. Lucas refused to let Franco become Will's step-father.


Will Roberts

Portrayers: Shawn and Taylor Carpentor 95-Present
Date of Birth: November 16, 1995 8:30 PM
Parents: Lucas Roberts and Samantha Brady
Entrance onto Show: Born onto Show
Marriages:none
Romances:none
Children:none
Occupation: none
Crimes/Incarcerations: none
Other Interesting Facts: Born as Will Reed
Date of Death: still alive

Will Reed was born on November 16, 1995 as William Reed, named after Austin's sister Billie. Until 1997, Austin Reed was presumed to be his father, but in 1997, Sami learned that Lucas was the boys father.


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