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Jay Kenneth Johnson

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24, 1977
Springfield, MO
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24, 1977 (age 44)
Springfield, MO


Known best for his role as Philip Kiriakis on NBC's Days of Our Lives, this popular daytime drama actor also appeared on Fox TV's North Shore (as Chris Remson) and on CBS's The Young and the Restless.

Before Fame

Before beginning his television acting career, he studied drama and business at Missouri State University.


From 2006 to 2007, he played the recurring role of Dr. Matthews on the popular medical series Scrubs.

Family Life

He and his two siblings, Jenna and Jeff, grew up in Springfield, Missouri, as the children of Ken and Janice Johnson.

Associated With

In 2003, actor Kyle Brandt replaced Johnson in the role of Philip Kiriakis; Johnson returned to the role in 2007.