Josh Taylor

Born Sep 25, 1943

Josh Taylor is a long-time American comedy and dramatic television actor. He is best known for playing the roles of Chris Kositchek (he originated in 1977) and Roman Brady on the long-running American dramatic serial Days of our Lives and as Michael Hogan, the father figure on NBC's long running situation comedy The Hogan Family.… Read More

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1943 Birth Born on September 25, 1943.


1976 32 Years Old After the Bratskeller closed, he worked as a bartender at the Riverside Lounge in Santa Monica until he snagged his first acting role playing a contemporary cowboy on an episode of Barnaby Jones in 1976. … Read More
1977 33 Years Old In 1977, he took the role of bartender Chris Kositchek on the soap opera Days of Our Lives. … Read More
1981 37 Years Old In 1981, Taylor went to CBS and had his own short-lived detective series, Riker. … Read More


1986 42 Years Old Valerie premiered in March 1986 to moderate ratings but critical success, and as the series was picked up for a second season, Taylor successfully balanced his work on the sitcom with his long-running role on Days.
1987 43 Years Old In 1987, behind-the-scenes events on Valerie would cause Taylor to leave Days of our Lives. … Read More
1988 44 Years Old In 1988, Taylor starred opposite Barbara Eden in the made-for-television movie, The Secret Life of Kathy McCormick, and guest starred on series including Diagnosis: Murder, Walker: Texas Ranger, Murder, She Wrote, Matlock, and L.A. Law. … Read More
1991 47 Years Old He played Jack McKay, Dylan's father, on Beverly Hills, 90210 on and off between 1991 and 1993.


1997 53 Years Old In 1997, he returned to Days, this time playing the character of Roman Brady.


2004 60 Years Old In 2004, Roman was murdered by the Salem Stalker (who turned out to be his ex-wife, Marlena) during his and Kate's wedding reception. … Read More
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