Introduced by then head writer Margaret De Priest, Sami has been portrayed by Sweeney since January 22, 1993.
The character was portrayed by seven child actresses.
I'm celebrating my 21st year and I decided that it's going to be my last year with the show," Sweeney announced.
A feud between the Brady family and the powerful Di Mera family puts the infants in danger. Will signs away his rights to avoid being prosecuted, and Sami is devastated. Sami visits Rafe while in the hospital, and while there, sees a man come in with a knife about to kill Rafe. Sweeney has also won seven Soap Opera Digest Awards, including three wins for "Outstanding Villainess" in 1996, 19.They were: Ronit Arnoff (October 19, 1984), Lauren Ann Bundy (October 22, 1984 to April 10, 1985), Jessica Davis (December 6, 1985 to May 20, 1986), Tiffany Nicole Palma (August 7 to September 9, 1986), Ashleigh Blair Sterling (December 24, 1986 to June 5, 1990) and Christina Wagoner (August 10, 1990 to June 22, 1992).In January 1993, Alison Sweeney took over the role of Sami as a teenager. I was so excited to be a part of a show that I'd been a fan of".In 2005, Sami manipulatively created a male alter ego, Stan.During this period of time, from February to August, Dan Wells took over the role.
The actress also recalled her audition, and said "My first two weeks on the show I was sneaking around Salem, so there weren't a lot of lines to memorize.