Soap fans will soon have to bid farewell to Trent Robbins given that his portrayer, Roscoe Born, is leaving Days of our Lives
this fall. A show spokeswoman was able to confirm the actor's departure and informed Soap Opera Network that "Roscoe will continue to have story well into the end of September."
The Emmy Award-nominated actor joined Days of our Lives
in May as the biological father of Max Brady (Darin Brooks
), whom he abused as a child. He returned to Salem 22 years later and is now dean of the physics department at the University. He then re-entered Max's life by awarding Nick Fallon (Blake Berris
) a grant for his "work" on a fuel cell. Unbeknownst to Trent, Max was responsible for the majority of Nick's design and because of this, Max got frustrated. Trent offered to pay Max off in order to keep his dark past a secret while Max only wanted Trent to admit that he was abusive and to take responsibility for his actions. Eventually, Max learned that Trent carried the photo of a young woman in his wallet who may by Max's half-sister, Melanie Layton.
Before landing a role on Days of our Lives
, Born first appeared on the soap opera Ryan's Hope
as Joe Novak from 1981 to 1983 and again in 1988. He next portrayed villain Mitch Laurence on One Life to Live
from 1985 to 1986 before earning his Emmy Award-nomination as Robert Barr and his twin Quinn Armitage on Santa Barbara
. Moreover, he was cast as a regular on the primetime soap Paper Dolls
as Mark Bailey and received acclaim for his portrayal of the evil Tom Fisher on The Young and the Restless.
Born also has the distinction of appearing in more soaps than any other actor (14) and at this time has appeared on all currently airing soaps, with the exception of The Bold and the Beautiful
and General Hospita
Meanwhile, Born's final airdate is yet to be confirmed.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
(Image courtesy of NBC)