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9 January 12th, 2015 WATCH: Alison Sweeney Talk The Creation Of DAYS Sami Brady And More On LARRY KING NOW!

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Leave it to the master interviewer the iconic Larry King to pose solid questions to Alison Sweeney in this must-see sit down chit chat with the former Sami Brady of Days of our Lives! 

In the latest episode of Larry King Now at Ora.TV, Sweeney talks departing DAYS, hosting The Biggest Loser, directing on the soaps,  her roles on projects with the Hallmark Channel, her thoughts on the reality, soap and television landscape, health and sleep, and so much more!

When discussing if DAYS Sami was a true villainess, Alison related to Larry: “The head writer (of DAYS) at the time, Jim Reilly, who created my character had this amazing idea that I was the younger sister to the pretty one and the skinny sister, and the wonderful sister that everybody loved.  And my character was always “less than” and always looking up to her big sister, and then Sami had this sort of tragic set of circumstances happen! She found a terrible thing about her mom …  having an affair on her dad … and she (Sami) was raped as a teenager.  So she went through these dark times, and felt so alone that she sort of spends the rest of her time … 22 years in Salem like, “no one will hand me anything. I f I want something I am going to have to go at get it!”  And so that was sort of my perception of this character …  she wasn’t a villainess on purpose to hurt other people … she is like, “If everybody did it my way, no one would get hurt!”

Alison also discussed Sami’s botched trips to the altar revealing: “At final count Sami attempted to get married 15 times …and successfully married 4 0r 5 times!”

In a touching moment, Alison is brought to tears when discussing one of the most memorable moments of her life, check out what she says!

Watch Alison on Larry King Live below!  What did you think of the interview? Impressed by all Alison had to say? Missing her on DAYS?  Comment below!

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  1. Shirley says:

    Miss you Alison (Sami) on Days so much and to be honest this was the first time I’ve watched Larry King knowing that you were going to be his guest I had to watch. Good enter view

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  2. LeeAnn says:

    Great Interview!

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  3. Gmbenet says:

    I don’t miss Sami on Days. I think EJami had run its course. If Sami returns to Salem I will be happy to see her. Happy for Alison’s work with Hallmark. I wish her well whatever she does.

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    dottie replied

    Alison Sweeney is a tremendous talent and Days has not been the same without her and our fantastic Sami

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    Gmbenet replied

    Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. You are entitled to yours. I am entitled to mine.

  4. kristen says:

    thanks for posting Michael. We miss you to ALI!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. dmr says:

    I started to watch DAYS back in ’95-’96 during the time when Austin, Carrie, Lucas, and Sami were first introduced-during summer vacations. I loved Austin and Carrie. I remember Lucas and Sami scheming to break-up Austin and Carrie. What great memories-sleeping in until 1:00 p.m.-only to wake up in time for DAYS. #lifeofateen
    Around that time, I also loved John and Marlena. That was when, Robert Kelker Kelly played Bo and Lisa Rinna played Billie. Also, I think Hope was back-thinking she was Princess Gina. #fondmemories

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  6. penny says:

    I miss you Alison. You and Scott need to come back. I can’t even watch the show anymore, it’s become unbearable.

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  7. Rock says:

    A wonderful interview with a world class lady! She is beautiful inside and out with a mind blowing gift for acting!

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