Dr. Craig Wesley
Kevin Spirtas joined the cast of Days of Our Lives as the resident bad boy doctor Craig Wesley, an ambitious and ruthless surgeon out to land the chief of staff position at University Hospital. DAYS first introduced Spirtas’ character in the summer of 1997 during Mike and Carrie’s “L.A. Adventure.”
Kevin Spirtas is no stranger to the world of daytime drama. Before joining the DAYS cast, he starred as Hollywood agent Tim Burke in the syndicated mini-soap opera, “Valley of the Dolls,” based on Jacqueline Susann’s best-selling novel, and as Tom Gallagher in the late-night series “Rituals.” Spirtas’ feature film credits include the films “Friday the 13th, Part VII,” “Green Plaid Shirt” and “Apt Pupil” (with Sir Ian McKellen and Brad Renfro). Spirtas also starred in Showtime’s “Dark Love” and the television movie “A Match Made in Heaven” (opposite Olympia Dukakis).
In 1996 Spirtas received the Dramalogue Critics Award for his portrayal of Nick Brenner in Chuck Ranberg’s critically acclaimed comedy “End of the World Party” at the Los Angeles Celebration Theater. On Broadway, Spirtas portrayed the roles of Mike Costa in “A Chorus Line” and Warren Sheffield in “Meet Me in St. Louis.”
Spirtas currently is single and lives in Los Angeles. In his spare time, he enjoys jetskiing, snowboarding and a variety of outdoor sports. His birthday is July 29.