Bryan Dattilo as Lucas Horton
|Days of our Lives|
|Portrayed by||Bryan Dattilo|
James E. Reilly
|Duration||1993–2001, 2002–2010, 2012—|
|First appearance||April 15, 1993|
|Last appearance||June 28, 2010|
|Date of birth||August 1, 1975|
Lucas Desmond Horton (né Roberts) is a fictional character from the original Soap Opera, Days of our Lives. Lucas makes his debut on April 15, 1993 being portrayed by Bryan Dattilo. Datillo left the show on March 27, 2001 following an announcement that he'd been fired. Dattilo reprised his role from February to July 2002, before being put on contract again in September 2002. Datillo departed from the role again on February 28, 2010. Bryan Datillo returned briefly from June 21-June 28 for the memorial episode in honor of Frances Reid who starred as Alice Horton, the grandmother of Lucas.
Lucas is born to Dr. Kate Winograd on August 1, 1979 (revised to 1975). He was the product of an affair between Kate and her co-worker, Dr. Bill Horton. At the time, Kate was married to the abusive Curtis Brown and once he learned of her affair, he left her on the side of the road pregnant. Lucas would be delivered by Kate's colleague, Dr. Marlena Evans. After leaving Salem, Kate became a prostitute to support herself and Lucas. One of her clients would be Stefano DiMera who helped get off the streets and reinvent herself. Stefano would also pay for Lucas to attend West Point Military Academy.
In February 2012, Sami contacts Lucas about her problems with Will. In March 2012, Lucas returns home to help Sami solve her problems and reveals that he is engaged.