Opal - (Mother)

Played by: Dorothy Lyman(1981-1983), Jill Larson (1989-present)

 

Ray Gardner - (Father *deceased*)

Played by:Gil Rogers (1977-1979, 82, 93, 94, 99)

 

Jenny Gardner Nelson - (Sister *deceased*)

Played by: Kim Delaney (1981-1984, 94)

 

Adrian "Sword" Dawson - (Half-Brother via Opal)

Played by: Mathew St. Patrick (1998-2000)

 

Dr. Joe Martin Sr.  - (Adoptive Father)

Played by: Ray MacDonnell (1970-present)

 

Ruth Brent Martin - (Adoptive Mother)

Played by: Mary Fickett (1970-1996, 1998-2002), Lee Meriweather (1996-1998, 2003-present)

 

Dr. Joseph "Joey/Jake" Martin Jr. - (Adoptive Brother)

Played by: Michael Scaleri (1983-1988), Michael Brainard (1989-1991, 94), Michael Lowry (1997-2000), J. Eddie Peck (2000-2003).

 

Nola Orsini - (Second Adoptive Mother who mistook Tad for her son Ted *deceased*)

Played by: Barbara Rush (1992-1993, 94)

 

Ted Orsini - (Nola's son and Tad's doppelganger)

Played by: Michael E. Knight (1993)