|Austin Peck As Austin Reed|
|Days of our Lives|
|Portrayed by|| Patrick Muldoon (1992–95, 2011–12)|
Austin Peck (1995–2002, 2005–06, 2017)
|Current status||Former; Recurring|
|Duration||1992–2002, 2005–06, 2011–12, 2017|
|First appearance||July 7, 1992|
|Last appearance||February 16, 2017|
|Created by||Sheri Anderson|
|Introduced by|| Ken Corday and Tom Langan (1992)|
Ken Corday and Stephen Wyman (2005)
Ken Corday, Noel Maxam and Greg Meng (2011)
|Fullname||Austin Samuel Reed|
|Occupation|| Forensic accountant|
|Patrick Muldoon As Austin Reed|
Austin Samuel Reed is a fictional character from the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives portrayed by Patrick Muldoon from 1992 to 1995 and September 26, 2011 to July 24, 2012. The role was also portrayed by Austin Peck from 1995 to 2002, and again from 2005 to 2006. Austin's birth name is unknown, when his father, Curtis, took the children, he changed their names to prevent Kate Roberts from finding them. All that is known is that his original surname was Brown. Muldoon reprised the role as Austin Reed on September 26, 2011.
On September 26, 2011, Austin and Carrie returned to Salem. It was revealed that Austin had become a Forensic Accountant after Mythic Communications had been forced to close down.
In October 2015, Austin couldn't attend his nephew Will funeral.
On September 14, 2016, it was announced that Peck would return to the series again along his on screen wife Carrie Brady (Christie Clark). There first air date was January 11, 2017, and last will be the week of February 13, 2017.
Austin returns along with Carrie Brady, when Carrie is called to help her mother Anna DiMera and Marlena Evans get out of a police charge. Carrie manages to get the charges dropped and Anna is released into her custody, but when Carries back is turned, Anna runs.