|Jack Coleman As Jake Kositchek|
|Days of our Lives|
|Portrayed by|| René Lamart (1981)|
Jack Coleman (1981-82)
|Current status||Former; Regular|
|Cause/reason||Sent To Prison|
Jake Kositchek is a fictional character on the NBC soap opera, Days of Our Lives portrayed by Jack Coleman from 1981-82.
Jake was in love with a prostitute named Angel, whom he didn't realize was a multiple personality of Jessica Blake. They ran off to get married, but when the Jessica personality made herself known, she ran off from the wedding. Something snapped inside Jake, and he turned into the Salem Strangler. Samantha Evans' was actually a mistake -- he meant to kill her twin sister Marlena Evans. He almost killed Renee DuMonde , but she managed to get away. Luckily, Roman was able to capture Jake, but he died before he could stand trial for his crimes.
- He was the Salem strangler.
- Bonita Jean Struthers
- Secretary from University Hospital
- Denise Peterson
- Lorie Masters
- Renee DuMonde (three times; survived)
- Marlena Evans (survived)