Wayne Northrop (born April 12, 1947) is an American actor known for his parts in soap operas such as Dynasty and Days of Our Lives.
He is best-known as Roman Brady from 1981-84, and from 1991-94, on Days of Our Lives. In August 2005, Northrop returned to Days as a new character named Dr. Alex North. During this time the three actors who portrayed Roman Brady at one time all appeared. In both cases, he worked extensively alongside real life friend Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) and, again in both cases, his characters were "killed" when they fell from a cliff on a tropical island.
He is married to General Hospitaland Port Charles star Lynn Herring. They have two sons, Hank Wayne (born 1991) and Grady Lee (born 1993).