Suzanne Rogers joined the cast of Days of our Lives in July 1973, and six years later won an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Maggie Horton. Rogers began her career at the age of 17 when she left her hometown of Colonial Heights, Virginia, to join the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. She moved to Los Angeles in 1973. Rogers dedicates much of her spare time to helping people afflicted with myasthenia gravis, a rare muscle disease with which she was diagnosed in 1984. She is currently in remission and lives a strong and healthy life. Her birthday is July 9.