Willams revealed the news on Instagram: "This month #VanessaWilliams joins the cast of #daysofourlives @nbcdays @nbctv Don't miss your girl back in #primetime Thanks for all the Love and support! #moretocome"
Look for Valerie to cross paths with her ex, Abe (James Reynolds), and his son, Theo (Kyler Pettis).
Williams is scheduled to make her first Days appearance on October 25. The character was last seen in 1982. She was seen last year in the Indie Series Award nominated ensemble cast of The Bay. She played Rhonda Blair on Melrose Place.