Billy Flynn of 'Days of Our Lives' honored as Echoes of Hope Hero

Posted May 6, 2019 by Markos Papadatos
Emmy-nominated actor Billy Flynn, star of "Days of Our Lives," was recognized by Echoes of Hope as their first "Echoes of Hope Hero."
Emmy-nominated actor Billy Flynn
Emmy-nominated actor Billy Flynn
Chris Haston, NBC
Flynn has been a long-time supporter of Echoes of Hope. Serving in the capacity of "hero," he shared his testimony and life experiences with the youth in the community. The actor spoke to four classes at ICEF View Park Prep High School in Los Angeles, California, as part of #EmpowermentDay.
He opened up to the high school students about his life lessons, his story of perseverance, and gave them tips on what is necessary to become a writer and an actor; moreover, Flynn had the opportunity to facilitate storytelling activities and some fun acting experiences, which were well-received.
Flynn was nominated for a 2019 Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" for his portrayal of Chad DiMera on Days of Our Lives on NBC. This marked Flynn's second career Emmy nomination in the "Lead Actor" category. It was reported by Soap Opera Digest that Flynn and Kate Mansi will be returning to the hit NBC daytime drama.
To learn more about Echoes of Hope, check out their Instagram page.
Read More: Billy Flynn chatted with Digital Journal about his Emmy nod and he furnished his advice for young and aspiring actors.