DAYS OF OUR LIVES/NBC/1965+ (Injured Eye)
Steve “Patch” Johnson (Stephen Nichols), a troubled young man from the town of Salem whose eye was damaged by a knife blade. He wears a black patch over his left eye.
Patch is partial to black leather jackets and grunting such phrases as “Babe” and “Hey, Dude.”
Actor Stephen Nichols was originally slated to appear three times on this popular soap opera as Bo’s one-time friend, but soon Patch became a recurring character on the program.
In 1988, Patch became romantically involved with Kayla (a nurse) and made love on the roof of her apartment building.
Later, while on a special undercover assignment, Patch lost his trademark eye patch temporarily to play a two-eyed man from Peach Tree, Georgia.