Kate Mansi joins "Days of our Lives" as Abigail Deveraux, daughter of Jack and Jennifer Deveraux. Mansi grew up in Southern California as the middle child of a large Italian/Irish family. She trained as a dancer from a very young age winning several scholarships and sponsorships over the years, both in NY and LA. She joined the Pacific Festival Ballet at just 15 years of age where she was proud to be a principal dancer in performances such as the Nutcracker, Bambi, Peter Pan, and the contemporary ballet Heaven and Hell. While in high school, Mansi developed an interest in acting, which was nurtured by her drama teacher, Bill Garrett, who cast her in her first theatrical production as t...