Anthony Geary

Actor, Singer, Producer
Arguably the most popular male soap opera star in the history of the medium, Anthony Geary broke the mold of a typical soap character when he first breathed life into his controversial Luke Spencer on the hit daytime ... Read more »
Born: 05/29/1947 in Coalville, Utah, USA

Filmography

Actor (49)

The Young and the Restless 1972 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

General Hospital 1962 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Presenter

34th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Presenter

Carpool Guy 2004 (Movie)

Carpool Guy (Actor)

Disney's Teacher's Pet 2004 (Movie)

Voice of John/Juan (Actor)

The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Presenter

The General Hospital 35th Anniversary Show 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

General Hospital: Twist of Fate 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

50 Years of Soaps: An All-Star Celebration 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Burke's Law 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1988 - 1991, 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

Before They Were Stars 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Presenter

Night of the Warrior 1991 (Movie)

Lynch (Actor)

Scorchers 1991 (Movie)

(Actor)

The 18th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Performer

Crack House 1989 (Movie)

Dockett (Actor)

UHF 1989 (Movie)

Philo (Actor)

Dangerous Love 1988 (Movie)

Mickey (Actor)

It Takes Two 1988 (Movie)

Wheel (Actor)

Night Life 1988 (Movie)

(Actor)

Pass the Ammo 1988 (Movie)

Stonewall (Actor)

Penitentiary III 1988 (Movie)

Serenghetti (Actor)

You Can't Hurry Love 1988 (Movie)

Tony (Actor)

Disorderlies 1987 (Movie)

Winslow Lowry (Actor)

Private Investigations 1987 (Movie)

Larry (Actor)

The Imposter 1987 (Movie)

Cade Mallory (Actor)

You Are the Jury 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Kicks 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

The Imposter 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Hollywood's Private Home Movies 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

The Funniest Joke I Ever Heard 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Celebrity Daredevils 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

I Love Liberty 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

The Osmond Family Thanksgiving Special 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

The Amazing Captain Nemo 1977 (Movie)

Bork (Actor)

Bright Promise 1969 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

Johnny Got His Gun 1971 (Movie)

(Actor)

Do You Know the Muffin Man? (TV Show)

Actor

High Desert Kill (TV Show)

Actor

Intimate Agony (TV Show)

Actor

Sins of the Past (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Arguably the most popular male soap opera star in the history of the medium, Anthony Geary broke the mold of a typical soap character when he first breathed life into his controversial Luke Spencer on the hit daytime drama, "General Hospital" (ABC, 1963- ). Tall, somewhat gaunt, with pale, almost pasty skin and frizzy dark blond hair, Geary seemed odd fodder for leading man heartthrob status, yet he earned it in the afternoons. He joined "GH" in 1978 as a less-than-savory hitman, but within two years he was on the run with his true love Laura (Genie Francis), in not only one of the most cinematic daytime storylines of all time, but one which captivated the nation - even those who had never watched daytime TV. The hoopla surrounding the wedding of Luke and Laura in 1981 landed Geary and Francis on national newsmagazine covers and racked up the highest ratings ever for a daytime drama. Since that time, Geary attempted other roles on stage and screen, but because his "GH" characterization was so strongly identifiable, Geary had a hard time getting out from under the shadow of Lukas Lorenzo Spencer.

Relationships

Dana Geary

Mother
passed away in 1998

DeAnn Geary

Sister

Jana Geary

Sister

EDUCATION

University of Utah

Salt Lake City , Utah
theater scholarship

Milestones

2005

Appeared in the film "Car Pool Guy" along with several other daytime stars

1994

Appeared as 'Luke Spencer,' his GH character, on an episode of "Roseanne" (ABC)

1993

Reprised his role as Luke Spencer on "General Hospital" (ABC)

1991

Returned to "General Hospital" (ABC) as Bill Eckert, Luke Spencer’s look-alike cousin

1987

Played Tom in "The Glass Menagerie" at Los Angeles Theatre Centre

1983

Made TV-movie debut in "Intimate Agony" (ABC)

1982

First performed his own nightclub act

1978

Joined the cast of "General Hospital" (ABC) as Luke Spencer; left show in 1983, but returned for a series of guest appearances

1973

Appeared on CBS soap opera "The Young and the Restless"

1969

Made primetime episodic debut on "Room 222"

1968

Appeared on NBC soap opera "Bright Promise"

1968

Film debut, "Blood Sabbath"

1967

Toured US in "The Subject Was Roses", co-starring with Albertson and Martha Scott

Spotted in college production by Jack Alberston

Bonus Trivia

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Geary won a Cindy Award in 1979 for producing the National Public Radio Show "The 9 p.m. Turn-On".

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During the height of the Luka and Laura craze in the early 1980s, Geary was erroneously linked to Elizabeth Taylor in the tabloids.

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