Anthony Geary Biography and Wiki
Anthony Geary is an American actor famously known for playing the role of Luke Spencer on the ABC daytime drama General Hospital. He introduced the role of Luke in 1978 and received a record eight Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series before his retirement.
He also had a prominent supporting role in the “Weird Al” Yankovic comedy UHF in 1989. His other notable films include; Johnny Got His Gun (1971), Disorderlies (1987), Scorchers (1991), Teacher’s Pet (2004), and Fish Tank (2009).
Anthony Geary Age and Birthday
Anthony was born in 1947 in Coalville, Utah, the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on May 29th every year. His birth sign is Gemini. As of 2020, he is 72 years old.
Anthony Geary Height
Geary stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall.
Anthony Geary Education and Career
The actor attended the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, on a theater scholarship. he performed as a chorus boy with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca on the Las Vegas stage. It was while performing there that he fell and scarred his chin at the age of 21.
He made his first appearance on television in an episode of Room 222 and later appeared in All in the Family, The Mod Squad, Mannix, Marcus Welby, M.D., The Streets of San Francisco, and Barnaby Jones. Geary’s first daytime role was in NBC soap opera Bright Promise from 1971 to 1972. He later assumed a role as George Curtis, who was a rapist, in The Young and the Restless and in 1978 was hired for a 13-week story arc to play Luke Spencer in ABC soap General Hospital.
His character in General Hospital began as a hitman and later as a rapist who fell in love and subsequently married his victim, Laura Webber (played by Genie Francis). His portrayal of Luke Spencer on General Hospital was well received and grew into a full contract role. The 1981 on-screen wedding of his character and Laura Webber holds the record as the highest-rated soap opera episode of all time.
Anthony Geary Family
He is the proud son of Dana (née Anderson), who was a homemaker and assisted his father in the business as the bookkeeper, and Russell Dean Geary, who was a building contractor and owner of a construction company. He was also a former mayor of Coalville. Both of Geary’s parents were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has two loving sisters, Jana Geary Steele and DeAnn Geary Bond.
Anthony Geary Wife
Anthony is not married at the moment but has rather managed to keep his life private. However, he has been romantically linked to women like Syren and Elizabeth Taylor.
Anthony Geary Gay
The actor has been involved with gay rights for a long time now. He actively supports gay rights and he believes all individuals should be provided with the rights they deserve. Rumors had started doing rounds that Anthony was actually gay but those rumors were dismissed after he admitted to having a relationship with Elizbeth Taylor.
Anthony Geary Net Worth
Mr. Anthony stands at a net worth of $15 million as of 2020.
Instagram – to be updated