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Anthony Geary Biography

Birth Name:
Tony Dean Geary
Birth Place:
Coalville, Utah, United States

Fast Facts

  • Had a Mormon upbringing
  • Attended college on a theater scholarship
  • Scarred his chin from a wrongly timed dance leap he took in a performance as a Las Vegas chorus boy with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca in 1968
  • Guest starred in a 1971 episode of All in the Family, playing a character whom Archie Bunker assumed was gay
  • Appeared on the NBC soap Bright Promise in the early '70s
  • In 1978, was cast as Luke Spencer on ABC's General Hospital; won six Daytime Emmys in the role
  • Luke and Laura's November 1981 GH wedding was the most-watched event in daytime television history
  • Left GH in 1984 to pursue other acting options, but returned to the show in 1991
  • Has appeared in more than 50 stage plays, including an award-winning one-man show titled Human Scratchings in 1996
  • Enjoys scuba diving



    • Russell Dean Geary--Father
    • Dana Anderson Geary--Mother
    • DeAnn Geary--Sister
    • Jana Geary--Sister