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Encyclopedia > Anthony Geary
Anthony Geary
Born May 29, 1947 (1947-05-29) (age 59)
Coalville, Utah, Flag of United States United States
Notable roles Luke Spencer in General Hospital
Emmy Awards
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
1982, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2006

Anthony Geary (born May 29, 1947 in Coalville, Utah) is an American actor. He has starred on the ABC daytime drama General Hospital as Luke Spencer from 1978 to 1984 and from 1993 to present. May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Coalville is a city located in Summit County, Utah. ... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  Ranked 13th  - Total 84,876 sq mi (219,887 km²)  - Width 270 miles (435 km)  - Length 350 miles (565 km)  - % water 3. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Lucas Lorenzo Luke Spencer Sr. ... General Hospital (GH) is the longest-running daytime American soap opera on the American Broadcasting Company television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West and Sunset-Gower Studios). ... An Emmy Award. ... // The Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series is an award which has been given every year at the Daytime Emmys ceremony since 1974. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Coalville is a city located in Summit County, Utah. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... The American Broadcasting Company ( oftenly known as ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... For Philippine soap opera, see Teleserye. ... General Hospital (GH) is the longest-running daytime American soap opera on the American Broadcasting Company television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West and Sunset-Gower Studios). ... Lucas Lorenzo Luke Spencer Sr. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


Geary's character began as a "hit man" and later as a rapist who fell in love and subsequently married his victim, Laura Webber (played by Genie Francis). The character became so popular that the writers turned Luke Spencer into a protagonist. Spencer and Webber's 1981 wedding began what was arguably the greatest love affair in the history of General Hospital, if not daytime television. The early 1990s saw Luke Spencer in a series of nearly improbable storylines seemingly lifted from the pages of a spy novel, which only served to further the character's popularity. A hitman (alternately, hit man) is a hired assassin, often by organized crime. ... Rape is a crime where the victim is forced into sexual activity, in particular sexual penetration, against his or her will. ... Categories: Supercouples ... Image:GenieFrancis001. ... Lucas Lorenzo Luke Spencer Sr. ... A protagonist is the main figure of a piece of literature or drama and has the main part or role. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... General Hospital (GH) is the longest-running daytime American soap opera on the American Broadcasting Company television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West and Sunset-Gower Studios). ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ...


He also portrayed Luke's lookalike cousin Bill Eckert on General Hospital from 1991 to 1993. General Hospital (GH) is the longest-running daytime American soap opera on the American Broadcasting Company television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West and Sunset-Gower Studios). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


He has won the Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" for General Hospital five times, the most for an actor at the show. He is in second place for most Emmy wins for one single character. The winner is Erika Slezak from One Life to Live, who has won 6 Emmys for her portrayal of Victoria Lord. The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. ... // The Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series is an award which has been given every year at the Daytime Emmys ceremony since 1974. ... One Life to Live (OLTL) is an American soap opera which has been broadcast on the ABC television network since July 15, 1968. ... Victoria Viki Lord is an original and the principal character on the ABC soap opera, One Life to Live. ...


A notable exception from his series of dramatic roles is the part of a scientist/studio engineer in the comedy/spoof movie UHF. He also starred in 1987's Disorderlies with rappers The Fat Boys. It has also been reported that Geary has come out of the closet with regard to his homosexuality.[citation needed] UHF (also known as The Vidiot from UHF in Australia and parts of Europe, and Los Telelocos in Mexico) is a comedy film made in 1989. ... Disorderlies is a 1987 comedy film starring the rap group, The Fat Boys, and Ralph Bellamy. ... Hip hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban African American youth in New York and has since spread around the world. ... The Fat Boys were an American hip-hop music trio from Brooklyn, New York City who emerged in the early 1980s. ...


Television filmography

Port Charles was a soap opera which aired on ABC from June 1, 1997 to October 3, 2003. ... General Hospital (GH) is the longest-running daytime American soap opera on the American Broadcasting Company television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West and Sunset-Gower Studios). ... For the Australian band, see Young and restless (band). ... Bright Promise was a soap opera which ran on the NBC television network from September 29, 1969 to March 31, 1972. ... Roseanne is an American sitcom which aired on ABC from 1988 to 1997, starring stand-up comedian Roseanne Barr. ...

See also

General Hospital (GH) is the longest-running daytime American soap opera on the American Broadcasting Company television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West and Sunset-Gower Studios). ... Luke and Laura Spencer Luke Spencer and Laura Webber Spencer are fictional characters on the American soap opera General Hospital. ... A supercouple, in American soap opera terms, is a romantic pairing on a program that becomes extremely popular with fans, captivates the audiences attention, exceeds the networks expectations and transcends the normal pairings on the show. ...

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ABC Daytime : General Hospital (370 words)
One critic said: "Geary's individualism, uniqueness and awesome range is the most notable in Daytime (television) history," a statement that is typical of the actor's reviews.
Anthony was seen on-screen as both Bill Eckert and Luke Spencer as the story progressed, until the death of Eckert.
Anthony has come a long way from Coalville, Utah, the small mountain community of 800 where he was born.
Anthony Geary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (264 words)
Anthony Geary, in a still from General Hospital.
Anthony Geary (born May 29, 1947 in Coalville, Utah) is an American actor.
Geary's character began as a "hit man" and later as a rapist who fell in love and subsequently married his victim, Laura Webber (played by Genie Francis).
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