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Anthony George (born January 29, 1921; died March 16, 2005) was an American actor mostly seen on television. January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He was born Octavio Gabriel George in Endicott, New York. From the age of 6, George dreamt of being in films. After serving in World War II, George moved to Hollywood to achieve his goal of stardom. The first few years were lean, but by 1950 he had received his first credit and the work began to accumulate. Endicott is a village located in Broome County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 13,038. ... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atom bomb. ... ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


His greatest success came from his decades-long career in daytime television soap-operas. In 1967 he replaced Mitchell Ryan as the brooding Burke Devlin on Dark Shadows. Some months later, the character was "killed" in a lane crash, and George created the role of Jeremiah Collins in a flashback to the year 1795. The story ran for most of 1967, until Jeremiah was killed off. George obtained further roles on Search for Tomorrow and One Life to Live, the latter in which he replaced former film star Farley Granger as Dr. Will Vernon. In the late 70's and early 80's, OLTL was written and produced by many Dark Shadows alumni, which led to an amusing scene where former DS stars George, Nancy Barrett and Grayson Hall, as their Llanview counterparts, wondered where they had previously met. The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of Our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dark Shadows opening titles from the first episodes in 1966. ... 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Search for Tomorrow was a soap opera which aired on the CBS television network from September 3, 1951 to March 26, 1982. ... One Life to Live is a soap opera which has been broadcast on the American ABC television network since July 15, 1968. ... Granger with costar Ann Blyth in Our Very Own (1950). ... Nancy Barrett (born October 5, 1943), is an American actress. ... Grayson Hall (September 23, 1923 - August 7, 1985) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was an Oscar-nominated American actress. ...


After being written out of OLTL in 1984, George continued to make sporadic film and television appearances. In 1991 he was awarded a Bronze Star on the Binghamton, New York Sidewalk of Stars. In March 2005 he died in a California hospital of pulmonary disease at the age of 84. This page is about the year 1984. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Binghamton is a city in upstate New York in the United States. ...


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Anthony George at AllExperts (389 words)
Anthony George (born January 29, 1921; died March 16, 2005) was an American actor mostly seen on television.
Some months later, the character was "killed" in a plane crash, and George created the role of Jeremiah Collins in a flashback to the year 1795.
George obtained further roles on Search for Tomorrow (as Dr. Tony Vincente, 1970 — 1975) and One Life to Live, the latter in which he replaced former film star Farley Granger as Dr. Will Vernon.
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