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Geary, Anthony 1947- (Tony Geary)

Geary, Anthony 1947- (Tony Geary)

PERSONAL

Some sources cite full name as Anthony Dean Geary or Tony Dean Geary; born May 29, 1947, in Coalville, UT; father, a contractor; mother's name, Dana (a homemaker). Education: Studied theatre at the University of Utah. Avocational Interests: Traveling, scuba diving, in-line skating, swimming, hip hop dancing, riding horses.

Addresses:

Manager—Raymond Katz Enterprises, 3455 North Maple, Suite 297, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career:

Actor and producer. Worked as a teacher of improvisation and theatrical techniques. Also worked as a toy salesperson.

Awards, Honors:

Cindy Award, Information Film Producers of America, 1979, for The 9 P.M. Turn-On; Soapy awards, outstanding actor, 1980, 1981, and 1983, Daytime Emmy Award nominations, outstanding lead actor in a drama series, 1981, 1983, 1997, 1998, 2003, and 2007, Daytime Emmy awards, outstanding lead actor in a drama series, 1982, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2006, and 2008, Soap Opera Digest Award nominations, outstanding lead actor, 1993 and 1994, Soap Opera Digest awards, outstanding lead actor, 1999 and 2000, Special Fan Award nomination (with Genie Francis), America's favorite couple, Daytime Emmy awards, 2002, and TV Land Award nomination (with Genie Francis), most wonderful wedding, 2006, for General Hospital; Cindy Award, c. 1983, for Sound of Sunshine, Sound of Rain.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

David Lockhart, Bright Promise, NBC, 1971-72.

George Curtis, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y&R, The Innocent Years, Atithasa niata, Les feux de l'amour, Schatten der Leidenschaft, and Tunteita ja tuoksuja), CBS, 1976.

Lucas Lorenzo "Luke" Spencer, General Hospital (also known as Hopital central and Hospital general), ABC, 1978-83, 1991—.

(Sometimes billed as Tony Geary) Bill Eckert, General Hospital (also known as Hopital central and Hospital general), ABC, 1991-93, 2006-2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Bork, The Return of Captain Nemo (also known as The Amazing Captain Nemo), CBS, 1978.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sorority Kill, ABC, 1974.

Dr. Kyle Richardson, Intimate Agony (also known as Doctor in Paradise), ABC, 1983.

Cade Malloy, The Imposter, ABC, 1984.

Lieutenant Andy Malovich, Sins of the Past (also known as Forbidden Secrets), ABC, 1984.

Martin Cheever, Kicks, ABC, 1985.

Steve Reynolds, Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam, NBC, 1987.

Dr. Jim Cole, High Desert Kill (also known as Desert Kill and The Hunters), USA Network, 1989.

Stephen Pugliotti, Do You Know the Muffin Man?, CBS, 1989.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, "Eight Is Enough vs. General Hospital," All-Star Family Feud Special (also known as All-Star Family Feud, The Family Feud, Family Fortune, and The Best of Family Feud), 1980.

The Osmond Family Thanksgiving Special, NBC, 1981.

Himself, Night of 100 Stars (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), ABC, 1982.

Himself, Star-Studded Spoof of the New TV Season, G-Rated, with Glamour, Glitter and Gags (also known as Bob Hope's "Star-Studded Spoof of the New TV Season—GRated—with Glamour, Glitter and Gags"), NBC, 1982.

(As Tony Geary) I Love Liberty, ABC, 1982.

Himself, "The Battle of the Perfect 10s," All-Star Family Feud Special (also known as All-Star Family Feud, The Family Feud, Family Fortune, and The Best of Family Feud), 1983.

Octavius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra (also known as The Tragedy of Antony & Cleopatra), PBS and BBC, 1983.

Guest, Celebrity Daredevils, ABC, 1983.

Guest, Hollywood's Private Home Movies II, ABC, 1983.

The Funniest Joke I Ever Heard, ABC, 1984.

Sam Billings, You Are the Jury, NBC, 1986.

Himself, Fifty Years of Soaps: An All-Star Celebration (also known as 50 Years of Soaps: An All-Star Celebration), CBS, 1994.

Cohost, Before They Were Stars, ABC, 1994.

Luke Spencer, General Hospital: Twist of Fate, ABC, 1996.

Host, The General Hospital 35th Anniversary Show, ABC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Performer, The Eighth Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1981.

The 18th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, 1991.

Presenter, The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 1993.

Presenter, The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1995.

The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1998.

The 15th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards, NBC, 1999.

The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1999.

The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000.

Presenter, The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2003.

The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2004.

Presenter, The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2005.

The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2006.

Presenter, The 34th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2007.

The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2008.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Tony Geary) Tom Whalom, "Choose One & They Lived Happily/Unhappily Ever After," Room 222, ABC, 1970.

Roger, "Judging Books by Covers," All in the Family (also known as Justice for All and Those Were the Days), CBS, 1971.

"A Passing of Torches," Marcus Welby, M.D. (also known as Robert Young, Family Doctor), ABC, 1971.

Greg Houser, "Ain't Loveth Grand?," The Partridge Family, ABC, 1972.

(As Tony Geary) Johnson, "Good Times Are Just Memories," The Mod Squad, ABC, 1972.

(As Tony Geary) David Oliver, "Hit-Run," Shaft, CBS, 1973.

Eddie Dekken, "A Way to Dusty Death," Mannix, CBS, 1973.

Scott, "Panic in the Sheets" (some sources cite episode name as "Panic in the Streets"), Temperatures Rising (also known as The New Temperatures Rising Show), ABC, 1973.

(As Tony Geary) Dennis Graham, "The Carrier," Doc Elliot, ABC, 1974.

(As Tony Geary) Joe Markham, "The Twenty-Five Caliber Plague," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1974.

Cajun, "Poisoned Snow," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1975.

"Distant Early Warning," Wide World of Mystery (also known as Wide World Mystery), ABC, 1975.

"The Tidal Wave," Marcus Welby, M.D. (also known as Robert Young, Family Doctor), ABC, 1975.

Deputy Blake Jeffries, "The Eyes of Terror," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1976.

Gary Jelinek, "The Thrill Killers: Parts 1 & 2," The Streets of San Francisco, ABC, 1976.

Nelson Mosley, "Voice in the Night," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1976.

(As Tony Geary) "The Creeper," The Blue Knight, CBS, 1976.

Jim Anders and Wilson, "Death Beat," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1977.

"The Driver," Most Wanted, ABC, 1977.

Arta, "The Lost Island," The Six Million Dollar Man (also known as Cyborg, De Man van zes miljoen, Der sechs Millionen Dollar Mann, El hombre de los seis millones de dolares, Kuuden miljoonan dollarin mies, L'homme qui valait 3 milliards, and L'uomo da sei milioni di dollari), ABC, 1978.

Darryl Biggs, "Sighting 4010: The Waterford Incident," Project U.F.O. (also known as Project Blue Book), NBC, 1978.

Delano, "The Trap," Starsky and Hutch, ABC, 1978.

Himself, The Merv Griffin Show, syndicated, 1980.

Cohost, Fridays, ABC, 1981.

(As Tony Geary) Host, Fridays, ABC, 1982.

Eli Gilmour, "Detours," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Hotel"), ABC, 1985.

Phil Tanner, "Second Offense," Hotel (also known as Arthur Hailey's "Hotel"), ABC, 1985.

Lieutenant Theodore Alexandrov (KGB), "From Russia … with Blood," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989.

Eric Grant, "Hannigan's Wake," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990.

(Uncredited) Luke Spencer, "Suck Up or Shut Up," Roseanne, ABC, 1994.

Clayton Cole, "Who Killed the Centerfold?," Burke's Law, CBS, 1995.

Himself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997.

Luke Spencer, Port Charles (also known as Port Charles: Desire, Port Charles: Fate, Port Charles: The Gift, Port Charles: Miracles Happen, Port Charles: Naked Eyes, Port Charles: Secrets, Port Charles: Superstitions, Port Charles: Surrender, Port Charles: Tainted Love, Port Charles: Tempted, Port Charles: Time in a Bottle, and Port Charles: Torn), ABC, 1998.

Himself, Intimate Portrait: Genie Francis (also known as "Genie Francis," Intimate Portrait), Lifetime, 2001.

Himself, Intimate Portrait: Emma Samms (also known as "Emma Samms," Intimate Portrait), Lifetime, 2002.

Himself, "Elizabeth Taylor: Facets," Biography (also known as A&E Biography: Elizabeth Taylor), Arts and Entertainment, 2003.

Himself, Intimate Portrait: Vanessa Marcil (also known as "Vanessa Marcil," Intimate Portrait), Lifetime, 2003.

Himself, E's 101 Most Awesome Moments in Entertainment (also known as E's "101," 101 Most …, and 101 Most Awesome Moments in Entertainment), E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

Himself, Soap Talk, SOAPnet, 2005, 2006.

Himself, "Top Ten Musical Moments," TV Land's Top Ten (also known as TV Land Top Ten), TV Land, 2006.

Himself, "Top Ten TV Weddings," TV Land's Top Ten (also known as TV Land Top Ten), TV Land, 2006.

Himself, Entertainment Tonight (also known as Entertainment This Week, E.T., ET Weekend, and This Week in Entertainment), syndicated, 2006.

Himself, The View, ABC, 2006.

Himself, "Anthony Geary," 1 Day with ", SOAPnet, 2007.

Luke Spencer, "Past and Presence: Parts 1 & 2," General Hospital: Night Shift, SOAPnet, 2008.

Also appeared in other programs, including Star Search, syndicated.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

"One Down, Four Up," Sunset Beat, ABC, 1990.

Film Appearances:

(As Tony Geary) David, Blood Sabbath (also known as Yyalah), 1969 (some sources cite 1972).

(As Tony Geary) Redhead, Johnny Got His Gun (also known as Dalton Trumbo's "Johnny Got His Gun"), Cinemation Industries, 1971.

Larry, P.I. Private Investigations (also known as Private Investigations), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1987.

Serenghetti, Penitentiary III, Cannon, 1987.

Stonewall, Pass the Ammo, New Century/Vista Film Company, 1987.

Tony, You Can't Hurry Love (also known as Greetings from L.A. and Lovestruck), Vestron Pictures, 1987.

Winslow Lowry, Disorderlies, Warner Bros., 1987.

Mickey, Dangerous Love, Concorde Pictures, 1988.

Wheel, It Takes Two (also known as My New Car), 1988.

Dockett, Crack House, Cannon, 1989.

Philo, UHF (also known as The Vidiot from UHF), Orion, 1989.

John Devlin, Night Life (also known as Campus Spirits, Grave Misdemeanours, and Zombie Academy), Creative Movie Marketing/Wild Night Productions, 1991.

Lynch, Night of the Warrior, Trimark Pictures, 1991.

Preacher, Scorchers (also known as American Cocktail and Jumper: Hot Lover), Pro Filmworks, 1992.

Andy, Whistlestop Girl, 1993.

Voices of John and Juan, Teacher's Pet (animated; also known as Disney's "Teacher's Pet" and Teacher's Pet: The Movie), Buena Vista, 2004.

Carpool Guy, L.A. Ideas, 2005.

Appeared in other films, including 3 Day Test, L.A. Ideas.

Film Work:

Radio producer of The 9 P.M. Turn-On soundtrack used in film, Sound of Sunshine, Sound of Rain (animated short film), 1983.

Stage Appearances:

The Subject Was Roses, James Doolittle Theatre (also known as the Huntington Hartford Theatre and later known as the Ricardo Montalban Theatre), Hollywood, CA, 1969.

Himself, Night of 100 Stars (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), Radio City Music Hall, New York City, 1982.

Barabbas, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1986 (some sources cite 1987).

Tom Wingfield, The Glass Menagerie, Los Angeles Theatre Center, 1987.

The Wild Duck, Los Angeles Theatre Center, 1990-91.

The man, Human Scratchings (solo show), Court Theatre, Los Angeles, 1996.

Also appeared in The Cat's Paw and The Inspector General, both at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. Appeared with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca in Your Show of Shows, Frontier Hall, Las Vegas, NV. Worked as a nightclub entertainer.

Major Tours:

The Subject Was Roses, U.S. cities, 1967.

Jesus of Nazareth (title role), Jesus Christ Superstar (rock opera), U.S. cities, including a performance at The Muny, St. Louis, MO, 1985.

Radio Producer; Series:

The 9 P.M. Turn-On, KPFK 90.7 FM Pacifica Radio, c. 1979, soundtrack incorporated into the animated short film Sound of Sunshine, Sound of Rain, 1983.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

(Uncredited; in archive footage) Philo, Alapalooza: The Videos, BMG Music, 1994.

Host and Luke Spencer, Luke and Laura: Vol. 1: Lovers on the Run, ABC Video, 1994.

Host and Luke Spencer, Luke and Laura: Vol. 2: Greatest Love of All, ABC Video, 1995.

(In archive footage) Philo, "Weird Al" Yankovic: The Videos, 1996.

(In archive footage) Philo, "Weird Al" Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection, Volcano Entertainment Group, 2003.

WRITINGS

Teleplays; Episodic:

Contributed dialogue to General Hospital (also known as Hopital central and Hospital general), ABC.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Austin American-Statesman, March 3, 1992, p. 46.

Entertainment Weekly, November 5, 1993, p. 15; November 22, 1996, p. 154.

People Weekly, June 14, 1993, pp. 83-84.

TV Guide, October 16, 1993, pp. 12-15; October 26, 1996, p. 79; December 28, 1996, p. 49; May 17, 1997, pp. 42-45; March 7, 1998, p. 46.

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