Anthony Geary Bio

(Luke, GH)

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BIRTHDATE: May 29
BIRTHPLACE: Coalville, UT
STAR SIGN: Gemini
YEARS ON SHOW: 1978-'84, 1991-present (as both Bill and Luke)

Anthony Geary grew up in Coalville, Utah — which actually had no coal, just one diamond in the rough and around 799 other people. Although his family's business was construction, it was the arts that fueled Geary. By the age of 6, "I was writing stories and reading and building cabins on the hillside and running across the mountains with cheesecloth tied around my head," Geary recalled. Eventually, all that running around and natural talent landed him a Presidential Award scholarship in theater to the University of Utah. It didn't take long for the dynamic performer to be "discovered" at a university production.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Co-starred with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas in YOUR SHOW OF SHOWS.
  2. Claims to be the world's oldest hip-hop dancer.
  3. If he could live his life again he would finish school and get a Ph.D. in theater.
  4. He received a Cindy Award as a producer for the drama Sound of Sunshine, Sound of Rain, a children's story for public radio.
  5. Luke and Laura's November 1981 wedding was the most watched event in daytime history.
stories featuring
Anthony Geary
GH's Anthony Geary Speaks Out On Elizabeth Taylor's Passing   Apr 4, 2011

"Elizabeth was more than a great star, she was an amazing human being," noted the six-time Emmy winner...

Daytime Stars Crash THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW!   Apr 4, 2011

On Wednesday, February 9, Oprah Winfrey is hosting some of the biggest icons of daytime soaps as part of...

Think of Laura: GH's Anthony Geary   Nov 17, 2006

It was 25 years ago this month that Anthony Geary and Genie Francis exchanged vows as GENERAL HOSPITAL's Luke and...

Geary Gets Hitch-ed to the Classics   Sep 20, 2005

Although his alter ego, Luke, prefers to spend his time perfecting capers in outlandish costumes, GENERAL HOSPITAL's...

Anthony Geary Goes Dutch   Jul 1, 2005

During a recent feature interview for Weekly, GENERAL HOSPITAL's Anthony Geary (Luke) had so much to say that we...

Other Roles

Guest-Starring TV Roles
ALL IN THE FAMILY (Roger, 1971)
THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY (Greg Houser, 1972)
BARNABY JONES (Jim Anders, 1977)
STARSKY & HUTCH (Delano, 1978)
MURDER, SHE WROTE (KGB Lt. Theodore Alexandrov, 1989; Eric Grant, 1990)
ROSEANNE (Luke Spencer, 1994)

TV Movie Roles
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (Octavius Caesar, 1983)


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