American actor Tony Geary is popular for his work on General Hospital, which aired from 1978 to 1984. In the drama series, he played the character of Luke Spencer.
His character began as a hitman and then as a rapist who fell in love with his victim Laura Webber, who he later married. His role in General Hospital fetched him the Daytime Emmy Award in the “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series” category.
Anthony Geary has also been spotted in several projects such as All in the Family, Disorderliness, UHF, and Roseanne, with Genie Francis. As an actor, Anthony Geary has performed in more than a hundred films, movies, and TV shows. He has made a name for himself, particularly on American television.
Tony Geary has a net worth of $9 million, which was made from film and TV appearances.
|Full Name||Anthony Dean “Tony” Geary|
|Popular Name||Tony Geary|
|Place of Birth||Coalville, Utah, United States|
|Date of Birth||May 29, 1947|
|Age||76 years (2023)|
|Ethnicity||Mixed (English, Scottish, Danish, Welsh, and German)|
|Height||6′ 2″ (1.88 m)|
|Education||University of Utah|
|Father||Russell Dean Geary|
|Mother||Dana Anderson Geary|
|Siblings||DeAnn Geary Bond and Jana Geary Steele|
|Ex-girlfriend||Elizabeth Taylor (1982-1984)|
|Source of Wealth||Daytime Emmy Awards, Soapy Awards, Soap Opera Digest Award, OFTA Television Award|
|Net Worth||Film, Television|
Anthony Geary Biography
Anthony Geary was born in Utah, USA on the 29th day of May, 1947. His father, Russell Dean Gear was a mayor and a construction contractor while his mother, Dana Anderson, was a housewife.
Tony had two siblings and was the youngest of three children; they lived together in Coalville, Utah.
He attended the University of Utah in Salt Lake City with his siblings. Anthony won a theatre scholarship at the university due to his brilliance and good academic records. He attended the university as a Presidential Award Scholar in theater.
Tony’s acting career began with the ensemble “Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca.” His first role was in the ABC daytime drama entitled Bright Promises which aired in 1969.
He rose to prominence in the early 70s with his first professional acting role in Room 222. Afterward, he made more film appearances before he was included in the General Hospital cast in 1978.
Before that, he guest-starred in an episode of All in the Family in 1971. Anthony Geary starred in the ABC daytime drama as Luke Spencer from 1978 to 1984. His character in the film started as a hitman. Later, he played the role of a rapist who became obsessed with his victim, who he later married.
Tony left General Hospital in 1984 but returned in 1991. This time, he got a new character, Bill Eckert, Luke’s cousin from 1993. Tony played the roles of Bill and Luke until Bill’s death in the movie.
Anthony Geary has performed in over 50 stage productions in the U.S. He is remembered for his work on The Glass Menagerie, The Wild Duck, The Inspector General, The Cat’s Paw, and Barabbas at the Los Angeles Theater Center.
He has appeared in the following projects:
- Marcus Welby, M.D.
- The Streets of San Francisco.
- Barnaby Jones.
- Murder, She Wrote.
- General Hospital: Night Shift.
- Disorderlies (1987).
- Blood Sabbath.
- Penitentiary III (1987).
- Night of the Warrior (1991).
- Penitentiary (1979).
- High Desert Kill (1989).
- Crack House (1989).
- UHF (1989).
- Night Life (1989).
- Intimate Agony
- The Obituary
- The Return of Captain Nemo (1978).
- Carpool Guy (2005).
- It Takes Two (1988).
- Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989).
- Dangerous Love (1988).
- You Can’t Hurry Love (1988).
- Kicks (1985).
- Scorchers (1991).
- Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (1987).
- Johnny Got His Gun (1971).
- Fish Tank (2009).
- Teacher’s Pet (2004).
- Pass the Ammo (1988).
- Sins of the Past.
- P.I. Private Investigations (1987).
- Antony and Cleopatra (1984).
- 50 Years of Soaps: An All-Star Celebration.
- Celebrity Daredevils.
- On the Edge: The Poverty Crisis in Africa (2009).
- UHF – I video idioti.
- Shaft of Love.
- Alice and the Monster.
- Luke and Laura (Volume 2): Greatest Love of All.
- Wer hat Angst vorm schwarzen Mann?
- The Imposter.
- Before They Were Stars.
- Whistlestop Girl.
- The Shaft of Love.
- Luke and Laura (Volume 1): Lovers on the Run.
- Sorority Kill.
Anthony Geary has won several awards as an actor and producer. His work on General Hospital got fetched him the Daytime Emmy Awards from 1980 to 1982 in the “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series” category.
He received the 1999 Best Actor Award in 1999, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2009. As a producer, Geary won a Cindy Award for his work on Sound of Sunshine and Sound of Rain.
Tony Geary is a sports fan and a certified scuba diver. He enjoys his privacy in his Los Angeles home. No one knows anything about his wife or girlfriend.
He dated Elizabeth Taylor at some point but they aren’t together anymore. Tony is a reclusive man who doesn’t reveal his personal lifestyle to the public view.
Tony Geary’s Net Worth
Anthony Geary has been active for more than 50 years in the American movie and entertainment industry. He has received several awards, nominations, and recognition for his work in several movies and films he starred in.
The Utah-born actor has a net worth of $9 million.