Get to Know a Soap Opera Star: Anthony Geary
Anthony Geary has merely won the second most Daytime Emmy Awards of all-time.
So most fans probably think they know this long-time, respected actor quite well. While they may be correct, here are a few fun, fast facts about the General Hospital star that may surprise you:
- He co-starred with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas.
- Takex pride in claiming to be the world's oldest hip-hop dancer.
- His regretx in life? Not finishing school and not getting a Ph.D. in theater.
- He received a Cindy Award as a producer for the drama Sound of Sunshine, Sound of Rain, a children's story for public radio.
Finally, the man who make Luke such a well-known character does hope to be remember not just for this one role. As he said in 1999:
I guarantee you, in my obituary, it will say, 'Tony Geary Luke on General Hospital died today.' That was really hard for me, because my whole reason for being an actor, my whole dream about it, was that I'd have an opportunity to dissolve into a million personalities. So what I've done instead is I've refused to let Luke be anything but a million different personalities.
If I must play him, then he must serve me, as well. So long as I live, he will not be a sofa cushion.