March 16, 2023


Arts Eternal

Geoffrey Scott, ‘Dynasty’ and ‘Dark Shadows’ actor, dead at 79

Geoffrey Scott, a soap opera star well-liked for roles in Tv set juggernauts like “Dynasty” and “Dark Shadows,” has died. He was 79.

The actor fell to Parkinson’s disease on Feb. 23, according to the Hollywood Reporter. His wife, Cheri Catherine Scott, verified his passing, which was on the day following his birthday, in Broomfield, Colorado.

“Dynasty” stars Geoffrey Scott, Joan Collins and Gordon Thomson at the Golden World Awards in 1983.
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Scott is very best recognised for participating in tennis professional Mark Jennings on “Dynasty” in a spectacular plotline where he is unveiled to be the initial spouse of Linda Evans’ character, Krystle Carrington — and scandalously nevertheless married to her. In the 1960s gothic cleaning soap opera “Dark Shadows,” Scott played Sky Rumson, the partner of Angelique Bouchard (Lara Parker).

He also had a starring role in CBS series "Concrete Cowboys" alongside Jerry Reed in 1981.
Geoffrey Scott starred in CBS collection “Concrete Cowboys” alongside Jerry Reed.
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The actor also performed Jeffrey Jordan on CBS’s “Where the Heart Is,” David McAllister on ABC’s “General Hospital” and Billy Lewis on CBS’s “Guiding Gentle.” He also experienced a starring purpose in CBS series “Concrete Cowboys” alongside Jerry Reed in 1981.

Over and above Tv roles, Scott was also a prolific industrial actor, having starred in about 100 advertisements for the likes of cigarette businesses Camel and Marlboro as perfectly as Aged Spice.

His last-ever function was enjoying the president in Ang Lee’s 2003 movie, “Hulk,” right before he retired soon after 45 several years as a doing the job actor. Scott lived in Colorado, exactly where he pursued his “lifelong passion” of snowboarding, in accordance to the Hollywood Reporter, with his spouse and two sons.