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

Geoffrey Scott, a cleaning soap opera star well known for roles in Television juggernauts like “Dynasty” and “Dark Shadows,” has died. He was seventy nine.

The actor fell to Parkinson’s disease on Feb. 23, in accordance 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 Globe Awards in 1983.
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Scott is finest identified for playing tennis professional Mark Jennings on “Dynasty” in a extraordinary plotline the place he is exposed to be the 1st husband of Linda Evans’ character, Krystle Carrington — and scandalously even now married to her. In the nineteen sixties gothic cleaning soap opera “Dark Shadows,” Scott played Sky Rumson, the husband of Angelique Bouchard (Lara Parker).

He also had a starring role in CBS series
Geoffrey Scott starred in CBS sequence “Concrete Cowboys” along with Jerry Reed.
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The actor also played Jeffrey Jordan on CBS’s “Where the Heart Is,” David McAllister on ABC’s “General Hospital” and Billy Lewis on CBS’s “Guiding Mild.” He also experienced a starring role in CBS sequence “Concrete Cowboys” along with Jerry Reed in 1981.

Further than Television roles, Scott was also a prolific professional actor, acquiring starred in about one hundred advertisements for the likes of cigarette organizations Camel and Marlboro as effectively as Previous Spice.

His final-at any time role was playing the president in Ang Lee’s 2003 film, “Hulk,” prior to he retired following forty five yrs as a doing the job actor. Scott lived in Colorado, the place he pursued his “lifelong passion” of skiing, in accordance to the Hollywood Reporter, with his wife and two sons.