One of daytime television’s most iconic figures has been laid to rest.
On Mondays General Hospital, it was revealed that Luke Spencer – character by Anthony Geary until the actor’s exit in 2015 – died on screen. As Luke’s most recent bride, Tracy Quartermaine (Jane Elliott), has revealed to her shocked partner, Laura (Genie Francis), the Port Charles legend died in a cable car crash in Austria. At the end of the hour, it is strongly implied that Victor Cassadine (Charles Shaughnessy) caused the “accident”.
Geary left GHRanked full-time in July 2015 (he returned briefly in 2017 to facilitate Tracy’s departure).
In announced his retirement in May 2015, Geary said, “I’m just tired of work and it’s been 20 years. I really don’t want to die, collapsing in a pile, about that GH set a date. That wouldn’t be so poetic. ”
However, a few months later – upon winning his eighth Emmy for his work on ABC – Geary stepped back a bit in his retirement talk, telling EW.com, “If the story is interesting with me and it worked, I could be back on the show in six weeks or so.I really don’t think we’ve exhausted what. [Luke] can do it. It depends on the writer and how far they want to look. ”
Geary, who now lives in Amsterdam, has played and played Luke since 1978.
Think, GH fan? Will Luke’s random appearance pass the smell test? Or do you think this will be one of those rare Port Charles deaths that actually happens?
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