Geoffrey Scott, a cleaning soap opera star in style for roles in TV juggernauts like “Dynasty” and “Darkish Shadows,” has died. He was 79.
The actor fell to Parkinson’s illness on Feb. 23, in keeping with the Hollywood Reporter. His spouse, Cheri Catherine Scott, confirmed his passing, which was on the day after his birthday, in Broomfield, Colorado.
Scott is greatest identified for taking part in tennis professional Mark Jennings on “Dynasty” in a dramatic plotline the place he’s revealed to be the primary husband of Linda Evans’ character, Krystle Carrington — and scandalously nonetheless married to her. Within the 1960s gothic cleaning soap opera “Darkish Shadows,” Scott performed Sky Rumson, the husband of Angelique Bouchard (Lara Parker).
The actor additionally performed Jeffrey Jordan on CBS’s “The place the Coronary heart Is,” David McAllister on ABC’s “Basic Hospital” and Billy Lewis on CBS’s “Guiding Mild.” He additionally had a starring position in CBS collection “Concrete Cowboys” alongside Jerry Reed in 1981.
Past TV roles, Scott was additionally a prolific business actor, having starred in about 100 advertisements for the likes of cigarette firms Camel and Marlboro in addition to Previous Spice.
His last-ever position was taking part in the president in Ang Lee’s 2003 movie, “Hulk,” earlier than he retired after 45 years as a working actor. Scott lived in Colorado, the place he pursued his “lifelong ardour” of snowboarding, in keeping with the Hollywood Reporter, along with his spouse and two sons.