Geoffrey Scott, known for his roles on “Dynasty” and “Dark Shadows,” has died. He was 79.
Scott passed away from Parkinson’s disease on February 23rd in Colorado, his wife, Cheri Catherine Scott, told The Hollywood Reporter.
He is best known for portraying Mark Jennings on “Dynasty,” the first husband of Linda Evans' character Krystle Carrington, who is later revealed to technically still be married to her.
Scott starred on the popular nighttime soap for two seasons beginning in 1982 and appeared in 45 episodes until his character was killed off by falling off a terrace.
Prior to that, he played Sky Rumson on the gothic drama “Dark Shadows.”
He subsequently appeared in daytime soap operas such as “General Hospital” and “Guiding Light,” and also starred on the ‘80s HBO series “1st and Ten” opposite Delta Burke.
Other television roles include “Dallas,” “Night Court,” “Married … With Children” and “Murphy Brown.”
Most recently, Scott appeared in Ang Lee’s 2003 film “Hulk” as the president of the United States.
Scott’s death comes just weeks before a scheduled virtual reunion of the “Dynasty” cast is set to take place.
Although Scott was not expected to attend, the Zoom reunion will feature co-stars including Linda Evans, Heather Locklear, Al Corely, John James, Emma Samms and Catherine Oxenberg.
The reunion is in celebration of the show’s 40th anniversary and will take place Saturday, March 20th at 3pm ET/12 noon PT.
Scott is survived by his wife and twin sons, Christopher and Matthew.