Geoffrey Scott, ‘Dynasty’ and ‘Hulk’ actor, dead at 79 – Jaweb

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Geoffrey Scott, ‘Dynasty’ and ‘Hulk’ actor, dead at 79

Geoffrey Scott, an actor known for his roles in “Dynasty” and 2003’s “Hulk,” has died at age 79.

The star’s wife, Cheri, confirmed his passing to Fox News on Tuesday.

Scott died Feb. 23 in Broomfield, Colo., after battling Parkinson’s disease.

“He loved to ski and that’s why he spent his last years in Colorado,” Cheri shared. “His career enabled him to do a lot of outdoor sports. That’s what he loved.”

She added: “He was an incredible athlete.”

The athleticism was fitting, as Scott was known for playing Mark Jennings, a tennis pro, on “Dynasty” from 1982-1984, per IMDb.

Perhaps his best-known role was playing the president in Ang Lee’s “Hulk,” which was also his final role.

His first Hollywood role was a bit part on “General Hospital” before moving on to appear in several high-profile television shows.

Scott appeared in episodes of “Dark Shadows,” “Dallas,” “Baywatch,” “The Love Boat,” “Married… with Children” and more.

On the film side, he appeared in a number of TV movies throughout his career and in 1986 appeared in the film “The Morning After,” alongside Jane Fonda and Jeff Bridges.

He was also active in commercials and recorded over 100, appearing in ads for products like Marlboro cigarettes and Maxwell House coffee, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Scott was born in Los Angeles in 1942. His father was a manager at Lockheed producing planes while his mother was a housewife, per the outlet. He grew up near Clark Gable and would often jump into the family’s pool uninvited.

He is survived by Cheri and their 22-year-old twins Christopher and Matthew.

Geoffrey Scott, ‘Dynasty’ and ‘Hulk’ actor, dead at 79 Wire Services/ Fox News.

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