Anthony Geary

Geary in 2006, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Anthony Dean Geary

Place of Birth: Coalville, Utah, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 29, 1947

Ethnicity: Danish (maternal grandfather), English, Welsh, Scottish, German

Anthony Geary is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the soap opera General Hospital and in the films Johnny Got His Gun, Disorderlies, UHF, Scorchers, Teacher’s Pet, and Fish Tank.

Anthony’s paternal grandfather was Austin Leo Geary (the son of Hyrum Phineas Geary and Isabelle Marie Gibby). Austin was born in Utah. Hyrum was born in Pennsylvania, the son of English parents, Edward Geary, from Leicestershire, and Elizabeth Ann Slater, from Derbyshire. Isabelle was born in Utah, the daughter of a Welsh father, John Gibby, and of an English mother, Ellen Olpin.

Anthony’s paternal grandmother was Marvella Heiner (the daughter of Daniel Hanmer Heiner and Harriet Eliza Robison). Marvella was born in Utah. Daniel was the son of Daniel Heiner, whose parents were from Thuringia, Germany, and of Sarah Jane Coulam, who was English. Harriet was the daughter of Jaben Smith Robison and Harriet Eliza Clawson.

Anthony’s maternal grandfather was Hans Leo Anderson (the son of Andrew Carl Andreasen and Sophia Petronella Jorgensen). Hans was born in Utah. Andrew was born in Odense, Denmark, the son of Jergen/Jorgen Andreasen and Marie Catherine Caspersen/Hansen. Sophia was born in Stege, Praesto, Copenhagen, Denmark, the daughter of Hans Jorgensen/Johnson and Marie Dorthea Brink.

Anthony’s maternal grandmother was Hazel Mary Tracy (the daughter of Charles Albert Tracy and Agnes Owen McLean). Hazel was born in Utah. Charles was the son of Moses Tracy and Nancy Naomi Alexander, who were from New York. Agnes was born in West Lothian, Scotland, the daughter of Daniel McLean and Elizabeth/Eliza Smith.

Sources: Genealogies of Anthony’s parents –

Obituary of Anthony’s father –

Anthony’s paternal great-grandfather, Hyrum Phineas Geary, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Anthony’s mother –

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