Anthony George

Born Jan 29, 1921

Anthony George was an American actor mostly seen on television. He is best known for roles of Don Corley in Checkmate, Burke Devlin and Jeremiah Collins on Dark Shadows, and Dr. Will Vernon on One Life to Live. He was born Ottavio Gabriel George in Endicott, New York, the second son of Italian immigrant parents. From the age of six, George dreamt of being in films. After serving in World War II, George moved to Hollywood to achieve his goal of stardom.… Read More

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1921 Birth Born in 1921.


1950 29 Years Old The first few years were lean, but by 1950 he had received his first credit and the work began to accumulate. … Read More


1955 34 Years Old He appeared in the first Brian Keith CBS series, Crusader, a 1955-1956 Cold War drama.
1959 38 Years Old By 1959, he was cast as federal agent Cam Allison in the first season of The Untouchables. … Read More


1967 46 Years Old His longest-running success came from his decades-long career in daytime television soap-operas. In 1967, George replaced Mitchell Ryan as the brooding Burke Devlin on Dark Shadows. Some months later, the character was "killed" in a plane crash, and George created the role of Jeremiah Collins in a flashback to the year 1795. The story ran for most of 1967, until Jeremiah was killed off. … Read More


1984 63 Years Old After being written out of OLTL in 1984, George continued to make sporadic film and television appearances.
1991 70 Years Old In 1991 he was awarded a Bronze Star on the Binghamton, New York, Sidewalk of Stars. … Read More
2005 84 Years Old Died in 2005.
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