Tristan Rogers made a splash as Robert Scorpio on General Hospital (GH) at the height of the show’s fame in the 1980s.
First, the talented actor portrayed a dashing spy out to stop the evil Mikkos Cassadine from using his weather machine to cool the earth (who’s laughing now, global warming?).
Then he became a part of two super-couples, Robert and Holly (Emma Samms), and Robert and Anna (Finola Hughes).
In the 21st century, Rogers debuted as Colin Atkinson on The Young and the Restless. Just to confuse fans, his ex-wife was played by Genie Francis, GH’s Laura, of, you know, Luke and Laura fame.
They’re the ones who actually ended up stopping the evil weather machine, while the trained professional… offered emotional support. No weather machines in Genoa City, though.
So which of the two wonders from Down Under did fans prefer? Here’s what over 5000 had to say.
You always remember your first time, and 64% of viewers have yet to recover from seeing Robert lurking on the Port Charles docks with his World Security Bureau partner, O’Reilly, or teaming up with Luke (Anthony Geary) to climb a rope and sneak aboard the Cassadine yacht now known as The Haunted Star.
While the true love of Robert’s life – was it Holly or Anna? – is still being debated, the people have spoken: It’s Robert Scorpio for the win!
Not so fast, counter 23% of you. Robert was too perfect and upstanding. You prefer your leading men with shades of grey – and a little bit shady.
So what if Colin stole his wife’s money, then stole her ring and sold it to pay her back? He really loves her, that’s what matters. Robert could never make a relationship work.
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And then there are the 12% who can’t make up their minds – and refuse to do so. Robert rocks, Colin is cool, and Tristan is terrific. You want it all.
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