Dynasty was one of those shows that really made us fall in love with telly in the 80s. Unlike British soaps, the characters were larger than life, and their mishaps and adventures often left us totally boggle-eyed! But where are those beloved characters now? Well…
Krystle was Blake Carrington's dutiful and angelic wife, desperate to keep up appearances. When she wasn't brawling in ornamental ponds with Blake's ex Alexis Colby that is...
Linda retired from acting after Dynasty and now runs fitness centres. She also won Hell’s Kitchen one time! Linda continues to appear in adverts for beauty products and often writes about health and beauty.
Joan Collins was perfectly cast as the ultra-glam Alexis. The sexy businesswoman was determined to ruin ex Blake's life, marrying his enemy, Cecil Colby. The minx!
Now 75-years old, Joan's been a regular on TV, in films and on stage. She's written numerous books, hosted Have I Got News For You, and married a man 32-years her junior. Joan, we salute you.
The second actress to play the rather simple Fallon, Samms also appeared as the character in spin off The Colbys, where she was famously abducted by aliens. Dynasty and aliens? Yes please.
Evidently drawn to medical dramas, Emma has appeared in General Hospital, Doctors and Holby City. Most recently she took part in the reality show Celebrity Scissorhands.
Krystle's niece Sammy Jo was involved with Blake's son Steven. She had a series of toxic relationships, including an engagement to Jeff Colby which led to a catfight with Fallon. Meow!
Once a big star in Melrose Place and Spin City, the last decade hasn't been good for Heather. She's been arrested for erratic driving and had an all-round terrible time of it. But things are looking up! She’s now a regular on shows like Hot in Cleveland and Franklin & Bash. Keep it up Heather.
Puppy-eyed Jeff spent most of his time in Dynasty divorcing then remarrying Blake's daughter Fallon. He also had to contend with other dramas, such as the kidnap of his son, Little Blake.
James appeared in The Colbys before starring in US soaps All My Children and As The World Turns. He's married to a former Miss Australia contender and is father to two kids. Good work Johnny.
Sable was the first cousin of Alexis, but blood wasn't thicker than water... She helped Blake after Krystle was carted off and became one of Alexis' biggest enemies. Cue catfights a plenty.
Beacham's been in TV shows such as Beverly Hills 90210, Bad Girls, and most recently Coronation Street, where she seduced Ken Barlow (better you than us, Steph). She also took part in Strictly Come Dancing, but she wasn’t in the game for long.
Amanda seduced her mum Alexis' fiancé and then married Prince Michael of Moldavia. During their wedding terrorists shot all the guests in one of the most bizarre (and exciting) soap storylines ever.
Oxenburg had a few minor TV roles after Dynasty, and the last time we saw her was in the reality show I Married a Princess. Why? Because she’s the daughter of Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia, Oxenberg. That’s why!
Oil tycoon Blake was the only character to appear in every episode of the famous soap. Ruthless Blake was involved with all manner of dirty deeds, including arson and murder. The dastardly devil.
Forsythe had already had a successful career before Dynasty, (he played Charles Townsend in Charlie's Angels). After Dynasty he reprised his role in the Charlie's Angels movie franchise.
Dex Dexter was Alexis' third husband, and a real match for the fiery lady. Mind you, that didn't stop him being seduced by anything that batted their eyelashes in his direction. What a cad.
Nader stayed in soap with a role in All My Children. He was later sacked for drug possession and went to rehab. Most recently (and somewhat ironically) he's been in a few episodes of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.
Despite not being all that compatible, Prince Michael married Amanda Carrington. The ceremony was interrupted by terrorists who gunned down most of the guests – presumably because there wasn’t enough wedding cake to go around. Well you can’t please everyone!
Prince Mike is best known for his role as Robin in TV's excellent Robin of Sherwood. Since then he's narrated the documentary show Timewatch and appeared in numerous theatre shows.
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