|born on||12 January 1981 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )|
|Place||New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||22°46' 17°45 Asc. 01°06'|
American prime time television soap opera that aired on ABC from 12 January 1981 to 11 May 1989. The series, created by Richard and Esther Shapiro and produced by Aaron Spelling, revolved around the Carringtons, a wealthy family residing in Denver, Colorado. The series was ABC's competitor to CBS's prime time series Dallas, and starred John Forsythe as oil magnate Blake Carrington, Linda Evans as his new wife Krystle and later Joan Collins as his former wife Alexis.
Ratings for the show's first season were unimpressive, but a revamp for the second season that included the arrival of Collins as scheming Alexis saw ratings enter the top 20. By the fall of 1982, it was a top 10 show, and by the spring of 1985, it was the #1 show in the United States.
Dynasty was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best TV Drama Series every year from 1981 to 1986, winning in 1984. Dynasty spawned a successful line of fashion and luxury products, and also a spin-off series called The Colbys.
- associate relationship with Armstrong, Kerry (born 12 September 1958). Notes: Played Elena, Duchess of Branagh, 1985-1986
- associate relationship with Carroll, Diahann (born 17 July 1935). Notes: Played Dominique Deveraux, 1984-1987
- associate relationship with Collins, Joan (born 23 May 1933). Notes: Played Alexis Carrington Colby, 1981-1989
- associate relationship with Evans, Linda (born 18 November 1942). Notes: Played Krystle Carrington, 1981-1989
- associate relationship with Locklear, Heather (born 25 September 1961). Notes: Played Sammy Jo Carrington, 1981-1989
- associate relationship with Spelling, Aaron (born 22 April 1923). Notes: Producer
- associate relationship with Thomson, Gordon (born 2 March 1945). Notes: Played Adam Carrington, 1982-1989
- compare to chart of Entertainment: Dallas (born 2 April 1978). Notes: Rival TV show
- Work : Prize 1984 (Golden Globe Award for Best TV Drama Series)
Sy Scholfield quotes from New York Times, 12 January 1981, p. C19.
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Golden Globe Award for Best TV Drama Series)
- Notable : Famous : Other Famous (#1 show in the United States, 1985)
- Mundane : Civic/Entertainment : Other Soc/Ent (Prime time television soap opera)
- Mundane : Misc. Mundane : Release dates