Full detailed profile on Craig Montgomery (Past) Played by Jeffrey Meek on As the World Turns Daytime Soap Opera.
Craig Montgomery (Past)
Actor: Jeffrey Meek
Who played Craig Montgomery (Past) over the years
Scott Bryce (1982 - 1987; 1990 - 1994; 2007 - February 2008)
Useful information on Craig Montgomery (Past)
* Currently resides at Fairwinds.
Past: Owner of Street Jeans
Past: Employee at WorldWide Industries
Past: Silent Partner of The Metro
Past: Owner of Monte Carlo (Formerly BRO)
Past: Partner with Lisa Grimaldi of The Mona Lisa
Past: CEO at Montgomery & Associates
Past: Executive at Walsh Enterprises
Past: Partner of Diana's Club
Past: Vice President of McColl's Material Co.
Past: Partner of Deesire Perfume
Craig Montgomery was a kindhearted young lad who always had bad luck when it came to women. However, he went about love the wrong way, which only hurt him. It started when he fell in love with Betsy Stewart. They both attended Oakdale University and met frequently. Unfortunately, Betsy had feelings for Steve Andropolous. Craig didn't stand a chance with Betsy as long as Steve was around. His first mistake in love happened when he tried to get Steve out of the picture by attempting to kill him. Craig set up Steve's truck to explode when Steve got near it, but the plan was ruined when Betsy happened to show up instead. Without thinking of endangering his own life, Craig quickly rushed to save Betsy. Craig stopped her from getting hurt, but he was injured and suffered impotence and sterility.
Craig was determined to get Steve out of their lives, but it never happened. He tried everything from setting Steve up to get caught with stolen coins to faking a fall and being paralyzed so that Betsy would stay with him and take care of him. After several showdowns with Steve, Betsy eventually left Craig for Steve. After a few words from his mother, Lyla, on his behavior, Craig finally realized the mistake that he made. When he fell in love, he lost his mind.
Craig later met and married Sierra Estaban Reyes while working for Lucinda Walsh. Lucinda hired him to sneak into another country and rescue her. Her father had been killed and Lucinda was afraid that she would be next. Craig's rescue didn't take too long when the first person he approached was Sierra, dressed as a boy. After dodging bullets, the two made it back to the United States. They fell in love after a while, but it all fell apart when Sierra learned that Lucinda was her biological mother. She also found out that Craig knew about the secret and didn't tell her. A revengeful Sierra married Tonio Reyes. They were very unhappy, and Sierra quickly realized that she had made a horrible mistake. She was secretly seeing Craig to confide in, and when Tonio found out about it, he threatened to hurt Craig if she didn't stop. When Sierra went over to tell Craig that she could no longer see him, the two were caught up in the moment and they made love. Sierra soon found that she was pregnant. She and Tonio had broken apart and eventually Craig and Sierra found each other again. Craig soon learned that Sierra's little boy was his and they married. Later on, they had a daughter, Lucy. They were married for a long time, but Craig couldn't stay tied down and moved on. He was going to go around the world. Bryant had come to Oakdale, and the relationship that Craig had with his son was very rocky. Craig found himself financially unstable and stole his son's trust fund. This caused tension between Craig and his son. Tragically, Bryant was killed in a terrible car crash.
Craig found himself falling in love with Carly Tenney Snyder, who designed a great clothing line. Unfortunately, she was in love with another man. Once Craig did win her over, she was kidnapped and sent overseas in a coffin. Craig vowed to find her and when he did, she was given injections that aged her. When Craig couldn't bare to look at Carly, he fell in love with her half-sister, Rosanna. Rosanna and Craig wanted a child but Rosanna could not carry a child, so they had to adopt. They found an unwed mother, Gwen Norbeck, who was going to put her child up for adoption. They won her trust and she agreed to turn her baby over to them. Craig had a one-night stand with Jennifer Munson. She got pregnant with Craig's child, but vowed that Craig would not have any rights to the baby. Gwen's baby, and Jennifer's baby, was born the same night. Craig switched the babies and told Jennifer that her baby had died, but actually, it was Gwen's baby that had died. Craig thought if he could switch the babies and let Jen think that her baby had died, they would adopt Gwen's baby, which would actually be his own son. In order to make his plan successful, he had to stop Rosanna from going to the hospital. On her way to see the baby, Craig ran her off the road, which caused her to go into a coma.
After all the heartache that Craig has endured over the years, he now leads a lonely life, and even his daughter, Lucy has turned against him. He realizes that if he wants anything in life, he will have to get it himself, no matter what the cost.
Diana McColl (lover)
Lucinda Walsh (lover)
Iva Snyder (lover)
Emily Stewart Munson (lover)
Ellie Snyder (lover)
Samantha Markham (lover)
Sierra Esteban Reyes Montgomery (one night stand)
Carly Tenney Snyder (lover)
Rosanna Cabot (lover)
Jennifer Munson Kasnoff Donovan (one night stand - deceased)
Lyla Peretti (mother)
Bart Montgomery (father)
Margo Hughes (half sister)
Cricket Montgomery Ross (sister)
Katie Peretti Frasier Coleman Kasnoff (half sister)
Adam Hughes (nephew)
Casey Hughes (Nephew)
William 'Billy' Ross (nephew)
Suzanne 'Suzie' Ross (niece)
Billy Norbeck (nephew - deceased)
Jill Andropoulos (first cousin)
Casey Peretti (stepfather - deceased)
Ernie Ross (brother-in-law)
Tom Hughes (brother-in-law)
Carly Tenney Snyder (sister-in-law)
Mike Kasnoff (brother-in-law)
Bryant Montgomery (son with Sierra - deceased)
Lucy Montgomery (daughter with Sierra)
Cabot Sinclair (adopted son with Rosanna - lost legal rights)
John Dustin Munson Donovan (son with Jennifer)
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Craig arrives at the Snyder Farm. "What the hell do you want?" Lily asks. "I'm here to make the best proposition you've heard in years," he answers. He continues by asking her stay with WorldWide. She refuses and blames him for all her problems, because he encouraged her to take the diet pills. He tells her if she's having problem with the pills, he knows some excellent doctors that would help her. She denies having a problem, and then confronts him about taking the company away from Lucinda. Once she's done shouting at him, she shows him the door.
Later, an angry Meg enters WorldWide and blasts Craig for playing Lily and everyone else! Craig harks back that all of this was her fault. She demands an explanation just as Paul barges in. Before she leaves, she continues to demand that Craig explain what he meant. He responds, "I just asked myself why would I give up this beautiful penthouse, office and corporate jet just to twist myself into something I'm not." "I'm a business man, Meg, so why don't you and Nosetradamus go out and have a lovely life together. I have a business to run," he continues. Meg storms out of Craig's office and Paul follows. Once outside the office, Meg declares to Paul that Craig won't get away with what he has done this time!
Dusty arrives at WorldWide to give Craig his letter of resignation. After giving him his resignation, he reminds Craig that his latest stunt will only drive Lucy and Johnny further away.